Holy War (BYU–Utah)
|BYU Cougars Utah Utes|
|Sport||American college football|
|First meeting||April 6, 1896 Utah, 12–4|
|Latest meeting||August 29, 2019 Utah, 30–12|
How long ago did BYU Provo beat Utah in football ? 4069 days ago.
July 1, 2011
To the first point, from a Utah perspective, the Utes were scheduled to host BYU in the season-opener back on Sept. When that game was axed, Utes athletic director Mark Harlan said the series would continue as scheduled in Provo in 2021, with the canceled 2020 game getting figured out later.
Brigham Young University
Utah defense, Jordan shine in 38-21 win over No. — Ty Jordan scored twice, including a game-sealing 66-yard TD burst, and Utah’s revamped defense forced three turnovers to help the Utes rally past No. 21 Colorado 38-21 on a snowy Saturday to thwart the Buffaloes’ Pac-12 title hopes.
The 2017 season also ended with a tie where both Utah and Utah State defeated BYU, but did not play each other. However, no winner was officially awarded the Beehive Boot .
|The Beehive Boot|
|BYU Cougars||Utah Utes||Utah State Aggies|
|2020 Utah Football Schedule|
|Saturday Nov. 21||USC TrojansRice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT||10:30pm ETESPN|
|Saturday Nov. 28||at Washington HuskiesHusky Stadium, Seattle, WA||7:30pm ETABC|
|Saturday Dec. 5||Oregon State BeaversRice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT||10:30pm ETESPN|
BYU takes care of UVU to win 82-60 in the UCCU Crosstown Clash.
But he landed in a health class taught by football coach John Featherstone, who badgered him into trying football. Sarkisian finally relented. I wasn’t LDS [he’s Catholic], but I wanted to go somewhere where the focus would be on football and just getting my degree.
21 years (August 3, 1999)
On August 18, Andy Katz of ESPN.com, citing multiple sources, reported that BYU was considering leaving the MWC to become an independent in football, while its other sports would rejoin the WAC.
The PAC – 12 doesn’t want BYU because it is religious and won’t play on Sunday. There may be other schools that might in the end find that their standards are more important than Sunday play, big money conferences, a BCS game and a mythical championship.
Below is BYU’s original 2020 football schedule: 09/03 – at Utah . 09/12 – Michigan State. 09/19 – at Arizona State.
Utah will finish the shortened season on Saturday when it hosts Washington State at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utes will next take the field at Rice-Eccles in 2021 when it hosts Weber State in the season opener on Sept. 2.