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UConn anxious to begin Diaco era in football

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Bob Diaco says he is not nervous as he begins his first season as a collegiate head coach, just excited to see where his UConn team is fewer than nine months after he was hired to turn around the Husky program. Perennial power BYU is looking to provide more than a measuring stick for the former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Friday when the Cougars and their...
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Taysom Not Tired, Continues to Improve

Taysom Hill looks for an open receiver against Boise State Friday. Tired? Not Taysom. With a short week to prepare after getting banged up in a fast-paced shootout against Houston last week, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill had every reason to come out of the gates slow. Just 6 days before, he had run an FBS-record 115 plays and was sacked 8 times. And yet, against Boise State under the...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill leads BYU past Boise State, 37-20

Taysom Hill threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 69 yards and another score to help BYU beat Boise State 37-20 on Friday night. Hill completed 29 of 41 passes to lead the Cougars (6-2) to their fifth straight victory - and their first in the four-game series with Boise State (5-3). Jamaal Williams ran for 107 yards. Grant Hedrick threw for 232 yards and a touchdown...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU QB Hill runs past Young, Doman, and Carter; should Staley be worried?

Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill ran for 165 yards against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Friday night. That gave him 565 yards on the ground this season, and made him the most prolific quarterback, on the ground, in BYU history. That, however, may be just the beginning. Hill is on pace to do something much, much bigger this year. With 400 yards rushing...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah enters rivalry hiatus with win over BYU

On Saturday night in LaVell Edwards stadium, the Utah Utes beat the BYU Cougars by a score of 20-13. This marked the fourth straight victory for Utah in this historic and intense rivalry. The two teams will not play again until the 2016 season, meaning for the next few years the Utes will have bragging rights over the team down south. Although the Utah offense played a great game...
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Happy with Hill at quarterback?

Quarterback or running back? A question that fills the minds of Brigham Young Cougars fans right now is not if Taysom Hill is a good quarterback, but if he’s a quarterback at all. After showing signs of potential last season many wouldn’t question it, but after a humiliating start to the season against Virginia many were left wondering if Hill was capable to be at the...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas fires Manny Diaz after loss to BYU

Manny Diaz was on a short leash entering the season. He can now add former defensive coordinator at Texas to his resume as he was let go on Sunday. The Longhorns gave up 679 yards of total offense against BYU on Saturday night, with the Cougars rushing for 550 yards. BYU quarterback Taysom Hill finished with 259 yards rushing while running back Jamaal Williams had 182 yards of his...
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

CFB Rumors: BYU Cougars Coaches Take Blame For Losing QB Taysom Hill For Season

The BYU Cougars turned to quarterback Taysom Hill to help them pick up a few wins while Riley Nelson recovers from a back injury, but after what the BYU coaching staff is saying is their fault, Hill will now be lost for the rest of 2012 after suffering a season ending knee injury on the third to last play of the Cougars’ 6-3 win over the Utah State Aggies on Saturday.BYU head coach...
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford falls, Taylor Kelly, Taysom Hill, and more.

Unquiet on the Western Front - SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC, Mountain West, and other West Coast/Rocky Mountain schools extravaganza. And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder. Washington hands Stanford its first loss of the season with a  late-fourth quarter rally to win 17-13. (ESPN) Things Can Only Get Better? Justin Karp wonders...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill Misses Out on NCAA Record

The Brigham Young Cougars quarterbacks are well known for setting NCAA passing records. True freshman Taysom Hill should have been the most recent to add his name to the record books. A change in the NCAA record book just this year will keep him out.  Hill’s college career was barely a quarter old, when he got his first chance to play. Facing a 4th down and 1 at the Washington...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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