BYU 16-7

LaVell Edwards first game as HC versus Utah


14 fumbles (7 each)...five in fourth quarter (one by Van Valkenburg)

Utah: 4/22, 4 int passing

BYU got a safety on bad snap

Utah: -57 rush yds, BYU: -16 rush yds

BYU lost QB Bill August on first few plays with broken wrist, Dave Terry had taken hand cast off the day before

UT Dan Marelli 7 punts, 49 yds

BYU Doug Coon first three punts inside Utah 10

The referee got in the way allowing Ike Spencer to run for a touchdown and 7-0 lead

A clipping penalty in the fourth wiped out a touchdown by Steve Odom


  • "Big Top for the Circus." Miller, Hack. Deseret News. 20 Nov 1972.