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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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Considering BYU was on the road, was playing without five key players due to suspensions, and starting several young players at key positions, the Cougars were dealing with plenty of unknowns going into the sea...

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — For BYU, the first half was the perfect start to the season Friday night.

With memories of last year’s humiliating season-opening loss at Virginia fresh in their minds, the

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For all the good things BYU did in its 35-10 win over Connecticut Friday night, one of the glaring concerns was the inordinate amount of penalties.
The BYU football team held a pre-game fireside Thursday, Aug. 28.
BYU officials confirm that Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel did not make the trip for Friday night’s game against Connecticut.
For many BYU players, it’s about earning a seat on the plane.Out of the 105 players that participated in fall camp, the Cougar coaching staff brought 70 players here for the season-opener against Connec...
BYU hopes to play much better in its 2014 season opener than it did 12 months ago against Virginia.
BYU-UConn gameday rail
First-year UConn coach Bob Diaco says his players have put in a lot of work over the last nine months to improve.
BYU star cornerback may — or may not — play near his hometown when the Cougars face UConn Friday night.