Above, Utah's Conrad Alvarez drags Utah State defender Sitivi Laulu in the season opener for both teams at Utah State's Romney Stadium in Logan Saturday night. Utah won 20-12 to break a two-game football losing streak against the Aggies and spoil Dave Arslanian's USU coaching debut. Below, BYU's Aaron Cupp spins out of the grasp of Alabama's Miguel Merritt in the first half of their season openers at Tuscaloosa, Ala. At left is BYU's Brett Keisel . Alabama rallied from a 24-24 tie to down the Cougars 38-31 as junior tailback Shaun Alexander ran for a school-record five touchdowns. Alabama led 24-14 at the half, but Crimson Tide penalties and turnovers kept BYU in the game. See college football stories on D1-4.