Why is Utah vs BYU called the Holy War?

The game is part of the larger BYU–Utah rivalry. In this rivalry context, the term “Holy War” refers to the fact that BYU is owned and administered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and the University of Utah is a public university with a large LDS student population.

How many years did BYU lose to Utah?

Twelve years
Twelve years. That’s how long it’s been since BYU last beat Utah. After not facing each other on the gridiron last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cougars and the Utes are back on the schedule, with BYU hosting No.

When’s the last time BYU beat Utah?

November 28, 2009
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The last time the BYU Cougars took down the Utah Utes in the rivalry game between the two schools was on November 28, 2009.

Who is favored BYU or Utah?

The Utah State Aggies (3-1) will try to prove oddsmakers wrong when they hit the field against the No. 13 BYU Cougars (4-0) on Friday, October 1, 2021 as a 9.5-point underdog….Odds for BYU vs. Utah State.

Favorite Spread Total
BYU -9.5 63.5

What was Lavell Edwards record against Utah?

Lavell Edwards overall was 24-7 (. 774 win pct.) as head coach against Utah. He was 10-4 at home, and 12-3 on the road.

Who won Utah vs BYU?

Hall passes for 3 TDs, BYU tops No. 21 Utah 26-17

57.7% 110.2

How did BYU beat Utah?

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham Brigham Young Cougars head coach Kalani Sitake meet at midfield as BYU defeats Utah 26-17 in football action between the Utah Utes and the Brigham Young Cougars at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo, on Saturday, Sept.

Who won the game between BYU and Utah last night?

Jaren Hall threw three touchdown passes and totaled 241 yards of offense, helping BYU topple No. 21 Utah 23-17 on Saturday night. Tyler Allgeier added 97 yards on 27 carries as the Cougars snapped a nine-game losing streak against the Utes.

How many times has Utah State beat BYU in football?

For the next three decades, BYU generally dominated the series with BYU winning ten straight times before the Aggies defeated the Cougars 31–16 on October 1, 2010….BYU–Utah State football rivalry.

Meetings total 90
All-time series BYU leads, 50–37–3
Largest victory BYU, 65–6 (1977)
Longest win streak BYU, 10 (1983–1992, 1994–2009)

Is BYU favored to win?

The over/under is 54.5 points. BYU is -250 to win outright, and UAB is +200 to win outright.

What is BYU favored by?

BYU is favored by seven points in the latest USC vs. BYU odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 63.5.

How many times did Bronco Mendenhall beat Utah?

Bronco Mendenhall through 8 seasons is 3-5 (. 375 win pct) as head coach against Utah. He’s 2-2 at home, and 1-3 on the road. He’s had more success at home in the rivalry then on the road.