1. College Football: What a 24-Team, NFL-Style Playoff Would Look Like

    After nine weeks of college football, we still have seven undefeated teams left. And if more than two of these teams finish the season undefeated, a team that has won every single game it has played will not have a chance to play for the national title...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 303 reads 18 comments

  2. NCAA Football Top 25 Week Nine: Sorry Texas, Oregon, Florida; TCU Is No. 1

    There is a ton of change in my top 25. It was an awesome week of college football; many statements were made. Here is my new top 25: (Tyler Stimson votes in the ESPN-U poll and the Bleacher Report poll...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 1,743 reads 11 comments

  3. BYU Fans Have Something To Root For: Why TCU Will Win a National Title

    If your wondering what this photo is of, it is when TCU wins the national championship. That's right, it's from the future! Now that BYU's BCS hopes are basically over (it would take an unprecedented ...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 748 reads 7 comments

  4. BYU's Great Expectations: A Story of Cougar Football and the Familiar Vegas Bowl

    After BYU's loss to TCU this Saturday, an embarrassingly uncompetitive 38-7 debacle, I thought to myself, "Vegas, here we come again." Every year since Bronco Mendenhall has been the coach, BYU has gone to the Las Vegas bowl...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 246 reads 9 comments

  5. College Football Top 25 Week 8: Texas # 1, TCU # 3, Alabama Falls To # 4

    It was not a week of upsets, but it was a week where superior teams separated themselves against solid teams on the road. There were some very close calls, however. And there is a ton of change in my top 25...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 800 reads 11 comments

  6. No. 8 TCU at No. 16 BYU: What Will Happen in Provo on Saturday Night?

    It's Wednesday, and you can already feel the anticipation in the air on campus. Saturday's game against TCU could define BYU's season, and will have a dramatic impact on the legacy of BYU senior QB Max Hall...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about over 4 years ago 313 reads 20 comments

  7. Mountain West Basketball Preview 09-10: BYU, UNLV, SDSU Will Make NCAA Tourney

    The Mountain West had a good regular season last year. They had 5 very good teams (Utah, BYU, San Diego State, New Mexico, UNLV) that were all in contention for NCAA tournament bids late in the ...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 1,519 reads 21 comments

  8. NCAA Football Top 25 Week 7: Texas, UF, and USC Narrowly Avoid Upsets

    (Tyler Stimson votes in the ESPNU poll and the bleacher report poll) Well it was, (in my mind) the most entertaining college football Saturday of the season so far. Eight teams in my top 25 from last week lost...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 1,063 reads 22 comments

  9. BYU College Basketball Preview 2009-2010

    For BYU's HC Dave Rose, it has been an interesting offseason. Rose was diagnosed with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cancer this summer. The tumor was successfully removed, and Rose (so far) remains completely cancer free...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 698 reads 4 comments

  10. NCAA Football Top 25 Week Six: Florida Prevails, But Alabama Remains No. 1

    It was an exciting week of college football, highlighted by a matchup of Florida at LSU. Florida prevailed with superior defensive play. But as you can see below, it still wasn't enough to get Florida the No...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 719 reads 4 comments

  11. Previewing the Mountain West Games: Week Six

    Week five was an okay week for the Mountain West. TCU and BYU easily handled rivals SMU and Utah State. Wyoming won on the road against Florida International. San Diego State easily beat New Mexico State...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 177 reads 3 comments

  12. In BYU's Toughest Remaining Road Game, Can UNLV Pull Off the Upset?

    As a current BYU student and a Las Vegas native, I have a unique perspective on this game. BYU is off to an excellent start to the 2009 season, going 4-1 in their first five games...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 199 reads 9 comments

  13. NCAA Football Top 25 Week Five: OU, MICH, and UH Loseā€”LSU Triumphs

    After last weeks exciting college football action, with four top 10 teams upset, including four, five, and six, this week was underwhelming in the upset category. There was some significant action however, as two top ten teams (Houston and Oklahoma) lost.

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 1,608 reads 23 comments

  14. Picking the Mountain West Games: Week Five

    Week four was a good week for the Mountain West. TCU beat Clemson on the road 13-10 and Utah easily handled Louisville at home 30-14. But, New Mexico, which looks like the worst team in the conference, lost to New Mexico State...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 411 reads 8 comments

  15. NCAA Football Top 25 Week 4: Alabama New No. 1; Four Top 10 Teams Fall

    What a wild week four! We had four teams in the top 10 fall. Here is my new Top 25: (These are my rankings, which are used in the ESPNU poll. They are not predictions of what the top 25 rankings will actually be...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 6,110 reads 38 comments

  16. Picking the Mountain West Conference Games: Week Four

    As we look at the start of conference play in Week Four, I thought it would be interesting to do my first slide show article and pick every game involving a Mountain West team. I will pick games straight up and against the spread...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 297 reads 13 comments

  17. There Is Still Hope: Five Reasons Why BYU Can Still Make a BCS Bowl

    After two straight conference titles ('06, '07) and three straight 10 win seasons ('06, '07, '08), Bronco Mendenhall has BYU football back on the right track. Despite last week's devastating loss to Florida State, the Cougars' future is very bright...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 394 reads 29 comments

  18. College Football Top 25 Week Three: USC Upset, Miami Is Back, and BYU Loses

    What a wild week of college football! Now here is my top 25: 1. Florida - Did not dominate Tennessee the way people thought they would, but their defense looks great. A win is a win, and they won 23-13...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 0 comments

  19. A 16-Team College Football Playoff Sytem That Makes Sense

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  20. Jay Cutler: Don't Give Up On Him Yet, O Ye Of Little Faith

    After a disastrous first half, in which Jay Cutler threw three interceptions, the QB was able to calmly lead a Bears' comeback in an impressive second half. In the end, the Bears fell short and Cutler threw another garbage time interception...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 43 reads 6 comments

  21. Top 25 College Football Ballot Week Two: USC, BYU, and Houston Move Up

    This is the top 25 on my ballot: (Tyler Stimson's ballot is used in the ESPNU fan poll) 1. Florida - Florida is still the vast favorite to repeat as national champions. I do wish they would schedule actual teams to start the season though...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 970 reads 21 comments

  22. BYU's Chances of Going Undefeated and Playing for a National Championship

    Contrary to my beliefs of a bias against the Mountain West, BYU has earned the respect of the sports media, jumping to No. 9 in the AP poll. This is the highest ranking a team from a non-BCS conference has had after the first week of the season...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 613 reads 23 comments

  23. What BYU's Shocking Victory Over Oklahoma Means For College Football

    In the immediate aftermath of BYU's shocking upset over third ranked Oklahoma, the focus of all the pundits has been on the injury to last year's Heisman trophy winner, Sam Bradford...

    Tyler Stimson Written by Tyler Stimson about almost 5 years ago 302 reads 3 comments