2020 Fab 40: Matt Bushman

Matt Bushman, BYU Tight End Age 24 • Orem • Scorpio The Bushman family lived in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, which led Matt and his family to relocate in Tucson, Arizona. As a high school senior several years later, Matt became the perfect storm on the field and was invited to play […]

BYU receivers seeking to elevate their game in new offense

Things feel much different for Dylan Collie in his second stint at BYU. Collie, a graduate transfer from Hawaii, is becoming a mentor to a group of receivers short on experience but long on potential. The senior definitely has plenty of wisdom to impart from his time with the Rainbows. But he has also learned […]

10 highlights from a dark BYU football season

These are strange times for BYU football. For the first time since 2004, the Cougars will not play in a bowl game after enduring a historically bad season. BYU finished with a 4–9 record, tallying the highest number of losses in a single season since going 1-9 under Chick Atkinson in 1955. “I’ve said it […]

5 plays that changed the game for BYU against Boise State

Nothing seems capable of waking the sleepwalking BYU offense. Even the return of Tanner Mangum to the lineup against Boise State did not change the end result. Mangum started against the Broncos on Friday night after being sidelined for two games with an ankle injury. A promising start quickly turned into a sour finish. The […]

5 plays that changed the game for BYU against Wisconsin

Things quickly turned sour for BYU against Wisconsin and it spoiled Beau Hoge’s debut as a starting quarterback. The Cougars could do little to slow the offensive machine operated by the Badgers over four quarters and suffered a 40–6 loss on Saturday. How bad did it get for BYU? Wisconsin totaled 491 yards and 28 […]

5 plays that changed the game for BYU against Utah

Once again, BYU came up a few plays short in a rivalry game with Utah. The Utes ran their winning streak to seven straight over the Cougars after grinding out a 19–13 win on Saturday night. Tyler Huntley came up big for Utah, throwing for 300 yards on 27-of-36 passing and rushing for 89 yards […]

BYU vs LSU: How do the Cougars match up against the Tigers?

Now the real test begins for BYU. Facing tough opponents in September is nothing new to the Cougars. Still, an upcoming gauntlet of Power Five teams over the next three weeks is guaranteed to test BYU’s mettle in every conceivable way. It all starts with LSU. “LSU has a lot of tradition and they’re a […]

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 on both sides of the ball. The Cougars are no longer working on overhauling an offense or defense. All […]

2014 BYU recruiting class includes at least four in top 100

Win or lose, football season never stops. Just four weeks after a disappointing bowl game loss to Washington, the BYU Cougars are working on the 2014 recruits, which appears to be one of the most promising classes in a long time. Four recruits ranked in the top 100 have already committed to play in Provo, […]