Blue roundup: Sporting News gives Bronco Mendenhall high marks

Published: Friday, May 11 2012 10:00 a.m. MDT

Coach Bronco Mendenhall watches during Brigham Young University football practice in Provo, Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

Ravell Call, Deseret News archives

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The Sporting News has ranked all the college football coaches, and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall checks in at No. 15, one spot below Mark Richt of Georgia, and one spot above Texas coach Mack Brown.

Jake Ziolkowski, a high school receiver from Illinois, is walking on at BYU this fall.

Meanwhile, Lone Peak High receiver Talon Shumway said he has decided where he will play college football — either at BYU, Utah or Utah State — but won't announce his decision until next week.

Former BYU quarterback John Beck has signed a free agent deal with the Houston Texans.

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