Compiled by Jeff Call
Jeff Call has been a sportswriter for the Deseret News since 1997. He is the BYU beat writer and has been covering Cougar sports since 1993, when he served as sports editor at the Daily Universe. Call has written several books, including "Mormonville," "Rolling With the Tide," and "Cougarmania." He and his wife, CherRon, have six sons and live in Cedar Hills.

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This could be one of the most intriguing seasons in years at BYU. The Cougars have an opportunity to make a national splash and register a memorable season — if they can stay healthy.
When looking at BYU’s upcoming football schedule, many people point to the early-season games.But the way Cougar coach Bronco Mendenhall sees it, the slate is full of tough challenges almost every week.
The Cougars lost in double-overtime, 55-48, to Memphis in the Miami Beach Bowl, then the two teams were embroiled in an ugly brawl at the end of the game. And the way BYU finished last season will have an impac...
In 2010, Bronco Mendenhall took over the Cougar defense after sub-par performances. For the 2015 season, Mendenhall will again be calling plays for the Y. D.
As a freshman in 2009, BYU's Mitch Mathews noticed the leadership provided by seniors helped guide the Cougars to an 11-2 record. Mathews hasn’t seen that kind of leadership in the program since then R...
More than six years after Hill’s signing with Stanford, he and Harbaugh will finally be on the same field — though on opposite sidelines — when the Cougars visit the Wolverines on Sept. 26.

During the spring, BYU coaches converted defensive linemen Tanner Balderree and Stephen Richards — a.k.a. “The Bash Brothers” — into tight ends in part to help protect Taysom Hill.


The Cougars will be playing in some of the nation’s most famous stadiums this fall — including a showdown with UCLA at the Rose Bowl — and many true blue fans like Boyd Westover are planning t...
Not only could BYU be facing the toughest September schedule in the country, it’s a little like taking a tour of the who’s who of college football.
As he enters his senior season, Jamaal Williams is recovering from a major knee injury suffered last November. He needs 930 yards to break Harvey Unga’s school career rushing mark of 3,455 yards, but Will...