" after failing to cross midfield in last week's 27-0 loss to LSU. The week prior, against FCS Portland State, the Cougars managed a modest 365 yards and 20 points. Head coach Kalani Sitake wasn't shy about telling his offensive coordinator, Ty Detmer, to get things figured out. Prior to Detmer's arrival, BYU averaged 33.7 ppg and over 6 yards per play with current starter Tanner Mangum posting a 23-10 TD-to-INT ratio as a freshman. Last season under Detmer, the team's QB Rating (118.1) ranked 101st. BYU is currently a +1 home underdog to rival Utah.
“I know I’m coming down hard on the offense but, man, let’s be honest,” Sitake said. “That was the issue. Ty knows that and our offensive players know that, so we will fix it.”
“You have to change it,” Sitake said during Monday’s media interviews. “There is no staying the course when it is not working well. (Offensive coordinator Ty Detmer) knows that.