Tuesday, June 18 2013, 07:16 AM MDT
BYU-Boise State Needs Help To Become A Rivalry
(KUTV) BYU lost to Boise State in 2003 and 2004. Thursday night they
will meet for the first time in almost a decade. But this budding
rivalry won't get off the ground if the Broncos' Head Coach has his way.
off an emotional rivalry game, BYU kicks off a 12 game series with
Boise State. With the future of the BYU-Utah series in doubt, could
there be room for the Cougars and Broncos to begin a natural rivalry?
now it sound s like BSU coach Chris Petersen doesn't like the 12 game
contract. "12 years? Not really. No. No," Peterson said in his weekly
"We've got a tough league we are going be
playing in and then you got a BYU team that you know is going to be good
every year. That is a lot of years."
There are more than a few reasons Peterson does not like the 12 game series.
12-years. That is like they are in your league, you know, and they are
not in our league. But. Whatever. I think a lot of fans will like it, "
"I just hope they are our fans, all our fans
in the stadium. They got a lot of fans around here. We will check the
colors as we let them in the stadium, " He added.
And the final
is reason Petersen doesn't like to play the Cougars, He likes Bronco and
wants to pick his Brain, which can't happen too often if these two
teams are constantly going head-to-head over the next decade.
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