MENDENHALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MENDENHALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jaguars, Patriots, Lions interested in BYU's Kyle Van Noy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57790981-65/noy-van-lions-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57790981-65/noy-van-lions-draft.html.csp">Jaguars, Patriots, Lions interested in BYU's Kyle Van Noy</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="2014-04-08T11:44:02.102-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Count the Jacksonville Jaguars among NFL teams with an interest in BYU’s Kyle Van Noy. Van Noy is scheduled to visit Jacksonville this week, according to this report. Last week, the New England Patriots were in Provo to work out Van Noy on Thursday. The Detroit Lions apparently also have some interest. In his latest NFL mock draft (the draft is May 8-10 this year), ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. projects the Lions to take Van Noy with their second-round pick. Of course, that would reunite Van Noy with his...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57790981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:44:02 MDT Spring camp concludes for BYU football; What's next? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57785951-65/spring-byu-mendenhall-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57785951-65/spring-byu-mendenhall-camp.html.csp">Spring camp concludes for BYU football; What's next?</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="2014-04-07T16:12:12.561-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring camp continues this week for the Utah State and Utah football teams — and most programs around the country — but it is over for the BYU Cougars. BYU wrapped up its 15-practice spring camp last Friday, with quarterback Taysom Hill, coach Bronco Mendenhall and offensive coordinator Robert Anae all saying a lot of progress was made on the offensive side of the ball. That was the goal going in, Mendenhall said in February. What now? Today begins a three-week period in which the players have 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> 57785951@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:12:12 MDT Video: More from BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall on spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777906-65/bronco-byu-camp-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777906-65/bronco-byu-camp-coach.html.csp">Video: More from BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall on spring 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="2014-04-04T22:59:01.83-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's the second half of BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall's interview with reporters on Friday, April 4, 2014 as the Cougars wrapped up spring camp.</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> 57777906@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:59:01 MDT Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall assesses conclusion of spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777091-65/mendenhall-bronco-byu-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777091-65/mendenhall-bronco-byu-camp.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall assesses conclusion of spring 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="2014-04-04T20:16:02.69-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall met with reporters on Friday after the Cougars' final practice of spring camp. The Cougars practiced outside and some 400 former players and their families watched the two-hour workout. This is the first half of Mendenhall's chat with the media.</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> 57777091@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:16:02 MDT BYU football: Cougars conclude spring camp with an improved offense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57776267-88/hill-spring-camp-mendenhall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57776267-88/hill-spring-camp-mendenhall.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars conclude spring camp with an improved offense</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="2014-04-04T23:37:43.934-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Perhaps it was because it was the final practice of spring camp, and players felt like it was the last day of school. Or maybe it was because up to 400 former players were on hand outside the student athlete building to watch it, including some of the biggest names in BYU football history. Then again, it could have been the way the offense moved the ball up and down the field, for the most part, in the 15th and final practice of camp. Whatever the reason, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall, of...</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> 57776267@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:37:43 MDT BYU football: Mendenhall says Stewart is No. 2 quarterback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57747380-88/stewart-byu-hill-mendenhall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57747380-88/stewart-byu-hill-mendenhall.html.csp">BYU football: Mendenhall says Stewart is No. 2 quarterback</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:33.401-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Senior Christian Stewart has staked a claim to the backup quarterback job at BYU. Along with established starter Tayson Hill, Stewart wore a no-tackle green jersey during the Cougars’ 102-play scrimmage on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. After the 80-minute session, coach Bronco Mendenhall confirmed Stewart heads into the final week of spring practice as BYU’s No. 2 quarterback. The fight for the job has been especially noteworthy because last year’s backup, Ammon Olsen, is no longer...</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> 57747380@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT BYU football: Williams ‘in great standing’ with program despite arrest, Bronco Mendenhall says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57731337-88/mendenhall-byu-williams-arrest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57731337-88/mendenhall-byu-williams-arrest.html.csp">BYU football: Williams ‘in great standing’ with program despite arrest, Bronco Mendenhall says</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="2014-03-25T23:37:59.635-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Two days after news of his arrest for underage drinking last month became public, BYU junior running back Jamaal Williams practiced with his teammates on Tuesday, but was not made available to speak to reporters after the two-hour workout. However, coach Bronco Mendenhall addressed the situation, if only briefly. “Don’t know when, don’t know how,” Mendenhall said, when asked when he first learned about the arrest, which happened on Feb. 16. “But it has been addressed so long ago now betw...</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> 57731337@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:37:59 MDT Video: BYU coach Mendenhall addresses Jamaal Williams' status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57730871-65/williams-mendenhall-byu-charges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57730871-65/williams-mendenhall-byu-charges.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Mendenhall addresses Jamaal Williams' status</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="2014-03-25T19:55:02.554-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall met with reporters after Tuesday's spring practice session and discussed a variety of issues, including the status of star running back Jamaal Williams. Williams, 18, was arrested on charges of underage drinking last month (Feb. 16) and pled not guilty to the charges in Utah County Justice Court five days later. News of the arrest surfaced on Sunday, and Mendenhall was speaking to the media for the first time since then. He said Williams is "in great stand...</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> 57730871@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:55:02 MDT BYU football: Passing game making progress, Bronco says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57696304-88/mendenhall-spring-percentage-third.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57696304-88/mendenhall-spring-percentage-third.html.csp">BYU football: Passing game making progress, Bronco says</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="2014-03-18T23:48:24.891-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • About halfway through spring camp — seven of 15 scheduled practices are in the books — coach Bronco Mendenhall reported this week that the Cougars’ much-maligned passing attack is making progress. “Our completion percentage is really high,” Mendenhall said after a workout in the Indoor Practice Facility, the first practice held inside as the weather in Provo turned cold and windy on Monday. “We have a very clear goal for the spring, and we are above that right now. We have a very clear ...</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> 57696304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:48:24 MDT Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall gives a spring camp update http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57696044-65/byu-mendenhall-spring-bronco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57696044-65/byu-mendenhall-spring-bronco.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall gives a spring camp update</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="2014-03-17T21:01:02.08-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall spoke to reporters on Monday after the Cougars' seventh practice of spring camp. Mendenhall said the BYU running back corps is looking good this spring, as several players line up to be the primary backup to Jamaal Williams.</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> 57696044@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:01:02 MDT Some football scheduling news, and a spring camp update http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57678745-65/game-nov-byu-mendenhall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57678745-65/game-nov-byu-mendenhall.html.csp">Some football scheduling news, and a spring camp update</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="2014-03-13T18:14:47.764-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 06:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than half of BYU’s 2016 football schedule is now known, thanks to a story on the website FBSchedules.com about the future of the BYU-Southern Miss series that was first announced way back in 2011. Originally, the contract called for the first game to be played in 2014 in Provo, and the second game to be played in 2015 in Hattiesburg, Miss. Last November, the schools announced that the 2014 game had been moved to a later date, but that the 2015 game at Southern Miss was still on. The website...</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> 57678745@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:14:47 MDT Jets release cornerback Cromartie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656577-77/cromartie-jets-cornerback-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656577-77/cromartie-jets-cornerback-nfl.html.csp">Jets release cornerback Cromartie</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:08:02.238-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap. Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets’ cap $14.98 million this season — including a $5 million roster bonus that would kick in later this month. There’s a chance the Jets could bring back Cromartie at a lesser salary, unless the two-time Pro Bowl selection chooses to explore free agency. The 29-...</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> 57656577@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:08:02 MDT Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall sums us Day 2 of spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57639556-65/camp-mendenhall-bronco-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57639556-65/camp-mendenhall-bronco-byu.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall sums us Day 2 of spring 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="2014-03-05T21:14:02.391-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall talked to reporters after the Cougars' second practice of spring camp on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Mendenhall talked about the scuffles that erupted at camp on Wednesday, and seemed to like the intensity displayed by his team.</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> 57639556@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:14:02 MDT Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall on the Cougars' secondary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57635970-65/coach-mendenhall-bronco-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57635970-65/coach-mendenhall-bronco-byu.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall on the Cougars' secondary</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="2014-03-05T08:46:01.937-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall spoke with reporters on Monday after the Cougars' first practice of spring camp. In this two-minute segment, Mendenhall talks about the situation in the secondary. The coach also updates his efforts to instill a culture of fanatical effort on every play, in every 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> 57635970@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:46:01 MDT Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall lists goals for spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57632048-65/camp-spring-bronco-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57632048-65/camp-spring-bronco-byu.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall lists goals for spring 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="2014-03-04T19:04:28.381-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU opened spring football camp on Monday with the first of 15 scheduled practices. After the practice, Bronco Mendenhall spoke to media members about what he hopes to accomplish in his 10th spring camp as the Cougars' head coach.</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> 57632048@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:04:28 MDT BYU opens spring camp with precious little depth at QB position http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57628778-65/anae-lot-quarterback-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57628778-65/anae-lot-quarterback-spring.html.csp">BYU opens spring camp with precious little depth at QB position</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="2014-03-03T23:04:02.591-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first of 15 practices or scrimmages that will make up BYU’s 2014 spring football camp is in the books. The Cougars went for about two hours outside today, with temperatures almost spring-like (60 degrees) despite the calendar saying it is early March. Perhaps the biggest revelation today was that coaches have already settled on Taysom Hill’s backup this season, what with 2013 backup Ammon Olsen having transferred to Southern Utah in early January. That backup is Christian Stewart, who was th...</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> 57628778@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:04:02 MDT BYU football: Cougars want to improve passing game, tenacity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57627990-77/anae-hill-mendenhall-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57627990-77/anae-hill-mendenhall-monday.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars want to improve passing game, tenacity</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="2014-03-03T23:17:17.278-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • They will look to establish more depth and continue to instill the culture of going hard and going fast on every play that Robert Anae was a big part of pushing last year. “Will over skill,” is the offensive coordinator’s new catchphrase. But the BYU Cougars clearly have a primary focus at this year’s spring football camp, which began Monday at the outdoor practice field behind the student athlete building. “If we are looking at our program, and what we have to improve, [it would be] our...</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> 57627990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:17:17 MDT