Did BYU turn down a chance to play mighty Alabama in 2015?
Jeremy Fowler, College Football Insider for CBSSports.com, notes in this article published Thursday that the Crimson Tide is so desperate for a 12th game to complete its 2015 college football schedule that athletic director Bill Battle claims to have called every school he knows in the country.
Presumably, that means BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe got a call.
As fate would have it, the Cougars are also looking for a 12th game to complete their 2015 schedule. Problem is, BYU needs a home game, and there's no way on God's green earth that Alabama would agree to travel to Provo. The Cougars have six road games and five home games scheduled for 2015, to date.<