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BYU in the NFL Week 15: Tyler Allgeier Has Arrived

BYU is enjoying a golden era of their alums succeeding in the NFL. They have two players that have started at quarterback, the current NFL leader in rushing touchdowns, and an array of other contributors.

Up to this point, the Falcons had used Allgeier as a backup, mostly sharing carries with Cordarrelle Patterson. After this week, Allgeier is now the team leader in carries and rushing yards.

Facing the Saints in New Orleans, Allgeier ran wild. He averaged 8.2 yards per carry on his way to 139 yards and one touchdown. He single-handedly kept the Falcons in the game, before they lost 21-18 to the Saints.