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BYU 2013 Preview: Special Teams

The Brigham Young Cougars special teams sorely disappointed in 2012, except for punter Riley Stephenson. The place kicking was very unreliable, and without Cody Hoffman returning kickoffs the Cougars rarely got a boost of adrenaline from a big return. Moving on to 2013, Stephenson is gone, place kicking is still a big question mark, and the status of the returns department is status...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Snubbed: BYU punter Riley Stephenson should be a Ray Guy Award Finalist

Tonight as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show, the Augusta Sports Council will hand out the Ray Guy Award to the nation’s best punter. At least, that is the premise for the award. In reality the nation’s best punter might not have even been a finalist for the award. I speak of Brigham Young Cougars punter Riley Stephenson. The Augusta Sports Council (ASC) uses...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback: Hunter the Punter

Brigham Young Coguars punter Riley Stephenson had one of the more memorable performances by a BYU punter during the Armed Forces Bowl last December. In 1992, Cougar fans were treated to a memorable performance the majority of the time the punt team took the field. Twenty years ago, Joe Herrick started the season as the team’s punter. In three of the first four games, he struggled...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Riley Stephenson At His Best in Bowls

Brigham Young Cougars punter Riley Stephenson was one of several role players whose well timed big plays were very influential in BYU’s 24-21 Armed Forces Bowl win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. In fact, it was the third time this junior has had a strong performance in a bowl game. Back in 2009 as a freshman, Stephenson punted four times. Three of them were into a 42 mile per...
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January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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