BYU football: The 10 best wins of the LaVell Edwards era

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No. 3: BYU vs SMU – 1980 Holiday Bowl

Arguably the greatest comeback in the history of college football, the 1980 Holiday Bowl is one of the best bowl games of all time. Trailing SMU 45-25 with four minutes remaining, Edwards and quarterback Jim McMahon got the Cougars right back in it. BYU scored 21 points in the final 2:33 seconds to defeat the Craig James and Eric Dickerson led Mustangs 46-45. McMahon threw for 446 yards and BYU finished the year 11-1.