As FBS Independent, BYU
attracts national exposure and
As an independent in football, BYU plays a national schedule featuring teams
from the nation’s top conferences while having its games throughout the
season consistently featured on national television.
BYU entered its eighth season of independence in 2018 as the only school with an
exclusive television partnership with ESPN. After making the announcement on Sept.
1, 2010, BYU started competing as an independent in 2011 while also beginning a new
partnership with ESPN to televise Cougar football home games on the sports leader’s
family of networks.
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