In a game with offensive fireworks, Taysom Hill hit Cameron Ridley for an 11-yard touchdown pass for Brigham Young University to claim a 47-46 comeback road win over Houston on Saturday.
University of Texas President Bill Powers says he supports coach Mack Brown amid speculation that Brown’s job is on the line after three sub-par seasons and an embarrassing loss at BYU.
A day after firing his defensive coordinator just two games into the season, Texas coach Mack Brown spent Monday trying to calm fan fears the program is in panic mode and teetering on the brink of a repeat of the losing season of 2010.
Riley Nelson threw three touchdown passes to Cody Hoffman, the last with 11 seconds left, and Brigham Young beat Tulsa 24-21 on Friday at Ford Stadium in Dallas.
When BYU opted for football independence, the Cougars no longer had a conference title to play for and were out of any possible BCS contention after two early losses.
“Selfishly, we’re excited to be going to the Dallas/Fort Worth area,” Tulsa coach Bill Blankenship said. “I think it gives us an opportunity to engage our fan base and the timing couldn’t be better.”
Garrett Gilbert is out as the starting quarterback at No. 24 Texas. The Longhorns will go with Case McCoy and David Ash at UCLA.
Cody Johnson ran for two touchdowns and No. 24 Texas kept BYU out of the end zone in the second half to come away with a hard-fought 17-16 victory.
BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall doesn’t need to play in the Big 12 to know all about the grand tradition that is Texas football.
The Armed Forces Bowl on Wednesday extended BYU a provisional invitation to its Dec. 30 game against a Conference USA opponent.
BYU has been the focus of the college basketball world for what one player did off the court, now it is time for the Cougars and the rest of the Mountain West Conference to prove their mettle on the hardwood
Rose Bowl champion Texas Christian University (TCU) will play Brigham Young University (BYU) in football next season even though they are no longer conference rivals. They’ll meet Oct. 28 at Cowboys Stadium.