Originally posted on TornBySports  |  Last updated 10/5/13
Earlier I wrote my keys to the BYU vs. Utah State game and what the winner of the game would have to do. Turnovers: I wrote that BYU would have to protect the ball and force turnovers of their own.  They were able to do this for the most part.  The pick-6 that Kyle Van Noy had on the first play from scrimmage was definitely the exact type of tone-setting play that BYU needed.  10 seconds into the game and the Aggies were already 7 points down.  BYU ended up winning the turnover battle 3-2. Line play:  There was no doubt that BYU’s offensive line was no match for the Aggie’s defensive line.  Utah State was able to hold the Cougar rushing attack to under 170 yards and was consistently in the backfield wreaking havoc.  I thought their game plan for keeping Taysom Hill in check was spot on.  One thing I thought BYU should have done was to start throwing screen passes to take advantage of the aggressiveness of Utah State.  In the end, the play-action pass eventually bought Taysom Hill en...
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