Cougar Snapshots: BYU vs. Washington

Total Blue Sports photographer Troy Verde was at Husky Stadium Saturday for the Cougars' dramatic victory over the Huskies as time ran out. Now you can relive some memorable moments from the day in this edition of Cougar snapshots.

Cougars Take the Field

The Cougars take the field at Husky Stadium. The victory was the first ever in Seattle for the Cougars.

Fui Vakapuna Scores

Big Cougar fullback Fui Vakapuna scored his first touchdown of the season with 4:17 left in the third quarter to tie the score at 21.

Cougar Defenders

Jake Locker and the Husky offense gave BYU's defense all that it could handle last Saturday. Here, BYU defenders wrap up Husky running back Chris Polk.

Dennis Pitta

Cougar tight end Dennis Pitta had another stellar game. In two games Pitta has caught 21 passes for 361 yards, averaging 17.2 yards per catch.

David Nixon

Outside linebacker David Nixon brings down Husky quarterback Jake Locker. The hit resulted in a Locker fumble.

O'Neill Chambers

Freshman sensation O'Neill Chambers returns a kick against the Husky special teams unit. Chambers faired well and leads the Cougars with 195 yards as a kick returner in the first two games. He is averaging 27.9 yards per return.

Harvey Unga

Sophomore running back Harvey Unga carved up the Husky defense, rushing for 136 yards on 23 carries. He also added 39 yards on five receptions for a total of 175 all-purpose yards.

Max Hall

Quarterback Max Hall lines up under center. He went 34-of-41 for 486 yards and two touchdowns against the Husky defense.

Cougar Defense

The Cougars swarm Jake Locker, who fared well on the ground and brought the Huskies back within one with time running out.

Scott Johnson

Walk-on cornerback Scott Johnson had an outstanding game against a talented Husky wide receiving corps. Johnson not only provided good coverage down field, but also showed he can provide good defense in run coverage, as can be seen here as he stops running back David Freeman with this hit.

Michael Reed

Wide receiver Michael Reed had a successful performance against the Husky secondary, making drive-sustaining catches when thrown to.

Dennis Pitta

Pitta turns up field and leaves a Husky defender in his wake. Pitta currently leads BYU's receivers, averaging 180.5 yards per game.

Max Hall

Hall is averaging 401 yards per game. The Cougar quarterback was named the MWC Player of the Week and is a Heisman Trophy candidate.

Harvey Unga

Harvey Unga runs past Husky defenders. BYU's offensive line controlled the trenches and paved the way for more than 100 yards on the ground.

Cougar Defenders

The Cougars swarm junior wide receiver D'Andre Goodwin.

Jorgensen Blocks Kick

All-American candidate Jan Jorgensen blocks what would have been a game tying PAT, giving the Cougars a 28-27 victory over the Huskies.


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