BYU QB Kedon Slovis Runs Into End Zone For Fourth Touchdown Against SUU
Sep 9, 2023, 3:38 PM
The Cougars hosted the Thunderbirds at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday, September 9.
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With 36 seconds remaining in the third quarter, the former USC and Pitt signal-caller kept the ball and ran six yards into the end zone for his third rushing touchdown of the season.
Slovis’ score pushed BYU’s lead over SUU to 34-10.
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The touchdown capped a seven-play, 72-yard drive that took 3:25.
After the rush, Slovis was 21/31 passing for 309 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. Slovis also had one carry for six yards and a touchdown.
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.
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