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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
8 days ago  |  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 Cougars 2014 Spring Football Preview

BYU went 8-5 for a second straight season last fall, but the Cougars followed two different scripts to get there. In 2012, the nation’s No. 3-...
Via Athlon Sports
March 03, 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

ASU to play home-and-home series with BYU

Arizona State and Brigham Young University will meet in a home-and-home series beginning in 2020, ASU announced Thursday. ASU will host BYU on Sept. 19, 2020, at Sun Devil Stadium and travel to play at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah, on Sept. 18, 2021. "This football series with Brigham Young University renews one of our oldest and most interesting rivalries," ASU...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 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 receiver Mathews lost for season, three players doubtful

BYU receiver Mitch Mathews suffered a season ending shoulder injury last week in the loss to Wisconsin. The injury occurred when the 6′-6″ 206 lb. sophomore was diving to catch a pass. Cougar coach Bronco Mendenhall said in a post-game press conference that Mathews’ injury will require surgery. Mathews is BYU’s second leading receiver with 23 catches for 397 yds. and four...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 14, 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...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU receiver Cody Hoffman suspended for game

BYU receiver Cody Hoffman sat out the Cougars' game Friday night against Middle Tennessee after being suspended for violating a team rule. BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall didn't provide details in announcing the one-game suspension. The senior receiver leads the Cougars in receiving with 171 yards on 10 receptions in two games. Hoffman missing the team's season-opening...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU vs. Texas: 5 Game Observations

The Brigham Young Cougars gave the nation a lot to see in its first win of the season. Texas wishes it didn't see half of what transpired. With regards to the5 things Blue Cougar Football gave you to watch for, here is what we saw.  1. Offensive Improvements. From 362 yards to 679, and that didn't even include a 52-yard pass on the final play of the game. From 16...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: BYU Abandoning Players’ Names On Jerseys, Will Go With “Tradition”, “Spirit” And “Honor”

The BYU Cougars will be making a different kind of fashion statement on the football field this year. The program has decided to forego players’ names on the back of jerseys, instead opting for the words “tradition”, “spirit” and “honor”. Check it out: Last year, we saw Rutgers wear flashy jerseys with the acronym F.A.M.I.L.Y on the back, which stood for “Forget...
Via College Spun
August 08, 2013  |  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

Brigham Young Cougars fans still strongly support head coach Bronco Mendenhall

After four consecutive 10-win seasons from 2006-09, the Brigham Young Cougars have won just 24 games the last three seasons. During the last three seasons, BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall has made several decisions that have caused some fans to question him, and even put him on the proverbial hot seat. Has Mendenhall lost the support of the BYU fan base, or is this just a vocal...
Via Blue Cougar Football
November 27, 2012  |  2 Comments

Brigham Young Cougars suspend two defensive players

Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced that senior free safety Joe Sampson and sophomore linebacker Zac Stout were suspended from the football team for an undisclosed violation of team rules.Additionally, both Sampson and Stout have withdrawn from school. Sampson's career is finished, and Stout will not be back for the rest of the 2012 season--maybe longer...
Via Blue Cougar Football
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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