Western Kentucky (2-4) ranked 11th BYU (6-0)
- Begin: Saturday, 8:15 pm MDT
- Meeting: LaVell Edwards Stadium (allowing 6,000 fans)
- Surface: Natural grass
- television: ESPN
- Direct: WatchESPN
- Radio: KSL 1160 AM / 102.7 FM
- Series: First meeting
- Weather: Clear skies with high temperatures in their 40s when starting.
For western Kentucky … Hilltoppers are looking to disturb the country̵7;s No. 11 team on the road.
As for BYU … The Cougars are looking to extend their unbeaten season and secure 11th place ahead of next week’s big brawl at 25 Boise State.
For western Kentucky … Hilltoppers beat Chattanooga last week, 13-10. Before that, they lost to Marshall and UAB with a total of 75-28.
As for BYU … If Cougars had won, it would mark BYU’s fourth 7-0 start in school history. It also happened in the years 1979, 1984 and 2001. Cougars have hit a 7-5 record in games played on Halloween. BYU scored at least 43 points out of five in the first six games.
Western Kentucky wins if … Hilltoppers was forced to reverse and manage to put pressure on midfielder Zach Wilson.
BYU will win if … The leopard cheetahs don’t get complacent and look forward to next week’s match at Bang Boise.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Wing-back Tyrrell Pigrome, Western Kentucky: The Maryland senior transition player completed 65 of 113 632 yard passes with seven touches and no interceptions.
BYU defender Zach Wilson vs. Western Kentucky’s sub: Wilson, a Heisman Trophy contender who is completing 78% of his passes, averaged 321 passes per game. Hilltoppers misses 181 yards per contest.
“It will be a very unique but enjoyable trip. It’s a great opportunity to play an unbeaten team. “
– Western Kentucky Coach Tyson Helton
“This is the deepest team we have since the beginning. But we’re not just talking about talent – we’re talking about the (overall) depth, the people we’re comfortable with, and that’s something you guys keep working on. “.
– Coach of BYU Kalani Sitake
BYU visited No. 25 Bang Boise on November 6; Western Kentucky visits the Florida Atlantic on November 7.
September 7 – BYU 55, Navy 3
September 19 – at Army (POSTPONED)
September 26 – BYU 48, Troy 7
October 2 – BYU 45, Louisiana Tech 14
October 10 – BYU 27, UTSA 20
October 16 – BYU 43, Houston 26
October 24 – BYU 52, Texas State 14
October 31st – Western Kentucky (8:15, ESPN)
November 6 – at Boise State (7:45 pm, FS1)
November 21 – North Alabama (TBA, TBA)
December 12 – State of San Diego (TBA, TBA)
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