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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Offensive coaches say BYU will be at full strength for USU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58474565-65/offensive-tujague-kurtz-anae.html.csp It was a buffet of offensive coaches today at BYU’s media availability, as offensive coordinator Robert Anae, receivers coach Guy Holliday and offensive line coach Garett Tujague were brought into the football offices lobby to talk to reporters. Quarterback Taysom Hill reportedly was busy taking tests and was not made available to the local media at all this week. Basically, the biggest news to come out of the session was that receiver Nick Kurtz, the junior college transfer who suffered a stre... It was a buffet of offensive coaches today at BYU’s media availability, as offensive coordinator Robert Anae, receivers coach Guy Holliday and offensive line coach Garett Tujague were brought into the football offices lobby to talk to reporters. Quarterback Taysom Hill reportedly was busy taking tests and was not made available to the local media at all this week. Basically, the biggest news to come out of the session was that receiver Nick Kurtz, the junior college transfer who suffered a stre... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58474565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:58:02 MDT BYU football lands commitment from Hurricane (UT) LB Jeremiah Ieremia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58473991-65/6-2-byu-ieremia-utah.html.csp BYU has commitments from 11 members of the 2015 signing class after picking up a pledge from Hurricane (Utah) linebacker Jeremiah Ieremia earlier this week. Ieremia actually committed to BYU last spring, but re-opened his recruitment prior to the All-Poly camp in Layton and was receiving attention from several instate and Pac-12 programs. A 6-foot-2, 225-pound linebacker, Ieremia had offers from Washington, Oregon State, Utah State and Boise State, according to the recruiting website Scout.com. ... BYU has commitments from 11 members of the 2015 signing class after picking up a pledge from Hurricane (Utah) linebacker Jeremiah Ieremia earlier this week. Ieremia actually committed to BYU last spring, but re-opened his recruitment prior to the All-Poly camp in Layton and was receiving attention from several instate and Pac-12 programs. A 6-foot-2, 225-pound linebacker, Ieremia had offers from Washington, Oregon State, Utah State and Boise State, according to the recruiting website Scout.com. ... 58473991@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:19:02 MDT Video: More from Mendenhall's Monday press briefing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58470737-65/briefing-http-iframe-mendenhall.html.csp Here's the second half of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's Monday press briefing. Here's the second half of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's Monday press briefing. 58470737@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:50:02 MDT BYU used bye week to get healthy, but also went hard, Bronco says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58470024-65/mendenhall-week-byu-game.html.csp As BYU and Utah State prepare to battle on Friday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium, most of the attention is on the Aggies’ quarterback situation, after starter Chuckie Keeton went down in the Aggies’ win over Wake Forest. Keeton seemingly injured the same knee that was surgically repaired after he injured it in last year’s loss to BYU in Logan, and did not play in the second half against the Demon Deacons. Then he sat out the entire game at Arkansas State, which USU lost 21-14 in overtime. USU c... As BYU and Utah State prepare to battle on Friday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium, most of the attention is on the Aggies’ quarterback situation, after starter Chuckie Keeton went down in the Aggies’ win over Wake Forest. Keeton seemingly injured the same knee that was surgically repaired after he injured it in last year’s loss to BYU in Logan, and did not play in the second half against the Demon Deacons. Then he sat out the entire game at Arkansas State, which USU lost 21-14 in overtime. USU c... 58470024@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:50:02 MDT BYU agrees to two-game football series with South Florida in 2021, 2022 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58469804-65/byu-florida-football-south.html.csp There is no official scheduling agreement between BYU and the American Athletic Conference (AAC), but you couldn’t be blamed for thinking that way by looking at the Cougars’ future football schedules. BYU and the University of South Florida announced on Monday that they have agreed to a two-game football series, beginning in 2021. The Bulls are a member of the AAC, and their football program is in its 18th season overall, 15th season at the FBS level. The Cougars and Bulls will meet at Raymond J... There is no official scheduling agreement between BYU and the American Athletic Conference (AAC), but you couldn’t be blamed for thinking that way by looking at the Cougars’ future football schedules. BYU and the University of South Florida announced on Monday that they have agreed to a two-game football series, beginning in 2021. The Bulls are a member of the AAC, and their football program is in its 18th season overall, 15th season at the FBS level. The Cougars and Bulls will meet at Raymond J... 58469804@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:50:02 MDT Video: Mendenhall laments loss of Utah-BYU game, looks ahead to USU on Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58468580-65/byu-game-mendenhall-state.html.csp Here's the first half of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's Monday press briefing as the Cougars continued preparations for Friday's game against Utah State. Mendenhall said he BYU-USU matchup is the premier instate matchup in the state of Utah this year because "considering only one in-state team will play us this year, it is a huge game." Here's the first half of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's Monday press briefing as the Cougars continued preparations for Friday's game against Utah State. Mendenhall said he BYU-USU matchup is the premier instate matchup in the state of Utah this year because "considering only one in-state team will play us this year, it is a huge game." 58468580@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:17:01 MDT BYU, UMass agree to four-game football series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/58451768-65/byu-football-2016-independent.html.csp As a college football independent, BYU makes a lot of scheduling announcements. After all, the Cougars have to schedule 12 opponents per year, instead of three or four like teams that belong to a conference. Today’s announcement is not one of the better ones — at least in the eyes of many Cougar fans. BYU said today it will play the University of Massachusetts four times between now and the end of the 2019 season. The first two games are in Provo; the final two are at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro... As a college football independent, BYU makes a lot of scheduling announcements. After all, the Cougars have to schedule 12 opponents per year, instead of three or four like teams that belong to a conference. Today’s announcement is not one of the better ones — at least in the eyes of many Cougar fans. BYU said today it will play the University of Massachusetts four times between now and the end of the 2019 season. The first two games are in Provo; the final two are at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro... 58451768@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:25:02 MDT