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Cougar Kickoff Countdown: 97 Days

In 1997 Shay Muirbrook set the BYU Single Game Sack Record at BYU.

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97 days left to kickoff!

In 1997 BYU beat the Kansas State Wildcats in the Cotton Bowl 19-15. Capping off his 1996 WAC Player of the Year season, Shay Muirbrook was also awarded the Defensive MVP of the Cotton Bowl. In his final game as a Cougar, Muirbrook recorded 11 unassisted tackles, one assisted tackle, and five tackles for loss totaling 26 yards. Muirbrook also set a BYU record for sacks in a game at six, including a safety and a total of 38 yards loss. Check out the video for Muirbrook's domination of K-State quarterback Brian Kavanagh in the 1997 Cotton Bowl.