Sport: Cougars: We Are Too No. 1!

Unblemished Brigham Young braces for the argument

If any other major college football team in the country were undefeated, Brigham Young University would probably be No. 2, which may yet be arranged. Having reduced Michigan's record to a level 6-6 in last week's stirring 24-17 Holiday Bowl, the nation's only 13-0 team, now 24 games between losses, is still no more than a referendum question. Quarterback Robbie Bosco was carried to the clubhouse after a first-quarter foul, but returned limping in the second to bobble along imperfectly and heroically.

Gallantry, however, cannot carry a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!