Found November 24, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
In the regular season finale for the Brigham Young Cougars, fans of the team can look for many things besides a win for the Cougars. Here are five. 1. Lark's first career start. Redshirt senior quarterback James Lark is expected to get his first career start. BYU should be able to send out the mascot Cosmo at quarterback and still win this game. Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see what Lark can bring. Since 2006, four of five BYU quarterbacks have won their first start. Jason Beck (2006), Max Hall (2007), Riley Nelson (2010), and Taysom Hill (2012) have all won. Jake Heaps (2010) is the only BYU quarterback during this time to lose his first career start. Beck is the only one of this group who make his first start as a senior. 2. 200 yard rusher.Expect BYU to lean heavily on freshman running back Jamaal Williams, no matter who starts at quarterback. the New Mexico State defense is horrible at run defense (207 yards per game). If Riley Nelson does start, BYU will want to ...

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