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Anything can and often does happen in this rivalry game. I expect both of these teams to be very good next year. Both BYU and Utah return a good amount of talent, but both have questions that need to be answered.
For Utah, who will step up at running back? Wide and Asiata graduate. Shakerin's career was sadly cut off by injury. The Utes need an answer soon. Don't be surprised if true freshman Harvey Langi sees significant playing time this fall.
For BYU, the positions in question are in the defensive backfield. Both corners and strong safety Andrew Rich graduate. Those waiting in the wings have backup/ JC experience, as well as sufficient talent, but we will have to wait to see how well they can transition their skills and experience into a starting D-I role.
Last year both teams struggled to move the ball on the ground. If either team can establish a run game, they could pull away from the other. With BYU returning 4/5 offensive linemen and all three running backs, I see the Cougars winning a close one in Provo.