The BYU Cougars and the Utah Utes have agreed to a home-and-home football series taking place during the 2011 and 2012 seasons, BYU Athletics Director Tom Holmoe announced Thursday.
The series will begin when Utah visits LaVell Edwards Stadium on September 17, 2011. The series finale will take place on September 15, 2012 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.
BYU and Utah have met 91 times in the “Holy War” rivalry with Utah leading 53-34-4. The next meeting in the series will take place on November 27, 2010 at Utah.
With the addition of BYU, the 2011 Utah non-conference schedule is now complete. The Utes will open the 2011 season at home against Montana State on Thursday, September 1. They will then travel to BYU on September 17 and to Pittsburgh on October 8.
BYU has games scheduled in 2011 at Oregon State (09/03), at Texas (09/10) and home games against Utah (09/17) and UCF (09/23).