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BYU vs Portland State

2017 BYU Football

Story by BYU August 26th, 2017

PRE Game

After a long offseason filled with practice and preparation, the BYU Football team began its 2017 campaign with a home game against Portland State.


1st Quarter


Pau'u scores

The first points of the game came via a 28-yard touchdown pass from Tanner Mangum to wide receiver Neil Pau'u with 2:01 on the clock in the first quarter.


2nd Quarter


At the end of the second quarter, a 33-yard pass from Mangum to Talon Shumway put BYU on the 1 yard line. Squally Canada then punched in a one-yard touchdown run to cap an eight-play, 66-yard touchdown drive.


3rd Quarter


4th Quarter


Anderson grabs a turnover

Zayne Anderson picked off a pass for BYU's first defensive takeaway late in the quarter and returned it 27 yards to the Portland State 23 yardline. Almond came on for a 35-yard attempt and kicked it down the middle for the 20-6 lead.


BYU Wins 20-6

Footnote: Photos by Jaren Wilkey, Nate Edwards, Gabe Mayberry, Aislynn Edwards, Savannah Tittle, Sydney Tittle, Leah Kelson and Alyssa Wilkinson/BYU Photo
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