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    BYU football: Bronco, Taysom Hill will discuss Hill’s future after season
    In case you missed it, injured BYU quarterback Taysom Hill has granted a few interviews since his season-ending injury at Nebraska, and basically said...
    Updated Oct 12 2015 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Mangum says left knee is fine, but brace is here to stay
    Tanner Mangum set a BYU record for passing yards in a game for a freshman in last week’s 30-13 win over UConn, throwing for 365 yards against a Husky ...
    Updated Oct 08 2015 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former Cougar Vai Sikahema to join Polynesian Football Hall of Fame
    Before he became a well-known television sports and news anchor for an NBC-TV affiliate in Philadelphia, Vai Sikahema was an outstanding running back ...
    Updated Oct 07 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU defensive back Michael Davis (15) celebrates with team mates as BYU stretched its second half lead. BYU beat UCONN 30-13, Friday, October 2, 2015.
BYU football: Charges dismissed, reduced in case against cornerback Michael Davis
    One charge has been reduced and the other dismissed in the case against BYU cornerback Michael Davis for his role in a dispute over a parking space at...
    Updated Oct 07 2015 08:54 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Defense gearing up for explosive ECU offense
    You gotta love BYU linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga’s frankness. Tuesday, the former Cougar star was asked how good East Carolina’s offense is, and he...
    Updated Oct 06 2015 05:45 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Luke Staley, Rob Morris to enter BYU Athletics Hall of Fame
    Former BYU football stars Rob Morris and Luke Staley are among five former Cougar All-Americans who will be inducted into the BYU Athletic Hall of Fam...
    Updated Oct 05 2015 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougs could be happy with 2-2 record, but aren’t
    Earlier this week, I made an attempt to talk BYU fans off the ledge a little bit, saying in this analysis piece that coach Bronco Mendenhall and offen...
    Updated Oct 01 2015 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Receivers coach accepts blame for abysmal WR performance vs. Michigan
    BYU receivers coach Guy Holliday did not mince words on Tuesday. The three-year boss of the ball-catchers was disappointed with the way BYU’s outside ...
    Updated Sep 30 2015 02:06 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes and quotes from big loss to Michigan
    Not only were the Cougars thoroughly whipped by Michigan on Saturday, they went away from the 31-0 shellacking a beaten and bruised football team. Co...
    Updated Sep 27 2015 06:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: WR Jake Ziolkowski excited to return to Midwest, face Michigan
    He has been with the BYU football team since 2012, but my guess is not many Cougar fans are familiar with Jake Ziolkowski, a wide receiver from Waucon...
    Updated Sep 24 2015 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Depleted RB group could be a big concern at the Big House
    After fielding nine questions that were generally pretty specific on Wednesday afternoon when it was the offense’s turn to talk to reporters after BYU...
    Updated Sep 23 2015 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars ramp up physicality in practice
    BYU senior defensive lineman Remington Peck called today’s practice one of the most physical and exhausting he has experienced in his time at BYU. Em...
    Updated Sep 22 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars to play at Oregon in 2022
    BYU announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to play a football game at the University of Oregon on Sept. 10, 2022. The Ducks will apparently not be ...
    Updated Sep 22 2015 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Bronco: BYU is a good team on verge of becoming a great team, with some work
    BYU football has a new process for the Monday press briefing with coach Bronco Mendenhall this year, and I applaud them for it. Mendenhall now sits a...
    Updated Sep 21 2015 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes and quotes from 24-23 loss at UCLA
    It struck me last night in the bowels of the Rose Bowl when BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae made his way to the podium in the visitors media int...
    Updated Sep 20 2015 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Big-play Cougs need to sustain some drives tonight vs. UCLA
    Greetings from Pasadena, where the Hail Mary-loving Cougars will take on No. 10 UCLA tonight at the Rose Bowl. Kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. MDT (7:30 here ...
    Updated Sep 19 2015 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Defense has pitched a pair of fourth-quarter shutouts
    Inside linebackers coach Paul Tidwell called it a “neat stat” today when coaches of the defense and defensive players met the media after BYU football...
    Updated Sep 15 2015 06:54 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Lapuaho won’t be suspended by BYU or CFO West for below-the-belt punch
    By now, every college football fan in the country has probably viewed the video clip from Saturday’s BYU-Boise State game that shows BYU sophomore off...
    Updated Sep 14 2015 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: B-minus for special teams from coach Kelly Poppinga
    Going into the Nebraska-BYU game last Saturday, I figured the Cornhuskers would have the edge in special teams. But the opposite was true. Special t...
    Updated Sep 08 2015 04:54 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Houk having fun with referee hug from Hail Mary
    By now, everybody in the free world has seen BYU’s Hail Mary play that beat Nebraska, and how No. 11 ran over to the referee signaling touchdown and g...
    Updated Sep 08 2015 08:50 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Quarterback depth chart is freshman, freshman or freshman
    With Taysom Hill going down for the season again on Saturday in the Cougars’ 33-28 season-opening win over Nebraska, BYU’s depth chart at quarterback ...
    Updated Sep 07 2015 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum throws a 42-yard Hail Mary with no time left, which was caught for the game-winning touchdown by wide receiver Mitch Mathews, unseen, giving BYU a 33-28 victory over Nebraska in an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Which BYU Hail Mary was better? Jim McMahon vs. Tanner Mangum
    There’s nothing quite like it in sports. The quarterback drops back, scans deep down the field and hurls the ball as high and far as he can as time e...
    Updated Sep 08 2015 08:46 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars confident, well-conditioned for season opener
    Gameday greetings from Lincoln, everyone. More than eight months since the Cougars fell 55-48 in double overtime to Memphis in the Miami Beach Bowl, ...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 09:03 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Anae scaled back offense, but still says Cougs will play hard and fast
    I personally think that BYU’s chances of pulling off an upset as touchdown underdogs at Nebraska on Saturday hinge on whether a makeshift defense miss...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: At least 12 men’s games will air on ESPN networks
    The West Coast Conference announced Thursday that a minimum of 35 men’s basketball games involving WCC schools will air nationally on an ESPN network ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Koroma remains coy about opener
    Color me a bit surprised when BYU honored a couple reporters’ interview requests today and brought center Tejan Koroma to the football offices lobby. ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Bronco’s theory on captains: less is more
    When it comes to having team captains, less is more. That’s BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall’s theory — this year, at least — as the coach announced Monda...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Notes and quotes from Bronco’s “favorite” practice of camp
    A rainy morning in Provo forced the BYU football team indoors today, but that didn’t stop coach Bronco Mendenhall from calling it his favorite practic...
    Updated Aug 26 2015 05:51 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars rout another opponent in Spain, conclude trip with 4-0 record
    Chase Fischer scored a team-high 20 points, making six 3-pointers, and Utah State transfer Kyle Davis added 14 points and 13 rebounds as BYU’s basketb...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 11:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Update on injuries, future scrimmage and soon-to-be-happy walk-ons
    Kyle Johnson couldn’t understand what all the fuss was about. BYU’s junior offensive lineman, a right guard as a freshman and a left guard as a sopho...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 07:27 pm   |     |   Share