3 BYU speed demons capable of going deep in 2017

Five years have passed since a BYU receiver last produced a 1,000 yard season. Graduating the top three receivers from the previous season doesn’t seem like an ideal scenario for reversing such a trend this fall. Still, the Cougars aren’t [...]

How will Tanner Mangum run BYU’s offense in 2017 vs his freshman season?

No mystery surrounds what Tanner Mangum can do for BYU. Mangum is not going through fall camp as a typical quarterback climbing the ladder from backup to starter. He has already been down this path once before. Mangum got thrown into the fire [...]

BYU turning into a destination for talented transfers

Once Kalani Sitake convinces a recruit to come visit BYU, he feels like he doesn’t have to do much to sell why the football program could be a good fit for that player. A rich legacy of Top 25 finishes, bowl games, record-setting quarterbacks [...]

BYU football is building in the trenches

Rome isn’t the only thing that took longer than a day to build. BYU’s offensive line required some major construction work heading into last season. The Cougars didn’t fit the blueprint of what Kalani Sitake wanted to see [...]

BYU aims to craft a balanced offense in 2017

Classic BYU football starts and ends with throwing the ball and lighting up the scoreboard. The Cougar offense took on a much different form in Kalani Sitake’s debut season. BYU ran opponents into the ground most of the time behind all-time [...]

McKenna Bull rewriting record book as BYU softball ace

Every pitch McKenna Bull throws for BYU is a tangible result of blood, sweat and tears. From the backyard of her childhood home in Ogden, Utah to the circle at Gail Miller Field, Bull has put in countless hours into honing her skills. What [...]

Top 5 BYU NFL prospects for 2017

Who will be the latest former BYU player to make a name for themselves on Sundays? The Cougars have only churned out a small number of NFL players in recent seasons. Underscoring this trend is a reality that several BYU draft-eligible prospects [...]

5 things we learned about BYU football during the 2017 spring scrimmage

Optimism reigns supreme for BYU. The gloomy conditions brought on by a rainstorm at Saturday’s annual spring scrimmage didn’t mirror the feeling on the sidelines or in the locker room. Several starters and experienced backups return [...]

5 major recruits BYU landed on national signing day and 5 that got away

BYU did not make a huge splash on national signing day on Wednesday in terms of reeling in a slew of highly rated recruits. The Cougars brought in a 2017 class mostly composed of players who committed early and flew under the radar. Major recruiting [...]

Rising stars from BYU’s 2017 national signing day class

Versatility is the defining characteristic for BYU’s latest crop of new players. The Cougars brought in many players on 2017 National Signing Day who can play at multiple positions on both offense and defense. BYU announced 24 high school [...]

5 ways former BYU Coach LaVell Edwards left his mark beyond football

Life encompassed something much greater than winning football games for LaVell Edwards. Nowhere did that message come through more clearly than how he approached building up the players on each one of his teams during his 29-year career as [...]

BYU and Wyoming will renew fierce rivalry in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl

For a second consecutive season, BYU will close out a football season by tangling with a long-time rival in a bowl game. The Cougars will face Wyoming for the first time since 2010 in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. PST (broadcast [...]

5 most dramatic BYU victories over Utah State

It seems fitting to see BYU face off against Utah State to close out the regular season for a second straight year. The Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel has experienced a resurgence in relevance behind a series of close contests and memorable [...]

Southern Utah offers a dynamic coaching pipeline for BYU football

Getting BYU on the football schedule became a major goal for Ed Lamb during his time as a head coach at Southern Utah. The Thunderbirds searched tirelessly to find a date that worked for both schools before finally locking in a game a year [...]

5 reasons why BYU can and will survive without immediate P5 inclusion

Rumors of Big 12 conference expansion turned out to be much ado about nothing. Big 12 presidents passed on adding BYU and other potential candidates on Monday afternoon, opting to remain at 10 teams for the foreseeable future. Oklahoma president [...]

Jamaal Williams’ top 5 rushing performances that claimed him the career rushing record at BYU

Fighting and scraping for every single yard is one of the last things BYU running back Jamaal Williams expected to do against Mississippi State. Once the Bulldogs made it clear they weren’t going to let the senior beat them on the ground, [...]

5 plays that changed the game for BYU In 17–14 loss to UCLA

For the second consecutive week, BYU walked away with a close loss to a Pac-12 opponent. The Cougars could do little to stimulate their offense in a 17–14 loss to UCLA. BYU totaled just 273 yards and 91 yards came on the Cougars’ final [...]

5 plays that changed the game for BYU in a 20–19 loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – A familiar scenario played out for BYU. Once again, the Cougars battled Utah down to the final play with a shot at clinching a dramatic victory. Unlike John Beck in 2006 and Max Hall in 2009, Taysom Hill could not deliver [...]

Top 5 last-second victories for BYU over Utah

Thrilling victories and dramatic finishes are a staple of football games between BYU and Utah. Twelve of the last 15 games in the Holy War have been decided by a touchdown or less. A single play or two can literally make all the difference [...]

Everything you ever wanted to know about BYU football season openers

BYU is looking to start a new season under a new coaching staff off with a bang against Arizona in the Cactus Kickoff on Saturday. Recent history suggests the odds are in the Cougars’ favor for getting off on the right foot. Since 2001, [...]