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Cougars Unable To Stop Razorbacks, Suffer Second Straight Loss

Oct 15, 2022, 5:10 PM | Updated: 5:19 pm
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Arkansas vs. BYU (Courtesy of BYU Photo)
(Courtesy of BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – The BYU Cougars failed to keep pace with KJ Jefferson & Co. and suffered a big loss at home to the Arkansas Razorbacks.

The Cougars hosted the Razorbacks at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, October 15.

Arkansas beat BYU, 52-35.

After taking a 13-7 lead into the second quarter, the Cougars were outscored by 16 points in the final 15 minutes of the first half. BYU managed to score a couple of touchdowns in the the second half. However, the Razorbacks outscored the Cougars by seven points over the final two quarters to capture a win in Provo.

First Quarter

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

Fourth Quarter

Game Notes

  • Today marked only the third time in BYU’s history that the Cougars are hosting an SEC team in Provo. The previous two meetings were against Mississippi State in 2000 and 2016.
  • BYU was previously 7-7 all-time against teams in the SEC currently.
  • Arkansas ranks 11th in rushing offense, BYU is 100th in rush defense
  • BYU’s passing offense is 43rd in the nation; the Arkansas pass defense is 127th nationally, allowing 307.2 yards per game through the air.
  • A sell-out crowd at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
  • BYU had won their last three games as a home underdog.
  • Chocolate Cougar

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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