Blogging the Cougars

BYU is on a bye week this week so it seemed time to just catch on up the Cougars. Quarterback U? In the late 70’s, through the 80’s, and even into the 90’s, BYU had a parade of quarterbacks that helped BYU to earn the nickname of “Quarterback U.”  Even as recently as Max Hall from 2007-2009, BYU fans enjoyed a high level of proficient passing from its signal caller. But...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

A Coaching Rivalry Decided--Whittingham shows why he's the better coach

With all the commotion that comes before and after a BYU-Utah game it’s a good thing to let the dust settle before making any real analysis.Now that the emotion has died down and the teams have moved on it’s time to look at what has now come from this “last” Holy War battle.There’s a lot to be said about this last game and the subsequent “end” of the rivalry, but when...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Will BYU ever have a second Heisman Trophy winner?

Former Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Ty Detmer was officially inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Detmer is BYU’s only Heisman Trophy winner. The 2012 Heisman Trophy will be awarded this Saturday. For the 21st year in a row, no BYU players have even a remote chance to win the award. In fact, it will be the biggest surprise of the season if any Cougars...
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December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Dissecting the Flaws in the Editorial “Has BYU Hit Its Ceiling?”

Have the Brigham Young Cougars hit their ceiling? That was the question asked Monday on Deep Shades of Blue. The author then went on a 1,034 word rant calling out Bronco Mendenhall and his coaching staff, the local media, and pretty much anybody that has stayed loyal and optimistic about BYU football. Very rarely do I write reactionary pieces to other people’s work, but I feel...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Mailbag: Max Hall the Coach, Where Ezekiel Ansah should play, O’Neill Chambers Gone for Good, and BYU’s “drop” in the rankings

Welcome to the Friday Mailbag where once a week I answer your questions and respond to your comments about Brigham Young Cougars football. As a quick reminder, there are three ways to submit a question: 1. Email: 2. Twitter: @BlueCougarFball and use #BCFmailbag 3. Leave a comment at the end of a BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL article. On to the mailbag.Great to...
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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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