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Dick Harmon: BYU coaches will take the win but left Hartford hungry for fixes (60 photos)

By Dick Harmon, Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Aug. 30 2014 5:55 p.m. MDT

Connecticut Huskies linebacker Reuben Frank (47) recovers a BYU fumble during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Connecticut Huskies linebacker Reuben Frank (47) recovers a BYU fumble during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU linebacker Manoa Pikula (22) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU linebacker Manoa Pikula (22) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Connecticut Huskies running back Max DeLorenzo (44) gets tackled by BYU defensive back Craig Bills (20) and BYU defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2), right, during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Connecticut Huskies running back Max DeLorenzo (44) gets tackled by BYU defensive back Craig Bills (20) and BYU defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2), right, during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) on the sideline during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) on the sideline during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Adam Hine (28) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Adam Hine (28) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) on the sideline during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) on the sideline during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU's linebacker Alani Fua (5), left, and defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2) tackle UConn running back Max DeLorenzo (44) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU's linebacker Alani Fua (5), left, and defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2) tackle UConn running back Max DeLorenzo (44) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU enters the stadium to play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU enters the stadium to play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs with the ball towards Connecticut Huskies safety Andrew Adams (22) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs with the ball towards Connecticut Huskies safety Andrew Adams (22) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU's linebacker Alani Fua (5), left, and defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2) tackle UConn running back Max DeLorenzo (44) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU's linebacker Alani Fua (5), left, and defensive back Dallin Leavitt (2) tackle UConn running back Max DeLorenzo (44) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU enters the stadium to play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU enters the stadium to play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU fans cheer during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU fans cheer during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

The Connecticut Huskies warm up before playing the Brigham Young Cougars at Rentschler Field in  East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

The Connecticut Huskies warm up before playing the Brigham Young Cougars at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU fans watch a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU fans watch a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

The Brigham Young Cougars warm up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in  East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Brigham Young Cougars offensive linesman Terrance Alletto (70) is in front.

The Brigham Young Cougars warm up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Brigham Young Cougars offensive linesman Terrance Alletto (70) is in front. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Brigham Young Cougars offensive linesman Chase Larson (58) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in  East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Brigham Young Cougars offensive linesman Chase Larson (58) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs past Connecticut Huskies defensive lineman Folorunso Fatukasi (93) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs past Connecticut Huskies defensive lineman Folorunso Fatukasi (93) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

A BYU fan watches BYU play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

A BYU fan watches BYU play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs past BYU offensive linesman Tejan Koroma (56) and Connecticut Huskies defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs past BYU offensive linesman Tejan Koroma (56) and Connecticut Huskies defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU linebacker Bronson Kaufusi (90), left, and BYU linebacker Michael Alisa (42) tackle Connecticut Huskies quarterback Chandler Whitmer (10) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU linebacker Bronson Kaufusi (90), left, and BYU linebacker Michael Alisa (42) tackle Connecticut Huskies quarterback Chandler Whitmer (10) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU place kicker Trevor Samson (27) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU place kicker Trevor Samson (27) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU fans cheer during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU fans cheer during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

The Brigham Young Cougars enter the stadium before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in  East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

The Brigham Young Cougars enter the stadium before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill runs 26 yards to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill runs 26 yards to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) slides under Connecticut Huskies linebacker Marquise Vann (46) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) slides under Connecticut Huskies linebacker Marquise Vann (46) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU linebacker Bronson Kaufusi (90), left, and BYU linebacker Zac Stout (47) tackle Connecticut Huskies wide receiver Geremy Davis (85) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU linebacker Bronson Kaufusi (90), left, and BYU linebacker Zac Stout (47) tackle Connecticut Huskies wide receiver Geremy Davis (85) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) runs around Connecticut Huskies linebacker Graham Stewart (2) and Connecticut Huskies linebacker Jefferson Ashiru (32) during football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU running back Paul Lasike (33) runs around Connecticut Huskies linebacker Graham Stewart (2) and Connecticut Huskies linebacker Jefferson Ashiru (32) during football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU cheerleaders cheer at a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) looks to make a pass during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) looks to make a pass during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill gives high fives to fans after a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies in a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies in a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Cosmo leads BYU onto the field before they play the Connecticut Huskies in a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

Cosmo leads BYU onto the field before they play the Connecticut Huskies in a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) gets tackled by Connecticut Huskies safety Andrew Adams (22), Connecticut Huskies linebacker Marquise Vann (46) and Connecticut Huskies cornerback Byron Jones (16) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU running back Algernon Brown (24) gets tackled by Connecticut Huskies safety Andrew Adams (22), Connecticut Huskies linebacker Marquise Vann (46) and Connecticut Huskies cornerback Byron Jones (16) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Brigham Young Cougars punter Scott Arellano (23) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in  East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Brigham Young Cougars punter Scott Arellano (23) warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill looks to make a pass during the first half of a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU fans watch a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU fans watch a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) throws a pass during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) throws a pass during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Connecticut Huskies wide receiver Geremy Davis (85) completes a pass in front of BYU defensive back Michael Davis (15) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Connecticut Huskies wide receiver Geremy Davis (85) completes a pass in front of BYU defensive back Michael Davis (15) during a football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU wide receiver Mitchell Juergens (87) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU wide receiver Mitchell Juergens (87) runs with the ball during a football game against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10.

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team play the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. BYU won 35-10. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

BYU warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

BYU warms up before playing the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)