2019 SEASON IN REVIEW
UTAH 30, BYU 12
GAME ONE – AUG. 29 – PROVO, UTAH
PROVO, Utah – In a game that lasted over four hours with a weather delay in the fourth quarter, the No. 14
Utah football team pushed past the Brigham Young Cougars to win 30-12, scoring 20 of its points off turnovers.
Utah increased its win streak against BYU to nine games, tying the longest streak in the series for either
team. The Utes have also won 12-straight season openers dating back to 2008.
The Utah defense shined throughout the game, holding BYU to just 104 yards of total offense in the second
half and 300 overall that only included 92 yards on the ground. Julian Blackmon tied for the team lead in total
tackles, racking up five along with Devin Lloyd while also grabbing his second career pick-six against the Cougars.
Francis Bernard also had his first career pick-six against his former team, finishing the game with four
tackles that included 1.5 tackles for loss. Terrell Burgess, Javelin Guidry, Leki Fotu and Mika Tafua also
recorded four tackles each with Tafua notching a sack as well.
On offense, Zack Moss powered the Utes with 29 carries for 181 yards and a touchdown, averaging a
staggering 6.2 yards per carry while capturing his 12th career game in the 100-yard range. Tyler Huntley
was 13-of-16 with no interceptions for 106 yards while Brant Kuithe led the Utes through the air with three
catches for 37 yards.
Senior linebacker Francis Bernard
runs back a pick-six on the road
against the BYU Cougars, giving
the Utes a 9-3 lead in the second
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