1. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 8,669 reads 4 comments

  2. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 827 reads 3 comments

  3. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,904 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 over 2 years ago 1,454 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 over 2 years ago 1,450 reads 0 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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 over 2 years ago 1,736 reads 7 comments

  8. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,071 reads 24 comments

  9. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,323 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 over 2 years ago 2,041 reads 30 comments

  11. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 13,664 reads 5 comments

  12. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,972 reads 12 comments

  13. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,554 reads 2 comments

  14. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 2,177 reads 8 comments

  15. 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...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 2 years ago 1,979 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 over 2 years ago 4,088 reads 13 comments

  17. 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 over 2 years ago 814 reads 9 comments

  18. 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 over 2 years ago 2,043 reads 3 comments

  19. 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 over 2 years ago 2,540 reads 25 comments

  20. 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 over 2 years ago 691 reads 9 comments

  21. 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 over 2 years ago 2,749 reads 3 comments

  22. 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 over 2 years ago 1,797 reads 6 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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 over 2 years ago 7,784 reads 24 comments

  25. 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...

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