BYU football coach Kalani Sitake comes off the field after his team’s 27-20 win over the UTSA Roadrunners at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. The Cougars play a big game Friday night on the road at Houston, where they are likely to face a much tougher test in front of a national TV audience. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
BYU is riding high with a 4-0 record, a red-hot quarterback and its best national ranking since 2014. But it could all come crashing down Friday on ESPN if it can’t handle Houston’s explosive playmakers and spectators in the seats for the first time in 2020
HOUSTON — Whether it is called BYU’s Big Moment Part II, just another matchup with a non-Power Five foe, or something in between, Friday’s game at talent-laden Houston has to be considered one of the most important of the disjointed 2020 college football season for the No. 14 Cougars.
It might not even be a stretch to suggest that it is the biggest game in years for BYU, given the 4-0 Cougars’ trajectory and newfound status as a media darling with a swashbuckling quarterback, creative …read more
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