Posted September 15, 2012 on
WASHINGTON STATE'S Air Raid offense was unleashed Friday against UNLV after being mostly absent the first two games of the season. After Connor Halliday’s 379-passing yard effort against the Runnin’ Rebels, many scribes far and wide wrote that this Cougar offense is beginning to come to form.
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The Cougars once again come away with a loss in a rivalry game that could have been won. BYU managed to once again find a way to lose the game despite, the Utah fans giving them one more chance. In a game where Utah didn’t have its starting quarterback and running back, and had a brand new offensive coordinator, BYU gave this one away – once again.
DESPITE THROWING A pair of interceptions – one on the opening drive of the night – Connor Halliday kept the Cougars from getting burned in the desert with a 35-27 win over UNLV tonight in Las Vegas.
When Cody Hoffman went out of the Washington State game following a hit to the thigh, unknown backup receiver Skyler Ridley came in and had an outstanding performance. Now that Ross Apo and backup Dallin Cutler have been battling hamstring issues, Alex Kuresa has made the most of his opportunities.
The Cougars of BYU will hit the road and travel north to take on Utah this Saturday at Rice Eccles Stadium. As the Utes take the field on offense, they’ll face a tough defense expected to be one the best to suit up in BYU blue and white in a very long time.
HE'S A RISING PROSPECT out of Texas who has quietly amassed double digit offers -- and he recently earned a full ride from Washington State. The Cougars immediately jumped high up on his leaders list because of one thing in particular.
THE NUMBER OF tackles for loss by the Washington State defense is up significantly from last season. That's just one of the more intriguing numbers for the Cougs as they get ready to tangle on the road at UNLV on Friday night.