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BYU WR Samson Nacua Scores Touchdown Against Former Team In Rivalry Game

Sep 11, 2021, 10:07 PM | Updated: 10:20 pm
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BYU wide receiver Samson Nacua (Courtesy of BYU Photo)
(Courtesy of BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – Former Utah and current BYU wide receiver Samson Nacua scored a touchdown against his former team, the Utes, during the rivalry game.

BYU hosted Utah for the rivalry game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, September 11.

With 0:04 left in the first half, BYU quarterback Jaren Hall found Nacua across the goal line for six points.

It was Nacua’s first touchdown as a Cougar and it came in his second game as a BYU player.

Before transferring to BYU for the 2021 season, Nacua played at the University of Utah from 2016-20.

During his Utah career, Nacua had 82 receptions for 1,015 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Nacua’s touchdown catch extended BYU’s lead to 16-7. The Cougars missed the extra point kick after the score.

The touchdown capped an 11-play, 93-yard drive that lasted 3:10.

The Cougars went into the locker room with a 16-7 lead.

After the score, Nacua had two catches for 10 yards and a touchdown.

Hall was 11/18 passing for 93 yards and two touchdowns.

The Utah vs. BYU game is broadcast on ESPN and KSL News Radio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

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