CBS Sports: Columnist wonders how BYU wins with honor code and without sex

This one's on me, because I had no idea. Brigham Young University has been around for more than 100 years, and it has been competing at the highest levels of college athletics for decades, and I simply had no idea that BYU was competing and even winning with an honor code straight out of the 16th century.

And I don't mean that as a slap at BYU. Really, I do not. The BYU honor code is based on the Mormon faith, obviously, but it strikes me as Puritan, complete with expulsion on the grounds of the scarlet letter. Which would be "A". For adultery. That's the term for sex outside marriage, including sex before marriage, and it's forbidden for BYU students.

You heard me right.

BYU students can't have sex. Nor can they smoke a cigarette. Sex and then a cigarette? Forget it. It's against the BYU honor code.

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