Highlights, key plays and photos from BYU’s 43-26 win over Houston

BYU wide receiver Dax Milne, right, catches a pass for a 78-yard touchdown on BYU’s first offensive play of the game against Houston at TDECU Stadium in Houston on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. | Jaren Wilkey, BYU photo

BYU survived its toughest test of the season, rallying from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat Houston 36-26 at TDECU Stadium in Houston on Friday night.

Zach Wilson again led a strong BYU offensive attack, as the visitors scored the final t29 points of the game to put the contest away and hand BYU its most impressive victory of the season.

With the win, BYU improves to 5-0 while Houston drops to 1-1.

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1:40, fourth quarter
BYU 43, Houston 26

BYU makes it a 17-point game as Tyler Allgeier scores on a 14-yard run after Houston failed to convert a fourth down deep in its own territory.

3:06, fourth quarter
BYU 36, Houston 26

BYU goes on a key scoring drive, moving 57 yards on six plays to build a 10-point lead late. Zach Wilson hits Dax Milne with a dime for an 18-yard touchdown pass, Milne’s third score of the night.

It’s been quite the turnaround for BYU after falling behind by 12.

Friday Night Dimes

— PFF College (@PFF_College) October 17, 2020

10:35, fourth quarter
BYU 29, Houston 26

BYU is back in front after trailing by double digits for the first time this season, scoring on an 8-yard flip pass from Zach Wilson to Masen Wake. With a two-point conversion pass to Tyler Allgeier, BYU is up three.

BYU had favorable starting position on the drive — at the Houston 23 — after a 13-yard punt.


— PFF College (@PFF_College) October 17, 2020

End third quarter
Houston 26, BYU 21

BYU is driving after the onside, and will start the fourth quarter with the ball first-and-10 at the Houston 33.

Some game notes through three quarters:

Houston has 418 yards to 379 for BYU, and Houston has run 58 plays to 42 for BYU
Clayton Tune has completed 20 of 24 passes for 307 yards and two touchdowns while Zach Wilson is 20 of 26 for 332 yards and two touchdowns
Houston is more effective at running the ball, with 111 yards on the ground to 47 for BYU
Both teams are committing costly penalties: Houston has seven for 86 yards, and BYU has six for 59 yards

0:50, third quarter
Houston 26, BYU 21

BYU finally has a response, driving 75 yards in five plays before scoring on a 2-yard Dax Milne catch. Milne had a 37-yard grab earlier in the drive to get BYU inside the Houston 5, and Zach Wilson completed four passes for 76 yards.

BYU then makes a momentum-changing play, recovering an onside kick near midfield to take back possession.

An absolutely beautiful onside kick

— Unnecessary Roughness (@UnnecRoughness) October 17, 2020

3:05, third quarter
Houston 26, BYU 14

Clayton Tune scores the hard — and pretty — way, escaping a sack attempt before scrambling for a diving 5-yard touchdown run. That caps a …read more

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