Former BYU star Van Noy reaches out to family whose son died

Over the weekend BYU lost one of its biggest fans when nine-year old Austen Russell died after being run over. Russell, who watched BYU games since he was three, was a huge fan of Kyle Van Noy, the former Cougars linebacker and current Detroit Lion. In a post on CougarBoard, the Russell family stated that when Austen would play sports he would always chose the No. 3 because of Van...
Via FOX Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU football: Young Cougar defenders need to hit film room, vets say

Boise, Idaho • Two years ago on the blue turf at Albertsons Stadium, BYU’s defense turned in one of its best performances of the Bronco Mendenhall era, despite seeing the Cougars lose a 7-6 heartbreaker to Boise State. The Broncos failed to score an offensive touchdown, and were stonewalled by BYU’s defense on four tries to score from inside the 5-yard line. But Kyle Van Noy...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
October 25, 2014

Lions trade up to draft OLB Kyle Van Noy out of BYU

The Lions finally made some sort of splash on the second day of the NFL Draft trading up to the 40th pick with the Seahawks to take OLB Kyle Van Noy out of Brigham Young University. Van Noy offers tremendous versatility for the Lions as he’s able to play near the line of scrimmage, rush the quarterback off the edges and be a guy that can drop back into pass coverage. Bottom line...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions take BYU's Van Noy with second-round pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Anyone upset with the Detroit Lions for not taking a defensive player in the first round should feel a little better. The Lions used a second-round pick Friday night to draft Kyle Van Noy, a 6-foot-3, 243-pound outside linebacker from Brigham Young. Van Noy was a popular projection for the Lions in this round even before the draft. He gives the new defensive...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions choose BYU outside linebacker in 2nd round

Martin Mayhew made a trade with the Seattle Seahawks to get a player that fits with the Detroit Lions and actually fills a need on their defense in the second round today. With the 40th overall selection the Lions chose outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy out of Brigham Young University. The Lions needed to upgrade the position and Van Noy has ties to the Lions as he was last year...
Via cover32 - Lions
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks, Kyle Van Noy Receive Pre-Draft Interest From Patriots

The New England Patriots have done their homework on first-round wide receivers in the 2014 NFL draft. Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks told NFL Network on Friday night that the Patriots visited and worked him out. Cooks, who said he can be better than DeSean Jackson, is expected to be selected in the first round of May’s NFL draft. The Patriots held combine interviews...
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – BYU OLB Kyle Van Noy

By Alex Kozora With the regular season over, our focus has shifted to the offseason. For the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on prospects. Some the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at. Other top players that will be off the board before the Steelers select. All to make you as prepared for the 2014 NFL Draft as possible. Breakdown of pass rushing linebacker Kyle...
Via Steelers Depot
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Bowl Preview: Fight Hunger Bowl - BYU vs. Washington

Two 8-4 teams, Washington and BYU, face off in northern California’s Fight Hunger Bowl where more than a fair share of NFL talent should be on display.  This game is littered with Shrine Game and Senior Bowl invitees as well as a couple of underclassmen expected to declare in the coming weeks.  Here are the names to know as we continue to dive head-first into NFL Draft season...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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