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BYU Players, Coaches Happy To Be Playing In Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec 2, 2018, 3:55 PM | Updated: 7:18 pm
Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Aleva Hifo (15) celebrates after running back Matt Hadley (2) r...
Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Aleva Hifo (15) celebrates after running back Matt Hadley (2) ran for a touchdown, putting the Cougars up 20-0 over the Utah Utes during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)
(Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)

PROVO, Utah – The BYU Cougars are back in a bowl game after a year hiatus and will play Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on December 21st in Boise, Idaho.

BYU coaches and players were excited to find out where they were going to be playing.

Quarterback Zach Wilson is a fan of returning to Albertson’s Stadium for the second time this season.


Wide receiver Micah Simon has the same opinion as Wilson.

Senior linebacker Sione Takitaki is excited for one last game with his teammates.


BYU wide receivers coach Fesi Sitake said on Twitter that it doesn’t matter who or where they play, he is just happy to have another game with his football family.


The game will take place on December 21 at 2 p.m. on ESPN and KSL News Radio.

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