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The BYU Cougars are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent Brigham Young University (BYU), located in Provo, Utah. BYU fields 21 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) varsity athletic teams. They are a member of the West Coast Conference for most sports. Other sports compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and as independents. They were a member of the Mountain West Conference from 1999 to 2011 and before the formation of the MWC, the Cougars competed in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the Mountain States Conference, and the Western Athletic Conference.

Football

BYU Cougars college football
First Season
1922
Team History
BYU Cougars (1922-present)
Conference
Independent (2011-present)
Mountain West Conference (1999-2010)
Western Athletic Conference (1962-98)
Skyline Conference (1938-61)
Rocky Mountain Conference (1922-37)
Venue
LaVell Edwards Stadium (1964-present)

Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1949
October 29 at Wyoming Corbett Field

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
September 23 vs. Arizona State Cougar Stadium
1952
November 15 at Utah State Romney Stadium
1954
September 24 vs. Arizona State Cougar Stadium
1955
September 17 at Oregon State Parker Stadium

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1964
September 19 at Oregon Hayward Field
1967
October 28 vs. Utah Cougar Stadium
November 4 at Utah State Romney Stadium
1969
October 4 at Arizona State Sun Devil Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1973
October 6 at Utah State Romney Stadium
1974
December 28 vs. Oklahoma State Sun Devil Stadium
1975
October 3 vs. New Mexico Cougar Stadium
1976
September 25 at Arizona Arizona Stadium
December 18 vs. Oklahoma State Tangerine Bowl
1977
October 29 vs. Arizona Cougar Stadium
1978
September 9 at Oregon State Parker Stadium
December 22 vs. Navy San Diego Stadium
1979
October 20 at Wyoming Memorial Stadium
December 21 vs. Indiana San Diego Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1980
December 19 vs. SMU Jack Murphy Stadium
1981
October 3 vs. Utah State Cougar Stadium
December 18 vs. Washington State Jack Murphy Stadium
1982
December 17 vs. Ohio State Jack Murphy Stadium
1983
December 23 vs. Missouri Jack Murphy Stadium
1984
September 1 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium
December 21 vs. Michigan Jack Murphy Stadium
1985
September 21 at Temple Veterans Stadium
December 28 vs. Ohio State Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
1986
September 20 at Washington Husky Stadium
December 30 vs. UCLA Anaheim Stadium
1987
December 22 vs. Virginia Legion Field
1988
December 29 vs. Colorado Anaheim Stadium
1989
September 16 at Navy Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
October 28 at Hawaii Aloha Stadium
December 29 vs. Penn State Jack Murphy Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1990
December 29 vs. Texas A&M Jack Murphy Stadium
1991
September 7 at UCLA Rose Bowl
1992
December 25 vs. Kansas Aloha Stadium
1993
October 16 vs. Notre Dame Cougar Stadium
1999
December 27 vs. Marshall Pontiac Silverdome

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2006
December 21 vs. Oregon Sam Boyd Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2016
December 21 vs. Wyoming Qualcomm Stadium
2018
December 21 vs. Western Michigan Albertsons Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1950s 1952
1980s 1982 • 1987
2020s 2020

Men's Basketball

BYU Cougars men's college basketball
First Season
1902-03
Team History
BYU Cougars (1902-present)
Conference
West Coast Conference (2011-present)
Mountain West Conference (1999-2011)
Western Athletic Conference (1962-99)
Skyline Conference (1937-62)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (1917-37)
Independent (1902-17)
Venue
Marriott Center (1971-present)
Smith Fieldhouse (1951-71)

Programs by season

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1979-80
January 12, 1980 vs. Utah Marriott Center

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1960s 1964-65
NCAA Division I FBS independents
All Schools Army Black Knights • BYU Cougars • Liberty Flames • New Mexico State Aggies • Notre Dame Fighting Irish • UConn Huskies • UMass Minutemen
Venues Notre Dame Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference • Independents
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
West Coast Conference
Full members BYU Cougars • Gonzaga Bulldogs • Loyola Marymount Lions • Pacific Tigers • Pepperdine Waves • Portland Pilots • Saint Mary's Gaels • San Diego Toreros • San Francisco Dons • Santa Clara Broncos
Venues Firestone Fieldhouse • Gersten Pavilion • Marriott Center
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Big East Conference • West Coast Conference