One week after jumping up the polls, BYU moved up in both the AP and Coaches Polls. BYU is now 13 in the AP Top 25 Poll (up two spots) and 15 in the Coaches Poll (up one spot). Baylor, BYU’s opponent on October 16, entered the AP Poll at number 21 after upsetting Iowa State in Waco.
This is the third week in a row BYU is ranked. BYU entered the both polls at 23 after the win over Utah and jumped to 15 in the AP Poll last week after beating Arizona State.
BYU begins an tough October stretch that will begin Friday night at Utah State in Logan. This will be BYU’s first road game of the year after opening versus Arizona in Vegas and playing the last three games in Provo. Utah State is 3-1 after losing their first game of the year to Boise State Saturday in Logan 27-3. They opened the season with a road win at Washington State.
After the Aggies, BYU hosts Boise State and then has a pair of road games at Baylor and Washington State. The close the month with a home game versus Bronco Mendenhall’s Virginia team.
BYU’s game versus Utah State will be Friday night at 7:00 MT on CBS Sports Network.