Brandon Gurney
Brandon Gurney covers recruiting, high school sports, and BYU athletics for the Deseret News. Previously, he worked with scout.com for eight years, covering BYU, with an emphasis on recruit coverage. He joined the Deseret News full-time in the summer of 2011.

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Branden Bowen almost committed to Utah shortly after they offered more than a year ago, but decided to play out the process before resting on the Utes Saturday.
The Silverwolves got it in gear in the second half to take a critical early Region 4 win over the Knights Friday night.
We caught up with Brad Franklin, who covers Virginia football for rivals.com, and asked him five questions regarding BYU's next opponent.
Receiver Devon Blackmon has showed a little of what he can do through two games played this season and is excited to show a little more in short order.
Jordan quarterback Austin Kafentzis is on the brink of breaking another all-time Utah prep record, but it's not something the Beetdigger signal-caller is thinking about entering Friday's game versus Herriman.
Skye PoVey has battled through the typical frustrations associated with being a walk-on to finish out his career as a key component in a much-improved BYU secondary.
Several local players had key performances for their respective teams in Week 2 of the NFL season.
Timpview quarterback Britain Covey and a tenacious T-bird defense helped provide a big win over up-and-coming Salem Hills to start out Region 8 play.
BYU freshman center Tejan Koroma had his penalty and subsequent ejection overturned by an officiating committee and will thereby play this week when the team takes on Virginia.
While BYU's offense bogged down, the defense held strong to keep Houston at bay and help provide a tighter-than-anticipated win over Houston.