No. 23 BYU beats No. 19 Arizona State 27-17, improves to 3-0

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(*19*)(*19*)Forcing turnovers and getting massive performs at vital junctures from Jaren Hall is popping correct proper right into a confirmed worthwhile formulation for BYU.

(*19*)Hall threw for 214 yards and two touchdowns and added 38 yards on seven carries, most vital No. 23 BYU to a 27-17 victory over No. 19 Arizona State on Saturday night time time time.

Tyler Allgeier added 69 yards and a landing on the underside on account of the Cougars (3-0) earned their third straight victory over a Pac-12 opponent. BYU pressured 4 turnovers and posted its third straight victory over Arizona State contained in the assortment between the 2 groups.

“We’re 3-0 against good opponents,” Hall stated. “What more can you ask for?”

Jaylen Daniels threw for 265 yards to lead the Sun Devils (2-1), nevertheless furthermore tossed a pair of interceptions. Danyiel Ngata ran for 82 yards and a landing to lead Arizona State’s flooring assault.

In addition to committing numerous turnovers, the Sun Devils racked up 16 total penalties and 121 penalty yards.

“We have the makings of a good football team,” Arizona State coach Herm Edwards stated. “But when you do this, it’s not good football at all. It’s hard to watch when you’re going backward, and you just defeat yourself.”

Arizona State scale back a double-digit halftime deficit to 21-17 late contained in the third quarter with back-to-back scoring drives. Ngata coated 51 yards on 4 straight runs and scored on a 10-yard sweep. Then, Christian Zendejas added a 40-yard house objective on the subsequent drive.

The Sun Devils appeared poised to go forward before the third quarter ended after Merlin Robinson intercepted Hall on the ASU 25. Tyler Allgeier chased down Robinson as he ran alongside the sideline and punched the ball out of his arms, forcing a fumble that Hall recovered on the BYU 15.

“Tyler just went back to linebacker mode and saved the game for us,” BYU tight finish Isaac Rex stated. “That play was, by far, the biggest play of the game for us.”

The Cougars sealed the win after backup quarterback Baylor Romney tossed a 3-yard landing switch to Rex with 1:19 left. Romney purchased proper right here into the sport after Hall was injured on the tip of a QB run with 2:22 remaining.

Hall instructed reporters after the sport he had not suffered an important damage and anticipated to be as soon as extra at observe on Monday.

“I feel good,” Hall stated. “I just got the wind knocked out of me.”

Hayden (*23*) recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff, giving BYU the ball on the Sun Devil 12. Allgeier put the Cougars up 7-0, plowing all by the intention line on a 2-yard run three performs later.

Daniels shortly went to work deciding on aside BYU’s secondary.

He achieved 11 of his first 12 passes to assist Arizona State regain some momentum. Daniels’ 58-yard strike to Andre Johnson put together Rachaad White’s 1-yard run that evened the rating 7-all early inside the primary quarter.

The Cougars capitalized when Daniels lastly made a mistake contained in the second quarter. Max Tooley picked off a switch from Daniels on the BYU 17. The Cougars coated 83 yards in six performs and took a 14-7 lead on a double-pitch flea-flicker to Hall that he promptly end up to be a 34-yard switch to a wide-open Gunner Romney lastly zone.

(*19*) Daniels stated. “I got to play better always, no matter what.”

Hall’s second landing switch, a 15-yard strike to a wide-open Rex, prolonged BYU’s lead to 21-7 late contained in the second quarter.

The redshirt sophomore completed alongside alongside together with his second profession 200-yard passing recreation and a notion that the Cougars are merely scratching the bottom on turning proper right into a passing hazard.

“We could definitely open up the pass game — more yards and more points,” Hall stated. “I feel like I can be better, but our offensive line has just been killing it.”

THE TAKEAWAY

Arizona State: Early turnovers created big factors for the Sun Devils. Arizona State had a fumble and two interceptions before halftime and folk takeaways put together two of BYU’s first three scoring drives.

BYU: Hall’s playmaking performance saved drives alive at vital junctures. His working and passing helped BYU notch their third straight victory over a P5 opponent.

FINISHING THE JOB

Romney’s landing switch was his first switch of the season for BYU. Still, it wasn’t his solely massive second for the Cougars. The redshirt sophomore made a pair of begins in 2019 whereas Zach Wilson was sidelined with a thumb damage. Romney led the Cougars to wins over Boise State and Liberty that season, before Wilson returned.

His earlier success working the offense made the BYU coaches not assume twice about dialing up a switch play for Romney after the Cougars ran 11 straight performs up to that time.

“He has a great demeanor about him,” BYU coach Kalani Sitake stated. “A lot of confidence in himself and his abilities.”

PASSING MILESTONE

Daniels eclipsed 4,000 profession passing yards alongside alongside together with his third completion of the sport. He now has 4,216 yards in 19 profession video video video games at Arizona State.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

BYU will change a couple of spots contained in the AP Top 25 Poll after beating a ranked opponent at house. Arizona State could drop out of the ballot after the loss.

UP NEXT

Arizona State hosts Colorado on Saturday.

BYU hosts South Florida on Saturday.

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