Cavaliers vs Cougars Final: 19-16 - Recap
The Cavaliers grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Cougars on Saturday, winning 19-16 at Scott Stadium.
The Cavaliers were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 50.5.
David Watford completed 18 of 32 pass attempts for 114 yards for the Cavaliers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cougars defense.
Jamaal Williams rushed for 144 yards for BYU, while Taysom Hill added 42 yards. Taysom Hill threw for 175 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Ross Apo and JD Falslev had 59 and 32 yards respectively.
Virginia was outgained by BYU 362-223 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Cougars.
Virginia led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:09/25:51 split in that important category.
Next game, Virginia takes its act home to face Oregon looking for another win. For BYU, they head home to face Texas.