Thursday, September 4, 2008

Cougars open with win over Northern Iowa 47-17

The following players are featured in the above photos: Max Hall, Harvey Unga, Reed White, Michael Reed, David Tafuna, Scott Johnson, Jarred Herring, Uni Huygens, James Ruffin, Russell Tialavea, Corey Lewis, Scott Johnson, Jan Jorgensen, Pat Grace, Brett Denney, Corey Lewis, Bryan Kariya
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PROVO — Well into the fourth quarter Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, No. 16 BYU was nursing a tenuous 10-point lead against Northern Iowa.
Not exactly what the Cougars had in mind when they declared 2008 the "Quest for Perfection."

Yes, it was a far-from-perfect season-opener, but BYU exploded for a pair of touchdowns in the span of about 90 seconds in the fourth quarter to secure a 41-17 triumph Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. (Continue reading related article: BYU football: It's not perfect, but Cougars open with win)