1. Miami Dolphins in the house…

    It was good to see so many CSU and BYU alumni on the sideline and I was waiting for Beck or Denney to join in on the celebration. Personally I like to see that kind of excitement...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  2. BYU-Colorado State Post Game Wrap-Up

    I seriously don’t know if I am going to be able to take nail biters every Saturday. I loved close games when I was playing, but as a fan I want to see domination and physical play...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 187 reads 2 comments

  3. The Nail Biter Continues…

    This quarter began with our offense struggling on third down and our defense still trying to find a way to stop the Rams. It is getting very hard to say good things about what our defense is doing...

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  4. BYU-CSU at the Half: Cougars Need to Win Emotional Battle

    Emotion, Emotion, Emotion. Special Teams, Special Teams, Special Teams. We are killing ourselves. The game is tied at 21...

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  5. First Quarter Update

    The offense is having difficult picking up the blitz. CSU has opted to bring as much pressure as they possible can and that means we are getting man-to-man coverage on the outside. If we can pick up the pressure and hit the short passes, we will be fine..

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  6. College Football Saturday: Early Results

    Tulsa fell to the mighty Razorbacks, 30-23. It was a close game, but Tulsa threw a late interception that sealed the victory for Razorbacks. Florida State is down late to GT and probably won’t be able to come back...

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  7. Where will G Pittman end up?

    I hesitated in writing this one, but after reading some of the crap that was out there about G I thought it would be appropriate to hopefully give some Cougar fans a clean break. G isn’t going to SDSU or any other MWC team...

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  8. Colorado State Offensive Scouting Report

    Colorado State has a fairly young offense and at times it shows. For the most part they run a basic offensive scheme. Their quarterback is under center a lot, which means they are always a threat to run play action...

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  9. Colorado State Defensive Scouting Report

    Doug Pensiger/Getty Images The Colorado State defense has been about as consistent as a defense could be, especially in limiting offense’s big play. They use well-schemed pressures and athletes in different positions in order to create mismatches.

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 72 reads 1 comments

  10. Catching up with Kehl Vol. VII

    This has been a rather crazy week!! I tore some ligaments in my foot in last week’s game against the Steelers and so I haven’t had a ton of time for my weekly entry...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  11. A Cougars reflections on CSU…

    When I -Markell- am asked about CSU down the road, I will remember three things: 1)The Power run game with pulling guards. 2)Always running to the same O-Linemen (They had strong and weak Guards and Tackles, not left and right...

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  12. An Interview with John Beck

    There have been quite a number of inquiries as to how John Beck is feeling about his experiences in the NFL thus far. In an answer to these requests I -Markell- interviewed John to find out what the former BYU QB is up to in Miami Florida...

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  13. BYU Coach Bronco Mendenhall's Quote of the Century

    "Players that want to be coddled and want to be catered to don’t come, and some are good LDS players. We want them to be passionate about the chance to play at BYU. I really don’t have much time for those that want to be convinced...

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  14. Where are they now? Nate Meikle

    So fall of ‘07 I’m sitting at football practice and Greg Wrubell, the KSL play-by-play commentator, approaches me and asks, “Nate, have you ever thought about getting into broadcasting?  ...

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  15. Defensive Back X’s and O’s

    The corner position is becoming frustrating. In my eyes it isn’t just our coverage that needs help, but our pass rush is having just as many problems. Coverage and pressure go hand and hand...

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  16. BYU inside linebackers, what is the problem?

    Teams are taking advantage of our teams lack of sideline to sideline speed. Personally I think we are OK up the middle, but when our linebackers are in space is when they struggle...

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  17. UNLV Post Game Wrap-up

    We all left the stadium nodding in agreement that our team, while good, is going to have to fight tooth and nail the remainder of the season. A lot of credit needs to be given to these up-and-coming UNLV Rebels...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  18. UNLV Post Game Analysis: According to Markell Staffieri

    “I thought it would be interesting if I wrote a post game report along with Quinn just to be able to compare how we each viewed the game...

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  19. Well, both offenses looked good.

    Let me tell you why this game was so good. Both offenses played at a high level and the our defense when faced with adversity came through and won the game...

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  20. Gazing towards the red North…

    I have been delaying this post for obvious reasons, but I have to be objective and give respect where respect is due. The team up north is playing good football...

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  21. UNLV Defensive Scouting Report

    I am going to be honest, whoever is Coaching the offense needs to spend a little time with the defensive side of the ball. It is no wonder that the previous UNVL games have been close -with the exception of the Utah game...

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  22. Should Max and Travis request more running plays?

    One way that Coach Mendenhall has differentiated himself from other national programs is with the institution of a leadership council. (Don’t get me wrong I am sure there are other teams in the country, which have something similar...

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  23. UNLV Offensive Scouting Report

    AP Photo Ross D. Franklin UNLV is a much-improved team under the 4th year of Coach Sanford. Their execution has improved year to year and they are playing a lot harder.  Just a couple of years ago this team lacked the heart necessary to win close games...

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  24. A couple UNLV look-a-likes…

    What would we do without the internet? My posts this week have been very serious and if there is one thing we all need -Paul Jones- it’s a little laughter. Enjoy...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  25. Don’t Jump Off the Max Hall Bandwagon

    I have been a little frustrated by Max’s performances in the past few games, but let’s not jump off the bandwagon. Max is a very solid quarterback that is going to leave BYU with one of the best winning percentages in school history...

    Brett Richins Written by Brett Richins about over 5 years ago 181 reads 3 comments