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Utah-BYU: Riley a Ute? Star a Coug? It could have been
College football » Both teams have players who almost went to rival school.

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At a glance

BYU at Utah

Saturday, 8 p.m.


Coulda, woulda, shoulda?

Utah and BYU’s roster are populated by players who chose one school over the other. A few of the most notable:

Could’ve been Utes

QB Riley Nelson

OL Ryker Mathews

DB Joe Sampson

OL Braden Hansen

Could’ve been Cougars

DL Star Lotulelei

DL Dave Kruger

RB Harvey Langi (serving mission)

LB/DL Trevor Reilly

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