In the end, deja vu was the apropos term for the Cougars’ matchup against No. 22 Washington. A year after a humbling 35-7 loss in Seattle, BYU returned home to a 45-19 defeat to the Huskies in front of an announced crowd of 62,117 fans Saturday.
Eason threw for 290 yards and three touchdowns, and the 22nd-ranked Huskies stormed to a 45-19 win over BYU in front of an announced crowd of 62,117 fans Saturday afternoon at LaVell Edwards Stadium — just shy of a sellout.
Sean Walker, KSL.com and Ryan Miller, KSL.com | PostedSep 21st - 10:03am
Junior quarterback Jarret Elmer threw for three touchdowns and scored another on a one-yard dive to lift Salem Hills to a 52-7 win over rival Spanish Fork on Friday night, giving the Skyhawks their first-ever 6-0 start in program history.
The nickname quickly spread in part because of a few similarities between BYU's quarterback and legendary QB Johnny Manziel, and in part because nobody can refuse a good alliterative pun. Plus, "Mormon Manziel" just sounds fun to say.