Pierce: Analyst wonders if BYU can make independence work
By Scott D. Pierce
Published Nov 8, 2011 11:56AM MDT
Mike Mayock is in a unique position to evaluate college football independents. In addition to his new duties in the booth for the NFL Network’s “Thursday Night Football” games, he’s also the game analyst on NBC’s national broadcasts of Notre Dame.
And he’s skeptical that anyone other than the Fighting Irish can go it alone.
“I understand what BYU is trying to do,” he said. “But I think it takes a very special program to be able to compete at a high level without your first goal being to win a co...
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