BYU Football: Opponents Power Rankings: Badgers come to town on Saturday | Sports – Arizona News

BYU Football: Opponents Power Rankings: Badgers come to town on Saturday | Sports – Arizona News

1. No. 10 Wisconsin (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten West)

Last Week: 1

Results: Freshman Jonathan Taylor ran for 223 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 9 Wisconsin to a 31-14 victory against Florida Atlantic.

Game On: Saturday at BYU (1-2), 1:30 p.m. MT (ABC)

What’s Up? BYU and Wisconsin are tied 1-1 in the overall series between the two teams. … Both coaches are heading up their alma maters. Paul Chryst played quarterback at Wisconsin from 1986-88 and Kalani Sitake was a fullback at BYU in 1994, 1997-2000.

2. No. 12 LSU (2-0, 0-0 SEC West)

Last Week: 2

Results: Derrius Guice ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns and DJ Chark returned a punt 65 yards for a score as No. 12 LSU pounded Chattanooga 45-10.

Game On: Saturday at Mississippi State (2-0), 5 p.m. MT (ESPN2)

What’s Up? Guice needed just 271 rushing attempts to reach 2,000 career yards, the fewest attempts needed by any player in LSU history. … LSU leads the overall series with Mississippi State 73-34-3 but the past three meetings have all been decided by five points or less.

3. Utah (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12 South)

Last Week: 3

Results: Quarterback Tyler Huntley combined for 389 total yards and a score to lead Utah to a 19-13 victory against BYU.

Game On: Saturday vs. San Jose State (1-2), 8 p.m. MT (ESPN2)

What’s Up? The Utes are 23-1 in non-conference games since joining the Pac-12 in 2011. … Utah leads the overall series with San Jose State 7-1 and beat the Spartans 34-17 in San Jose last season.

4. Mississippi State (2-0, 0-0 SEC West)

Last Week: 4

Results: Nick Fitzgerald threw for three…

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