Video: Where does Nebraska win fit in BYU football’s top 10 greatest games?

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Every once in a while a game comes along with storylines so compelling and significant, it deserves a look at how it fits within the broader context of historically-great games.

That’s what BYU’s stunning 33-28 win over the Huskers did for me last Saturday, prompting a review of BYU football’s greatest games in its illustrious history.

Here’s my personal top–10 list:

10: (6)BYU 28 (20)Wyoming 25 (OT), 1996 WAC Championship Game

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9. BYU 41 (13)Texas A&M 37, 1996 Pigskin Classic

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8. BYU 33 Nebraska 28, Sept. 5, 2015

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7. (5)BYU 19 (14)Kansas State 15, 1997 Cotton Bowl Classic

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6. (24)BYU 14 (3)Oklahoma 13, 2009 Cowboys Classic

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5. (23)BYU 33 Utah 31, 2006 Holy War

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4. (16)BYU 28 (1)Miami 21, Sept. 8, 1990

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3. BYU 20 (3)Pitt 14, Sept. 1, 1984

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2. (14)BYU 46 (19)SMU 45, 1980 Holiday Bowl

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1. (1)BYU 24 Michigan 17, 1984 Holiday Bowl

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Agree or disagree? Have I left out one of your personal favorites? Show me your top-10 in the comments.

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