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Jay Drew

    BYU basketball: Cougars land another juco recruit, finalize 2017-18 roster
    BYU’s roster for the 2017-18 basketball season has apparently been finalized. On Tuesday, the Cougars received a commitment from Kajon Brown, a 6-foo...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Herriman’s Taylor Pursley (2) tackles Bingham’s Brayden Cosper (7) during the game at Bingham High School Friday August 26, 2016. BYU football: Two more locals commit, bringing 2018 total to 15
    June has been a busy and profitable month for BYU football coaches, who landed a couple more instate recruits on Wednesday. Bingham High receiver Bra...
    Updated Jun 22 2017 10:42 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Oregon State signee Christian Folau, a four-star LB, transferring to BYU after mission
    At Monday’s Rivalry for Charity golf event, BYU football coach Kalani Sitake hinted that his program could be getting at least one more transfer from ...
    Updated Jun 21 2017 10:44 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Fourteen prospects from 2018 recruiting class, five from 2019 class, remain committed to Cougars
    As you can read in my report on Monday’s annual Rivalry for Charity golf tournament at Hidden Valley Country Club in the Sandy-Draper area, BYU footba...
    Updated Jun 20 2017 12:50 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars add a pair of highly touted offensive linemen
    A team can never have too many talented offensive linemen, BYU reiterated Monday with the announcement that returned missionary James Empey and Notre ...
    Updated Jun 05 2017 06:42 pm   |     |   Share
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   BYU quarterbacks Jeremiah Evans, Tanner Mangum, and Koy Detmer Jr., during the annual spring football scrimmage in Provo, Saturday March 25, 2017. BYU football: TV plans, kickoff times set for four more games, including Utah
    In their first meeting in Provo since 2013, BYU and Utah will play football long into the night on Sept. 9, 2017. ESPN announced Wednesday that it wi...
    Updated Jun 01 2017 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Trevin Knell, Woods Cross,  in Salt Lake City Wednesday March 15, 2017. BYU basketball: Former Cal signee Trevin Knell will play for Cougars after church mission
    Woods Cross High’s Trevin Knell announced on Twitter late Monday night that he has committed to play basketball for BYU and will sign with the Cougars...
    Updated May 29 2017 11:45 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU baseball: Cougars win two on Friday, advance to WCC championship game
    Stockton, Calif. — Two down, two to go. That’s the story for the BYU baseball team, which won both its games on Friday at the West Coast Conference t...
    Updated May 26 2017 11:46 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU baseball: Cougars drop WCC tourney opener to LMU, 3-2
    Stockton, Calif. — BYU’s late-season struggles continued Thursday night as the West Coast Conference baseball tournament got underway at Banner Island...
    Updated May 25 2017 11:57 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: ESPN will televise BYU-LSU game in prime time Sept. 2
    Kickoff time and television broadcast plans have been finalized for a sixth BYU football game this fall, and it is a big one. The AdvocCare Texas Kic...
    Updated May 25 2017 06:12 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Offensive Coordinator Ty Detmer, left, and Head football coach Kalani Sitake during a press conference at the BYU broadcasting building Wednesday February 1, 2017. BYU football: Texas prep QB Zadock Dinkelmann, Ty Detmer’s nephew, commits to BYU
    Offensive coordinator Ty Detmer will apparently have another nephew playing quarterback for BYU in the near future. Zadock Dinkelmann, a rising senior...
    Updated May 22 2017 06:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: BYU schedules a home-and-home series with FBS-transitioning Liberty
    Rarely, if ever, does BYU’s athletics department issue a news release on a Saturday. But that’s what happened yesterday — sort of — as the school ann...
    Updated May 14 2017 10:56 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Point guard from Chipola (Fla.) College says he’s committed to BYU
    Nick Emery won’t be the only left-handed guard handling the ball for the BYU men’s basketball team next year, it appears. Jahshire Hardnett, a 5-foot...
    Updated May 08 2017 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former Jordan High QB Austin Kafentzis is now a Cougar
    BYU’s quarterback room will be crowded this fall. In a major surprise, the Cougars have added former Jordan High quarterback Austin Kafentzis to thei...
    Updated May 03 2017 12:14 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: NBA Combine invite is welcome news for Mika
    For the first time since Brandon Davies impressed NBA scouts with his play at the Portsmouth Invitational and got himself invited to the NBA Combine, ...
    Updated May 01 2017 10:16 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Eight more Cougars offered NFL opportunities
    Saturday was a good day for former BYU running back Jamaal Williams, but overall the Cougars had to endure another disappointing NFL draft. With Will...
    Updated Apr 30 2017 08:46 am   |     |   Share
    Brigham Young Cougars guard Steven Beo (10) takes the ball to the hoop during a BYU home basketball game against Pepperdine University on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at the Marriott Center in Provo. (Dominic Valente/The Daily Herald via AP) BYU basketball: Cougars’ 2017-18 roster still in flux due to transfers, retirings, Mika’s decision
    While outlining what will be going on within the BYU basketball program the next few months, coach Dave Rose said Tuesday that “the most important thi...
    Updated Apr 28 2017 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars forward Eric Mika (12) gets pas  defenders, Texas-Arlington Mavericks forward Jorge Bilbao (45) and Texas-Arlington Mavericks guard Kaelon Wilson (5), in NIT basketball action Brigham Young Cougars vs. Texas-Arlington Mavericks, at the Marriott Center, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.   BYU basketball: Cougars will have big hole in the middle if Mika leaves
    In his 30-minute discussion with reporters who cover the BYU basketball program last Tuesday, head coach Dave Rose offered little information on which...
    Updated Apr 27 2017 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: What does Dave Rose want in his new assistant coach?
    If you are interested in applying for the BYU basketball assistant coaching position vacated by Terry Nashif two weeks ago, you better hurry. The pos...
    Updated Apr 26 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars get ninth commitment for 2018 class, Las Vegas DB Allan Mwata
    Why does BYU hold events for fans around the country to interact with Cougar coaches and athletes? Saturday’s FanFest in southern Nevada probably ans...
    Updated Apr 23 2017 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)   Brigham Young running back Jamaal Williams (21), breaking off a TD run against Wyoming in the Poinsettia Bowl, will go through his graduation ceremony Thursday and then see what’s going on with the NFL draft. BYU football: Just-released documentary details Jamaal Williams’ career at BYU, journey to NFL draft
    Can’t get enough of BYU running back Jamaal Williams? Well, here’s your latest fix — a 35-minute documentary on Williams’ record-setting career at BY...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars add a 6-6 guard from Boise to 2017-18 roster
    Move over Lone Peak High School, BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has seemingly found another pipeline. It’s Boise, Idaho, of all places. Rylan Berger...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Piano performances by two players, touching farewells highlight annual banquet
    Davin Guinn and Payton Dastrup have mad piano skills, Jamal Aytes and Corbin Kaufusi have quite likely worn BYU basketball jerseys for the last time a...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 11:55 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Utah State’s refusal to sign release means a likely redshirt year for BYU freshman Joe Tukuafu
    With the emergence in spring camp of freshman returned missionary Matt Bushman, the transition of Moroni Laulu-Pututau from receiver to tight end and ...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 11:47 am   |     |   Share
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Micah Hannemann (7) catches a pass intended for Southern Utah Thunderbirds wide receiver Elijah Givens (81) but fumbles as he’s tackled. Brigham Young University leads Southern Utah University 31-7 during their first match up at LaVell Edwards Stadium,  Saturday, November 12, 2016. BYU football: Texas Tech transfer Tanner Jacobson finds a role at free safety
    BYU’s coaches learned a lot about their team in spring camp, which wrapped up more than a week ago with Alumni Day at the Indoor Practice Facility. P...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars’ game at UNLV moved to Friday, Nov. 10
    Another BYU football game will be played on a Friday night this fall. The Cougars announced Wednesday some kickoff times and a date change in conjunc...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougars have some depth at cornerback, finally
    BYU defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki didn’t hesitate when he was asked which defensive player emerged during the Cougars’ 15 practices of spring ca...
    Updated Apr 03 2017 11:16 am   |     |   Share
    New York Knicks guard Jimmer Fredette (32) guards Toronto Raptors’ Deion Wright during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Raptors won 122-95. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) BYU basketball: ESPN chronicles Jimmer Fredette’s season in China on Sunday
    ESPN is giving former BYU basketball great Jimmer Fredette the Outside the Lines treatment. Reporter Tom Farrey traveled to China and spent time with...
    Updated Mar 31 2017 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU offensive lineman Thomas Shoaf (59) blocks UCLA defensive lineman Rick Wade (90) in the second half during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Provo, Utah. UCLA won 17-14. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) BYU football: Shoaf ready to protect Mangum’s blindside after move to left tackle
    Tanner Mangum has rightfully garnered a lot of attention this month as BYU’s football team wraps up the second spring camp of coach Kalani Sitake’s te...
    Updated Mar 30 2017 03:24 pm   |     |   Share