1. Big East Breakup Plays Well for Western Teams and Catholic 7

    With the pending breakup of the Big East (h/t ESPN), the decision for BYU to forgo membership now seems almost inspired...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 1 year ago 2,858 reads 10 comments

  2. 3-Year Look at BYU Football Schedule

    2012 was an immense disappointment for BYU football fans. It was supposed to be the year for senior Riley Nelson, and the school had a schedule as good as any outside the Top 10 teams in the country...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 1 year ago 3,171 reads 10 comments

  3. Bronco Mendenhall: Did He Quiet the Critics with a 47-0 Beating of Hawaii?

    First-Half Review Taysom Hill started for BYU against Hawaii in Provo, Utah. In one half of play, Taysom completed 10 of 15 throws for 78 yards, one touchdown and a QB rating of 124...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 2,068 reads 20 comments

  4. Big East, BYU Courting Disaster with 14-16 Team Football League

    Why BYU and Others Should “Just Say No” In an ESPN article, Brett McMurphy outlined the efforts by the Big East to attract teams for a 14 or 16 team league in a “bigger is better” effort...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 4,335 reads 26 comments

  5. Brigham Young University as BCS Champions: Is It Possible in Independence?

    BYU winning a BCS championship as an independent is the goal. If it wasn't, why be an independent? Let's cut the spaghetti and make it short. Not likely at this time...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 3,592 reads 28 comments

  6. Bronco Mendenhall at Brigham Young: How Many Losses Will Cost Him His Job?

    Coach Gary Crowton (BYU 2001-2004) is evidence that even at BYU, you win you stay, you lose you go. Crowton went 12-2 in his first season in 2001. After that, the collapse was on...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 1,178 reads 9 comments

  7. Brigham Young University at Boise State University: Is Debacle II in the Wings?

    After the collapse of Brigham Young University in Salt Lake City against the Utah Utes every analyst must reevaluate their picks for the rest of the season...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 751 reads 2 comments

  8. 3 Things Brigham Young University Must Do to Obtain Notre Dame Status

    Notre Dame is the holy grail. The recent agreement with the Atlantic Coast Conference is further evidence that they swing the biggest bat in college football...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 1,709 reads 6 comments

  9. Brigham Young at Utah: The Debacle Continues as Cougars Drop a Close One

    BYU-Utah in Salt Lake City. It wasn ’t USC-Stanford, or LSU-Alabama, or even South Carolina-Clemson. But it was ugly. At the half the game was all tied up 7-7...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 2 years ago 516 reads 15 comments

  10. Usain Bolt London 2012 Fastest Man: Is the NFL in His Future?

    Usain Bolt , London 2012 Olympic Champion and fastest man in the world, could he be headed to the NFL? He says he s bored and wants a new event. Could that possibly be a gig in the NFL? He already makes 20 million a year in endorsements...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 582 reads 5 comments

  11. 4 Make-or-Break Games in 2012 BYU MUST Win

    BYU has a schedule that is notable this year in many respects. First is how hard it is. The second is how soft it is. On the one hand it has Big East, ACC, and Pac-12 teams, and Notre Dame...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 1,489 reads 27 comments

  12. Silas Redd at BYU? a Comparison of Redd vs. Alisa

    Silas Redd could have chosen almost any school to attend, he chose USC. The Pac-12 and USC will be stronger with the addition of Silas Redd ...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 1,520 reads 11 comments

  13. What Silas Redd Will Mean to USC in the Pac-12: 4 Keys to an Undefeated Season

    Many prognosticators in the Pac-12 have predicted USC will be unbeaten in the conference. Some even have predicted USC will beat Oregon twice in its march to the national championship game...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 1,547 reads 0 comments

  14. Riley Nelson and the BYU Quarterback Factory: Will He Measure Up with the Best?

    BYU is known as the “Quarterback Factory.” Steve Young, Jim McMahon, Ty Detmer, Robbie Bosco, Marc Wilson, Gifford Nielson, John Beck and Max Hall all went on to the NFL...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 1,584 reads 4 comments

  15. Obama Administration Economic Woes Reduce Athletic Budgets: How Will BYU Fare?

    The NCAA is going through a major transition now that it has finally agreed to a football playoff system of four teams. This is the tip of the iceberg, however, as most certainly in the years ahead we will see fairly quickly an eight team playoff...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 2,146 reads 6 comments

  16. College Football Recruiting: Brigham Young Could Flex Muscle Worldwide

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is in a unique position regarding the emerging war for collegiate athletes...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 833 reads 2 comments

  17. 5 Things BYU Players Need to Do to Be Above-Average Players

    BYU, in the recruiting world of athletes, seems to be able to get some fairly average athletes on a consistent basis that allows it to compete with anyone and beat the lesser teams but rarely break out and beat the really good teams...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 823 reads 2 comments

  18. New Mexico State and the University of Idaho Become Casualties, but of What?

    With the decline of the WAC, New Mexico State and University of Idaho have suddenly become teams without a conference. With all the thrashing around, people are looking for someone to blame...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 959 reads 4 comments

  19. 8 Teams BYU Should Develop a Rivalry with in Independence

    The headline says it, so let's not be coy. No. 1 is Texas. But I will tell you why in another slide. For now, let's look at the situation...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 3,372 reads 31 comments

  20. 6 Reasons BYU Should NOT Look East

    The Big East is no longer the Big East. Let's face it, when the schools in your league are in Boise, Idaho and San Diego, you are not an "eastern" league...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about 2 years ago 2,889 reads 25 comments

  21. Tim Tebow: Which Team Could He Play For in 2012?

    Tim Tebow may be headed out of Denver , as ESPN reports , but as a fan—and we all should be of a guy this good—I am curious as to just which team he could head to where he could find a home...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 2 years ago 883 reads 0 comments

  22. BYU: Four Games the West Coast Conference Team Should Have Won

    Last year, BYU was a powerhouse school in basketball that went to the Sweet 16. This year they could be that team again but it seems they just let things get away from them...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 2 years ago 382 reads 6 comments

  23. Utah Utes Have Had Hard Sledding in Pac-12, Was the Move a Mistake?

    The sports year has hardly begun and only two collegiate sports are really underway. But by the results of those two, the University of Utah has some tough sledding in the new Pac-12...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 2 years ago 1,164 reads 68 comments

  24. BCS Conferences Will Dominate College Football Playoffs

    The last vestige of the bowl system is being swept aside in the back rooms of the college football superpowers. All those not invited to one of the growing super conferences will be left out...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about over 2 years ago 385 reads 0 comments

  25. 7 Reasons the NCAA's $2,000 Stipend Will Bust Super Conferences and the BCS

    The changes in the NCAA rules announced this week will fundamentally change the structure of the the AQ conferences and the BCS...

    Alex Strelnikov Written by Alex Strelnikov about almost 3 years ago 1,002 reads 14 comments