1. 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 2 years ago 3,084 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 2 years ago 12,702 reads 2 comments

  3. 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 2 years ago 5,954 reads 6 comments

  4. 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 2 years ago 4,401 reads 53 comments

  5. 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 2,701 reads 2 comments

  6. BYU Football: 3 Sophomores Who Will Have the Biggest Impact in 2012

    In the world of sports, isn't it better for athletes to be younger? Maybe not in college football, but BYU has a few underclassmen who will certainly help to carry the team...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,127 reads 0 comments

  7. BYU Football: Ranking the Cougars' Must-Win Games for 2012

    In the world of sports, it is not uncommon to find a few games on a team's schedule that can change their entire season. With that being said, there are a few on BYU's upcoming slate...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 7,941 reads 4 comments

  8. BYU Football: 4 Reasons Why the Cougars Should Move to a Conference

    Joining a conference may not currently be on Bronco Mendenhall' s mind as he prepares for the upcoming season, but I'm sure that it's on the mind of several others in the program...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,180 reads 8 comments

  9. BYU Football: 3 Big Recruiting Targets Yet to Commit

    It is never to early to look at an upcoming Cougars recruiting class, especially at the top players on the list...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,411 reads 2 comments

  10. BYU Football: Should the Cougars Move to a Conference?

    Ever since the BYU Cougars chose to become one of the four FBS independent teams in 2010, fans began hoping that the move would eventually lead to the school joining an Automatic Qualifying conference...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,260 reads 22 comments

  11. BYU Football: 3 Freshmen That Will Make an Immediate Impact

    BYU has experience and maturity on its roster this season, but the veterans may not be the only ones doing work. 28 Cougars are freshmen this upcoming year, and some of them will most likely make a profound impact...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,175 reads 2 comments

  12. BYU Football: Who Will Emerge as the Cougars' No. 1 Running Back?

    Despite the loss of Bryan Kariya and JJ Di Luigi, BYU should have plenty of depth at the running back position. The Cougars' return key players Michael Alisa, Josh Quezada and David Foote, and welcome several newcomers to the ranks...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,131 reads 2 comments

  13. Utah Jazz: 5 Players the Jazz Could Pick Up in the Draft

    As the NBA Draft draws nearer and nearer, it is only natural to guess who the Utah Jazz may pick up. Besides, what else is there to do? The Jazz will most likely not receive picks ...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 12,772 reads 10 comments

  14. Utah Jazz: Steve Nash and 5 Guards That the Jazz Could Sign This Offseason

    The Utah Jazz need to sign another guard to back up (or even start over) Devin Harris, and they won't have to look far. There are several talented point guards on the market this offseason, and Utah could add at least one of them to the Jazz roster...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 209 reads 36 comments

  15. BYU Football: 5 Big Question Marks for the Cougars Entering the 2012 Season

    As the season-opener against Washington State draws nearer and nearer, I am still waiting for the answer to several questions. Perhaps we will not find the solution until late in the season, or maybe we will find it before September...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,056 reads 7 comments

  16. Utah Jazz: Predicting the Starters for Next Season

    The Jazz season is over. It is time to look to next season, with hopes for an even more successful one. But a good team must have a good starting five, so here is my prediction of the Jazz starters for next season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,531 reads 34 comments

  17. BYU Football: Who Will Emerge as the Star of the Cougars' Backfield?

    There is plenty of room in BYU's backfield for a youngster to come in and take over. As both Bryan Kariya and JJ Di Luigi have moved on, this is a great chance for an unknown and overlooked Cougar to step up and help guide the offense...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,523 reads 0 comments

  18. BYU Football: 3 Areas Riley Nelson Must Improve Upon

    Riley Nelson will be, without question, the starting quarterback for the Cougars come September. Nelson has incredible leadership and scrambling abilities as well as great field vision, but along with his strengths come weaknesses...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,712 reads 0 comments

  19. BYU Football: Previewing the Cougars' Receivers

    BYU returns the explosive duo of Hoffman and Apo at the receiver position this season, and the team is expected to have plenty of success. But how much? With Riley Nelson returning at quarterback, each receiver could have a great season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,041 reads 2 comments

  20. Utah Jazz: Grading the Jazz Starters' 2011-12 Season

    At the conclusion of the 2011-12 season for the Jazz , let's go back and grade all of Utah's starters. They will be graded on overall performance and consistency...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 129 reads 9 comments

  21. BYU Football: 5 Reasons Why the Cougars Need to Join a Conference Before 2014

    BYU is currently on the outside looking in at conference realignment, as they are one of four FBS Independents. They say that they are perfectly happy in their home of independence, but in reality, they need to join a conference, and join one fast...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 3,855 reads 9 comments

  22. BYU Football: Previewing the Cougars' Running Backs

    Despite the loss of Bryan Kariya and JJ Di Luigi, BYU should have plenty of depth at the running back position. The Cougars return key players Michael Alisa, Josh Quezada and David Foote, and welcome several newcomers to the ranks...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,849 reads 2 comments

  23. BYU Football: 5 Things That Will Keep Bronco Mendenhall Up at Night

    Coaching an FBS football team is no easy task, and being an Independent program makes it no easier. With the loss of key players and a tough schedule coming up, Coach Mendenhall has his hands full going into the 2012 season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 6,681 reads 3 comments

  24. BYU Football: Will the Cougars' Four Free Agents Have Success in the NFL?

    Although no Cougars were selected in the NFL draft, four players from BYU did sign free agent contracts with teams...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,343 reads 3 comments

  25. BYU Football: Grading the Cougars' Uniforms Through the Years

    BYU has seen flashy, traditional and sometimes ugly uniforms throughout the program's history. In the midst of an era when jerseys are everything, let's grade the uniforms that BYU has worn since 1980...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 5,191 reads 4 comments