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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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Last spring, not long after BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall had returned to assume the role of defensive play-caller, he said the defense had “a long ways to go.” Five games into the 2015 season, the Co...
BYU pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat UConn 30-13 on Friday and will now face East Carolina this week.
Going into Friday’s game against Connecticut, BYU players said they were “hungry” to redeem themselves after suffering a humiliating 31-0 loss at Michigan the previous week.
Back-to-back plays early in the fourth quarter helped BYU create some separation with the UConn Huskies and ultimately it earned a decisive 30-13 victory.
BYU overcame a bunch of mistakes and ended up snapping its two-game losing streak by pulling away from the Huskies in the fourth quarter, 30-13, before a crowd of 56,393 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
When Connecticut visits BYU Friday night, the Huskies will be making their longest regular-season road trip in school history — more than 2,000 miles. It’s also a short week.
UConn travels to Provo on Friday for its longest regular-season road trip in program history.
Having run the gauntlet of a brutal September schedule — one of the nation’s toughest — BYU enters October with a resolve to put to rest last week’s 31-0 humiliation at Michigan.
Michigan’s man-press defense bottled up Cougar receivers and that could serve as a template for shutting down BYU’s offense this week and the rest of the season. Cougar receiver Colby Pearson is exp...
After playing three of the first four games on the road, BYU is glad to be home. The Cougars, coming off a 31-0 drubbing at Michigan, host four consecutive games, including Friday’s game against Connectic...