Sept. 20, 1997
BYU vs. ASU Post-Game Notes
Tonight's game marks the lowest point total by an ASU team since September 30, 1995, 31-0 vs. USC. It also marks the lowest point output in a home game since September 10, 1994, 47-10 vs. Miami.
The Arizona State football team will have to regroup from a loss and play the next week for the first time since October 7, 1995, 30-28 vs. Stanford. (ASU's loss to Arizona in '95 was the last game of the season and ASU's loss to Ohio State was in the Rose Bowl).
The Sun Devils lose their first regular-season game and first home game since Nov. 24, 1995 (31-28 vs. Arizona).
ASU loses to BYU at Sun Devil Stadium/Frank Kush Field for the first time in nine games.
ASU has recorded a block in four of the past five games.
(Blocked FG and punt vs. UA)
(Blocked FG vs. Ohio State)
(Blocked XPT vs. Miami)
(Blocked FG vs. BYU)
Kicker Robert Nycz has connected on 73 straight extra points and 99 of 100 in his career. He has also connected on 28 of 38 career field goal attempts. He is 19 of 22 from inside 40 yards and 9 of 14 beyond 40.
Nycz's 44-yard field goal in the first quarter was a season-long for the kicker.
BYU running back Brian McKenzie's six-yard TD run in the second quarter was the first rushing TD allowed by the ASU defense this season.
Tonight's game marks the fourth time in McKenzie's career he has rushed for over 100 yards in a single game.
BYU receiver Ben Cahoon had over 200 yards receiving. It the the first time since 1993 ASU has allowed a receiver over 200 yards in a single game. (1993, ASU vs. Washington State, Deron Pointer (255 yards receiving).