Found December 14, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
One maxim that Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall lives by is to treat every game the same. Next week’s Poinsettia Bowl, however, is not just like any other game, and should be treated differently. Mendenhall has explained that this maxim means every week he is going to do all that he can do to win each game. As he prepares for BYU’s bowl date with San Diego State, Mendenhall needs to prepare differently in a few ways if he is going to honestly say he did all he could do for the Cougars to defeat the Aztecs. Every game is inherently different from all others because no two opponents are exactly alike. If Mendenhall does not take notice of what makes San Diego State different from the other opponents BYU has faced this year, then the Cougars will probably lose this game. First, probably nobody in college football knows Mendenhall better than San Diego State head coach Rocky Long. Mendenhall was one of Long’s assistant coaches at New Mexico. Long continued to face Mend...
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