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Published: Thursday, May 29 2014 12:50 p.m. MDT

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Springville, UT

Oh I also forgot to mention the mighty Buffalos as well instead of San Jose...

Enid, OK

@ Chris B - Salt Lake City, UT - "change supremo, We don't care that you cheered for us. USC doesn't care if san diego state or fresno fans cheer for USC. You're irrelevant."

Chris B., and yet you still comment.

If BYU is so "irrelevant" then why do you spend so much time trying to beat us down?

Boring, OR

Speak for yourself, El Chango Supremo. Real BYU fans root for BYU and whomever is playing Utah this week.

Springville, UT

Or can you imagine also having to play UW or Oregon State instead of Boise State? We need to stick to our easy WAC schedule or we will turn out like another instate program...and I'm not referring to the Aggies.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Why doesn't byu just set up a home and home?

Alabama needs a home game in 2015 and then they can go to Provo in 2016.

Why doesn't Holmoe suggest this?

Johnny Triumph
American Fork, UT

ESPN will drive this thing, they'll want an Alabama game on their network and will do what it takes to get it. If that means a tough September for BYU then so be it. If it means dropping someone then OK, those teams will always be happy to schedule BYU.


I don't think fans of either school have room for much trash talking. BYU can't beat Utah in football. Utah can't make a bowl game. Both teams are mediocre. It's okay to accept the truth.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Wait, byu has only 2 power conference teams on their schedule and this article suggests that maybe that schedule is already too difficult?


So you want to be one of the big boys but won't play 3 games against the big boys that year?

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Johnny Triumph,

"If it means dropping someone then OK, those teams will always be happy to schedule BYU."

Its that kind of attitude that has byu OUT of the big boy conferences.

And your comment is only true about those teams being happy always to schedule byu..

unless its the ACC

or the Big 12

or the Big 10

or the Pac 12

or the SEC

or the MWC who doesn't like you either

Holladay, UT


I noticed that you failed to mention USC, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona St., etc. Therein lies the difference. Your team can go on playing that cute little schedule and win 8-10 games. Utah will continue playing in the 2nd best conference in the nation, only behind the SEC.

West Jordan, Utah

By all means schedule this game. Humility is a good thing even when you are compelled to be such. Alabama would not just beat BYU but completely destroy their pride.

Orem, UT

Lifelong Ute

"Please please please make this game happen! I'd be laughing for 3 straight hours..."

Shows just how clueless you are about BYU football. The last time BYU played Alabama, the Crimson Tide barely avoided an upset loss. The game was tied 24-24 late in the 3rd quarter, before Alabama pulled off a narrow 38-31 win.

The close win spooked Alabama into cancelling their scheduled return visit to BYU.

Chandler, AZ

Doesn't Alabama owe BYU a game in Provo already after BYU played in Tuscaloosa in 1998. Why was this not even addressed in this article? Seems like a pretty important detail.

I say schedule this game in 2015 -- providing they give BYU 2 games in Provo. Do it Tom!

Springville, UT


You are totally right. That would suck bad to have to play USC instead of Nebraska, or UCLA instead of Michigan. L

Orem, UT

Chris B

"Why doesn't BYU just set up a home and home?"

Remind us that last time Utah played an SEC team at home.

Hint: Not a single SEC team has ever agreed to visit tiny RES.

Ed Grady
Idaho Falls, ID

BYU should give Alabama the Tony Kornheiser salute.


Who cares if Utah plays in the Pac. They don't compete. I haven't heard Kentucky beating their chest about playing in the SEC. Probably because they are the cellar dweller.

Holladay, UT

"You are totally right. That would suck bad to have to play USC instead of Nebraska, or UCLA instead of Michigan. L"


The difference is that Utah plays these teams every single year. I'd have to double check, but I'm pretty sure byu has those two games with Nebraska and Michigan scheduled just once.

Nice try. Oh, and I also named more than two teams in my last post. USC, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona St, and thanks for reminding me about UCLA.

Too easy.

Salt Lake City, Utah


"BYU would have to pay Alabama at least $500k to play AT Alabama."

LOL at the delusional crimson cloud that constantly hangs over the hill.

Alabama would have to pay BYU at least $1 million to play at Alabama.

Henry Drummond
San Jose, CA

No guts, no glory. Schedule the game.

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