1. BYU Football: 3 Players That We Will See a Lot of vs. NMSU

    A week after a disheartening loss at San Jose State, the BYU Cougars will head to sunny Las Cruces , New Mexico, to play the New Mexico State Aggies. The Aggies are perhaps the worst team in college football...

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  2. BYU Basketball: The 5 Biggest Issues That Will Define the Cougars' Season

    After two disappointing losses to Notre Dame and Florida State, several issues became apparent for BYU's basketball squad. And these weren't things we just saw here and there—it seemed as if these problems could last all season...

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  3. BYU Football: It Is Time for the Mendenhall Era to Come to an End

    Bronco Mendenhall holds one of the best career win/loss records in the country, and as a head coach, he has led BYU to bowl games in all of his eight years...

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  4. BYU vs. Florida State: Complete Game Preview

    After two lopsided wins at home, BYU will travel to Brooklyn, New York to participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. To start the weekend, the Cougars will face Florida State...

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  5. BYU Football: Grading All 22 Starters from the Idaho Game

    Despite below-freezing temperatures in Provo, BYU's starters were on fire on Saturday. Well, at least for the first half. The starting 22 for the Cougars did not play for much longer than a half, some not even for a full two quarters...

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  6. BYU Football: What to Expect in Upcoming Years at the Quarterback Position

    "The Quarterback Factory" was once a well-known nickname for BYU. Today, it's pretty hard to say (with a straight face) that BYU still is. Ever since Max Hall graduated in 2009, Cougar quarterbacks have completed an average of 57...

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  7. BYU Football: Previewing the Rest of the Season

    November is what college football teams live for. It's a time for rivalry games, a time for upsets, a time for teams to prove themselves. Well, that is anything but the case for BYU...

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  8. BYU Football: What Cougars Need to Focus on During Bye Week

    BYU is in the middle of a bye week, and with Idaho (1-7) at home next week, the Cougars , frankly, have two weeks off. Although it may not be the perfect time for a bye, there are still several things that they need to improve...

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  9. BYU Football: Ranking the Key Peformances from the Week 9 Game vs. Georgia Tech

    After a two-game losing skid, BYU found a way to halt that streak by rolling over Georgia Tech, 41-17. The win cam as Bronco Mendenhall 's first against an ACC team, and the Cougars' first road victory this year...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 2 years ago 1,453 reads 8 comments

  10. BYU Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Georgia Tech

    BYU will travel to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday for their 10th ACC game, in which they hold a lackluster 2-10 record all-time. As 2.5-point underdogs, the Cougars will need to play hard on the road to beat the 3-4 Yellow Jackets...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 2 years ago 1,450 reads 0 comments

  11. BYU Football: Winners & Losers from the Week 8 Game vs. Notre Dame

    BYU fell just short of pulling off the greatest upset in the history of the program on Saturday, when they lost 17-14 to undefeated Notre Dame. The Irish are now fifth in the nation, while BYU remains unranked...

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  12. BYU Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Notre Dame

    BYU will travel to South Bend, Indiana as an underdog to fifth-ranked Notre Dame on Saturday. The game could turn out to be a possible win for the Cougars, but with the way that the quarterbacks and the defense have played lately, it is unlikely...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 2 years ago 1,735 reads 7 comments

  13. BYU vs. No. 5 Notre Dame: Complete Game Preview

    A week after a disheartening loss at home to 10th-ranked Oregon State, the BYU Cougars will have an even tougher test this Saturday in South Bend, Indiana...

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  14. No. 10 Oregon State vs. BYU: Complete Game Preview

    BYU (4-2) is riding a two-game win streak by a total score of 53-3, and will need to sustain that momentum as they welcome the Oregon State Beavers (4-0) to town on Saturday...

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  15. BYU Football: Can Quarterback U Now Be Called Linebacker U?

    BYU is known for producing some of the greatest quarterbacks in football, including Steve Young , Jim McMahon, Ty Detmer, and Gifford Nielsen...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 2 years ago 2,033 reads 30 comments

  16. BYU Football: Grading the Cougars' New Black Uniforms

    After months of eagerly anticipating the release of a new, black uniform for BYU, it was finally announced on Monday that these slick jerseys will be worn against Oregon State next week...

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  17. Utah State vs. BYU: Complete Game Preview

    Rewind a year ago, and we were watching as Jake Heaps made mistake after mistake against a decent Utah State football team. After a few quarters of play, Riley Nelson was inserted to the game to make a difference...

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  18. BYU Football: 4 Keys to Friday's Game vs. Hawaii

    This may sound like the biggest lie you've ever heard, but BYU has a huge, huge matchup against Hawaii coming up on Friday...

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  19. BYU Football: Could ULM's Two-QB System Work for the Cougars?

    Louisiana-Monroe has two very talented quarterbacks in Kolton Browning and Cody Wells, and so last Friday against Baylor, the coaches decided to play both of them at the same time to see what would happen...

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  20. Hawaii vs. BYU: Complete Game Preview

    After two very tough road games, BYU will have the pleasure of returning home to a 1-2 Mountain West team. Although Hawaii may prove to be a test for the Cougars, it shouldn't be as close as the Boise State and Utah games...

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  21. 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 2 years ago 4,086 reads 13 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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