BYU has added another opponent for the upcoming 2020 football season, the school announced Thursday.
The Cougars and Troy Trojans announced that the schools have agreed to a home-and-home football series, with the first meeting taking place on Sept. 26, 2020, in LaVell Edwards Stadium, while the teams are set to meet again on Sept. 5, 2026, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama.
The Cougars will face off against a familiar face when the Cougars and the Trojans meet this Fall. Former BYU Offensive Line Coach Ryan Pugh is the Offensive Coordinator for Troy and helped the Trojans 25th ranked scoring offense a season ago.
BYU and Troy University have agreed to a home-and-home football series, with the first game being played on Sept. 26, 2020 in LaVell Edwards Stadium.
— BYU FOOTBALL (@BYUfootball) August 13, 2020
Speaking on the matchup, BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe said, “Troy has been one of the top football programs in the Sun Belt Conference for many years. Despite the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 college football season, we worked out a contract with Troy over the past three weeks and look forward to facing the Trojans.”
This will be the first time the Cougars and Trojans have met on the Football Field.