1. BYU Football: Essential Changes for a Successful Future

    The past week has been, perhaps, one of the most disappointing in the history of Cougar football. No, it is not that they lost on the road to two very good teams, but how they lost each game that makes it so frustrating...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,049 reads 13 comments

  2. BYU vs. #24 Boise State: Complete Game Preview

    After a heartbreaking, three-point loss to in-state rival Utah, BYU will have a chance to redeem themselves on the road on Thursday. This time, though, it will be in Boise as they take on Boise State...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 752 reads 9 comments

  3. BYU Football: Winners and Losers from the Utah Game

    What it could have been. If it were only for a few different plays—a few snaps caught and a field goal made—I could be typing today with a smile on my face and a great outlook on the rest of the season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 1,970 reads 3 comments

  4. Utah vs. No. 25 BYU: Complete Game Preview

    Yes, it's that time again. The "Holy War," is it has been called, between BYU and Utah is right around the corner. But no, it isn't November. In fact, this could be the last time that the two teams meet on an annual basis...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 2,454 reads 25 comments

  5. College Football: Ranking This Year's Top 5 Non-BCS Teams

    I have always been a defender of non-BCS teams. There is nothing I love more than when an overlooked school from a small conference bursts into the national spotlight...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 417 reads 9 comments

  6. BYU Football: Winners and Losers from the Week 2 Game Against Weber State

    For the second week in a row, BYU had no problem shutting out their opponents at home. Most recently, a lopsided win came against FCS squad Weber State...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 2,656 reads 3 comments

  7. Weber State vs. Brigham Young: Complete Game Preview

    A week after a lopsided win over Washington State, BYU will stay in Provo to host Weber State Saturday. Luckily, this game should be much easier than the Wazzu one...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 1,714 reads 6 comments

  8. BYU Football: 5 Lessons Learned from the WSU Game

    BYU easily handed Mike Leach and Washington State a lopsided loss last Thursday, and despite stellar performances on both sides of the ball, there are several lessons to be learned...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 8,479 reads 5 comments

  9. BYU Football: Will the Cougs Don Black Uniforms This Thursday?

    BYU may have a little trick up their sleeve. Ever since spring, photos have been leaking of a new, alternate black uniform that the Cougars may wear this season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 7,507 reads 24 comments

  10. BYU Football: 2012 Season Preview for the Cougars

    BYU has a very talented squad this season, and with the season debut two days away, I have compiled a complete preview for this year...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 2,348 reads 20 comments

  11. BYU Football: Taking a Deeper Look at This Year's Loaded Defense

    "I think this is the most talented (the defense) will ever be since Coach Mendenhall has been here . I mean, talent level, athletic ability, it is just crazy. We got depth, too, and man, it's just scary...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 5,628 reads 6 comments

  12. Highlighting BYU Football's Key Position Battles in Camp

    Bronco Mendenhall and his staff are completely free of a starting quarterback battle this offseason. But, even though Riley Nelson is the set starter, there are several other key positions that have "battles" going on...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,502 reads 4 comments

  13. BYU Football: The All-Time Dream Team

    BYU has produced some of the biggest names in the world of football, like Steve Young and Chad Lewis. I often ask myself, if all of the great former Cougars got together to create ...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,062 reads 10 comments

  14. BYU Football: 5 Things to See and Do on Game Day as a Fan

    As BYU's first football game comes nearer and nearer, taking the day of the game off and going sightseeing around campus is a great thing to do. Provo and BYU's campus are full of things to do and see, and many of them are all part of the fan experience..

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,012 reads 0 comments

  15. BYU Football: Identifying Strengths of Top 5 2013 Cougar Commits so Far

    BYU currently has the sixth-most amount of commits from the 2013 class, falling short of Texas A&M, Georgia, Arizona, LSU and Michigan. Out of the 20 commits the Cougars have thus far, there are five that stand out of the crowd more than any others...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 6,091 reads 0 comments

  16. BYU Football: 4 Big Keys to Beating WSU in the Opener

    As BYU prepares to face the new-look Washington State football team, many fans don't know what to expect. Much less, they don't know what Brigham Young should prepare for. Well, here are four things that the Cougars (of BYU) need to have to win...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 2,159 reads 5 comments

  17. 2014 Winter Olympics: Power Ranking the New Winter Events

    You probably saw this article and thought, "What the heck? I thought the Summer Olympics are coming up." If so, you are correct...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 597 reads 0 comments

  18. BYU Football: 5 Big Keys for Cougs to Meet High Expectations for 2012

    As the season draws nearer and nearer, expectations for BYU's football team grow higher and higher. With a tough road schedule up ahead and the loss of several key players, the Cougars may have a tough time reaching 10 wins...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 10,339 reads 8 comments

  19. London 2012: Team USA Will Prove That They Are Most Dominant Olympic Squad Ever

    This year's US Olympic men's basketball team is filled with talent and skill. Some say that they could be the greatest team ever...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 523 reads 0 comments

  20. Usain Bolt: Why Track Star Is Still Top Runner in Olympics

    Although Usain Bolt is no longer the favorite in the sprint competitions in this year's Olympics , he still has a legitimate shot of winning. In fact, he is still the best runner in the Games...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 2,618 reads 0 comments

  21. Summer Olympics 2012 Predictions: 5 American Stars Sure to Dominate

    The competitors in the upcoming Olympic games could be the most talented ever, including some of the American athletes...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 3,045 reads 1 comments

  22. BYU Football: 4 Sleeper Players to Watch out for This Season

    One of my favorite things in the world of sports is when an unknown player arises to become a star for his or her team. For example, Michael Alisa entered last season buried in the depth chart, and finished as one of BYU's leading rushers...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 12,599 reads 2 comments

  23. BYU Football: Is Kyle Van Noy Worthy of School's All-Time Top 25 Status?

    Kyle Van Noy has recently been in the news for being named to the Lombardi Award and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch lists. With all of the sudden press attention, questions have emerged as to whether he is really as good as he sounds...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 5,901 reads 6 comments

  24. BYU Football: Predicting the Outcome of Each Game This Season

    BYU faces one of the most difficult road schedules in the history of their program this season, and welcomes several other competitors to LaVell Edwards Stadium...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,400 reads 53 comments

  25. BYU Football: 3 Reasons for Optimism in 2012

    There are always a few things to be optimistic about heading in to a new season, although some are easier to spot than others...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 2 years ago 2,684 reads 2 comments