MENDENHALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MENDENHALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU football: At least three freshmen could start in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58315114-88/mendenhall-camp-koroma-starting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58315114-88/mendenhall-camp-koroma-starting.html.csp">BYU football: At least three freshmen could start in opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:34.726-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • With the season opener at UConn 10 days away, BYU coaches haven’t released a depth chart yet, and probably won’t until Friday, at the soonest. But there’s a strong possibility that the Cougars could be starting three freshmen, maybe more, when they line up against the Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Aug. 29. And they are not guys who were highly touted out of high school, either. After the Cougars practiced at the indoor practice field on Tuesday, head coach Bronc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58315114@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:34 MDT BYU practice report: Probable starters Kaufusi, Kanuch finally back on the field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58314653-65/camp-really-mendenhall-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58314653-65/camp-really-mendenhall-think.html.csp">BYU practice report: Probable starters Kaufusi, Kanuch finally back on the field</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:22:01.835-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall issued Ice-Bucket Challenges to Utah media members. Tuesday, he passed out doughnuts. Well, sort of. Some NFL scouts who showed up to watch practice Tuesday apparently arrived with Krispy Kremes, and three were left over after the coaching staff was finished with them. So Bronco told us he would give them to whomever asked the best questions. As I’ve mentioned several times the past few weeks, Mendenhall is as loose and easy-going this camp as I’ve seen him...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314653@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:22:01 MDT BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp">BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:07:50.789-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Playing like it had something to prove after losing the first scrimmage last week at LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU’s defense bounced back Friday night and was the clear victor in the 12-series exercise, by coach Bronco Mendenhall’s estimation. The offense scored just three times — two touchdowns and a Trevor Samson field goal — and one of those TDs came after it was given a reprieve after being stopped on third down. “I think they did win last Saturday,” said linebacker Mike Alisa. “But w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58302029@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:50 MDT BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp">BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:07:46.694-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s biggest question marks this season are supposed to be on defense as the Cougars try to find adequate replacements for Kyle Van Noy, Eathyn Manumaleuna, Uani Unga and Daniel Sorensen. But if Friday night’s scrimmage in front of about 12,000 fans at LaVell Edwards showed anything, it is that the offense isn’t just going to roll into Connecticut in two weeks and click like a well-oiled machine. There were false starts, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, a pair of interceptions and a b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:46 MDT BYU football: A lot on the line at Friday night's scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58301165-65/mendenhall-team-lot-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58301165-65/mendenhall-team-lot-byu.html.csp">BYU football: A lot on the line at Friday night's scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T13:55:02.983-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Time for a couple of leftover odds and ends that weren’t included in this notebook about Thursday’s BYU practice at the outdoor practice facility. But first, here’s an interesting item from ESPN’s Mark Schlabach about which teams outside the so-called Power Five conferences have the best odds of making the four-team playoff. Schlabach includes both BYU and Utah State, saying BYU is “on the outside looking in” perhaps more than any program in the country.Mendenhall was not sure Thursday whether t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301165@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:55:02 MDT BYU football: Every healthy player will see action in Friday’s scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298455-77/mendenhall-award-camp-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298455-77/mendenhall-award-camp-hill.html.csp">BYU football: Every healthy player will see action in Friday’s scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:04:26.993-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall generally downplays the significance of scrimmages in preseason training camp and almost always holds out key players as a precautionary measure. That won’t be the case on Friday night when the Cougars scrimmage at 6 p.m. at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Gates open at 5 p.m. and admission is free. This one means a lot, Mendenhall said Thursday after a morning practice at the outdoor practice facility. “We will scrimmage everybody tomorrow, so I would like t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298455@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:04:26 MDT BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall issues Ice Bucket Challenge (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58298010-65/bronco-bucket-byu-challenge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58298010-65/bronco-bucket-byu-challenge.html.csp">BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall issues Ice Bucket Challenge (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T15:19:02.927-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's video of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's "Ice Bucket Challenge" that he issued to members of the Utah media on Thursday, including yours truly.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298010@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:19:02 MDT BYU practice report: Depth chart taking shape, Bronco says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58290507-65/mendenhall-camp-pass-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58290507-65/mendenhall-camp-pass-really.html.csp">BYU practice report: Depth chart taking shape, Bronco says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:09:02.185-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With the self-announced news via Twitter that receiver Devon Blackmon is going to miss the opener due to a suspension, BYU fans will naturally start wondering if coaches moved sophomore Michael Davis back to defensive back too quickly. Davis might have answered that Tuesday morning at training camp, as he stepped in front of a Taysom Hill pass and raced downfield for a pick six. Meanwhile, when the Cougars did some skelly stuff in the red zone a bit later, seven different receivers caught touchd...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58290507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:09:02 MDT BYU football: Dog days of training camp fall upon Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58289628-88/mendenhall-camp-coach-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58289628-88/mendenhall-camp-coach-tuesday.html.csp">BYU football: Dog days of training camp fall upon Cougars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.118-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • For the BYU Cougars, the dog days of preseason training camp are here. With camp close to reaching its midpoint, that was head coach Bronco Mendenhall’s assessment on Tuesday, although conditions were pleasant thanks to some high clouds above the outdoor practice facility on campus. “It was a doldrum day,” Mendenhall said, joking about how he “tried to launch a flare” on Monday night to warn media members. “I will shoot it higher next time.” Still, the coach said it was a good practice, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT BYU football: Utah transfer Harvey Langi moving up the LB depth chart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281347-77/langi-harvey-mendenhall-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281347-77/langi-harvey-mendenhall-byu.html.csp">BYU football: Utah transfer Harvey Langi moving up the LB depth chart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:18.964-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • If the first full week of training camp and Saturday’s 70-play scrimmage at LaVell Edwards proved anything, it is that BYU’s coaches are serious about putting former University of Utah running back Harvey Langi on the field this season - the defensive side of the field. Langi, who garnered statewide headlines on July 7 when he announced he hoped to transfer from Utah to BYU upon returning from an LDS Church mission to Tampa, Fla., started at inside linebacker in the scrimmage. It is not ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281347@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:18 MDT BYU football: Receiver Nick Kurtz sits out scrimmage with foot injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58279490-88/mendenhall-scrimmage-foot-pass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58279490-88/mendenhall-scrimmage-foot-pass.html.csp">BYU football: Receiver Nick Kurtz sits out scrimmage with foot injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:36:06.783-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Before the BYU Cougars even started their 70-play scrimmage on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, a sense of uneasiness swept through the crowd of about 5,000. That’s because prized recruit Nick Kurtz, the 6-foot-6 receiver from Grossmont Junior College who is expected to replace Cody Hoffman as Taysom Hill’s go-to pass-catcher this season, was on the sidelines with a walking boot on his left foot. After the scrimmage, coach Bronco Mendenhall confirmed the bad news: Kurtz has been diagn...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279490@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:36:06 MDT BYU football: Probable starting linebackers missing key practice time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58276511-88/fua-linebacker-byu-guys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58276511-88/fua-linebacker-byu-guys.html.csp">BYU football: Probable starting linebackers missing key practice time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:39.063-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • With three of the better linebackers in school history — Kyle Van Noy, Uani Unga and Spencer Hadley — departing after the 2013 season, BYU’s defensive coaches knew they would be using inexperienced players at three of the four spots this season to run alongside returnee Alani Fua. But this is getting kind of ridiculous, with the opener against UConn three weeks away. The projected starting inside linebackers, Zac Stout and Manoa Pikula, missed most of this past week, the first full week...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276511@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:39 MDT BYU football: Cougars backup quarterback getting lots of reps in camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58273451-88/hill-mendenhall-run-taysom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58273451-88/hill-mendenhall-run-taysom.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars backup quarterback getting lots of reps in camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:41:03.446-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Newcomers to BYU’s preseason training camp football practices who are not familiar with the program couldn’t be blamed for thinking that senior quarterback Christian Stewart, and not much-hyped junior play-caller Taysom Hill, is going to start three weeks from Friday when the Cougars open the 2014 season at Connecticut. Through six practice sessions, Stewart has received almost as many reps as Hill, and at times has looked better than the Davey O’Brien Award candidate. Coach Bronco Mende...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273451@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:41:03 MDT Questions abound for BYU athletics due to NCAA governance structure changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58274626-65/byu-student-athletes-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58274626-65/byu-student-athletes-football.html.csp">Questions abound for BYU athletics due to NCAA governance structure changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:32:03.502-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At about the same time word started spreading that the NCAA’s board of directors had voted 16-2 in favor of a new governance model that will seemingly put more distance between the haves and the have-nots in college football, the BYU Cougars were breaking huddle on their sixth practice session of preseason training camp. Coach Bronco Mendenhall got the word from an aide as he was walking off the practice field, so he was prepared to answer the questions I had for him about his thoughts on the gr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58274626@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:32:03 MDT Practice report: Mendenhall happy with BYU's progress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58274074-65/mendenhall-practice-competition-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58274074-65/mendenhall-practice-competition-team.html.csp">Practice report: Mendenhall happy with BYU's progress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T20:55:01.123-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some odds and ends from BYU’s sixth practice of training camp. The last 45 minutes or so were viewed by the media: * Coach Bronco Mendenhall said the Cougars were fully padded up, and “went with what we call thud tempo.” He said two-a-days start on Friday, but that they will be lighter than normal because “our intent will be to scrimmage a significant number of plays on Saturday.” That scrimmage will be at LaVell Edwards Stadium, he said. No word yet on whether the public/media will be allowed t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58274074@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:55:01 MDT BYU might scrimmage at LES just once in training camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58268877-65/mendenhall-camp-players-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58268877-65/mendenhall-camp-players-practice.html.csp">BYU might scrimmage at LES just once in training camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:39:03.396-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Cougars put on full pads today for the first time at training camp, and practiced in front of about 900 folks at the outdoor practice facility. They scrimmaged a bit at the end of practice and backup quarterback Christian Stewart showed well, by most accounts. Players and coaches did not meet with the media afterwards for interviews and the like, but coach Bronco Mendenhall said Tuesday that the plan is to have just one full scrimmage the entire camp. It will be held Friday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58268877@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:39:03 MDT BYU football: Sophomore receiver Michael Davis moved back to defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58264656-88/davis-mendenhall-team-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58264656-88/davis-mendenhall-team-practice.html.csp">BYU football: Sophomore receiver Michael Davis moved back to defense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.933-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • The BYU Cougars are a bit thin again at cornerback, especially with the probable opening-game suspensions of the projected starting corners, seniors Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel. Junior college transfer Trenton Trammell, versatile senior Skye PoVey, freshman Michael Shelton and walk-on Garrett Juergens have been getting the most reps with the ones in the parts of practice the media has been allowed to watch, and the results haven’t been all that encouraging in the 11-on-11 segment...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264656@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT BYU practice report: Bronco eases up a bit after Monday's marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58264742-65/mendenhall-practice-bit-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58264742-65/mendenhall-practice-bit-byu.html.csp">BYU practice report: Bronco eases up a bit after Monday's marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:24:02.177-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU’s practice this morning at the outdoor practice facility behind the student athlete building (SAB), the fourth practice of preseason camp, was open to the media. The last 45 or so minutes, that is. The Cougars didn’t end the session with the tradition 11-on-11 team segment, and coach Bronco Mendehall later said that he took his foot off the pedal a bit and cut the workout short because Monday’s practice at the IPF was so intense. “We have gone really hard. Yesterday’s practice might have bee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264742@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:24:02 MDT BYU football: Relinquishing defensive duties not easy for Mendenhall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256036-77/defensive-byu-coach-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256036-77/defensive-byu-coach-practice.html.csp">BYU football: Relinquishing defensive duties not easy for Mendenhall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.864-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • For BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall, it is almost like having to give up one of his uniquely named sons - Raeder, Breaker and Cutter. The head coach is turning the defensive play-calling duties over to defensive coordinator Nick Howell this season, and he acknowledged after the first day of training camp last Friday that it was difficult. “I think it is time, and man, it is not easy,” Mendenhall said. “It was fun. I love coaching defense and calling plays. I feel like I have a direc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256036@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT Lip sync contest breaks out at BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall's barbecue (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58256991-65/coach-mendenhall-team-video.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58256991-65/coach-mendenhall-team-video.html.csp">Lip sync contest breaks out at BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall's barbecue (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T17:52:31.427-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who says the BYU football team doesn't have any fun under coach Bronco Mendenhall? The 10-year head coach held a barbecue at his house in the Alpine area to kick off the start of fall camp. Here's a video posted on YouTube Sunday from a team lip sync contest. Mendenhall must have enjoyed it, because he tweeted out a link to the video on Sunday afternoon, saying "Had a BBQ w/ team provided by Bam Bam's at my house this week... This is what happened."</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256991@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 17:52:31 MDT