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Jay Drew

    BYU basketball: Idaho guard Connor Harding commits to Cougars
    The last week of July has been a fruitful one for BYU basketball coach Dave Rose. A day after landing Elon University transfer Elijah Bryant, Rose go...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 08:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars snag Elon transfer Elijah Bryant
    BYU basketball coaches got some favorable news on Tuesday night, as Elon University freshman Elijah Bryant announced via his Instagram account that he...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Five Cougars on Polynesian Player of Year watch list
    No fewer than five BYU football players have been added to the watch list for the inaugural Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. BYU...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 07:33 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Dispute over money led to shooting of BYU recruit, police say
    An arrest has been made in the Sunday night shooting of BYU football recruit Charles West. Coppell (Texas) police said Tuesday that they have arreste...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Troubled recruit Charles West shot in left arm
    Charles West, the 18-year-old BYU football signee who still faces charges of raping a woman at knifepoint last February, was shot in the left arm on S...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Austin granted fifth year, 7-3 Alan Hamson to walk on
    BYU’s big-man situation for the 2015-16 basketball season is slowly taking shape. Tuesday, the Cougars announced that forward Nate Austin has been gr...
    Updated Jun 16 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Frank Bartley IV transfers to Louisiana-Lafayette
    The second of two players who left the BYU basketball program after the 2014-15 season has found a home. Sophomore guard Frank Bartley IV announced o...
    Updated Jun 10 2015 09:45 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: 18 Cougars make All-Independent teams
    Navy has left the small group of college football independents, joining the American Athletic Conference in football only in 2015, meaning that BYU, N...
    Updated Jun 01 2015 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
    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: 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’s Eaton, Bailey earn AP women’s basketball All-America honors
    BYU’s foray into the 2015 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament didn’t go as well as the Cougars would have wanted. BYU was blitzed 86-53 by Louisville i...
    Updated Apr 01 2015 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Richland (Wash.) guard Steven Beo commits to Cougars
    On the same day that BYU basketball coach Dave Rose lost his top assistant, he picked up a commitment from a member of the class of 2016. Steven Beo,...
    Updated Mar 31 2015 03:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes, quotes and a Jamaal Williams injury update
    BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia has a law degree (from BYU), and is married to Elizabeth Wolfgramm, a former lead singer of the 1980s pop group “T...
    Updated Mar 30 2015 06:39 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