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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronco Mendenhall wants BYU to join Power 5 conference

The BYU Cougars are currently an independent team and without a conference, but that is something head football coach Bronco Mendenhall would like to see change sooner rather than later. Mendenhall spoke to BYU announcer Greg Wrubell about the team’s future as an independent and it is clear he wants to join a Power 5 conference as soon as possible. “I hate to be pinned down...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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 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 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

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 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:  BYUCougars.com BYUCougars.com BYUCougars.com BYU went 8-5 last season. [CBS Sports]    
Via College Spun
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Giant Killers: BYU Cougars

Every year the NCAA Tournament sees it’s fair share of upsets. Little no name schools get matched up with national powers, and everyone pencils in the power conference school to advance. Then, out of nowhere, they little guy pulls out a miraculous victory that ruins everyone’s brackets on the first weekend. These schools are generally known as “Giant Killers”. The Brigham...
Via Standing O Sports
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Collinsworth Out For Season With Torn ACL

Kyle Collinsworth tore his ACL in BYU's WCC Tournament Championship Game loss to Gonzaga on Tuesday. Collinsworth will undergo surgery early next week. Collinsworth was named to the All-WCC First Team and the WCC All-Tournament Team this season. He led the Cougars in rebounding (8.1 rebounds per game) and assists (4.6 assists per game) and was second on the team in scoring (14.0...
Via RealGM
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: Live with it, Carlino fans–Collinsworth is more important

Aside from the unstoppable Tyler Haws, Kyle Collinsworth is the most important player on this BYU basketball squad. Hands down. Bar none. No doubt about it. Tonight’s game proved that. Yes, even more important that Matt Carlino. Carlino’s impressive run to finish the regular season (and some pressure from Twitter icon and Carlino idolizer @PostJimmer) had me thinking maybe...
Via TornBySports
March 08, 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 vice president...
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 beats San Francisco on the road 83-76

Kyle Collinsworth scored 19 points, Skyler Halford added 18 and Matt Carlino had 17 as BYU defeated San Francisco 83-76 on Thursday night. Tyler Haws added 15 points and Eric Mika had 11 as BYU (12-7, 4-2 West Coast Conference) had five players score in double figures. Collinsworth was 7 of 10 from the field and Halford hit 11 of 12 free throws. BYU trailed 46-43 with more than...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sorry, Taysom. Fight Hunger Bowl is not just another game.

I love Taysom Hill. A lot. But if he thinks that tomorrow’s bowl game against the University of Washington is just another game, he’s got another thing coming. I’m referring to Hill’s comments, reported by Jeff Call at Deseret News, that Hill is treating this game like every other game: Especially being an independent, we’re playing different conferences all the time, so...
Via TornBySports
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting BYU overwhelms Prairie View 100-52

Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth both scored 19 points and Eric Mika added 15 as Brigham Young rolled past Prairie View A&M 100-52 Wednesday night. The Cougars (8-3) jumped out to a 25-10 lead midway through the first half sparked by six baskets from Haws, including a trio of 3-pointers. After leading by 18 at the break, BYU held the Panthers scoreless over an eight-minute span...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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