Found November 28, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
Brigham Young Cougars quarterback James Lark has received most of the attention after the 50-14 win over New Mexico State. That is understandable. Six touchdown passes and the most passing yards by any BYU quarterback in four years casts a long shadow. Hidden in that shadow was an equally strong defensive performance by the Cougar defense. Pardon me, for a moment, while I shine a little bit of light on how well Kyle Van Noy, Ezekiel Ansah, Brandon Ogletree, and the boys played. The Cougar D ended the regular season allowing just 187 yards of total offense (158 pass, 29 rush). New Mexico State averaged just 1.1 yards per rush. The Aggies earned just 10 first downs. BYU had five sacks, including a series of back-to-back-to-back sacks that set up a 4th and 32. New Mexico State had seven three-and-out series on offense, including their final five drives. For the first time since the Hawaii game, BYU gave up less than its season average in both passing and rushing yards. It was the first...
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