Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 13

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True. OREM, UTAH – As we enter the final regular season game of the year, almost all the statistics are in. A pretty good case can be made for or against the quality of the BYU Cougars’ play against each of their opponents this year.   What is clear is that the Cougars […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 10

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True.   OREM, UTAH – Even though BYU did not play last week, their previous opponents did. The additional game, which is now factored in their season averages, changed the appearance of several of the Cougars’ games.   For instance, last week, BYU’s game against the UCLA Bruins, BYU’s passing efficiency rating (PER) […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 9

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True.   OREM, UTAH – Two-thirds of the way through the season, it looks like the BYU Cougars have found a rhythm. Both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball are playing with great confidence right now. The Cougars have completely dominated their last two opponents.   The Defense has held their […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 8

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True. OREM, UTAH – Following BYU’s fifth come-from-behind victory, it is clear that the 2015 BYU Cougars are a good offensive team. They continue to turn in above average performances, especially in the passing game.   That quality passing game was essential in the Cougars overcoming a second straight 14-point deficit to beat […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 7

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True. OREM, UTAH – As expected (and predicted) the game versus the East Carolina Pirates was an offensive shootout. Both teams came into the duel with good offenses and they put on a show for those in attendance and watching at home.   But it was the BYU offense that shined brightest. Even […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 6

Scotten H. Whaley Staff Writer Loyal. Strong. True.   OREM, UTAH – The BYU Cougars bounced back after being thoroughly outmatched in every measure we look at here at the Sidebars Stats. As dominant as the Michigan Wolverines were in their 31-0 win over BYU, the Cougars controlled the Connecticut Huskies in their 30-13 win to the same extent.   […]

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Spiff’s Sidebar Stats – BYU vs Opponent Averages – Week 5

OREM, UTAH – As was patently obvious, the 31-0 drubbing against Michigan was BYU’s worst performance of the season. The Cougars were below average in every statistical category we look at in the Sidebar Stats.   The Nebraska, Boise State and UCLA games still remain as solid efforts however. Perhaps BYU can look to build on those successes rather than […]

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