Gameday glance: BYU at Houston, Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m. (7 items)
BYU's Cougars in Blue will face Houston's Cougars in Scarlet for the first time in school history on Saturday at Reliant Stadium. BYU takes its first out-of-state trip since the season opener on a three-game winning streak and hopes to move to 5-2 with a win.
Meanwhile, undefeated Houston is still looking for a quality win over a nationally recognized program, and BYU fits that bill. It knows that a Top 25 ranking will likely be the reward for beating the visting Cougars.
Here's a look at the matchup and what's at stake in this game of Cougars vs. Cougars.
1 of 7. At a glance
Saturday, 1:30 p.m. MDT
Reliant Stadium (71,500)
TV: ESPNEWS Radio: 1160 AM
Weather: Temperatures in the 70s with a 40 percent chance of rain.
2 of 7. The stakes
For BYU BYU, which hasn't left the state of Utah for a game since August, is hoping to build on its three-game winning streak.
3 of 7. The trends
For BYU BYU has held 12 straight opponents to 21 points or less. The last time BYU had a streak like that was in 1939-40.
4 of 7. The edge
BYU will win if The BYU Cougars will win if they get the type of balance offensively they enjoyed against Georgia Tech and score consistently in the red zone.