The battle of the Cougars will take place this Saturday at Reliant Stadium as BYU (4-2) leaves the state of Utah for the first time since week 1 to take on undefeated Houston (5-0). BYU’s season is looking much brighter as of late and has me dreaming of a 10-2 finish. First things first, BYU has to take care of business on Saturday. BYU has the edge in total defense (shocker, right?) at #25 nationally with Houston coming in at #59. The Houston offense is #27 in total offense which is slightly better than BYU who comes in at #30. Given BYU’s recent offensive success and the relatively easy schedule Houston has played, I give BYU the edge on both sides of the ball.
Last week I predicted that the BYU offense would have zero turnovers against Georgia Tech and they did it. That was a huge step in the right direction after having 5 turnovers against Middle Tennessee State a few weeks prior. If BYU plans to win this game, as they should, then they simply need to p...