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Ben Woloszyn, Associated Press

Wyoming (2-1, 0-1) at No. 14 BYU (3-0, 0-0)

High of 75 degrees with scattered thunderstorms possible

Today, 1 p.m. — LaVell Edwards Stadium (64,045) — Natural grass — Provo

TV: The mtn. — Radio: 1160AM, 102.7FM

For BYU: Mike Reed is out 2-4 weeks to allow for the full recovery of a knee injury suffered in last week's win over UCLA. He underwent surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee.

For Wyoming: Linebacker Brian Hendricks injured his knee last week and is listed as day to day. Safety Brian Kuhtz should play after suffering a concussion last week.

THE STAKES

For BYU ... The Cougars boast a No. 14 national ranking and are riding a 13-game winning streak. BYU is looking to get off to a strong start in Mountain West Conference play.

For Wyoming ... For the Cowboys, who already have a conference loss, a win today would be a monumental upset for Joe Glenn's program.

THE TRENDS

For BYU ... The Cougars have won 16 consecutive Mountain West Conference games and 14 straight home contests. They haven't lost to the Cowboys since 2003.

For Wyoming ... The Cowboys haven't beaten BYU in Provo since 1987, have lost seven out of their last eight against the Cougars and trail in the all-time series, 41-30-3.

THE EDGE

BYU will win if ... the offense continues to roll up yardage and points and the defense can shut down the run game and force the Cowboys to pass the ball.

Wyoming will win if ... it can hold on to the ball for long stretches on offense and, defensively, is effective in putting pressure on Max Hall and forcing turnovers.

Player to watch

DEVIN MOORE, running back: Moore has rushed for 297 yards on 61 carries this season. He averages 99 yards per game on the ground. In last week's win over North Dakota State, Moore fumbled in the first half, but rebounded to gain 122 yards in the second half.

Key matchup

BYU's offense vs. Wyoming's defense: The Cowboy defense is stout. But how is it going to contain the Cougars' bevy of weapons — quarterback Max Hall, wide receiver Austin Collie, running back Harvey Unga and tight end Dennis Pitta?


No. 20 UTAH (3-0, 1-0) at Air Force (3-0, 1-0)

Today, 2 p.m.

Falcon Stadium (46,692)

FieldTurf

TV: Versus

Radio: 700AM

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy, 75 degrees

THE STAKES

For Utah ... Continued movement in the polls and a 2-0 start to Mountain West Conference play are the primary rewards for the Utes this week — as is avenging last season's loss to AFA.

For Air Force ... Like the Utes, the Falcons are seeking a 4-0 start to the season and sole possession of first place in the MWC. AFA hasn't defeated Utah at Falcon Stadium since 2001.

THE TRENDS

For Utah ... Utah's offense has racked up more than 400 yards in past two victories (UNLV, Utah State).

For Air Force ... Air Force is 7-0 at home (4-0 in MWC play) under second-year head coach Troy Calhoun.

THE EDGE

Utah will win if ... the Utes are able to slow down Air Force's option offense. Building an early lead would make things difficult for run-oriented Air Force to overcome.

Air Force will win if ... the Falcons can work the clock effectively and keep their offense on the field. They didn't complete a single pass last week against Houston.

Player to watch

SHEA SMITH, quarterback: Senior quarterback Shea Smith manages an offense that ranks second in the nation with 358 yards rushing per game. Smith has already scored five touchdowns.

Key matchup

Utah's rushing defense vs. Air Force's ground game: Something has to give when the a top 15 rushing defense collides with one of the country's premier ground attacks.