1999 Media Guide
BYU won the first-ever Mountain West Conference Championship with an 8-4 season record (5-2 conf.) A 27-20 win over Air Force marks LaVell Edwards’ 250th victory as head coach of the Cougars. Junior kicker Owen Pochman becomes the school’s all-time leading scorer, picking up 90 points on the season to give him a career total 247. A six-game winning streak in the middle of the season has BYU ranked as high as No. 12 in the USAToday/CNN Coaches’ Poll. Running back Luke Staley is named Freshman All-American and conference Freshman of the Year, leading the nation’s freshmen in scoring average with 78 points in eight games. Rob Morris returns from a four-game absence to earn All-America status. Morris is picked in the first round with the 28th overall pick by the Indianapolis Colts. The Cougars finish the season ranked first in the conference in total offense and rushing defense, as well as eighth in the nation in passing offense and 14th in the nation in rushing defense. BYU makes its first-ever Motor City Bowl appearance against Marshall. Edwards concludes the season with his 20th career conference title and 22nd bowl appearance in 28 years


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