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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Because the BYU-Utah game is on hiatus for two years, the closest thing the Cougars have to a rivalry game takes place Friday when they host Utah State.
BYU’s defense expects Utah State’s Chuckie Keeton to be back on the field this week, but it is preparing for two quarterbacks.
To many observers, the emergence of wide receiver Mitchell Juergens has been a pleasant surprise. But Juergens isn’t shocked by his contributions this season.
For BYU players, a bye week means healing up, getting some rest, catching up on schoolwork, and watching other teams play football.
During this bye week, BYU defensive coaches are putting an emphasis on putting pressure on the opposing quarterback. The past two weeks against Houston and Virginia, the Cougars have failed to register any quar...
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Arizona has offered former BYU quarterback Max Hall an option to avoid criminal prosecution by taking part in a one-year drug diversion program, according to count...
Deseret News beat writer Jeff Call breaks down BYU during the bye week. This week, Call shares his insight into the Cougars' 4-0 start.
An inmate at the Utah State Prison Promontory Facility stood up last Friday night in a crowded gymnasium, sincerely and desperately seeking help. And answers.
In the 90 years of BYU’s football history, the Cougars have opened a season 4-0 just eight times.This is one of those years. No. 20 BYU has a bye before hosting Utah State on Oct. 3.
BYU defensive coordinator Nick Howell says the Cougars' defense must improve as the season continues.