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Tooley Picks Off Jefferson, Slovis Finds Kingston To Tie Game Against Arkansas

Sep 16, 2023, 8:21 PM | Updated: 11:33 pm

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – BYU linebacker Max Tooley hauled in an interception to set up a game-tying touchdown by the Cougars during their football game against the Arkansas Razorbacks.

BYU defense helps Cougars tie game on offense

The Razorbacks hosted the Cougars at Razorback Stadium (Capacity: 76,000) in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Saturday, September 16.

With 2:02 left in the third quarter, Razorbacks quarterback KJ Jefferson threw a pass over the middle and straight into the hands of Tooley. The BYU linebacker returned the ball to the Arkansas 20-yard line.

The pick ended a six-play, 12-yard drive by the Razorbacks and set up the Cougars in scoring territory. On the following play, BYU quarterback Kedon Slovis connected with Parker Kingston for a 20-yard touchdown. After a PAT, the Cougars tied the game at 31-31.

After the touchdown, Slovis was 10/22 passing for 111 yards and one touchdown.

Kingston had two receptions for 34 yards and a touchdown. The receiver was also 1/1 passing for 37 yards and a touchdown.

Tooley had three total tackles, two solo tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, and one interception.

BYU’s game against Arkansas is broadcast on ESPN2, KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM & 1160 AM), and KSLSports.com.

BYU vs. Arkansas All-Time Series

The Cougars and Razorbacks have only played once before. BYU hosted Arkansas in 2022. The Razorbacks defeated the Cougars, 52-35.

BYU’s game against Arkansas will start at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN2, KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM & 1160 AM), and KSLSports.com.

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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).

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Tooley Picks Off Jefferson, Slovis Finds Kingston To Tie Game Against Arkansas