“If Rolovich, the state’s highest paid employee ($3.2 million annual salary), is not in compliance with the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate that takes effect Monday, he can no longer work as WSU’s football coach.” BYU at Washington State on Saturday.
Last time BYU faced Washington State, in 2012 at LaVell Edwards Stadium, @RileyNelson_ was in the building and led BYU to a 30-6 W in the first game of the Mike Leach era at Wazzu. Riley will again be in the building (and in the booth) this Saturday at Martin Stadium in Pullman.
BYU's defense is spending a lot of time on the field. FBS ranks-- 3rd down conv defense: 96th 4th down conv defense: 102nd First downs allowed: 113th Possession time: 99th Avg. offensive plays/game BYU: 62.7 Opp: 71.4 Avg. offensive plays/game (last 4 gms) BYU: 58.5 Opp: 76.0
BYU schedule tiers-- T1 1. Baylor (6-1) 2. Utah (4-2) t3. UVA (5-2) t3. ASU (5-2) T2 5. USC (3-3) 6. WSU (4-3) 7. BSU (3-4) 8. USU (4-2) T3 9. USF (1-5; 17-game FBS losing skid) 10. Georgia So. (2-5, 1-5 v. FBS) 11. Arizona (0-6; 18-game losing skid) T4 12. Idaho State (FCS)
Coming off back-to-back setbacks, BYU's next two games are against P5 opponents on current three-game win streaks. at Washington State (10/23): W 21-6 at Cal W 31-24 v. Oregon State W 34-31 v. Stanford v. Virginia (10/30): W 30-28 at Miami W 34-33 at Louisville W 48-0 at Duke