Potential loss to BYU


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      Wilson’s Mustache
      Ute Fan
      @sigmaute

      I’ve read a lot of Utah fans comment how, win or lose, this game is meaningless and doesn’t derail our season. That is true in regards to a conference championship and Rose bowl berth. However, I feel like one thing being overlooked a bit would be Utah’s bowl options outside winning the Championship. 

      I don’t feel like the playoffs is a legitimate goal for this team as its very unlikely to happen. So in that regard, yes, one loss to BYU doesn’t really affect anything. A loss to BYU though could prevent Utah getting an at-large bid to a NY6 bowl should they make it to the PAC-12 Championship game and lose. A NY6 bowl bid would be an awesome consolation prize if we can’t win a conference championship, but it most likely can’t happen if we were to drop a game to BYU because I don’t see Utah making it out of the PAC-12 slate with less than 1-2 losses.

      With all that said….

      BYU isn’t winning next week
      &
      See you guys in Pasadena!

    • #100062
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      whitlessham
      Ute Fan
      @whitelssham

      The only way Utah gets a NY6 invite with a zoob lose is to go undeafeated in the Pac12  and then play in a competetive lose in the PAC12 championship game.

      Losing to the zoobs give you no margin for error  

    • #100065
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      ladyinred
      Ute Fan
      @ladyinred

      We don’t lose to ‘that team’.

    • #100074
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      Central Coast Ute
      Ute Fan
      @flip2848

      Bottom line, Utah can’t lose this game but the TDS can. Which is why it p**ses me off that they have to schedule this BS.

      • #100076
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        J-Cut
        Ute Fan
        @deseretgentlman

        Brett McMurphy said it best — “Utah has nothing to gain from playing this game. A win means nothing, and a loss hurts a lot”

      • #100131

        PhiladelphiaUte
        Ute Fan
        @philadelphiaute

        Yep.  Their bowl game had already been decided — well before their media days.  Ours is still TBD.

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