1. BYU Football: Building the Ultimate Cougar Quarterback

    BYU's home opener against UConn is right around the corner, and led by junior quarterback Taysom Hill, the Cougars could have a stellar season...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 8 days ago 2,436 reads 10 comments

  2. BYU Football Recruiting: 4 Reasons Why Osa Masina Should Sign with Cougars

    Osa Masina is considered Utah's top 2015 prep prospect and is one of the nation's elite linebackers. The Brighton standout is a 4-star outside linebacker and has received offers from SEC, Pac-12, Big 12 and Big 10 programs...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 3 months ago 6,344 reads 1 comments

  3. BYU Football Recruiting: 4 Former Blue Chippers Who Will Finally Shine in 2014

    The jump from high school to college football is huge, and it is harder to adjust for some players than others...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 3 months ago 4,567 reads 2 comments

  4. BYU Football: 4 Biggest Takeaways from ACC, SEC Decision

    College football never stops. With the ACC and SEC deciding that BYU won't be recognized as a "Power Five" opponent, Cougar nation deserves to be confused...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 3 months ago 5,043 reads 4 comments

  5. BYU Football: Who Is Replacing Every Former Cougar Taken in 2014 NFL Draft?

    In an unfortunate turn of events for BYU, only one former Cougar was selected in the 2014 NFL draft. On the other hand, four other players signed free-agent contracts on Saturday and will attempt to build a future as a pro...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 3 months ago 2,672 reads 0 comments

  6. BYU Football: Grading the 2014 Alternate Uniforms

    Well, the cat got out of the bag quickly. After BYU lineman De'Ondre Wesley leaked photos of potential alternate uniforms for the Cougars, Bronco Mendenhall and the athletic department wasted no time in confirming the news...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 3,759 reads 3 comments

  7. BYU Football: NFL Draft Projections for Former Cougars

    The NFL draft is only hours away, and several former Brigham Young Cougars hope to hear their names called. Despite an extremely deep draft class, there are a few Cougs that have a great chance of being selected...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 1,496 reads 1 comments

  8. BYU Football: 4 Things We Learned About the Cougars This Spring

    College football is a year-round process. Although games begin and end in the fall, the other three seasons are just as important for preparation. BYU has put spring in the rear-view mirror and is weeks closer to the opener at UConn...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 4,091 reads 2 comments

  9. BYU Football: Biggest Questions Facing Bronco Mendenhall's 2014 Defense

    Under Bronco Mendenhall , the BYU defense has consistently been the most hyped unit during the offseason. This year, although Robert Anae's offense has stolen the spotlight, the D could be great...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  10. BYU Football: Who Will Emerge as Cougars' Top Receiver?

    BYU has plenty of depth at wide receiver this season, and although the Cougars will be without players Cody Hoffman, Skyler Ridley and JD Falslev , several receivers own the potential to replace those vacancies...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 3,686 reads 3 comments

  11. Grading BYU's Post-Spring Depth Chart

    BYU's opener against UConn is only 136 days away. But who is counting? The Cougars wrapped up their spring camp over a week ago, and although a lot can change, we know a little bit more about this year's squad...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 4 months ago 2,460 reads 1 comments

  12. BYU Football: Spring Practice Position Battle Tracker

    BYU's spring practices are currently in full swing with the first public scrimmage taking place last week. There are several positional battles underway, and plenty will get interesting by fall...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 5 months ago 3,473 reads 1 comments

  13. BYU Football: 3 Players with the Most to Prove at Pro Day

    Pro Day provides the opportunity for both lesser-known prospects and potential first-rounders to shine in front of NFL scouts. With several former Cougars looking to play on Sundays, Friday will be their chance to get attention from pro teams...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 5 months ago 2,392 reads 0 comments

  14. BYU Football: Position-by-Position Spring Practice Preview

    College football is almost back. BYU kicks off their spring practices on Monday, marking the start of a new season. Although the first game at UConn is nearly six months away, spring camp gives us our first glimpse at the 2014 squad...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 6 months ago 2,806 reads 7 comments

  15. BYU Football: Complete NFL Combine Results and Grades for Former Cougars

    With the offseason media being overrun with names including Jadeveon Clowney , Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater, there hasn't been excessive first-round talk headed in BYU's direction...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 6 months ago 6,634 reads 1 comments

  16. BYU Football: Who Will Replace Kyle Van Noy in 2014 Starting Lineup?

    Kyle Van Noy is ranked as one of the top linebackers in this year's NFL draft and is projected by some to be selected in the first round. A consistent and talented playmaker, he has been BYU's do-it-all defensive weapon for several years...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 6 months ago 2,168 reads 4 comments

  17. BYU National Signing Day 2014: Position-by-Position Analysis

    Bronco Mendenhall is a happy man today. After surely gaining a few grey hairs on Wednesday, the recruiting battle has cooled down. From top to bottom, this year's class is one of the deeper ones in recent memory...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 7 months ago 2,169 reads 0 comments

  18. BYU Football: Should Bronco Mendenhall Be on the Hot Seat?

    “Our goal is to win a national championship." These words have been spoken by Bronco Mendenhall countless times, ever since BYU dived into FBS independence...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 8 months ago 7,413 reads 78 comments

  19. Fight Hunger Bowl 2013: BYU vs. Washington TV Info, Predictions and More

    With the whirlwind surrounding Washington football, a bowl game may not be on the front of most Huskies' minds...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 9 months ago 9,869 reads 22 comments

  20. BYU Football: Why Uani 'Unga Is Cougars' MVP for 2013

    "Out with the old, and in with the new." It's a phrase common to college football, applicable in countless scenarios. But from injuries to ineligibility, there may not be a more difficult part of a season than watching a senior play his final game...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 9 months ago 3,345 reads 2 comments

  21. BYU Football November Recruiting Update

    Aside from coaching, there isn't a bigger factor in college football success than recruiting—almost everything stems from how successful coaching staffs are in drawing high school players...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 9 months ago 8,092 reads 11 comments

  22. BYU Football: Why Tight End Success Is Key in Continued Offensive Dominance

    Kaneakua Friel , Devin Mahina and the BYU Cougars must have been pleased after walking off the field last Friday...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 10 months ago 2,556 reads 3 comments

  23. BYU Football: Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Cougars' Final 4 Games

    BYU has stormed through its first eight games, posting a respectable 6-2 record along the way. Despite being haunted by a pair of disappointing losses, the Cougars have looked dominant in their current five-game win streak...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 10 months ago 5,470 reads 13 comments

  24. BYU Cougars vs. Boise State Broncos Complete Game Preview

    A year ago, BYU and Boise State put together one of the greatest defensive games in recent memory, in which neither team scored an offensive touchdown until the fourth quarter. This year's showdown will likely be another story...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 10 months ago 8,310 reads 4 comments

  25. BYU Football: Midseason Awards for Players and Coaches

    Football season is halfway over. It's depressing, but true. We have only five, maybe six, more chances to watch Cody Hoffman, Kyle Van Noy and Daniel Sorensen (to name a few), and only two BYU home games remain...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 10 months ago 733 reads 0 comments