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Beck Recounts "The Drive"

John Beck

When fans and pundits look back on John Beck's career as a BYU quarterback, one eight-play drive will color their memories more than anything else. During that 69-second march into Cougar football lore, Beck showcased the poise, decision-making ability, and pure physical skill that place him in the company of the BYU great ones.

John Beck did not have his greatest moment as a BYU Cougar against any old team; he saved his best for the biggest game of the season against archrival Utah. It was a Utah team he had failed to beat his previous two outings, and it appeared that he would finish his career the same way as many other recent Cougar seniors, without a single victory over their rival up north. Coupled with the fact... Recommended Stories