FILE: UTSA and BYU warm up before playing a game without fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. The school announced Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, it will allow approximately 6,000 fans attend the Cougars’ home game against Texas State on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
There will finally be fans — and not just cardboard cutouts — in the stands at LaVell Edwards Stadium this season.
BYU announced Saturday that, in accordance with the state’s new health guidance levels pertaining to COVID-19, approximately 6,000 fans will be allowed at the Cougars’ home game against Texas State next Saturday, Oct. 24.
In accordance with Utah’s new health guidance levels, the BYU-Texas State game on Saturday, Oct 24, will be played with approx. 6,000 spectators in Lavell Edwards Stadium.
The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN at 8:15pm MT.
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BYU has played three games in Provo this season in an empty stadium. The Cougars played in front of a crowd for the first time Friday night, as BYU beat Houston at TDECU Stadium in Texas. An announced crowd of 10,092 were in attendance.
This story will be updated.
Source:: Deseret News – Sports News