They said the University was the devil school and BYU was the righteous school, recalls McBride. Quips Edwards, What else can you be but a devil if you're red. Despite the joking, their respect for each other, the teams, and the game is obvious.
In a good-natured conversation, legendary football coaches Ron McBride and LaVell Edwards reminisce about the generations-old rivalry between their teamsthe University of Utah Utes and the Brigham Young University Cougars. Despite being rivals on the field, they were good friends who got along famously off the field. Their friendship lasts to this day, as reflected in their light-hearted repartee. The two much-loved coaches share their philosophy of the rivalry, talk about their storied careers, and share anecdotes from past games.