A frustrated Brandon Doman: It was Bronco's decision and my play-call
Posted by: Pete Roussel on September 21, 2012
BYU offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Brandon Doman dialed a 3x1 sprint out flood concept for a 2-point play with 3:37 remaining in the fourth quarterback than fell incomplete, allowing Boise State to escape with a 7-6 win on Thursday night.
It's the second straight heartbreaker for BYU, who lost to Utah in the final seconds in Salt Lake City last week.
Following the game, Doman said, "We might start winning some football games in tough environments if the offense would just stop giving the other team points. We've done it two weeks in a row. Our defense has done everything they needed to do to win the game; offense hasn't done their part.
"The decision to go for 2 is Coach Mendenhall's decision, which I supported all the way. The call was my call. The guy got a fingertip on the ball. Our guard missed his block and so Taysom (Hill) got flushed backwards."
Boise State played zone. Look at the corner to wide side. Do you think he knew the flood route was coming?
Doman said, "I'm not sure why the ball bounced off the goalpost last week; I'm not sure why this guy got a fingernail on the ball. Probably due to the fact that we made just enough mistakes to take ourselves out of the chance to win. And I'm not sure you're worthy of winning when you make the amount of mistakes we've made."
BYU hosts Hawaii next Friday night.
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