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BYU Suffers Epic Meltdown Against Utes

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In a rivalry that has been nothing short of dramatic and heart-racing over the last two decades, Saturday's meltdown by BYU just felt like another chapter to the story. Up by 20 points twice in the second half, BYU found a way to blow a 20-0 and 27-7 lead over Utah, making it the Cougars's eighth straight loss to the Utes.

BYU came out firing and dominated the first half, shutting out the Utes 20-0 to begin the contest. It looked all but certain that Utah was overlooking BYU in favor of their match-up with Washington in the Pac-12 championship game.

Then came half-time.

A pick-six in the third quarter triggered a meltdown for the ages as the Utes found their mojo and scored 28 unanswered points to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. 

Do BYU fans have reason to be optimistic despite the heartbreaking loss? Who is the blame for the meltdown? Did Utah win, or did BYU lose? Is that talent gap as wide as some suggest? What's with the second half play calling?

The Bros will discuss these and other questions tonight on the Sports Bros Podcast.