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Kedon Slovis threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns, including one to Chase Roberts who made a one-handed catch with eight minutes left, to give BYU a 38-31 win against Arkansas.
Arkansas will host fellow undefeated BYU on Saturday in Week 3. The Razorbacks won last year’s meeting on the road by 17 points, but both teams have significant changes to their rosters in 2023.
Reigning Big 12 champion Kansas State wraps up non-conference play with a chance to give the league another win in an SEC stadium. So does Big 12 newcomer BYU.
Kedon Slovis threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead BYU to a 41-16 victory over Southern Utah.
A dismal debut on offense has BYU searching to unleash a more potent attack before the schedule toughens up starting with a visit to Arkansas next week.
A look at football players in the Big 12 Conference this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall, when the league will have 14 teams with the additions of BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF:
Houston coach Dana Holgorsen has been in the Big 12 before, and again is preparing a team for its debut season in the conference.
Quarterbacks Max Duggan and Tyson Bagent have turned the page on terrific seasons that ended badly with national championships in sight.
The son of one of the NFL’s most prolific running backs made quite a name for himself this bowl season.
Quarterback Kedon Slovis is transferring from Pittsburgh to BYU, he announced Saturday on social media.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Cornerback Jakon Robinson stopped SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai on a 2-point conversion try with eight seconds left in the game, and BYU beat the Mustangs 24-23 Saturday night in the New Mexico Bowl.
New Mexico Bowl: BYU (7-5) vs. SMU (7-5), Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (ABC)

Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has died following complications from a heart condition.
BYU (7-5, Independent) vs. SMU (7-5, American Athletic Conference), Dec. 17, 2:15 p.m. ET

BYU: QB Jaren Hall.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jaren Hall threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score before leaving with an ankle injury to lead BYU to a 35-26 victory over Stanford on Saturday night, and Cardinal coach David Shaw announced his resignation after the game.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

Nov. 22

1945 — Jim Benton of the Cleveland Rams is the first NFL player to have more than 300 receiving yards in a game.
BYU (6-5) at Stanford (3-8), Saturday at 11 p.m. EST (Fox Sports 1)

PROVO, Utah (AP) — 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 in the regular season finale Saturday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Puka Nacua caught 14 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns, including an acrobatic catch for the go-ahead score with 1:46 remaining, Jaren Hall passed for 377 yards and BYU defeated Boise State 31-28 on Saturday night.
No. 23 Liberty (7-1) at Arkansas (5-3), 4 p.m. EDT (SECN)

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Andrew Conrad kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired, Keaton Mitchell ran for 176 yards and East Carolina beat BYU 27-24 on Friday night.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Dae Dae Hunter ran for 213 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, Shedro Louis added two rushing TDs and Liberty scored the final 38 points as the Flames beat BYU 41-14 Saturday night.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — KJ Jefferson threw for 367 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead Arkansas to a 52-35 victory over BYU on Saturday.
Arkansas (3-3) at BYU (4-2), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Milroe threw for three touchdowns in his first start and No. 1 Alabama made a final goal-line stand to escape with a 24-20 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night in a battle of backup quarterbacks.
Drew Pyne was 22 of 28 for 262 yards with three touchdowns, Michael Mayer hauled in 11 passes for 118 yards and two scores and Notre Dame defeated No. 16 Brigham Young 28-20 on Saturday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even with everything the city has to offer, neither No. 16 BYU nor Notre Dame will have much to do with the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip.
No. 16 BYU (4-1) vs. Notre Dame (2-2), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (NBC)

Series record: Notre Dame leads 6-2.