Brigham Young at Virginia

Parks' late TD lifts Virginia past BYU, 19-16

AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Kevin Parks ran 13 yards for a touchdown with 2:36 to play Saturday night and Virginia beat BYU 19-16 in a wild season-opener that had a 2-hour weather delay.

Parks' run came one play after Anthony Harris intercepted a tipped pass from Taysom Hill and then flipped the ball to teammate Henry Coley, who was running alongside and carried it to the 13.

BYU got the ball back and drove quickly from its 8 to its 41, but Hill threw four consecutive incompletions, badly overthrowing his receiver on the final one, and the Cavaliers held on.

Only minutes earlier, Hill seemed like the hero when he dove one yard for a go-ahead touchdown, capping a 92-yard, 11-play drive against a new-look Virginia defense that had been solid.

Jamaal Williams gained 144 yards on 33 carries for BYU while Hill was 13 for 40 for 175 yards with an interception.

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Scoring Summary
BYUJD Falslev 4 yd pass from Taysom Hill (Justin Sorensen kick)
UVAIan Frye 53 yd FG
UVADarius Jennings 11 yd pass from David Watford (Ian Frye kick)
UVA Team safety
BYUTaysom Hill 1 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
BYUJustin Sorensen 36 yd FG
UVAKevin Parks 13 yd run (Ian Frye kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2114
Third Down Efficiency7-236-20
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-0
Plays-Net Yards93-36274-223
Passing Yds175114
Kick Return Yds6695
Punt Return Yds3463
Time of Poss.25:5134:9
Individual Stats
BYU: Jamaal Williams 33-144, Taysom Hill 11-42, Michael Alisa 2-9, Paul Lasike 3-5, Adam Hine 2-5, Team 2--18
UVA: Kevin Parks 20-65, Khalek Shepherd 5-18, Taquan Mizzell 7-16, David Watford 10-10
BYU: Taysom Hill 13-40-175-1
UVA: David Watford 18-32-114-1
BYU: JD Falslev 3-32, Skyler Ridley 3-29, Ross Apo 2-59, Jamaal Williams 2-25, Brett Thompson 2-20, Mitch Mathews 1-10
UVA: Darius Jennings 7-62, Zachary Swanson 3-21, Jake McGee 3-9, Tim Smith 2-19, Dominique Terrell 1-4, Khalek Shepherd 1-0, Billy Skrobacz 1--1
Brigham Young1st FBS Independents 0-09-4
Virginia6th Atlantic Coast Coastal1-72-10

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