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Dick Harmon
Dick Harmon is a columnist for the Deseret News with a focus on college athletics. He previously worked as executive sports editor, sports columnist, city editor and police reporter for the Provo Daily Herald for 26 years. He has often appeared on ESPN and other broadcasting programs nationwide. He has written three books and co-authored a fourth. His work has appeared in The Sporting News and other national publications. He and his wife AnnaLee have four children and reside in Orem, Utah.

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The first game for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's return to his alma mater will draw national attention. But count on Utah to steal the thunder and deliver a win.
A quarterback can make or break a season and having one with experience and productive accomplishments gives a college football team its best chance to establish an identity, leader and produce wins. Who faces...
Taysom Hill has enough tools and BYU's expected improved defense could prove vital to making a bowl game as an independent. But can the Cougars take advantage of a tough September? The first four games will wei...
Reports out of BYU football camp indicate running back Nate Carter and wide receiver Mitchell Juergens were awarded scholarships this week. Here's a glimpse at what the Cougars have in Carter, a former Dixie H...
Scott Huntsman spurned scholarship offers from Texas A&M, Houston and Purdue to come to BYU as a preferred walk-on. So far in fall camp, the Texan has moved up the depth chart and is pushing for playing time.
With BYU's unique nature to how it divvies out its football scholarships, the walk-on program for the Cougars has become critical as a fill-in-the-gap element. Next week two walk-on players will receive schola...
This is their last round after several decades of pushing, promoting and organizing the Utah Open. Utah PGA Section leaders Scott Whitaker and Scott Bringhurst make their final administrative run this weekend ...
From humble beginnings, Tongan/Samoan Tony Finau is drawing a lot of attention and respect for his rise on the PGA Tour with outstanding play in the last two majors. Finau took the time to visit with Utah medi...
The goal of finding a backup for BYU quarterback Taysom Hill may be complete but a decision on finding the right scout team QB could be an even bigger deal.
If Bronco Mendenhall and Robert Anae are going to take BYU football anywhere this season, a lot is riding on the performance of a senior-laden receiving corps.