5 reasons why you should attend the BYU vs. Savannah State game

With the 2014 home football schedule coming to an end on Saturday at 1 p.m. against Savannah State, I’m sure a lot of you are debating whether to attend the game. For many of you, the season ended when Taysom Hill got injured against Utah State and the team went 0-for-October. But, there are still […]

10 BYU fans who rise and shout

Fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium wear the same color code, but not all spectators bring the same color commentary. Part of the Cougar Stadium experience is rubbing shoulders with the fans who rise and shout around you. Meet 10 zoobies you might share a bleacher with this fall — where “people watching” is the other […]

10 surefire ways for Cougar fans to kill time until football season

It seems like with every passing day Cougar fans are met with another piece of bad news. Whether it’s the ACC, SEC and even the MWC intimating that BYU might not be a worthy opponent in the new college football landscape or news that a former staff member was providing improper benefits to current and […]

Is it time for a LaVell Edwards statue?

That Alabama’s Paul “Bear” Bryant has a 9-foot, 2,000 pound statue outside Bryant–Denny Stadium is not surprising. The man did win six national championships after all. Florida State’s Bobby Bowden, Michigan’s Bo Schembechler, Ohio State’s Woody Hayes, Notre Dame’s Lou Holtz and Nebraska’s Tom Osborne are all also immortalized in cast bronze. Is former BYU head […]

BYU’s 2014 football schedule includes tough teams

The BYU Athletics Department announced the 2014 BYU football schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 25. BYU, an independent program, has packed their 12-game schedule full with opponents from the American Athletic, Atlantic Coast, Big 12, Pac-12, Conference USA, Mountain West and Mid-Eastern Athletic. “I’m pleased with the way this schedule came together. I think it has good […]

2014 signing day: Number of stars not important to Mendenhall

Jake Heaps, the top-rated high school quarterback in the country according to some experts at that time, announced at Iggy’s Sports Grill in Salt Lake City that he was committing to BYU. That was on June 4, 2009. And that day, Cougar Nation partied like it was 1984.The next great BYU quarterback, or so many […]

5 BYU football breakout players

No matter what speculation or depth charts come out of spring ball and fall camp, a football season never goes exactly as predicted by coaches and players or by fans and journalists. Cornerbacks are injured and out before the season even starts, linebackers are suspended and running backs suffer stingers and concussions. And sometimes the […]

BYU ground game, defense, jump all over Middle Tennessee

Taysom Hill accounted for 342 yards, including 165 and two touchdowns on the ground to help BYU pounce on Middle Tennessee 37–10 Friday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. In addition to Hill’s running ability, he was effective through the air, going 14–19 for 177 yards, to show the passing game’s development. But the Cougars inflicted […]