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Countdown to Opening Day: Remembering 10 Great MW Football Moments - 5. BYU vs CSU, 2008

There are now 10 days left until the beginning of college football. To celebrate this auspicious and great sport I have compiled 10 great moments in MW football history. The rankings aren't necessarily top to bottom, and there are always room for opinions.

As much as fans love to see upsets and blowouts, sometimes there nothing like a good ol' fashioned shootout and survival game. BYU traveled to Fort Collins as a heavy favorite against the 4-4 Rams. However, 87 points later between the two teams, and the Cougars realized (or maybe not) that you can't overlook anyone.

Colorado State jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead on a Mychal Sisson fumble return. From there, BYU played a sort of catch-up until the 4th quarter where Max Hall passed to Dennis Pitta to take the lead. From there it got crazy: five lead changes with BYU finally taking the lead at the end. On yet another Hall-Pitta connection, BYU took the final lead with 22 seconds left in the game. A failed Hail Mary and the game was over. BYU would peak at No. 14 in the nation before losing to Utah and then falling to Arizona in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Up Next: The fourth edition of this bowl game featured a freshman phenom, a first year head coach, a coach with famous mustache, a chili cookout and a fake punt that lead to a game tying field goal to go to overtime.