SOUTHERN UTAH THUNDERBIRDS

Justin Miller Hits Isaiah Wooden For Southern Utah Touchdown Against BYU

Sep 9, 2023, 3:22 PM

PROVOSouthern Utah quarterback Justin Miller found Isaiah Wooden for the Thunderbirds’ first touchdown against the BYU Cougars.

The Cougars hosted the Thunderbirds at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday, September 9.

Are you on Threads yet? Let’s connect, give us a follow @kslsports.

With 11 minutes remaining in the third quarter, Miller connected with Wooden for 33 yards and six points. Following a Tyler Graham PAT, the T-Birds trimmed the Cougars’ lead to 27-10.

It was Southern Utah’s first touchdown of the afternoon.

The touchdown capped a seven-play, 75-yard drive that took 4:00.

Prior to the touchdown, the Cougars scored 27 unanswered points.

Southern Utah opened the contest with the game’s first points, a field goal in the opening quarter of action.

The T-Birds vs. Cougars game is broadcast on Big 12 Now on ESPN+, KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM & 1160 AM), and KSLSports.com.

Southern Utah vs. BYU Football

The game was BYU and Southern Utah’s second-ever meeting. The Cougars and Thunderbirds first played in 2016. BYU hosted SUU in Provo and won, 37-7.

The T-Birds opened their 2023 campaign on the road against the Pac-12 Conference’s Arizona State Sun Devils. In the second half, SUU nearly pulled off a comeback and fell in a close contest. ASU defeated Southern Utah, 24-21.

BYU kicked off its season with the program’s first shutout in nearly a decade. The Cougars beat the Sam Houston State Bearkats, 14-0. Although the defense blanked the Bearkats, BYU’s offense had a less-than-stellar performance in Week 1.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. He’s also co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on X/Twitter (@kyleireland), Instagram (@kyleirelandksl), and Threads (@kyleirelandksl).

Download the new & improved KSL Sports app from Utah’s sports leader. You can stream live radio, video and stay up to date on all of your favorite teams.

  • BYU Cougars Scoreboard

  • BYU Cougars Team Leaders

  • BYU Cougars Standings

Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Southern-Utah-Thunderbirds-Football...

Michelle Bodkin

Getting To Know Utah Football’s 2024 Schedule: Southern Utah University Thunderbirds

On Thursday, August 29, Utah football hosts the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

2 months ago

BYU Football, Austin Leausa, Transfer Portal...

Mitch Harper

BYU Football Officially Announces Addition Of SUU OL Transfer

BYU lands Austin Leausa from the Transfer Portal.

3 months ago

Drake Allen Utah Valley Basketball...

Brian Preece

Former UVU Guard Drake Allen Chooses Utah State In Transfer Portal

Drake Allen will suit up for his third Beehive State team when he takes the floor for Utah State after spending last season with Utah Valley. 

3 months ago

Timothy-Patrick-Southern-Utah-Football...

Kyle Ireland

Former Southern Utah WR Timothy Patrick Receives Camp Invite From 49ers

Former Southern Utah wide receiver Timothy Patrick received a rookie mini camp invite from the San Francisco 49ers.

3 months ago

Isaiah Wooden Southern Utah Thunderbirds Atlanta Falcons NFL...

Chandler Holt

Former Southern Utah WR Isaiah Wooden Signs With Atlanta Falcons

Former Southern Utah wide receiver Isaiah Wooden signed a free-agent deal with the Atlanta Falcons following the conclusion of the Draft.

3 months ago

Miles-Killebrew-Pittsburgh-Steelers-NFL...

Kyle Ireland

Report: All-Pro Miles Killebrew Re-Signs With Pittsburgh Steelers

Former SUU standout Miles Killebrew agreed to a two-year deal that will keep him with the Steelers, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

4 months ago

Sponsored Articles

...

KSL Sports

Utah Hockey Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Want to get the latest info on Utah's newest sports franchise? Sign up for the Utah Hockey newsletter!

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

Justin Miller Hits Isaiah Wooden For Southern Utah Touchdown Against BYU