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Jay Drew

    BYU football: Cougars add New Zealand rugby player to signing class
    BYU’s football program turned that old public relations adage about releasing bad news late Friday night before a holiday weekend on its head late Fri...
    Updated May 22 2015 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
    (Brigham Young's Max Hall #15 waves to the crowd as he walks off of the field after the game against Oklahoma at Cowboys Stadium Saturday September 5, 2009. BYU won the game 14-13

Photo by Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune)  BYU football: Max Hall says addiction to painkillers led to unlawful behavior
    A little more than eight months since he was arrested in Gilbert, Ariz., for shoplifting and possession of a controlled substance, former BYU quarterb...
    Updated May 07 2015 09:03 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Prized juco OL Garett Bolles decommits
    The month of May has not started well for coach Bronco Mendenhall’s football program. Last week, no BYU players were taken in the NFL draft. As has be...
    Updated May 06 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
 BYU linebacker Alani Fua (5) takes down Boise State Broncos running back Jay Ajayi (27) during first half play. BYU held a 24-3 lead over Boise State, Friday, October 25, 2013 BYU football: Cougs shut out of 2015 NFL draft, several sign UDFA deals
    For the first time since 2012, but third time in the past five years, no BYU football players were taken in the NFL Draft, which concluded Saturday af...
    Updated May 03 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former DL Russell Tialavea joins support staff
    BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall has hired another former player to be a part of his staff. Former Cougar defensive lineman (2005-2009, 2012) Rus...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Andrew May is Cougars’ new director of basketball operations
    Former BYU basketball manager Andrew May has been hired to return to the program as its director of basketball operations. BYU coach Dave Rose announ...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: More thoughts, comments on state of program, player departures
    I’ve been getting some interesting responses from BYU fans — negative and positive — regarding my piece in Wednesday’s Tribune that asks the question ...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Neilson shocked that he was asked to transfer, but not bitter
    After BYU’s 94-90 loss to Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament’s First Four game in Dayton, Ohio, freshman center Isaac Neilson vowed to get bigger, strong...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 05:42 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU baseball: Cougars land prep All-American outfielder Kyle Dean
    BYU baseball coach Mike Littlewood has had a big smile on his face this week. The third-year coach landed the biggest recruit of his short tenure at ...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 11:33 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: 2015 schedule now includes three Friday night games
    As has been anticipated for quite awhile, BYU’s football game at San Jose State will be played on a Friday night, rather than a Saturday. The Mountai...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Individual awards handed out at team banquet
    BYU basketball coach Dave Rose held his annual end-of-season basketball banquet on Tuesday night at Nu-Skin headquarters in downtown Provo to honor th...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 11:57 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Given its challenges, season a success, Rose says
    The 2014-15 BYU basketball team went 25-10, tied for second place in the West Coast Conference, upset No. 2/3 Gonzaga on its home floor, lost badly to...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 05:18 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Rose talks about replacing Pope, possibly playing UVU
    In his 10 seasons as BYU’s head basketball coach, Dave Rose has watched two of his assistants move on to other Division I head coaching jobs. Dave Ric...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 11:57 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: NBA draft hopeful Tyler Haws announces engagement
    Call this the year of the power couple in BYU athletics. The leading scorer in BYU basketball history, Tyler Haws, announced his engagement on Monday...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 11:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars’ 2015-16 roster is beyond full, for now
    A week or two later than normal, BYU basketball coach Dave Rose held his annual end-of-season one-on-one interviews with beat writers who cover the Co...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 09:45 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougs more disciplined, have better leadership after spring camp
    While most college football programs around the country are about halfway through spring football practices, the BYU Cougars are done, having wrapped ...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 11:45 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Inside linebackers insist they’ll be better in 2015
    After the Cougars lost 42-35 at home to Nevada last year, I ran into a former BYU linebacker, a guy who played in the middle part of Bronco Mendenhall...
    Updated Apr 02 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes, quotes and a quarterback update
    A major storyline out of BYU’s five-week spring practices session has been the offense’s domination over the defense, but on Wednesday morning — the 1...
    Updated Apr 01 2015 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Haws, Collinsworth are AP Honorable Mention All-Americans, Pope UVU-bound
    BYU assistant coach Mark Pope sort of stole some thunder from star guards Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth on Monday afternoon. Shortly after Haws an...
    Updated Mar 30 2015 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Top offensive linemen must stay healthy for Cougs to thrive
    As the 2014 football season was winding down, BYU’s offensive line situation looked pretty good. The only big contributor the Cougars were expected to...
    Updated Mar 26 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Injuries way down at spring camp this year
    Sophomore quarterback McCoy Hill got hurt on the first day, but since then BYU’s spring practices have not included many injuries. The Cougars wrappe...
    Updated Mar 25 2015 06:00 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Defense shorthanded in spring camp
    I get the question everywhere I go, especially now that the BYU basketball season is over. How is the BYU football team going to look in 2015? The op...
    Updated Mar 24 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU rugby crushes Utah in SLC to win Wasatch Cup
    Saturday was mostly a rough day for BYU’s school-sponsored sports teams. The BYU women’s basketball team was hammered by Louisville in an NCAA Tourna...
    Updated Mar 21 2015 11:03 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes and quotes from spring camp
    It was a relaxed, congenial and friendly Bronco Mendenhall who emerged from the football offices on Friday morning to talk to reporters as the Cougars...
    Updated Mar 20 2015 05:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Report: BYU, Mississippi State agree to home-and-home football series
    If reports are true, and BYU has given us no reason today to believe they aren’t, the Cougars’ 2016 football schedule is going to be as difficult as a...
    Updated Mar 19 2015 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
    SEC to count games against BYU toward its P-5 scheduling requirement
    BYU sports fans who are still hurting over the Cougars’ 94-90 loss to Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament First Four game got some news to soften their pa...
    Updated Mar 19 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Fischer’s shooting could be X-factor for Cougars vs. Ole Miss
    I spent a lot of time watching ESPN programming in my hotel room this morning, and am sort of blown away by how much love BYU was getting from analyst...
    Updated Mar 17 2015 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Haws and Ole Miss coach share an interesting connection
    BYU and Ole Miss have never met on the basketball floor before, but the Cougars and Rebels do share something in common — a 1989 game in the old Couga...
    Updated Mar 17 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Make NCAA Tournament magical by advancing, Rose tells Cougars
    BYU coach Dave Rose will take his eighth team into the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday when the 25-9 Cougars take on 20-12 Ole Miss at 7:10 p.m. MDT at Uni...
    Updated Mar 16 2015 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Rose gratified by midseason turnaround
    Happy to report that I’ve arrived in Dayton and am awaiting BYU’s news conference at University of Dayton Arena and open practice from 6:35 to 7:15 p....
    Updated Mar 16 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share