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BYU Football: Cougar Fan, What Did You Expect?

Cougar fan, what did you expect?  What did you expect when the two best players on the team don’t play a full game in a season?  What did you expect when a freshman QB who missed spring ball because he was on a mission has to step up and be the starter? Rainbows? Butterflies? Every year BYU fans feel a sense of hype going into a season, but all ends up doom and gloom.  This...
Via TornBySports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU RB Jamaal Williams to withdraw, return in 2016

Brigham Young University Cougars football was dealt a surprising blow today, as it was revealed that star running back Jamaal Williams had withdrawn from the school and would not play this year for “personal reasons,” but would return in 2016. BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced Williams decision, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU RB Williams to miss season after withdrawing from school

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU leading rusher Jamaal Williams has withdrawn from school and will sit out this season. Cougars coach Bronco Mendenhall said in a statement released by the school Thursday that the senior running back was stepping away for personal reasons. Mendenhall says he plans to have Williams back with the team next season. Williams has run for 2,626 yards and 23 touchdowns...
Via Associated Press
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's Jamaal Williams withdraws 'for personal reasons,' will miss season

BYU's remote Playoff hopes took a big hit Thursday. The school announced that standout RB Jamaal Williams has withdrawn from school and will redshirt this season. "Jamaal has withdrawn from school for personal reasons and will redshirt the 2015 season," coach Bronco Mendenhall said. "We plan on Jamaal returning for the 2016 season." The 6-0, 205-pound Californian, who missed some...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's Williams puts winning above his chase for rushing record

BYU running back Jamaal Williams is within striking distance of the Cougars all-time rushing record, something he has dreamed about since he arrived on campus. However, the electric RB said chasing personal achievements comes second to rushing after wins.   “I’d rather win than break the record. Winning is always better,” Williams told the Deseret News. “(When I was younger...
Via Fox Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Football: JSwaggy Media Day

BYU media day has come and gone.  Here is what I took away from the festivities. Jamaal Williams Jamaal Williams was the star of Media Day and cemented himself as my favorite Cougar this year.  He made the rounds with the local media members.  He ate a cupcake with Hans Olsen and told the story of the Good Samaritan using the bloods and the crips, here are a few of the quotes...
Via TornBySports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's Williams takes over Twitter

BYU running back Jamaal Williams took over the Cougars’ Twitter account and ran with it on Tuesday. The rising senior back, who passed John Ogden for No. 8 on BYU’s career rushing list (2,403 yards) last season, was giving control of BYU’s Twitter account on Tuesday and answered everything from “How’s your mom?” to “Who are you looking forward to playing the most?...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU football: Cougars lose Jamaal Williams to season-ending injury

Provo • Just when a month of disappointment and despair was seemingly in the BYU Cougars’ rearview mirror, they received another discouraging setback on Monday when they returned to campus after Saturday’s 27-7 win over Middle Tennessee. Coach Bronco Mendenhall said in his noon press briefing Monday that star running back Jamaal Williams, arguably the team’s most dynamic...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
November 03, 2014

Hill, Williams team up to lift No. 25 BYU over Houston, 33-25

PROVO, Utah -- Taysom Hill threw for 200 yards and a touchdown while running for 160 yards and another score, and No. 25 BYU beat Houston 33-25 on Thursday night. Jamaal Williams rushed for 139 yards and two TDs for BYU, which has won its opening three games for the first time since 2008. The Cougars moved into the rankings after a 41-7 victory over Texas last weekend. BYU jumped...
Via Associated Press
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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