Jeffrey D. Allred,
Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Colby Pearson (3) celebrates his touchdown against the Arizona Wildcats in Phoenix on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. BYU leads 9-0 at half. BYU won 18-16.

Provo — BYU senior wide receiver Colby Pearson finished the 28-21 double-overtime victory over Mississippi State with four catches for 36 yards, but his biggest catch came when the game was over and the fans had rushed the field.

Pearson proposed to his girlfriend Malery Wahlin on the field, well, on the training table, after the big win.

Pearson in his senior season, and he has 701 career receiving yards and six touchdowns.

The Cougars will take on Boise State next Thursday in Boise.

Nathan Harker is a sports writing intern currently enrolled at Brigham Young University majoring in broadcast journalism. Nathan can be reached at [email protected] or via Twitter @n8_harker.