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  • West Virginia running back Justin Crawford (25) runs past BYU defensive lineman Tomasi Laulile (48) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) BYU football: Defensive front seven needs more sacks, disruptive plays
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