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CougarCast: BYU football vs. Wyoming in 2016 Poinsettia Bowl

Let’s talk Cougars vs. Cowboys!

NCAA Football: UC - Davis at Wyoming Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

Past conference foes, the BYU Cougars and the Wyoming Cowboys will play in the 2016 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. The Cowboys are the runner-up team from the Mountain West Conference and enter the game with a 8-5 record that features 3 All-Americans. The Cougars had an 8-4 campaign as an college football independent and feature the program’s leader in career rushing yards.

What can you expect to happen during the game? The guys at CougarCast, Keith and Tosh, give you their point of view. Listen now!

In this episode:

  • What’s at stake during the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl? (1:30)
  • Does winning the bowl game actually impact recruiting? (3:34)
  • Where would a victory over Wyoming rank among BYU wins this season? (5:45)
  • Wyoming’s big wins this season. (7:30)
  • Which BYU loss stands out the most to you this season? (8:25)
  • Wyoming’s All-American running back Brian Hill provides a big challenge for the Cougars 9th ranked rush defense. (9:30)
  • Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen will eclipse 3,000 yards this season during the bowl game while targeting wide receiver Tanner Gentry. (10:25)
  • Wyoming is not a complete football team. (11:35)
  • BYU’s offense has been the weak unit for the Cougars, Wyoming’s defense has been the weak unit for the Cowboys. Who can cover up their weakness better? (13:00)
  • Strength vs. Strength. Wyoming Cowboys Offense vs. BYU Cougars Defense (16:10)
  • How much will special teams come into play? (19:25)
  • Will Aleva Hifo ever be a #1 receiver? His 5.3 yards per reception mark the 2nd lowest total of any wide receiver in the NCAA. (24:00)
  • Ten for Tosh! (29:55)
  • Keith’s game and score predictions (43:20)
  • Tosh’s game and score predictions (43:38)

About the Show

2002 Daily Herald Utah County Name of the Year Award Winner Tosh Mackintosh and Keith Shirts are two friends who bond over BYU Sports. Obsessed, passionate, and opinionated, they chop it up over BYU Hoops and Football.

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