1. BYU Football: The Cougars Will Beat the Utah Utes If They Do These Three Things.

    It is quite simple. There are three things that if the BYU Cougars are able to accomplish, they will win the game...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 2 years ago 2,119 reads 10 comments

  2. Calculating BYU Football's BCS Chances by Simulating 10,000,000 Seasons

    I frequently hear and read comments about BYU's chances of being invited to a BCS bowl. These comments range from "There is no way in (insert undesirable afterlife destination here) ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 2 years ago 1,909 reads 8 comments

  3. BYU Cougars vs. Washington State Report Card: Grading the Offense

    The first significant exam for the BYU Cougars has concluded with the boys in blue significantly exceeding most people's expectations. However, not all position groups performed at an excellent or even satisfactory level...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 2 years ago 2,476 reads 18 comments

  4. BYU Football: Looking at the Cougars' 'Questionable' Pass Defense

    In preparation for the BYU vs. Washington State football game, one of the consistent themes of BYU criticizers (mostly Utah fans, with a couple WSU Cougars mixed in) is that BYU's ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 2 years ago 2,512 reads 7 comments

  5. BYU Football: Why the SEC, Big 12 Bowl Agreement Is Great for the Cougars

    That's right. I said that the Big 12, SEC bowl agreement that came out three weeks ago is great for BYU football. I know that a lot of other writers, bloggers and analysts are taking the opposite view, but frankly, they're wrong...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about 2 years ago 4,370 reads 17 comments

  6. BYU Football 2011 Offensive Report Card: Running Backs, O-Line and Quarterbacks

    Report cards are in and every significant contributor has received a performance grade (A, B, C, D, or F with +s and -s as necessary) and a citizenship grade (O, S, N, and U, once ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 2 years ago 1,291 reads 0 comments

  7. BYU Football 2011 Offensive Report Card: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

    Report cards are in and every significant contributor has received a performance grade (A, B, C, D or F, with +s and -s as necessary) and a citizenship grade (O, S, N and U, once ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 2 years ago 1,249 reads 0 comments

  8. BYU Football: Athletic Director Denies Games Scheduled Against Nebraska, Others

    In an interview with Gordon Monson on the 1280 The Zone radio station in Salt Lake, BYU Athletic director denied several of the rumors that have been going around (including some discussed in my previous article: http://bleacherreport...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about 3 years ago 5,391 reads 10 comments

  9. BYU Football to Play Wisconsin, Nebraska, Penn St, Ohio St, USC, More

    Update: In a radio interview, BYU Athletic director Tom Holmoe denied internet scheduling rumors in general and the Nebraska series rumor in specific. The below link includes several of his comments: http://bleacherreport...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about 3 years ago 4,793 reads 13 comments

  10. BYU Spring Football Practice Update: Offensive Depth Chart Questions and Answers

    The 2011 BYU spring practice has been very productive for BYU Cougar players and fans alike. Besides getting a sneak peak at what our Cougars will look like come fall, we have ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 3 years ago 2,301 reads 5 comments

  11. BYU Spring Football Practice 2011: What We've Learned About the Secondary so Far

    Coming into spring practice, the biggest question for the BYU Cougars was “Who would be starting in the defensive secondary?” About a third of the way into spring practice, that question has yet to be answered...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 3 years ago 1,726 reads 2 comments

  12. BYU Football Spring Practice Update: That Is One Big Defensive Line

    Matt Putnam, 6'6'', 271 pounds. Travis Tuiloma, 6'2'', 316. Eathyn Manumaleuna, 6'2'', 295. Those are the names and sizes of the linemen that ran with the first-string defense on the first day of practice Monday...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 3 years ago 1,973 reads 8 comments

  13. BYU Spring Football Practice 2011: Analyzing the Offense, One Position at a Time

    42.4 points, 26.2 first downs and 469 yards per game; 60% 3rd down conversion, +8 Turnover margin and an average time of position of 34:19 per game...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 3 years ago 2,990 reads 24 comments

  14. BYU Football: A Schedule Breakdown of Cougars' Undefeated 2011 Season

    How can a team go from 6-6 to 12-0 in one year? A) Recruit a Cam Newton (Auburn was 7-5 (3-5) last year)_or B) Significantly improve your team, play a bunch of WAC teams, and catch the big name teams on your schedule in down years...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about over 3 years ago 2,854 reads 24 comments

  15. College Football AP Poll: Which Teams Get The Most Love Munching Cupcakes?

    College Football polls are tricky things, especially when the season is only a couple of weeks old. Many believe that a teams ranking should be based on who that team has defeated...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  16. Stupid Article. Don't Read.

    College football is the best sport in the world. It is a game of passion. It is a game in which players give it 100 percent, 100 percent of the time. There are no lockouts or contract negotiations...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 2,350 reads 7 comments

  17. Poll Predictions, Week 1: Where Will The MWC Big Three Land In The Polls?

    Lets have a contest. We are going to see who can guess where TCU, BYU, and Utah will appear in the AP and Coaches polls that come out tomorrow. AP Poll TCU: Last weeks ranking, #6...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 418 reads 2 comments

  18. It Begins. BYU Begins To Build The Schedule Fans Dream About

    BYU just signed an agreement to play Notre Dame for each year for the next 6 years. ESPN just purchased the right to broadcast all of BYU's home games for the next 8 years...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 522 reads 6 comments

  19. BYU's 2011 Football Schedule: Ideal, Probable, and Worst Case Scenarios

    The Cougar fans were nestled all snug in their beds,While visions of Big Name packed schedules danced in their heads...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 6,770 reads 7 comments

  20. 7 reasons why BYU should not go Independent.

    There are Pros and Cons with all big decisions. In light of all of the recent BYU / MWC / WAC developments, I think that many of the Cons of BYU going independent at this juncture are for the most part being overlooked...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 1,934 reads 8 comments

  21. What Will BYU's Football Schedule Look Like If They Go Independent?

    Navy’s 2010 schedule 1) Maryland 2) Georgia Southern 3) Louisiana Tech 4) Air Force 5) Wake Forest 6) SMU 7) Notre Dame 8) Duke ...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 1,583 reads 3 comments

  22. Boise St. Will Play in the BCS Championship Game If...

    Boise St. would like nothing better than to be the first non BCS conference team to win the BCS national championship game. However, before they can win it all, they have to make to the game...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 1,160 reads 25 comments

  23. Celtics Sign Gimp (Shaq) and Star (also Shaq)

    What if I told you that an NBA championship contending team signed the 5th most productive center in the league…. for only 1.5 million per year? Well, consider yourself told...

    Holger Danske Written by Holger Danske about almost 4 years ago 127 reads 1 comments