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Isaac Rex Scores 15th Career TD To Give BYU Two-Score Lead Over USU

Oct 1, 2021, 8:04 PM

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BYU Football tight end Isaac Rex against UCF in the 2020 Boca Raton Bowl. (Courtesy of Jaren Wilkey, BYU Photo)

(Courtesy of Jaren Wilkey, BYU Photo)

LOGAN, Utah – BYU tight end Isaac Rex hauled in his 15th career touchdown to give the Cougars a two-score lead over the Utah State Aggies in the first half.

The Aggies hosted the Cougars at Maverik Stadium on Friday, October 1.

With 13:42 remaining in the second quarter, BYU quarterback Baylor Romney connected with Rex for 15 yards.

The 15-yard catch resulted in Rex’s 15th career touchdown and six points for the Cougars.

Rex’s reception gave BYU a 17-3 lead.

The play capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive that lasted 4:38.

After the scoring drive, Romney was 11/12 passing for 143 yards and a touchdown.

Rex had three catches for 39 yards and a touchdown. It was the freshman tight end’s third touchdown reception of the 2021 season. He scored 12 touchdowns during the Cougars’ 11-1 campaign in 2020.

BYU vs. Utah State is broadcast on CBS Sports Network, KSL NewsRadio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM, and The Zone Sports Network 1280 AM.

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