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Published: Tuesday, Dec. 3 2013 8:15 a.m. MST

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JMH
Provo, UT

Dallin Oaks was also in attendance I believe.

Northern
Logan, UT

Should have put Elder Perry in the game he has the type of attitude I want to see on and off the field. At 91 he has more fight than the Aggies did in that game. Here's to lessons learned,

I wish USU quit making such a big deal about BYU, perhaps we would show up.

I wish BYU would end the denial, "not caring" about The USU game that much.

Cats
Somewhere in Time, UT

Elder Perry often shows up at BYU football games.

Justmythoughts
Provo, UT

Loved the game. It was fun to watch. Enjoy the BYU vs USU rivalry. Nice to have the support of church leaders for BOTH schools.

Cougar Passion
Salt Lake City, UT

"Northern",
Does it bother you if in fact BYU fans don't care very much about it? Seems like there would be better things with which to concern oneself. For the record, I don't "care" whether BYU plays Utah State. I am glad that they do because the Aggies always provide a good measuring stick early in the season and, if BYU beats them in Logan, I know it's a big deal. If USU were to win on a neutral court, I would frankly say, "good for them" and move on. Now, if the opponent were Utah, I would admittedly be not nearly as generous in my feelings--I want to win. That happens when you get some vitriol from opposing fans, and you can't avoid dealing with them on a regular basis. But, frankly, the percentage of people who are Utah State fans anywhere outside the vicinity of Cache Valley is low enough that they can't be seriously considered rivals from the BYU side when we already have another school with similar feelings toward us that is significantly closer.

east of utah
Saint Joseph, MO

I'm going to have to disagree with "Cougar Passion". I do care. I am a BYU fan first but I'm also a U of U fan and a Utah State fan. And anytime that the Cougars play another instate school it's a big deal. Utah State is a quality basketball program and it has only been in the last few years that BYU has caught back up with them. Be a good fan and a gentleman/lady.

DRay
Roy, UT

I once guarded Elder Oaks in a pick-up bb game at the Y, when he was BYU President and I a student there...it was good to see him show his interest, practicing the preaching of physical fitness, exercise, etc. The Brethren should not fear but engage in activity with the Saints, as we are all in this together...if they cheer against the Cougars, we'll be on different sides at the game, but always as one in the Gospel.

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