Holiday Bowl


Brigham Young (8-3-1)

vs. No. 7 Iowa (10-1)

Where: San Diego

When: 8 p.m.


Brigham Young outlook: Last year's Heisman trophy winner, QB Ty Detmer, leads a Cougars offense that ranks second in the nation in passing offense (343.8 yards per game). Detmer has broken 59 and tied 3 NCAA records. Detmer this season has completed 249 of 403 passes for 4,031 yards and 35 TDs. Detmer also leads the nation in total offense with 4,001 total yards and a average of 333.4 yards per game. The Cougars rushing attack has been split between Peter Tuipulotu and Jamal Willis. Tuipulotu has rushed for 619 yards on 125 carries (5.0 avg.) and has scored 6 TDs. Willis has 520 yards rushing on 86 carries (6.1 avg.)and has scored 6 TDs.

Iowa outlook: Senior QB Matt Rodgers directs the Hawkeyes offense. Rodgers has completed 166 of 255 passes for 2,054 yards and 14 TDs. RB Mike Saunders leads Iowa's ground attack with 919 yards on 197 carries (4.7 avg.) and has scored 8 TDs. Iowa features 5 receivers with 25 or more receptions.

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