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Dick Harmon
Dick Harmon is a columnist for the Deseret News with a focus on college athletics. He previously worked as executive sports editor, sports columnist, city editor and police reporter for the Provo Daily Herald for 26 years. He has often appeared on ESPN and other broadcasting programs nationwide. He has written three books and co-authored a fourth. His work has appeared in The Sporting News and other national publications. He and his wife AnnaLee have four children and reside in Orem, Utah.

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Here in Miami, the Cougars have rebuilt themselves without Taysom Hill and other key players, but seeing them is a sad reminder of what could've been.
Call it mini-drama or media blowing up a quote or two, but if BYU needed bulletin board material to get players ready for a bowl game, the Cougars will have broken tradition and method.
Utah State, BYU and Utah face teams that have benefited from a major uptick in their programs due to coaching staffs that turned things around.
In a story of domino effect, the relationship between a football coach and quarterback in the early '70s had a trickle-down impact on BYU's football season and subsequent bowl game in Miami.
Tyler Haws, the NCAA's No. 3 scorer, suffered an ankle injury in a win over Weber State. BYU head coach Dave Rose said he will decide Friday if his star scorer will be able to play against Stanford on Saturday...
Kyle Collinsworth's knee buckled during the WCC tournament against Gonzaga last March. The story of his rehabilitation from ACL surgery to get back to playing Division I basketball at a high level is an inspiri...
When the Big 12 had Baylor and TCU left out of the playoff picture last Sunday, it opened up a new discussion about that league's decision not to have a championship game or grow to 12 or 14 teams. It also boug...
This is a time for coaching changes, league playoffs, Heisman voting and bowl bids. Don't look for Bronco Mendenhall to leave BYU, but Utah State's Matt Wells should and Ute D-coordinator Kalani Sitake will be...
It has been nearly a week since BYU defeated the University of California in Berkeley to reach eight wins in a very trying season. Folks are still scrutinizing the postgame celebration by the Cougars. Was it ju...
It's been 14 years since BYU found a win in the Spectrum on the campus of Utah State University. Fresh off a string of five games in eight days, Cougar players expect nothing but a tough game again when the tw...