1. Dennis Pitta: Making the Grade in the NFL

    He’s the all-time leading receiver in BYU football history. That’s saying something coming from the school that all but invented the forward pass...

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  2. BYU Fans Can Wish Unga Good Luck

    Several Deep Shades of Blue readers have expressed a desire to be able to wish former Cougar Harvey Unga good luck in the NFL and thank him for his contributions to BYU football. And we are happy to oblige...

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  3. Former Brigham Young Cougar John Beck Gives Back

    Former BYU quarterback John Beck has spent this week raising funds in Utah to help kids benefit from playing the game of football...

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  4. BYU Football: Rebuilding vs. Reloading

    BYU Football Takes the Field Every winter coaching staffs around the country take a look at their white boards in order to assess the depth and skill levels at each position...

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  5. BYU Cougars Look to Fill Big Hole Left by Harvey Unga

    Former BYU running back Harvey Unga is hoping to hear his name called during Thursday’s NFL Supplemental Draft. Meanwhile, with fall camp looming about three weeks away, the Cougars are trying to figure out life without Unga...

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  6. BYU's Young Team and Leadership

    With young teams, it is extremely difficult to foster the right type of leadership. Even on football teams, there is a power struggle that occurs...

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  7. The Bright Side of Utah's Exit

    As a BYU alum, I have to admit it stung a little seeing Utah move onward and upward to the Pac-10. Yet, after some consideration I think BYU and the MWC is still just as strong as it was when Utah was still intact...

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  8. BYU's New Landscape

    BYU vs. Utah Utah’s move to the PAC-10 has changed the landscape of recruiting for BYU. If the status-quo remains, it’s going to get a lot harder for the Cougars...

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  9. BYU's New Landscape

    Utah’s move to the Pac-10 changes the recruiting landscape for BYU. If the status-quo remains, it’s going to get a lot harder for the Cougars...

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  10. Give Us Our Shot: The Mountain West Conference's Quest for BCS Status

    With the Big XII stating publicly that it will remain at 10 teams for the foreseeable future, it’s time to look at BYU’s Plan B – getting the Mountain West Conference into the BCS as an automatic qualifying conference...

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  11. Lenny Gomes: The Rest of the Story

    Before Max Hall there was Lenny Gomes. In 1993, Gomes offered up one of the most infamous quotes in the history of the BYU vs. Utah rivalry. Speaking of the Utes, Gomes declared, “All those guys think that’s all there is to life...

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  12. BYU Athletes: The Next Level

    When former BYU athletes look to take their performance to the next level, many are turning to Dave Stroshine of ASAP Training in Orem...

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  13. It's Decision Time for BYU

    BYU on the outside looking in? The Board of Trustees and the administration at Brigham Young University have a decision to make...

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  14. Harvey Unga Talks About His Future

    Former BYU running back Harvey Unga has officially declared for the NFL Supplemental Draft to be held next month...

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  15. Fahu Tahi Prepares for His Fifth NFL Season

    Former BYU Cougar Fahu Tahi has a thankless job. He’s the lead blocker for the best running back in the NFL...

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  16. Future BYU Footballer Joey Owens Is Battling Injury

    One of BYU’s earliest football commitments from the 2010 signing class will be forced to sit out the 2010-2011 season. Joey Owens has been fighting to get healthy for months, before his senior year at Pleasant Grove High School began...

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  17. BYU Recruit Tayo Fabuluje To Arrive in Provo This Week

    Tayo Fabuluje is one of a number of recruiting coups in the 2010 BYU football signing class. Fabuluje, who is not a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, turned ...

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  18. BYU Could Be Part of a Revamped Big 12

    It is now looking like the Big 12 could absorb some of the Mountain West Conference schools instead of the other way around. The key to this is the fact that as long as the Big 12 has at least eight schools in place, it keeps its BCS status...

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  19. Teu Kautai to Fulfill a Dream at BYU

    Teu Kautai #17 (Courtesy dallasnews.com) 2010 BYU Football signee Teu Kautai has an unusual way of keeping in shape. “I have people hit baseballs and then I take off chasing after them,” Teu explains...

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  20. Collin Keoshian, Eight-Man Football Star, Now a BYU Cougar

    Collin Keoshian’s YouTube video hasn’t gone viral. But it did find its way to the right people...

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  21. Is the Mountain West Conference Circling the Big XII's Carcass?

    Today’s decision by the Mountain West Conference to hold off on inviting Boise State can only mean one thing: They believe there might be better options for them in the near future...

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  22. BYU Cougars Banking on True Freshmen in 2010

    Jake Heaps at Spring Scrimmage During his first five years at the helm, BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall and his staff have worked toward developing a program that doesn’t rebuild, but reloads each year...

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  23. PAC-16 Would be Bad News for BYU

    It looks like it could be a wild and woolly next few days as various NCAA conferences hold their annual meetings and jockey for position for the lucrative affections of the Texas Longhorns...

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  24. Zac To Create a Stout BYU Defense

    The BYU Cougars could be starting a true freshman at inside linebacker when they open the season September 4th against the Washington Huskies...

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  25. BYU's Sae Tautu Continues to Grow

    2010 BYU football signee Sae Tautu almost fell through the recruiting cracks because he played at three different high schools in two different states...

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