The Brigham Young University Football Program got off to a rough start to the 2010 season. The Brigham Young Cougars started off the year with a win against Washington, and the dropped the next four games. The Brigham Young University football program lost consecutive games against Air Force, Florida State, Nevada, and Utah States. The Cougars where the able to eek out a win against San Diego State, and then Brigham Young picked up a win against Wyoming.
The Brigham Young Cougars are coming off a bye week and have four games left in the season. The record for the Brigham Young Cougars stands at 3-5. Within the Mountain West Conference standings, the Brigham Young Cougars sit at 2-2.
There a clear divisions between the offensive and defensive team performance for the Brigham Young Cougars. In terms the scoring, the Cougars sit near the bottom of the rankings for all NCAA Division I-A teams the 124 total points scored. The defense for the Brigham Young Cougars have fared a little better coming out near the middle of the pack of all the NCAA teams. The Cougars have two home games and two away games remaining on their schedule for 2010, and will look for better performance on the offensive side of the ball to finish out the season.
The UNLV Rebels are 1-7 on the season overall, and have a 1-3 record within the conference. The Rebels have fared much worse than the Brigham Young Cougars so far this season. The Cougars should be able to come away from the game against the UNLV Rebels as victors.
Colorado is in a position much like the Brigham Young Rebels. They have a record of 3-6 overall and are 2-3 within the Mountain West Conference. Wins for Colorado State have all come from teams with sub par records. The Brigham Young Cougars should also be able to come away as victors, even though they are playing the game in Fort Collins.
New Mexico has yet to win a game this season with an 0-8 record. The Lobos of New Mexico sit at the bottom of the rankings in both offensive and defensive categories. Although the Lobos will be hungry for a win, the Brigham Young Cougars should be able to come out with a victory.
The Brigham Young Cougars finish up the season playing in Salt Lake City. This is Brigham Young Cougars’s toughest game on the remaining NCAA football schedule for the 2010 season. Look for Utah to dominate the Cougars as they close out the season in Salt Lake City Utah.
If the Brigham Young Cougars Football team are able to win three of the remaining four games in the season, then they just may finish with an even record.
Source for Statistical Ratings from ESPN.COM