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BYU RB Tyler Allgeier Runs In Hat Trick TD During Record-Breaking Day

Dec 18, 2021, 4:24 PM
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Tyler Allgeier #25 of the BYU Cougars runs the ball during the first half of a game against the UAB Blazers at the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl at Independence Stadium on December 18, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

SHREVEPORT, La. – BYU running back Tyler Allgeier fought his way across the goal line for his third touchdown during a record-breaking day against the UAB Blazers.

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

With 14:33 remaining in the fourth quarter, Allgeier battled his way into the end zone for a one-yard touchdown run.

The run gave BYU its first lead of the game, 28-24.

Allgeier’s third touchdown capped an eight-play, 52-yard drive that lasted 2:53.

After the score, Allgeier had 24 carries for 186 yards and three touchdowns. He added two catches for 12 yards.

During the third quarter, the Fontana, California native became BYU’s single-season leader in carries and rushing yards.

Allgeier 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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