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Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco Thanks Fans

UConn head coach Bob Diaco looks up at a replay during the first quarter against the BYU Cougars on August 29, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. After his giving his props during his postgame press conference to the BYU Cougars after their win, UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco thanked the fans for coming out and supporting the team. photo credit: ian bethune...
Via Sox and Dawgs
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

BYU's Taysom Hill the Next Great Dual Threat Quarterback to Watch?

The buzz in college football these days seems to focus on dual threat quarterbacks a lot. These guys are exciting to watch and he bring a lot of attention to their programs, and from the look of things in Friday night's season opener against UConn the BYU Cougars may have a pretty good one on their hands.His name--Taysom Hill.@_MarcusD_/TwitterAgainst the Huskies Hill completed...
Via FatManWriting
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hill leads BYU over UConn, spoiling Diaco's debut

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help BYU beat UConn 35-10 on Friday night, spoiling Huskies coach Bob Diaco's debut. The junior quarterback completed 28 of 36 passes to nine receivers without an interception. He went 17 of 20 to lead the Cougars to a 28-7 halftime advantage, and was BYU's leading rusher with 97...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars at Connecticut Huskies: Betting Odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the BYU Cougars and Connecticut Huskies will kick off their 2014 football seasons. UConn and BYU will both be looking to earn their first win of the season at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. Coverage of Friday’s game will start at 7:00 pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: The BYU Cougars are a 16.5 point favorite against the UConn Huskies. The over/under...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 UConn IMG Sports Radio Network

When the UConn Huskies kick off their 2014 football campaign on Friday night against the BYU Cougars, it will be the 23rd straight year that Connecticut football will be broadcast on its flagship station, WTIC AM-1080 in Hartford, the state’s only 50,000 watt AM station. The 2014-15 football and men’s and women’s basketball season also marks the third year that the radio rights...
Via Sox and Dawgs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco On What He Expects From His Team Against BYU

UConn Huskies head football coach Bob Diaco answers a question during his press conference on August 25, 2014 for the upcoming game against the BYU Cougars. For the first 34 minutes or so of his first pregame press conference as a college head football coach, the UConn Huskies man in charge, Bob Diaco, was pretty subdued. But when asked an excellent question from John Silver of the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football – The Best Show In Town

We are exactly two weeks away from the 2014 season opener for the UConn Huskies football team as they’ll take on the BYU Cougars at Rentschler Field on August 29 at 7 p.m. With new head coach Bob Diaco in charge, things will be very different than last year. So I ask you, do you have your tickets for the game against BYU yet? Maybe pickup a mini-plan or even season tickets. If...
Via Sox and Dawgs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Brigham Young Cougars

There is one spot for the teams that aren’t in the Big 5 conferences to make a nationally relevant bowl game. Jerry Palm has it as the Peach Bowl, Phil Steele has it as the Fiesta Bowl. The game itself is up in the air, but there is one fact that doesn’t change: There is only one spot. None of the preseason top 25 teams according to the USA Today media poll were from one of the...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: BYU football team has epic lip sync battle

There are few things Americans love more than college football. But epic lip sync battles might rank right up there.Behold, the BYU Cougars football team engaging in a sing-off for the ages as part of a team building activity ahead of the season.The playlist included gems from such artists as Michael Jackson, N'Sync, Katy Perry, Psy, and of course any lip sync in 2014 would be...
Via Bush League Chronicle
24 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU suspends RB for honor code violation

There was a reason why Jamaal Williams, BYU’s blossoming superstar at running back, was working with the second-team offense as the Cougars opened 2014 preseason training camp on Friday afternoon. In a post-practice interview session, Williams stared into the sea of cameras, microphones and recorders and confirmed rumors that he has been suspended for one game due to an honor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Bros Podcast: Carlino throws Cougars under the bus and #BYU50 a success

Join the Sports Bros Podcast tonight at 7:00 MDT as the Bros discuss Matt Carlino’s first interview since transferring to Marquette. Did he throw Dave Rose and co. under the bus? Also, how many other programs could pull of a promotion like #BYU50? The post Sports Bros Podcast: Carlino throws Cougars under the bus and #BYU50 a success appeared first on TornBySports.com.
Via TornBySports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Announces “Something Cool Coming” This July 1st

The BYU football program may be in a state of flux given its status as an independent right now, but that doesn’t mean the school is going to stop celebrating its tradition on the gridiron. Monday night, the BYU Cougars Twitter handle sent out a very cryptic tweet that read that there is “something cool coming” this July 1st. The #BYU50 hashtag might be a clue that it has to...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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

BYU will no longer discuss honor code violations

Brigham Young University athletic director Tom Holmoe says the school will no longer comment about athletes who are suspended for violating the honor code. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/1kjy1nG ) the decision was made after Holmoe and university officials discussed it following the suspension of Spencer Hadley from the football team last fall. In that case, BYU officials...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball Stats: Defense, not free throws, Cougars’ real problem

It’s time to shut up about the horrible free throw shooting of the BYU basketball team. Believe me, we here at the Sports Bros, like all BYU basketball fans, have lamented the Cougars’ pathetic efforts from the charity stripe. But it’s time to start putting the blame where it really belongs: the defense. To all who have watched the Cougars play this season, it is no revelation...
Via TornBySports
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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