Originally written on Blue Cougar Football  |  Last updated 10/30/14
The Brigham Young Cougars and the Weber State Wildcats are separated by only 75 miles. With BYU a FBS school and Weber State in the FCS, the two schools don’t play each other often in football. It has been 33 years since the two schools last played, but not much has changed.                                                     First, the years before these two meetings (1978 and 2011) both have a win-loss record that looks good on paper, but the seasons left a sour taste in the mouth of fans. On each occasion, part of that sour taste was due to quarterback controversy and a loss to Utah.Second, the two teams will meet in the second game of the season. BYU played Texas A&M to open the 1979 season before playing Weber State. One week ago, BYU opened the season against Washington State. Third, BYU received a lot of national media attention after both season opening wins. In 1979, Texas A&M was ranked number 14 when BYU knocked them off, 18-17. Plus, thi
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