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Monson: Riley Nelson just isn’t a good enough quarterback for BYU

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And he did not Thursday night before turning in and making way for freshman Taysom Hill. Side note: Hill led a terrific drive at the end — maybe he’ll be the guy? — that nearly won the game with a TD and two-point try.

But it did not. Let’s review: BYU scored a total of six points.

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Against that subpar backdrop, on the other side of the ball, BYU’s defense played great all night. But not well enough to exorcise the offense’s demons.

And without the center of the Cougars’ universe, those demons are hanging around — until BYU gets what it needs: either a bad opponent or a great quarterback.

GORDON MONSON hosts "The Big Show" weekdays from 3-7 p.m. on 1280 AM and 97.5 FM The Zone. Twitter: @GordonMonson.

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