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BYU football: Cougars blow lead in 42-35 loss to Nevada (with video)

Provo • Another game, another two-touchdown lead blown in the second half. But this one was even more disappointing for the BYU Cougars than last week, because it came at home in front of 56,355 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium, and in a game in which they seemingly had control. Visiting Nevada held the Cougars to one touchdown in the second half and took a 42-35 win, handing BYU...

BYU Cougars vs. Nevada Wolf Pack: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday night the BYU Cougars and Nevada Wold Pack will face off against one another. BYU (4-2) and Nevada (3-3) will each be looking for a win in this one. Coverage for this game will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 10:15 pm ET from LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT. The Odds: The BYU Cougars are a 10 point favorite against the Nevada Wolf Pack. The over/under for...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UCF rallies from 14 down to beat UCF in overtime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Justin Holman threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to running back William Stanback on the first possession of overtime and UCF beat BYU 31-24 on Thursday night after overcoming a 14-point deficit in the second half. Christian Stewart's fourth-down pass for BYU fell incomplete in the end zone to end the game. Stanback added a rushing touchdown. Holman was 30 of 51 for...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars at UCF Knights: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Thursday night the BYU Cougars and UCF Knights will face off against one another in a match-up of two unranked teams. BYU (4-1) suffered its first loss of the season a week ago along with the loss of quarterback Taysom Hill. If they are to earn their fifth win they will have to beat a UCF team who has has moved to 2-2 with consecutive wins. Coverage of Thursday...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Can BYU Overcome the Loss of a Heisman Hopeful? and Other BYU Scouting Notes.

BYU was having a season in which everyone thought that they might have a shot at running the table.  They had a Heisman candidate in QB Taysom Hill, who was leading the team in Rushing and Passing, as the unquestioned leader on the team. After beating Big 12’s Texas and ACC’s Virginia, everyone thought they could contend with all of the Big Time Programs. All that changed on...
Via Optimum Scouting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kimane Domena Powers Roosevelt To Victory Over Wilson

The saga of quarterback Kimane Domena has been an interesting one. After his junior season, the 6’2”, 180 pound QB committed to Brigham Young University. However, before his senior season began, Domena unexpectedly de-committed from the university to re-open his options. Before the Roosevelt Roughriders took on the Wilson Trojans on Friday, I spoke with Roosevelt head coach Christian...
Via Oregon Sports News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill's injury a major setback for BYU

BYU’s loss to Utah State on Friday night was costly, as the Cougars lost quarterback Taysom Hill due to a leg injury for the rest of the...
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU's Taysom Hill out for year after breaking leg against Utah (VIDEO)

Taysom Hill, the star quarterback for No. 18 BYU and a Heisman Trophy hopeful, will miss the rest of the season after fracturing his left leg Friday night.Hill suffered the disastrous break during BYU's 35-20 loss to Utah State in Provo, Utah. He is scheduled for surgery Saturday and will be out three to four months.The respective losses also take away any chance for BYU'...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Rumors and Rants
20 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU QB Taysom Hill carted off, reportedly fractured leg

BYU QB Taysom Hill was carted off the field Friday night against Utah State, and the Heisman contender could be done for the year after reportedly suffering a fractured leg. Hill's left leg was injured while he was being tackled late in the first half. He was in obvious pain as he was taken to the locker room for X-rays. The 18th-ranked Cougars, who came into the game 4-0, trailed...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 19, 2014  |  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
September 18, 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 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
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