"I've always been a big LaVell Edwards fan, but I've never been completely sold on BYU as a national contender, especially after normally conservative Penn State put 50 points on the board against the Cougars last December at the Holiday Bowl.

"Bill Musgrave might be just the guy who can expose them for what they are."When Oregon won (Editor's note: Oregon lost) a wild, 45-41 game against the Cougars in Provo last fall, Musgrave torched the Cougars for 489 yards - 19 more than Detmer had that day. And he will be facing a secondary that already has given up an average of 330 yards passing against Miami, Washington State and San Diego State."

- Dick Weiss, Knight-Ridder Newspapers