BYU RB Aidan Robbins Scores First Touchdown With Cougars

Nov 4, 2023, 8:35 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. BYU running back Aidan Robbins found paydirt for the first time wearing royal blue during the Cougars’ game against the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Aidan Robbins runs for first BYU TD against West Virginia

The Mountaineers hosted the Cougars at Milan Puskar Stadium (Capacity: 60,000) in Morgantown, West Virginia on Saturday, November 4.

With 6:24 left in the fourth quarter, Robbins powered his way into the end zone for a 10-yard touchdown run.

Robbins’ run got the Cougars onto the scoreboard and cut West Virginia’s lead to 37-7.

Robbins’ run capped an eight-play, 62-yard drive that took 2:57.

Following the score, Robbins had 10 carries for 37 yards and a touchdown. He also had three receptions for 31 yards.

The junior entered the game with 43 carries for 134 yards on the ground this season.

BYU’s game against West Virginia is broadcast on FOX, KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM & 1160 AM), and

BYU vs. West Virginia

The teams enter the matchup with identical 5-3 overall records. However, the Mountaineers are 3-2 in Big 12 Conference play while the Cougars sit at 2-3 in league action.

Series History

The 2023 meeting will be the second contest between the Cougars and Mountaineers. BYU and West Virginia first played in 2016. The first meeting took place at FedEx Field, home of the NFL’s Washington Commanders. The Mountaineers defeated the Cougars, 35-32.

Prior to kickoff, ESPN Analytics gave the Cougars a 28.7 percent chance of evening the all-time series with the Mountaineers.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for 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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BYU RB Aidan Robbins Scores First Touchdown With Cougars