Arizona State Opens Game With Mistake, BYU Capitalizes With Allgeier Touchdown
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The BYU Cougars turned an Arizona State Sun Devils mistake into a Tyler Allgeier touchdown to start the game between the two teams.
The Cougars hosted the Sun Devils at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday, September 18.
BYU won the coin toss in pregame. The Cougars chose to kickoff to being the game and receive the ball at the start of the second half.
ASU’s Geordon Porter fumbled the kickoff and BYU’s Hayden Livingston recovered the ball at the Sun Devil 12-yard line.
Three plays later, Allgeier ran the ball four yards into the end zone for the opening score of the game.
Only 37 seconds of game time has passed and #BYU is already on the board.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) September 19, 2021
BYU took a 7-0 lead with 14:23 remaining in the first quarter.
After the touchdown, Allgeier had two carries for three yards and a touchdown.
WHAT A START🤯
— BYU FOOTBALL (@BYUfootball) September 19, 2021
BYU quarterback Jaren Hall was 1/1 passing for nine yards.
Cougar receiver Gunner Romney had one catch for nine yards.
BYU’s game against Arizona State is broadcast on ESPN and KSL NewsRadio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.
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