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BYU 2012 Preview: Running Backs

The Brigham Young Cougars running backs will try to break a few trends in 2012. 1. Running Back by Committee. The last two seasons, BYU has used a committee approach in the backfield. Three running backs had 99 carries or more in 2010, and four running backs had 74 carries or more in 2011. 2. 100-yard Rushing Game. Despite coming close a couple of times, no Cougar ball carrier reached...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Mailbag: Michael Alisa in 2012, Riley Nelson’s Impact, Bronco Mendenhall’s Coaching, and Winning

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.In your...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback: The Nation’s Unexpected Leading Rusher

Every football season has its share of unexpected events. Riley Nelson taking over the starting quarterback duties, and Michael Alisa becoming the number one running back are two such events for the Brigham Young Cougars from the 2011 season. One unexpected event 40 years ago was so great that no one at BYU has ever replicated it. In 1972, BYU knew it could run the ball. Pete Van...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cougar Video Clips: Michael Alisa

You’ve read about him in spring camp articles and seen his pictures in Cougar Snapshots. Now you can watch Cougar running back Michael Alisa in action running through drills and talking about his spring performance and in this latest video by Total Blue Sports.
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

BYU football: Alisa’s absence would hurt offense, but teammates say they can make do

BYU football: Alisa’s absence would hurt offense, but teammates say they can make do By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 28, 2011 05:59PM MDT Fort Worth, Texas • The BYU Cougars turned their season around the fifth time they played in September, rallying from a two-score deficit against Utah State to take an improbable last-second victory. Not coincidentally...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

BYU football: Michael Alisa’s sprained ankle causing some angst

BYU football: Michael Alisa’s sprained ankle causing some angst By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 27, 2011 06:52PM MDT Fort Worth, Texas • For the past few weeks, the BYU Cougars believed they would be close to full strength for Friday’s Armed Forces Bowl against Tulsa, with offensive lineman Houston Reynolds the only starter watching from the bench. Reynolds...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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