Originally written on Blue Cougar Football  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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Interesting fact: the Brigham Young Cougars have never won a football game on November 28. Only once in the all the years since 1922 when BYU started playing football have the Cougars even played on today’s date. That was in 1936 against Colorado College. BYU lost that game 6-0. This site doesn’t feature losses in the weekly flashback. Therefore, in honor of the announcement this week that San Diego State will be BYU’s bowl opponent, let’s look back on how BYU thumped the Aztecs five years ago. BYU and San Diego State were scheduled to play earlier in the season, but wild fires had caused Qualcomm Stadium to be used as a shelter for displaced residents. The two teams would finally meet on December 1, 2007. The Cougars came into the game 9-2 and looking to complete a second consecutive perfect season in the Mountain West Conference. The Aztecs were 4-7, but they managed to keep the game close through the first 30 minutes. At halftime, BYU led just 20-13. Freshman running back Harvey ...
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