BYU Sports Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/byusports Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Addition of NU's Jackson gives BYU more depth in secondary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/57836368-65/jackson-byu-cougars-lot.html.csp Another day, another senior from a high-profile college football program transferring to BYU. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it sure feels like the Cougars are getting more than their share of transfers this year. Back in February, it was UTEP receiver Jordan Leslie and former Oregon receiver Devon Blackmon (by way of Riverside Community College) signing with BYU. Ten days ago, former Stanford receiver Keanu Nelson joined the fold. And Thursday, the Cougars landed Nebraska defensive back Harvey... Another day, another senior from a high-profile college football program transferring to BYU. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it sure feels like the Cougars are getting more than their share of transfers this year. Back in February, it was UTEP receiver Jordan Leslie and former Oregon receiver Devon Blackmon (by way of Riverside Community College) signing with BYU. Ten days ago, former Stanford receiver Keanu Nelson joined the fold. And Thursday, the Cougars landed Nebraska defensive back Harvey... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57836368@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:26:49 MDT Thoughts on BYU's post-spring football depth chart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/57837424-65/listed-camp-starting-spring.html.csp Two weeks to the day after they wrapped up spring camp, the BYU coaches released their 2014 Post-Spring Depth Chart on Friday afternoon.Seemingly, the biggest battles for starting spots this fall will be on the offensive line, so let’s start there first. Right now, four seniors are listed as starters: De’Ondre Wesley (LT), Solomone Kafu (LG), Edward Fusi (C) and Michael Yeck (RT). The starting right guard is listed as freshman Tuni Kanuch, which would be quite an accomplishment for the returned ... Two weeks to the day after they wrapped up spring camp, the BYU coaches released their 2014 Post-Spring Depth Chart on Friday afternoon.Seemingly, the biggest battles for starting spots this fall will be on the offensive line, so let’s start there first. Right now, four seniors are listed as starters: De’Ondre Wesley (LT), Solomone Kafu (LG), Edward Fusi (C) and Michael Yeck (RT). The starting right guard is listed as freshman Tuni Kanuch, which would be quite an accomplishment for the returned ... 57837424@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:26:49 MDT BYU offers strong-armed Pine View (Utah) QB Kody Wilstead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/57832358-65/byu-quarterback-cozart-mission.html.csp As long as he stays healthy, the recently married Taysom Hill will be BYU’s quarterback for the next two years. Hill might be tempted to leave for the NFL if he has a spectacular junior season in 2014 (and drastically improves his passing accuracy), but he has reaffirmed several times that he plans on playing four years of college football. So who’s the odds-on favorite to be BYU’s starting quarterback in 2016? It is probably Tanner Mangum, the highly touted graduate of Boise’s Eagle High who le... As long as he stays healthy, the recently married Taysom Hill will be BYU’s quarterback for the next two years. Hill might be tempted to leave for the NFL if he has a spectacular junior season in 2014 (and drastically improves his passing accuracy), but he has reaffirmed several times that he plans on playing four years of college football. So who’s the odds-on favorite to be BYU’s starting quarterback in 2016? It is probably Tanner Mangum, the highly touted graduate of Boise’s Eagle High who le... 57832358@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:02 MDT Sports Illustrated says ex-BYU guard Carlino a coveted transfer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/57827240-65/byu-carlino-former-com.html.csp Where will Matt Carlino go? That’s the question of the month I’m getting from BYU sports fans, after the rising senior guard announced on April 1 that he will graduate from BYU in June and play out his final season of eligibility at another school. So far, Carlino has declined interview requests from local writers, and apparently the only reporter he has spoken to is Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Goodman tweeted that Carlino told ESPN he had heard from Purdue, UCLA, Oklahoma State, Pittsburgh and Memphi... Where will Matt Carlino go? That’s the question of the month I’m getting from BYU sports fans, after the rising senior guard announced on April 1 that he will graduate from BYU in June and play out his final season of eligibility at another school. So far, Carlino has declined interview requests from local writers, and apparently the only reporter he has spoken to is Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Goodman tweeted that Carlino told ESPN he had heard from Purdue, UCLA, Oklahoma State, Pittsburgh and Memphi... 57827240@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:21:02 MDT Are WNBA teams willing to wait on BYU's Hamson? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/57817895-65/story.csp Jennifer Hamson, the 6-foot-7 multi-sport star who I have declared the best female athlete ever at BYU, will take some late-semester tests this afternoon and then head home to Lindon to watch the WNBA Draft. The picks begin at 6 p.m. MT on ESPN2, then move over to ESPNU for the second and third rounds. Will Hamson be drafted? Even she doesn’t know. “Everyone is telling me that I am going to be drafted, but you never know for sure,” Hamson told me last Thursday. Of course, it is what Hamson has b... Jennifer Hamson, the 6-foot-7 multi-sport star who I have declared the best female athlete ever at BYU, will take some late-semester tests this afternoon and then head home to Lindon to watch the WNBA Draft. The picks begin at 6 p.m. MT on ESPN2, then move over to ESPNU for the second and third rounds. Will Hamson be drafted? Even she doesn’t know. “Everyone is telling me that I am going to be drafted, but you never know for sure,” Hamson told me last Thursday. Of course, it is what Hamson has b... 57817895@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:15:02 MDT