1. BYU Football: Are Injuries or Coaching to Blame for Recent Struggles?

    In just a few short weeks, BYU's 2014 football season turned from a fairytale to a nightmare. The Cougars started with a 4-0 record, including convincing wins over Texas and Virginia, and had a legitimate Heisman contender in Taysom Hill...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 5 days ago 4,174 reads 11 comments

  2. BYU Football: Can Cougs Survive Rest of 2014 Season Without QB Taysom Hill?

    For BYU fans, Friday night was an evening that few will quickly forget. Taysom Hill started the home game against Utah State by shredding the Aggies , completing eight of 11 passes for 99 yards...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 12 days ago 4,558 reads 7 comments

  3. BYU Cougars vs. Central Florida Knights: Complete Game Preview

    After three straight home games, BYU will hit the road for a contest at Central Florida. The Cougars won the last meeting between the two teams, a 24-17 victory in 2011, and will look to rebound after last week's loss to Utah State...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 14 days ago 6,238 reads 3 comments

  4. BYU Cougars vs. Utah State Aggies: Complete Game Preview

    After a bye week for both teams, BYU and Utah State will continue their annual series with a Friday night showdown in Provo. The Cougars won last year's matchup 31-14 in Logan and will look to extend their winning streak against USU...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 18 days ago 5,077 reads 4 comments

  5. BYU Football: 4 Things the Cougars Need to Improve During Their Bye Week

    For the first time in six years, BYU has started the season with an impressive 4-0 record. The Cougars moved up to the 20th spot in the AP Poll this week and could potentially make another jump with losses from the teams ahead of them...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 26 days ago 4,332 reads 4 comments

  6. BYU Football: 3 Keys to Beating Virginia

    While riding an impressive 3-0 record, BYU will host Virginia on Saturday (1:30 p.m. MDT, ESPN). The Cougars and Cavaliers played last season, and after a bizarre lightning delay, UVa squeaked by with a 19-16 win...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 1 month ago 1,604 reads 2 comments

  7. BYU vs. Houston: 4 Players to Watch in Thursday Night Showdown

    BYU will have a great chance to gain national recognition this Thursday when they host Houston (7 p.m. MDT, ESPN). The Cougars are coming off a huge road win against Texas but get another big test against UH...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 1 month ago 2,006 reads 0 comments

  8. BYU Football: Without Utah Game, Texas Poses as 2014 Rivalry

    For the past 90-plus years, BYU and Utah have built one of the most heated rivalries in college football...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 1 month ago 2,652 reads 3 comments

  9. BYU Football: 4 Lessons Learned from Blowout Win over UConn

    BYU left the East Coast last Friday with a huge 35-10 win to kick off the 2014 season. Led by a monster game from quarterback Taysom Hill, the Cougs quickly built a three-possession lead, and UConn never recovered...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 1 month ago 7,853 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 2,909 reads 10 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 6,466 reads 1 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 4,647 reads 2 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 5,211 reads 4 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 2,719 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 4,856 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 1,568 reads 1 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 4,128 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 2,278 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 3,914 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 2,605 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 3,513 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 2,440 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 2,905 reads 7 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 6,674 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 2,314 reads 4 comments