Blue roundup: Looking back at Jimmer Fredette's first season

Published: Monday, May 7 2012 10:00 a.m. MDT

Jimmer Fredette of Sacramento, left, takes a shot over Gordon Hayward, of Utah, as the Sacramento Kings face the Utah Jazz in NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, March 30, 2012.

Ravell Call, Deseret News archives

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Cowbellkingdom.com offers an extensive review of former BYU star Jimmer Fredette's rookie season with the Sacramento Kings.

"If I had to come up with one word to describe Jimmer? Polarizing. Strangely enough, Jimmer the person is anything but," writes James Ham. "He is a mature, confident, articulate young man who is extremely media savvy. But Jimmer is a lightning rod for fans. You either see no faults or you dislike everything about the kid — from his Spalding sneakers to his Elvis-like following. There is no happy medium and that makes life very tough for a young NBA player."

Video of BYU steeplechaser Katy Andrews' fall at the Robison Invitational has gone viral.

Former BYU fullback Fahu Tahi has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tahi served a mission in Jacksonville.

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