The football game Saturday night reawakened fans all across Utah and even Snow College campus as the Cougars fought the Utes.
The BYU vs. Utah rivalry has been around decades and has been a huge topic of debate for football enthusiasts across the state of Utah. The day finally arrived where fans could show their support and see who took the win this year.
As the two teams played underneath the stadium lights, tensions steadily rose. The game took place at the Cougars home field, Lavell Edwards Stadium, in Provo. The stadium was filled with many BYU and Utah fans, wearing contrasting red and blue colors.
The fans cheered on their respective team, while others booed to keep the tension in the air. In the first half of the game, Utah kicker Matt Gay gained three field goals, leaving the score 6-0. At the beginning of the third quarter, Utah Quarterback Tyler Huntley scored a touchdown, leaving the score 16-0; however, BYU didn’t go down without a fight. Ula Tolutau, running back for BYU, scored a touchdown, leaving the crowd buzzing with excitement. Utah gained another field goal at the end of the third quarter by Matt Gay. With two minutes to spare, BYU’s running back, Trey Dye, scored a touchdown, leaving the final score a close one, 19-13, with the Ute’s taking home the win for this year.