SALT LAKE CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 15: Fans rush the field after the BYU Cougars missed on a field goal to tie the game against the University of Utah Utes during the second half of an college football game September 15, 2012 at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. Utah was penalized for the fans running onto the filed giving BYU a second chance at a game tieing field goal. Utah beat BYU 24-21. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Utes Win Holy War Like 3 Times In Saturday's Wildest Finish

An outrageous conclusion that saw Utah fans storm the field a grand total of three times also made for the perfect end to another busy day of college football.

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2012 Utah Vs. BYU Video Highlights: Watch Utes Fans Rush The Field 3 Times

The BYU Cougars and the Utah Utes had an absolutely wild finish that has to be revisited from last night. BYU was down three and pinned inside their own 20. But then Riley Nelson found Cody Hoffman wide open downfield on 4th-and-11 for 46 yards, setting up a long field goal attempt to try and send the game into overtime.

Here are the full video highlights of the frenetic final few seconds (with a bonus botched Utah punt that brought BYU back into it before that bizarre final drive).

However, BYU tried to attempt one more throw with time running down, and it looked as if time expired. Cue the Utah student Section, who didn't waste any time rushing the field. And they did so with a crib!

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The referees would review the clock though, and it turned out the football ended up hitting the ground with one second left. So BYU then tried a field goal, and the Utes then blocked the kick. Unfortunately, the student section thought the play was dead the moment the kick was blocked, and rushed onto the field from the sidelines where they had been waiting for the final play to end.

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Naturally, the Utah fans invading the field invited a 15 yard penalty, and set up a more makeable kick. So BYU was definitely going to take advantage of a third chance at life right?

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DOINK! Gotta love the premature BYU holder celebration too.

Talk about the Holy War with BYU fans at Vanquish The Foe, and with Utah fans at Block U.

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BYU Vs. Utah Final Score: Utes Upset No. 25 BYU In 24-21 Thriller

It took three different endings to finish the game between Utah and No. 25 BYU and they were all in regulation. Unfortunately for BYU, the result was the same in every single one, they were upset by their in-state and un-ranked rivals, 24-21.

At first the Utes thought they won outright. Students stormed the field as the visiting Cougars walked around holding up their fingers, the index ones, to indicate one-second remaining on the game clock. After a review by the officials, the Cougars were given the ball.

BYU kicker Justin Sorensen attempted a field goal that was blocked by the Utes. The students stormed the field once again causing BYU to raise another issue that the students had run on the field to early.

The officials agreed with BYU again and assessed a penalty on the Utes. BYU still had life. Thanks to the penalty, Sorensen was 15 yards closer to the goal posts. The kick had the distance, but it hooked a little bit too much and bounced off the uprights.

For real this time, Utah upset BYU, 24-21 and the students were finally able to stay on the field.

Box Score Hero: BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman had eight catches for 111 yards and one touchdown. Statistically, it was an unremarkable game for players on both squads.

Rankings Ramifications: This loss by the Cougars will likely put them out of the Top 25.

But Did They Cover? The Utes came in as 3.5 underdogs. They didn't need it.

For More On This Game:

For more on Utes football, visit Utah blog Block U, plus Pac-12 blog Pacific Takes.

For more on Cougars football, visit BYU blog Vanquish The Foe.

Next Week's Schedule: BYU's life gets a little bluer as they head to Boise State. The Utes get to enjoy the dry heat of Arizona as they face the Arizona State Sun Devils.

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BYU Vs. Utah Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

The Cougars will look to avenge a 54-10 loss at the hands of the Utes in 2011 as the in-state rivals square off on Saturday night.

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