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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Improved depth and competition on both sides of the football allowed coaches to run tougher practice sessions during the Cougars' first bye week of the season.
A late field goal and a stellar defensive effort lifted the Tigers to a big win on the road and an early 2-1 Region 7 record.
In a rematch of last year’s 5A state championship game, Bingham once again came out on top of Brighton.
The Cougars are off to a great start on the year as they begin West Coast Conference play.
After starting strong, American Fork's football team is determined to do something it couldn't last year — finish strong.
The long ball worked both for and against the Cougars last Saturday, with coaches hoping to bring about necessary improvements as a result.
Local players made big impacts in Week 3, but the major news was a season-ending injury to former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta.
Virginia coaches and players had some high praise for BYU, and particularly for quarterback Taysom Hill, following Saturday's 41-33 loss to the Cougars.
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.