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BYU Football: Did you know? (2003 vs. 2017)

Brady Poppinga was a leader on the 2003 BYU defense (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)The emotional, knee-jerk reaction to the BYU Cougars' struggles during the 2017 season was to proclaim, "This is the worst BYU offense ever!" In reality, the 2017 offense finished with better per game averages than the 2003 offense, but not by much.   BYU Offense    2003 2017  Points...
Via Blue Cougar Football
2 days ago

BYU Basketball’s scholarship crunch and offseason roster problems

While not a new problem for Dave Rose, the Cougar basketball team will have some difficulties figuring out what to do with too many players and not enough space. Another BYU Basketball season is in the books. Now it is time for the honored post-season tradition of figuring out how next season’s roster will shape up. Roster management is usually a disaster at BYU. There are tons...
Via Vanquish the Foe
3 days ago

Uniformity: BYU Baseball shows off new navy uniform in win over Utah

Cougars add a new navy look to their wardrobe Welcome to Uniformity, a special place of the internet dedicated to our healthy obsession with anything and everything to do with BYU uniforms. Here we’ll discuss updates to new uniform sets, explore the rich history of Cougar gear and pontificate on what the future could behold. Now is as good a time as any to talk BYU Baseball because...
Via Vanquish the Foe
3 days ago

Flashback: Good Payne in a season full of bad pain

BYU placekicker Matt Payne (Source: BYU Football Wiki).By and large, the 2003 football season was forgettable for the BYU Cougars. Offensive futility and a horrible win-loss record highlight the pain Cougar fans felt while cheering for their team. One player, however, did play well through all of the adversity the team experienced: punter and placekicker Matt Payne.Payne was a junior...
Via Blue Cougar Football
3 days ago

BYU football: 3 things we learned about new offense this Spring

BYU football 2018 spring practices have begun, and we’re already learning a lot about the new Cougars offense. Spring football is full of excitement and intrigue.  There are a lot questions concerning BYU football, but here are a few things which have been learned already. No. 1: Change...
Via Lawless Republic
3 days ago

Cougs on Cougs: Parting thoughts on BYU Basketball’s 2017-18 season

What do Jess and Mary think about how BYU Basketball’s season ended, and what do they hope to see happen in the offseason? That, plus more in this week’s Cougs on Cougs. It’s episode 104 of Cougars on Cougars, and Jess and Mary start with some big news — Jess is moving to Cincinnati, OH after her husband received a great job offer from the University of Cincinnati. What does this...
Via Vanquish the Foe
4 days ago

Two players who redshirted in 2017 poised to breakout for BYU in 2018

BYU WR Tariq Buchanan (Photo: Jaren Wilkey, BYU Photo).Two weeks into the BYU Cougars spring football practice and there are two unknown names repeatedly appearing in practice reports: Tariq Buchanan and Zack Katoa. Both were members of the scout team in 2017 as they redshirted, but appear to be ready for breakout seasons this fall.Don't take my word for it, though.Just to refresh...
Via Blue Cougar Football
4 days ago

BYU Football Spring Practice, Day 7: Former Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell attends practice, Zach Katoa emerges at RB

BYU finished its 7th Spring practice Monday afternoon with Cougars at the halfway point of Spring ball. Here are some of the highlights from Monday’s practice: Former Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Darrell was in attendance and chatted with BYU coaches after practice, according to Dick Harmon. Bevell is LDS and has a daughter on BYU’s softball team. Bevell is currently unemployed...
Via Vanquish the Foe
5 days ago

BYU Spring Football Week 2 Recap: Quarterbacks dominate the headlines

BYU QB Beau Hoge (Photo: Jaren Wilkey, BYU Photo).As the BYU Cougars continued their Spring football practices last week, quite naturally, the quarterbacks took center stage. It has long been considered the most important position in football, and there was legitimate, noteworthy happenings.As the week began, news broke that there would be one less mouth to feed. Practice reps have...
Via Blue Cougar Football
5 days ago

BYU Basketball: Cougars only path to Big Dance is WCC tourney title

BYU basketball has no path to an NCAA Tournament at-large berth. Their only shot is to win the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas. The bubble has burst for BYU Basketball. After a shocking loss to Loyola Marymount and a close defeat in The Kennel to Gonzaga two weeks ago, and then yet another...
Via Lawless Republic
February 20, 2018

BYU Cougars sports has no place to go but up after this year

With multiple sports not meeting expectations, and very few exceeding them it is very possible that this is the worst year ever for BYU Cougars fans. BYU football was expected to win eight games according to the FPI. The BYU women’s soccer team started the season ranked No. 8 in the...
Via Lawless Republic
February 18, 2018

Gonzaga wants to crack down on students mocking BYU over Mormon missions

Gonzaga University has issued a plea to students ahead of the school’s basketball game against BYU.The meeting between the two schools generally causes a lively atmosphere at McCarthey Athletic Center on Gonzaga’s campus. In recent years, students have come dressed in missionary costumes, which mock the Mormon faith.Gonzaga is attempting to eliminate the sight of those costumes going...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 31, 2018  |  Discuss

BYU basketball: Revenge Week begins for the Cougars

BYU basketball has two losses in WCC play so far, and this week the Cougars have a chance to get their revenge against both of the teams that beat them. It’s one of the best parts of conference play in college basketball. The chance for revenge. BYU basketball has now played each WCC...
Via Lawless Republic
January 25, 2018

BYU football recruiting: Cougars get commitment from LB Viliami Tausinga

BYU football picked up a commitment from a talented linebacker over the weekend as three-star recruit Viliami Tausinga is coming to Provo. Viliami Tausinga – second cousin of BYU football’s Kesni Tausinga – is coming to BYU football. The three-star (according to 247Sports) linebacker...
Via Lawless Republic
January 22, 2018

LSU OL coach Jeff Grimes leaving for BYU OC job

Jeff Grimes is moving on up in the coaching world.Grimes is expected to leave his post as LSU’s offensive line coach to become BYU’s next offensive coordinator. The news was reported by Football Scoop and confirmed by The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger.Dellenger says Grimes will stay on to coach LSU in their bowl game against Notre Dame. He also was making $550,000 at LSU, so it’s possible...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: BYU fires former Heisman winner Ty Detmer

Ty Detmer is a BYU legend. He won the 1990 Heisman Trophy as the school’s quarterback and then came back to the university two years ago to be its offensive coordinator.Now, according to a report by ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, BYU has fired Ty Detmer after a dismal 4-9 season. As mentioned by Rittenberg, it’s probably not a “fair” move, given the circumstances.“The Cougars went 4-9 this...
Via Sportsnaut
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

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