As fans, we are also ready for a win. "Let's roll!"Go
0-4, 'nuff said.
After reading this article, and despite all arguments to the contrary, this game
is much more important to us than the Utes for all the reasons cited by our
players. Let's hope they step up because I know Utah will as they always
do.Go Cougars! Let's make it 1-3!
Hoffmany, Van Noy, and so many others will long be remembered for their
inability to beat their rivals.This is the SECOND time in the last
15 years Utah has a 4-0 streak over byu.Guess how many 4-0 streaks
byu has in the last 15 years?None!
Since your "quest" ended at Virginia, just hours after it started, this
is your whole season come Saturday.Meanwhile, after Utah beats byu,
we'll go back to our Pac 12 title run, with a Rose Bowl on the line.And UNLIKE byu, our quest for a BCS bowl is very much alive!Not to mention a power conference championship game!You guys have
byu fans are players are too emotional about this game. They want it so bad,
more than Utah fans and players, that they'll end up self destructing with
60,000 watching at LES.Remember 54-10?We're you
guys "favored" in that game too?LOL! That worked out well
Sorry 2013 Ute guy, when you lose to OSU--a team that lost to a Division II
school--your "quest for a BCS bowl" is no longer alive, your quest to
win three games is more reasonable. Good luck on Saturday. Go Cougs!
I wonder what it feels like to never beat your rival in your entire career?LOLGlad 2013 Ute seniors will never know!But
they did lose to our rival Colorado once, so we can sort of relate.But we can't relate to losing 4 IN A ROW
After watching the OSU game, I am convinced that this is Utah's 'Bowl
Game".Utah fans please respond. Another year in the basement for the
men in red.
I think the last 3 years are a total abberition. This year we stop beating
ourselves and win huge and they stop getting so dang lucky.
Rico,After watching the OSU game I am convinced Utah is more than
ready to handle byU. Be careful what you say about Utah being in the basement,
because you can't beat us!What's below the basement Rico?
Your cougars have lived there the last 3 years!And UNLIKE byu, our
BCS Quest is alive and well. We have as good of a chance as anyone in the South
of winning the South division.Your "quest" ended in
Virginia!It actually would have been nice if you had beaten
Virginia, then we personally could end your quest, just like we did last
year.And its another cougar QUEST OVER!
Rico,Either Utah or UCLA is going to win the South division. The
basement is having your season's quest over just hours after it started.
Meanwhile our Quest is just beginning.The winner of the Utah/UCLA
game WILL win the Pac 12 South.And its at RES!
@ Chris B:Are you kidding me. Between your 2 online monikers,
you've currently posted literally half of the comments. Your complete
obsession with all things BYU is now completely exposed and undisputed.
It's quite a complement to BYU that the person who thinks he's the
Ute's number one fan actually pays more attention to BYU than to his own
team. In spite of your postings, you must be seriously worried and
concerned about the upcoming game... as well you should be.No one is
currently 4-0 against the other, no matter what you or any other troll says, nor
is it likely to ever get there. The game this year has NOT been played yet. As such, none of BYU's seniors are likely to ever feel what
it's like to go their careers knowing the feeling of not beating their
rivals. It's much more likely that Utah seniors will go their
entire collegiate football careers without ever beating a conference team with a
winning record! They are also likely to finish their last 2 years forgetting
what it was like to play in a bowl game. Sad. Very sad!
You fans are ridiculous. Neither team is great, both are barely above average.
Utah fans think that they are top tier in the PAC 12. Oregon, Stanford and
Washington are top three all from the north. Maybe the PAC 12 should rename
their divisions A AND B. The North's fourth best team just beat the
South's best team on the road. So no South team would finish in the top of
the North. So quit thinking you have national revelence you don't. BYU you might not even be bowl eligible this year, but you talk of how
great your players are. You only have 4 or 5 elite players and you haven't
had a significant win in many years.Both fan bases grow up and be
objective for once. Utah wins this week because they have the edge in the three
most important categories. 1) Quarterback play. Taysom Hill is a running back
playing quarterback. 2) Line play. Defensive lines are a wash, but Utah's
o-line is better.3)Coaching Kyle knows exactly what to say to tilt the scales in
his favor. He's done it again this year.
You will never know what it's like to lose to your rival 4x in a row,
because you are an armchair fanatic--not a football player.However,
if you have been a U fan for very long then you do know what it is like for your
team to lose to its rival 4x in a row. Let's face the real facts, not just
the ones you guys like to skew: Y vs. U1970s: 7 - 31980s: 9 - 11990s: 5 - 52000s: 5 - 52010s: 0 - 3After Saturday, this will change to 1-3, and the only stat that matters
currently: KW 5 vs. BM 4.The last time Utah "dominated" the
rivalry was before 1970.So quit trying to pretend that U are so
dominant.COUGS roll: 52 - 7
Despite all of her shrill pontificating, it's obvious that christy is
scared, very scared!
@ goforit:OK. Let's be even more objective, as you mentioned.
The reasons for you choosing Utah this year are mostly based on your opinion...
not measurable objectivity... a lot like Chris B always does. Two facts from
the real pros who do this sort of thing for a living:Steve Sagarin
uses multiple total objective criteria in his assessments... something that most
fans (including you) don't. His computer rankings have BYU ranked 14 spots
better than Utah. I give the nod to the Sagarin rankings over goforit's
opinion. Advantage BYU.Las Vegas oddsmakers, who make their living
assessing competitions, have picked BYU to win the Utah game on Saturday by 7.
Just about everyone will give more credence to what they say than what goforit
says. I certainly do, too. Advantage again to BYU.
TheSolution,If BYU wins by more than 21 I wont post on another byu
article the rest of my life. After all, you're claiming 45
point win right?Is that because you're jealous of Utah's
44 point win just 2 years ago?Man what a shellacking that was.Both on the field and in the egos in Provo.And yet somehow
you still think you are a national powerhouse program.Utah has a
better chance of winning by 9,000 than byu does by 45Or even 21 for
Re Chris BWhen you said "Ute seniors will sweep the byu seniors 4-0 in
the careers.Utah 30byu 14Mark it DownI
won't post on byu articles all year if byu wins."Does this
include all your online monikers? You said "I won't" not chris B
won't.I'm also looking forward to you singing the Cougar
fight song and posting it on youtube.
@ Chris B, ChristopherB, 2013 Ute Seniors SWEEP byU 4-0, Hedgehog and a couple
other monikers U use - I'm curious, U said you would not respond to a BYU
article for one year if / when U lose on Saturday. Does this include all your
monikers or just one?Utah's offense is a little better than I
thought it'd be, but the defense is the worst I've seen in a decade at
the U. Williams, Hill, Hoffman and others are going to have a blast.I also disagree that this game is more important to BYU. This year, I think
this game will be the difference between Utah going 6-6 with an invite to the
esteemed New Mexico Bowl or going 5-7 and staying home again in December.
Tators,Wasn't byu favored to win before the 54-10 game?That went well for ya didn't it?
@CougfaninTexasYou talk as if a bowl game is a given for BYU; far
from it. Nor it is for Utah. This game could be very critical for either team to
be bowl eligiable. I wish that wasn't the case, but looking at the
schedules, it's not like either Utah or BYU will win 8-9 games.
After reading these posts I'm convinced there are two people posting in
this forum. I'm sure they sit across from each other in a cubicle farm.
christy,Wasn't Utah favored to win before the 0-27 UNLV
game?Wasn't Utah favored to win before the 7-47 TCU game?Wasn't Utah favored to win before the 14-17 Colorado game?Wasn't Utah favored to win before the 48-51 Oregon St game?Those went well didn't they?
@ Chris B:Yes, there are exceptions to everything... especially if
you go back years ago to find one, as you did. That's why they play the
game. But if someone chooses to make decisions and places their bets based on
exceptions, they are indeed foolish. So which is it with you? The vast
majority of the time, the professional oddsmakers are correct. That's how
and why they stay in business. And they have knowledgeably picked BYU on this
one. By stating you will forever never post on anymore BYU articles
if BYU wins by 21 or more, you've finally said something else worth your
"mark it down" thing that you like saying so often. (Your "mark it
down" predictions haven't been going so well the past few weeks). The only other times I actually did "mark it down" was when you
promised not to post for a year after BYU wins on Saturday, and also when you
said you were wrong after the Texas game. That was a first and so something
@diddyNicely done, too funny!......and probably correct.
Re: Chris B."If BYU wins by more than 21 I wont post on another
byu article the rest of my life."This might be the single best
post I've ever read on the DNews discussion boards. I hope you mean it. Go
Cougfan and shorts,I wont post with any moniker, although I will add
Hedgehog is not me. I have never tried to hide that 2013 Ute Seniors SWEEP is
me. I created it to further laugh at your terrible football team, not to hide
who I am. I would have no reason to deny I am Hedgehog as I could simply create
another new moniker if I truly wanted to not follow up on my promise. Hedgehog
actually started posting well before I did, although in the last year or so he
has greatly slowed down. I wont post with any moniker on a byu article IF they
lose.But remember I made the same promise last year. And the year
before. And the year before.I'll hope you two will be men
enough to come on here and admit Utah owns byu on the field, having completed
the 4-0 SWEEP? And to admit I was right yet again?
Uteaanymous,And yet this is the Utah byu game isn't it?
Uteanymous always forgets the BYU games, now that's curious? I guess if his
team can't beat the Utes, he has to jump on another's band wagon. How
sad and pathetic!
@ Chris:I genuinely admire your truthfulness in coming out with an
admission that you have been using other online monikers. By the
way, as much as I banter with you on sports articles, I do very much agree with
you the vast majority of the time regarding your comments on politics and other
non-sports related articles.
@ Spokane Ute:Uteanymous simply pointed out some valid and very good
examples showing that Utah also loses games they are favored in... just like
Chris said he thinks will happen to BYU on Saturday. There's absolutely
nothing sad or pathetic about that. It's actually more like that when you
can't acknowledge an opposing fan for doing some good, valid research.
Trying to belittle someone for simply pointing out verifiable facts makes that
person seem pugnacious. And if the hat fits...BYW: Thanks for that
info, Uteanymous. It is actually quite interesting.
RE: Chris B."I'll hope you two will be men enough to come
on here and admit Utah owns byu on the field, having completed the 4-0 SWEEP?
And to admit I was right yet again?"I assume you are including
me as one of those two, since "cougfan" or something that resembles that
is part of my moniker (truly, I don't understand the need for trolls to
misspell names). I'll gladly eat crow if BYU loses, I'm
expecting a close game but hoping for a blowout (benefiting the Cougs this
time). However, I don't have to wait until then to admit that Utah has
"owned" BYU for the last decade. That's a fact, the head-to-head
speaks to it. I don't believe that means Utah has the better team or
program (definitely debatable for fans on both sides) but they certainly do have
BYU's number. Like Tators, I appreciate you being forthright
about your monikers, and while I don't always agree with you on non-BYU
related issues/articles you are certainly more civil in those discussions.
Sometime I rolled my eyes when I hear some key players saying "We are going
to beat U" or something like that. Chad Lewis learned his lesson and on his
senior year he decided to keep his mouth shut and he won that game. I hope this
is not an omen and hope both of you KVN and Cody Hoffman win this one.Go Cougars!
Chris,Yes I am jealous of the 54-10 meltdown, who wouldn't be?
It ticks me off every time I think of it, and every time one of U fans bring it
up again. It does hurt. Congratulations. That's one of the main reasons
we all care so much about this game this time around. And I think U have to
admit that BYU, both players and fanbase, are showing that we care much more
this time than we have in the last few decades. Revenge is on our mind.You won't believe this, but I did call BYU beating Texas, when I
read posts about taking out a second mortgage to make easy money on that game
betting against the spread. I under called it, because I thought TX's
offense would be more effective, totally underestimating how amazing our defense
is this year... just like U.I truely believe that BYU WILL win by
that margin, knowing odds would say it will be another close one. It is worth
it if you won't post on another BYU article the rest of your life!Go COUGS!!!
Chris, I will readily admit Utah's had BYU's number lately, and even
say they have indeed had the better decade of football. I don't usually
talk much trash on these, and I'm not one to flaunt the national
championship over Utah's 2 BCS games. Fact is, Utah didn't get a fair
shake and we don't know, but they could've beat Florida and been the
real national champs that year--I tend to lean that way myself. I was a Utah
fan that day.Nowadays, I've grown weary of Ute fans than are in
our face and I am sick of BYU losing to the U. I can't stand Urban Meyer
who started the mean-spiritedness of this rivalry, I couldn't stand Florida
when he was there, and now that I live in OSU country, I can't stand
them.And I can't stand arrogant Ute fans who think their
program is superior due to the PAC invite. I honestly hope BYU never has to
join a conference again, because I love independence, BYUtv, and being featured
on ESPN.GO COUGS!!!
UteanymousSalt Lake City, Utahchristy,Wasn't Utah
favored to win before the 7-47 TCU game?--------------No. TCU was favored by about a touchdown.
The SolutionLas Cruces, NMI honestly hope BYU never has to
join a conference again, because I love independence, BYUtv, and being featured
on ESPN.----------Don't kid yourself. If the Big
XII called tonight and asked, you would burn LES down if BYU didn't
accept.Just think of all those CONFERENCE GAMES you would see at LES
on a yearly basis:-Oklahoma-Oklahoma State-Texas-TCU-Kansas State-Baylor-Texas Tech...with
conference titles to play for. BYU Big XII champs. Don't that sound
good?AND think of the instant playoff tie-in the Big XII would
receive for the playoff format.Versus... more of the same BYU has
seen over the last three seasons? Still mid-major status, no national respect,
crappy bowl ties, and no access to the highest levels of CFB. With a bonus slate
of Idaho State, Weber Tech, Middle Tennessee, and San Jose state in November.If you deny you'd take a Big XII spot you're lying through
TRLOL at your hyperbole.Don't kid yourself, though.
Slapping a PAC 12 sticker on your helmets hasn't changed anything. Until
the Utes actually accomplish something in the PAC 12, the Utes will remain
nothing more than a mid-major punching bag for the real big boys of the