Tyler Allgeier Breaks BYU Record, Scores TD In 11th Straight Game

Dec 18, 2021, 2:39 PM | Updated: 3:00 pm
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BYU running back Tyler Allgeier (Courtesy of BYU Photo)
(Courtesy of BYU Photo)

SHREVEPORT, La. – BYU running back Tyler Allgeier scored against the UAB Blazers and became the first Cougar to have a touchdown in 11 consecutive games.

The No. 13 Cougars played the Blazers in the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana on Saturday, December 18.

With 12:48 left in the first half, the sophomore running back powered his way across the goal line for a one-yard touchdown run.

The score made Allgeier the first player in BYU football history to score a touchdown in 11 straight contests.

The touchdown cut UAB’s lead to 14-7.

Allgeier’s run capped an eight-play, 72-yard drive that lasted 3:14.

After the burst, Allgeier had 11 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown. It was his 21st touchdown rush of 2021.

The Fontana, California native entered the game with 249 carries for 1,414 yards and 20 touchdowns.

The Independence Bowl between BYU and UAB is broadcast on ABC and KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM and 1160 AM).

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