- Associated Press - Sunday, December 4, 2016

BYU (8-4, Independent) vs. Wyoming (8-5, Mountain West, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. EST)

LOCATION: San Diego

TOP PLAYERS

BYU: RB Jamaal Williams has rushed for a team-leading 1,165 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns.

Wyoming: RB Brian Hill is the Cowboys’ career rushing leader, and he broke his single-season school record with 1,767 yards and 21 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

BYU: The Cougars lead all-time series with their old conference rival 44-30-3. They’ll start QB Tanner Mangum after Taysom Hill strained his left elbow Nov. 26 against Utah State.

Wyoming: The Cowboys have beaten two Top 25 opponents (Boise State, San Diego State) in the regular season but lost to San Diego State in the MWC championship game.

LAST TIME

BYU won 25-20 in 2010, breaking up a fourth-down pass with 27 seconds left after Wyoming had driven to the Cougars 26.

BOWL HISTORY

BYU: It’s the Cougars’ 12th straight bowl and second appearance in the Poinsettia Bowl. They’ve lost three straight and are 13-20-1 in bowls.

Wyoming: This is the first bowl appearance since 2011, and the Cowboys have a 6-7 all-time record in the postseason.

___

More college football: https://collegefootball.ap.org

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide