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BYU has high hopes for Twin Towers at receiver

PROVO, Utah (AP) The BYU offense has visions of mismatches across the field for quarterback Taysom Hill to exploit this season. That begins with a pair of 6-foot-6 receivers nicknamed the Twin Towers. The Cougars lost Hill to season-ending injuries in two of his three seasons. Last year's broken leg led to an offseason dedicated to work within the pocket. He is hoping Mitch Mathews...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

BYU's Mendenhall to reward two walk-ons for their effort

Receiver Mitchell Juergens is the face of a critical element of BYU football over the years.Walk-ons are a mainstay with every college football program. But because BYU signs and sends so many on LDS church missions, the Cougars are in limbo with the scholarhip count come Signing Day.Walk-ons save Bronco Mendenhall’s program.So, Mendenhall asks a lot of some recruits to walk on...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating BYU Quarterback Taysom Hill's Heisman Chances in 2015

Brigham Young University boasts many award winners over the years, including 1990 Heisman Trophy recipient, quarterback Ty Detmer. Detmer is...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU football position breakdown: Quarterback and receiver get top marks

In what most consider a down year for college football quarterbacks, BYU has a guy that might be as good as anyone in the country in Taysom Hill. When breaking down the Cougars' depth chart, it doesn't get a whole lot better than the quarterback spot.And luckily for Hill, he has several weapons at his disposal. If Mitch Mathews is healthy, he can be the type of guy to singlehandedly...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU AD: ‘Never say never’ on Mountain West return

The BYU Cougars’ football team was a part of the Mountain West Conference from 1999-2010 before declaring independence for the first time in their storied history. The team was under legendary coach Lavell Edwards for two seasons upon their arrival to the conference and won its championship in the teams first year as a member. The legend continued for the next eleven seasons as...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU LB Sione Takitaki charged, will miss Nebraska game

The BYU Cougars just had to suspend one of their possible starting outside linebackers for the opening game this season. Sophomore Siones Takitaki was charged with two counts of misdemeanor theft and the Cougars subsequently suspended him for the opening game against Nebraska. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Takitaki was charged with the counts after he allegedly stole from the...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU LB has emergency surgery for fractured neck

The BYU Cougars had a pretty scary incident happen at practice on Tuesday afternoon. While no details of what exactly happened are available at this time, it was reported that BYU linebacker Colby Jorgensen was rushed to the hospital and admitted for emergency surgery after he injured his neck. According to College Football Talk, Colby’s brother Austen told the Provo Daily News...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU RB Jamaal Williams to withdraw, return in 2016

Brigham Young University Cougars football was dealt a surprising blow today, as it was revealed that star running back Jamaal Williams had withdrawn from the school and would not play this year for “personal reasons,” but would return in 2016. BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced Williams decision, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU QB Taysom Hill looking to Wall Street after football?

Every once in a while, you hear the story of a top-tier football player who has all the potential in the world ahead of him when his whole world seems to crash down around him. BYU quarterback Taysom Hill was easily one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the country before a broken ankle put him out for the rest of the season last year. He now knows the costs of playing football...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: BYU Cougars

ANYWHERE ANYTIME After stumbling initially, BYU’s jump to independence is finally starting to look like they hoped. After a solid 10-3 season and top 25 finish in 2011 the Cougs suffered a bunch of close losses in three straight 8-5 seasons. But even while repeatedly bashing its head against the ceiling BYU managed to prove [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: BYU Cougars...
Via No Coast Bias
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cougars could put Hill on a leash

In order for the BYU football team to maximize its potential this season the Cougars will need senior quarterback Taysom Hill to remain healthy. It’s with that in mind that BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is looking to minimize the amount of times that Hill gets hit in 2015. During BYU’s media day Mendenhall said the best way to protect Hill, who suffered a season-ending leg injury...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's Hill, Kaufusi placed on watch lists

BYU’s electric quarterback Taysom Hill and star defensive end Bronson Kaufusi were named to the Maxwell Award and Bednarik Award watch lists, respectively. The Maxwell Award, which has been handed out annually since 1937, goes to the top college football player in the country, while the Bednarik Award goes to the best defensive player in the nation. Hill, a rising senior, led the...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 42 — BYU

BYU Cougars 2014 Record: 8-5 (lost to Memphis in Miami Beach Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Taysom Hill Return to Form The Cougars were flying high to open the 2014 season. BYU’s 4-0 start was highlighted by a 41-7 victory over Texas, but things changed for the worse during an early October contest against in-state rival Utah State. A 14-7 lead had become a 21-14 deficit when...
Via The Student Section
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Football: JSwaggy Media Day

BYU media day has come and gone.  Here is what I took away from the festivities. Jamaal Williams Jamaal Williams was the star of Media Day and cemented himself as my favorite Cougar this year.  He made the rounds with the local media members.  He ate a cupcake with Hans Olsen and told the story of the Good Samaritan using the bloods and the crips, here are a few of the quotes...
Via TornBySports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars 2015 Preview and Prediction

Bronco Mendenhall enters his 11th season in Provo with some renewed excitement. That’s because BYU welcomes back Heisman candidate and...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Touch Line: Special Episode BYU Cougars

Rise And Shout In a special episode, Rick Aaron, of the Jockularity Podcast and BYU Soccer Play-By-Play, joins Rich and Brett to discuss the unique situation that is the BYU Soccer team. With the season about to begin on May 8th, and the United States Open Cup about to start, the three talk about BYU Soccer. Contact the hosts @frisbee_rich, @A24Brett  or the show @TouchLine_TBS...
Via TornBySports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Bronco Mendenhall has never had a losing season at BYU. He’s grown accustomed to winning, posting five seasons with at least 10 wins...
Via Athlon Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former BYU Star WR Alleges He Was Kicked Out Of Team’s Locker Room

Former BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman holds the records for most receptions, most receiving yards and most receiving touchdowns in school history. But apparently that isn’t enough to get him a spot in the team’s locker room at home games. Monday, Hoffman took to Twitter to respond to a report that a former Cougars player had been kicked out of the team’s locker room because...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Mary’s Gaels vs. BYU Cougars: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the St. Mary's Gaels vs. BYU Cougars.
Via Gamedayr
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill breaks leg, out for season

The college football world suffered a huge blow Friday night, as BYU’s dynamic quarterback Taysom Hill was carted off the field during a 35-20 loss to Utah State. The Heisman contender is done for the season after it was revealed that he suffered a fracture in his left leg. The 6-2, 232-pound junior has been spectacular since taking over as BYU’s starting quarterback last season...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU QB Taysom Hill Hurdles Texas Defender on Rushing TD

BYU easily handled Texas 41-7 on Saturday night. Quarterback Taysom Hill was the catalyst for the Cougars’ victory, throwing for 181 yards on...
Via Athlon Sports
September 06, 2014  |  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
August 30, 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

Photos: BYU Football Will Have Three New Alternate Uniforms This Fall

The Brigham Young University football team will be sporting a new look on occasion come fall. The Cougars will have three new alternate uniforms for the 2014 season. The jerseys will be white, royal, and black.  BYU released photos of the jerseys today: BYU went 8-5 last season. [CBS Sports]    
Via College Spun
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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