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BYU Football Prediction: Cougars Seeking Revenge Against Cavaliers

If you think there is a player for BYU not seeking revenge against Virginia this weekend, you are quite simply wrong. This game represents a great deal of opportunities for BYU nationally speaking, and the players and coaches know it. Last years debacle in Charlottesville is well documented, so we won’t recap it here. Suffice it to say, BYU felt like it was the better team last...
Via TornBySports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU to retire Jim McMahon’s number 9 Jersey

Brigham Young University will honor former QB Jim McMahon by retiring his number 9 Jersey during the halftime game against Utah State on October 3rd. McMahon will also be be inducted into the Cougar’s Hall of Fame the night before. Five other players in BYU history have had their number jersey retired: Eldon “The Phantom” Fortie (No. 40), Marion Probert (No. 81), Steve Young...
Via NCAA Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Last Minute BYU vs. Houston Predictions

Last year’s matchup between the red and blue Cougars of Houston and BYU was as entertaining a football game as they come. In a classic shootout, BYU edged out Houston 47-46, with Taysom Hill going 29 for 44 and 417 yards through the air. Will this year be another shootout? Big Bro: Vegas has BYU as an 18 point favorite, but I am still nervous about this game. Yes, BYU is improved...
Via TornBySports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill on stage as No. 25 BYU hosts Houston

Houston is already leery of Brigham Young's Taysom Hill. The junior quarterback ran for three touchdowns last week and BYU shredded the Longhorns' defense 41-7, popping the Cougars into the AP rankings at No. 25. It was the worst Texas loss since 1997. With the Longhorns taken care of, Hill and BYU (2-0) return home to host Houston (1-1) on Thursday night. Houston coach Tony...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars: Betting Odds And Predictions

The Houston Cougars take on the BYU Cougars on Thursday. Here are the betting odds and predictions.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Highlights from BYU’s 35-10 Win over UConn Football

Here are the highlights from the BYU Cougars 35-10 win over the UConn Huskies football team on Friday night at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. You can see more highlights of individual plays by heading over to ESPN.com.
Via Sox and Dawgs
August 30, 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 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
August 29, 2014  |  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
August 14, 2014  |  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
August 02, 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

BYU coaches fortunate that Lark is a senior

For the better part of three seasons, the quarterback position has been unsettled for the Brigham Young Cougars. Quarterback play has often been inconsistent, which caused Bronco Mendenhall and the BYU offensive coaching staff to face a lot of heat from fans and in the media. These problems are expected to end next year with Taysom Hill as the heir apparent to the quarterback position...
Via Blue Cougar Football
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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