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Independent BYU banks on itself

The signs are all over the football office, a new mantra for a new BYU world:

Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dare.

It is a bold statement for a university making one of the boldest moves in recent college football history. The Cougars are bucking convention and going independent, joining Notre Dame, Army and Navy as the only loners in the sport.

Everybody in Provo understands the risk. But no grand plans are laid without taking a gamble and relying on just a little bit of faith. Does BYU know where it will stand five years from now? No. Does anyone in college football? No.

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