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Brigham Young 52, Utah Tech 26

Associated Press

PROVO, Utah - Jaren Hall threw for a career-best 456 yards and accounted for six touchdowns as BYU pulled away from Utah Tech in the second half to take a 52-26 victory.

The victory made the Cougars (6-5) bowl eligible.

Hall completed 23 of 35 passes with five touchdowns and an interception. He also ran for a touchdown. Keanu Hill had six catches for 137 yards and three touchdowns. Chris Brooks rushed for 102 yards. BYU finished with 676 yards of offense.

Utah Tech (4-7), from the FCS Western Athletic Conference, kept the game close and trailed 28-20 at the half. The Trailblazers took the lead three times in the first half, but the BYU defense forced them to punt six straight times in the second half.

Victor Gabalis threw for 350 yards and three touchdowns with an interception to lead Utah Tech. Deven Osborne had three catches for 138 yards and a touchdown and Joey Hobert had 11 catches for 100 yards and two scores.

November 19, 2022


Scoring Summary
First Quarter UtahTeBYU
UtahTe FG 8:47 Connor Brooksby 47 yd FG 3 0
UtahTe FG 7:12 Connor Brooksby 21 yd FG 6 0
Second Quarter UtahTeBYU
BYU TD 13:45 Keanu Hill 30 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 6 7
UtahTe TD 10:07 Deven Osborne 80 yd pass from Victor Gabalis (Connor Brooksby kick) 13 7
BYU TD 8:53 Chase Roberts 59 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 13 14
UtahTe TD 5:17 Joey Hobert 9 yd pass from Victor Gabalis (Connor Brooksby kick) 20 14
BYU TD 3:15 Keanu Hill 45 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 20 21
BYU TD 0:25 Keanu Hill 4 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 20 28
Third Quarter UtahTeBYU
BYU TD 5:38 Jaren Hall 10 yd run (Jake Oldroyd kick) 20 35
Fourth Quarter UtahTeBYU
BYU TD 10:15 Isaac Rex 32 yd pass from Jaren Hall (Jake Oldroyd kick) 20 42
BYU FG 3:39 Jake Oldroyd 32 yd FG 20 45
UtahTe TD 1:49 Joey Hobert 18 yd pass from Victor Gabalis (failed 2pt pass) 26 45
BYU TD 0:47 Terence Fall 25 yd run (Cash Peterman kick) 26 52
Team Stats
  Utah Tech BYU
First downs 18 30
  Rushing 5 12
  Passing 9 17
  Penalty 4 1
3rd Down Efficiency 4-16, 25% 5-11, 45%
4th down efficiency 1-2, 50% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 21-80 41-220
Passing Yards 340 456
Return Yards 58 113
Completions-Attempts-Int 25-50-1 23-35-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 1--7
Punts 7 5
Punts-Average 40.1 43.8
Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 5-50 11-132
Time of Possession 27:49 32:11
Utah Tech Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
V. Gabalis 25 50 340 3 1
BYU Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Hall 23 35 456 5 1
Utah Tech Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
Q. Conley 18 61 3.4 0
J. Fenton 2 17 8.5 0
V. Gabalis 1 2 2.0 0
BYU Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Brooks 12 102 8.5 0
H. Ropati 16 43 2.7 0
T. Fall 1 25 25.0 1
M. Davis 3 14 4.7 0
P. Nacua 3 14 4.7 0
J. Hall 5 13 2.6 1
L. Katoa 1 9 9.0 0
Utah Tech Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Osborne 3 138 46.0 1
J. Hobert 11 100 9.1 2
M. Ross-Turner 3 49 16.3 0
D. Thomason 1 20 20.0 0
M. Moten 3 13 4.3 0
D. Fisher 2 9 4.5 0
D. Wilks 1 7 7.0 0
Q. Conley 1 4 4.0 0
BYU Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
K. Hill 6 137 22.8 3
C. Roberts 2 82 41.0 1
B. Cosper 3 66 22.0 0
I. Rex 4 60 15.0 1
P. Nacua 5 53 10.6 0
C. Brooks 2 45 22.5 0
H. Ropati 1 13 13.0 0
Utah Tech Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Sheridan 1 27
BYU Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Robinson 1 0
Utah Tech Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Day 7 281 40.1
BYU Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Rehkow 5 219 43.8
Utah Tech Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
BYU Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
H. Nyberg 3 26 8.7
Utah Tech Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Hobert 2 31 15.5
BYU Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
H. Nyberg 4 87 21.8
Utah Tech Missed FG
Player Length
BYU Missed FG
Player Length




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