Boise State vs. BYU Score, Recap & Analysis

    Boise State vs. BYU score, recap, analysis and reaction to the Broncos' game against the Cougars.

    September 12, 2015

    BYU 35, Boise State 24

    1. BYU did it again, getting a 35-yard heave into the end zone to Mitchell Juergens for a score and a 28-24 lead in the final seconds. The Cougars scored the final 21 points of the game. Tanner Mangum also found Juergens for an 84-yard score in the first minute.

    2. Kai Nacua picked off three passes for the Cougars, taking the final one for a touchdown to end any Boise State comeback hopes.

    3. Boise State took a 24-14 lead in the third quarter on a 29-yard Jeremy McNichols touchdown grab, but the offense fell flat in the fourth.

    Boise State

    – Ryan Finley completed 25-of-38 passes for 297 yards and a score with three picks

    – Shane Williams-Rhodes caught 11 passes for 107 yards

    – Boise State only converted 2-of-12 third down chances, turned it over three times, and committed 11 penalties

    BYU

    – Tanner Magnum completed 17-of-28 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions

    – Mitchell Juergens caught four passes for 172 yards and two scores

    – BYU only averaged 1.8 yards per carry

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