1. BYU Cougars vs. Utah Utes: Complete Game Preview

    The wait is almost over. BYU fans suffered through an everlasting bye week, and the "Holy War" game between the Cougars and Utes is days away. This year's contest will be no different than any other year, and it will surely get heated...

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  2. BYU Football: Comparing Taysom Hill's Week 2 Performance to Other Cougar Greats

    En route to a 40-21 victory over No. 15-ranked Texas, Taysom Hill made the Longhorn rushing defense look like Hawaii. Scratch that, Hill ran for only 141 yards against the Warriors last year...

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  3. BYU Football: 5 Biggest Early Season Storylines for Cougars

    After two weeks of football and game-delaying thunder storms, BYU is sitting with a 1-1 record. Despite losing to an average Virginia team on the road, the Cougs came back to upset 15th-ranked Texas at home...

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  4. BYU Cougars vs. Texas Longhorns Complete Game Preview

    BYU will have a huge challenge on Saturday, when the 15th-ranked Texas Longhorns roll into Provo. Led by standout quarterback David Ash and a no-huddle offense, the Cougars defense is facing a large task...

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  5. BYU Football: 5 Lessons Learned from Week 1's Loss to Virginia

    BYU entered the 2013 season on the wrong foot, suffering a bizarre road loss to Virginia. Despite gaining more offensive yards and leading for much of the game, the Cougars earned a frustrating loss to start the year...

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  6. BYU Cougars vs. Virginia Cavaliers Complete Game Preview

    BYU will kick off the 2013 season on Saturday afternoon against UVA, and a trip across the country to Charlottesville could be tougher than it appears. The Cavaliers will field a solid team, and playing on the road will add to the difficulty...

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  7. Predicting the BYU Cougars' Stats vs. the Virginia Cavaliers

    BYU football is only days away from its season-opener at Virginia , and Cougar nation is itching to view this year's team...

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  8. BYU Football: Meet the Cougars' 6 New Starters for 2013

    BYU lost some big pieces of their team last year after Preston Hadley, Ezekiel Ansah and Brandon Ogletree, among others, played their final year of eligibility away...

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  9. BYU Football: Blueprint for Cody Hoffman to Break Every Cougar Receiving Record

    BYU has compiled a storied history of quarterbacks, and there is no mistaking the talented players that have thrown touchdown after touchdown as Cougars...

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  10. BYU Football 2013 Team Program

    The clock is winding down until BYU's opener at Virginia, and Cougar fans can hardly wait. Plenty of big-named teams will play in Provo this year, and head coach Bronco Mendenhall will field a solid team to compete with them...

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  11. BYU Football: Week 2 Fall Practice Stock Report

    The 2013 season is sneaking closer and closer, and BYU's fall camp is in its second week. Already, it has become apparent that several players are rising above our expectations, and others are fading below...

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  12. BYU Football: What Jordan Johnson's Injury Means for the Cougar Defense in 2013

    BYU's secondary has grown thinner as the offseason has progressed, but the biggest blow to this defense came when standout cornerback Jordan Johnson went down with an injury on Monday...

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  13. BYU Football: Ranking Bronco Mendenhall's 5 Biggest Wins as a Cougar

    Bronco Mendenhall is entering his ninth year as head coach at BYU and his second as an Independent. With plenty of big-name teams on this year's schedule, what better time is there ...

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  14. BYU Football: 5 Biggest Strengths And Weaknesses Heading into Fall Practice

    Every Superman has his own kryptonite, as does every football team. There is no way that a college football program can be perfect, and each squad has its own strengths and weaknesses...

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  15. BYU Football: 5 Cougars We Are Most Excited to Watch in 2013

    BYU's season opener against Virginia is still about two months away, but we can't wait for it. We want to see Robert Anae's new offense, Bronco Mendenhall's defense and several key players...

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  16. BYU Football: Quarterback Struggles Are Nothing New for 'QB U'

    BYU wrapped up their Media Day last week with a special feature entitled "The Quarterback Factory", which highlighted the success of some of the greatest Cougar quarterbacks...

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  17. BYU Football: Assembling the Cougars' All-Time Greatest Defense

    BYU's defense has been the highlight of the past few years for most Cougar fans, and although it has been one of the nation's premier groups in recent seasons, the BYU D has seen some great players throughout its history...

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  18. Power Ranking the BYU 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    BYU may not have a schedule worthy of competing in the top end of the SEC, but it has assembled a spectacular one considering it's just its third year of independence...

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  19. BYU Football: Why Kyle Van Noy Will Be a Heisman Contender in 2013

    Kyle Van Noy has been the superstar of the BYU defense for several seasons, and his senior year as a Cougar could be better than any other...

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  20. BYU Football: Ranking the 4 Biggest Offseason Challenges for Robert Anae

    The offensive coordinator position at any college football program is a tough, tough job. Having the same occupation at BYU is even more difficult, where athletes are required to abide ...

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  21. BYU Football: Biggest Upset Dangers for the Cougars in 2013

    Despite months separating the present and the start of the season, we've already looked at the 2013 BYU football schedule numerous times...

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  22. BYU Football: Over/Under 2013 Win Total Predictions for the Cougars

    Months following the win over San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl , BYU's football squad has turned their thoughts to the upcoming season...

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  23. BYU Football: Why Utah State Series Won't Ever Take Place of Utah Rivalry

    Oh, the joy of it all. In the midst of all the offseason turmoil in college football, today BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe announced the state of the rivalry between the Cougars ...

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  24. BYU Football: 4 Reasons Cougars Are Bound to Overachieve in 2013

    BYU will face one of the toughest schedules in school history this year, and will enter the season with a redone offensive staff and new faces all over the field...

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  25. BYU Football: Why 2013 Defense Won't Be as Dominant as 2012 Squad

    BYU was once known for its pass-happy offense that found the end zone a lot. I mean, a lot. That's anything but the case nowadays. While the offense has sputtered in recent years, the defense has become one of the best in the country...

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