Utah State and BYU both lost their final regular season games and will now turn their attention to December bowl games, and a chance to add one more win to their season total.
BYU’s final game resulted in a heartbreaking loss to rival Utah, after leading by 20 points throughout much of the third quarter. Utah State lost late at Boise State, and with it, their chance of hosting the Mountain West Conference Championship game Saturday.
While neither finished their seasons how they’d like, both had incredible highs this season. BYU knocked off Arizona on the road after being a double-digit underdog going into the season opener. Two weeks later, the Cougars traveled to Wisconsin and shut down then sixth-ranked team in the country, spoiling their College Football Playoff hopes.
But, with Utah State finding their names mentioned for several weeks in the College Football Playoff rankings while BYU was fighting to make a bowl game, did Utah State lay out BYU’s case for rejoining the Mountain West Conference? Read more in the link below!