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2009-09-12 19:30:55

Max Hall threw two touchdown passes and J.J. Di Luigi and Bryan Kariya each scored twice Saturday in No. 12 BYU's 54-3 win over Tulane. The Cougars (2-0) upset Oklahoma last Saturday for their their first win over a top-10 team since 1990. In this week's contest, Brigham Young outpaced Tulane in yardage 527 to 162. Hall connected on 24-of-32 passes for 309 yards. McKay Jacobson caught three passes for 79 yards, including a 38-yard touchdown. Di Luigi led the BYU ground game with 71 yards on...

2009-09-05 22:26:42

Max Hall hit McKay Jacobson with TD pass with 3 minutes to play Saturday, giving No. 24 Brigham Young a 14-13 win over No. 3 Oklahoma. Oklahoma's star quarterback, Sam Bradford, left early with an injury to his throwing shoulder. Hall completed 26-of-38 passes for 329 yards with two touchdown passes and two interceptions. He was 9-of-10 on the Cougars' winning 78-yard scoring drive. The Oklahoma's next possession faltered at the BYU 37-yard-line. Tress Way came on for a 54-yard field goal...

2008-09-03 09:00:21

BYU junior Max Hall has passed for 4,334 yards in his career (14 games). After throwing for 486 yards in the season-opener, he is on track to surpass a few former Cougar QB greats in all-time passing yardage -- Gifford Nielsen (5,833), Steve Sarkisian (7,464), Marc Wilson (7,637) and Steve Young (7,733) -- by the end of this season. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


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