Found December 21, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
The Brigham Young Cougars beat the San Diego State Aztecs 23-6 in the Poinsettia Bowl. Perhaps more than any other BYU game this season, the Poinsettia Bowl showed how the momentum from one play can completely change the dynamics of a game. Mo Moment 1BYU had stopped San Diego State’s game opening drive with an interception by Ezekiel Ansah on a tipped pass. The Cougar offense, however, a false start penalty and wet field conditions resulted in BYU punting after three plays. Riley Stephenson was second in the nation coming into the game averaging over 47 yards per punt. His punt went just 29 yards. Momentum shift! San Diego State should have had the ball around the 20-yard line. The shanked punt gave the Aztecs the ball at their own 38-yard line. San Diego Statetook the ball and scored the first points of the game on a field goal. Mo Moment 2Near the end of the first quarter, San Diego State had forced another three and out by the BYU offense. BYU was in position to pin San Die...
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