Southern California running back Darwin Barlow (22) is tackled by BYU defensive lineman Alema Pilimai, center, and linebacker Max Tooley (31) during an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.
Ashley Landis, Associated Press
While it still should be quite a few months before the BYU Cougars football program has its first Big 12 conference schedule in hand for 2023, its nonconference schedule is coming into sharp focus.
On Thursday, the USC Trojans announced they have scheduled a game for Aug. 26, 2023, against the San Jose State Spartans.
The announcement said the game was scheduled to replace a Nov. 25, 2023, game against the Cougars.
BYU, of course, has had to schedule full seasons as an independent, and has been in the process of canceling games to make way for Big 12 schedules (the Cougars have not themselves ever announced when they’ve canceled games).
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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News