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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If you look into the bloodlines Tanner Mangum has attached to Brigham Young University, his new membership into the Cougars' 3,000-yard QB Club takes on special meaning.
BYU freshman QB Tanner Mangum finished the regular season with a sterling four-touchdown performance in a 51-28 win over Utah State. The victory lifted the Cougars to a nine-win season as they head to a bowl ga...
Bronson Kaufusi blocked a pair of field goals and Tomasi Laulile picked up a Chuckie Keeton fumble and took it to the house to steal momentum away from the Aggies in BYU's ninth win of the season.
Superior play in the trenches and execution will prove key in the BYU-USU matchup, the regular season finale for two bowl-bound teams. Here are this week's prognostications.
BYU's quarterback factory is spinning them off. Ammon Olsen and Alex Kuresa were once in line to QB for the Cougars. But Olsen transferred to SUU and Kuresa found his niche at Snow and Portland State.
While senior Bronson Kaufusi put on another sterling defensive performance in a blowout of Fresno State on Saturday, the Cougars left plenty to work on as they head toward a showdown with Utah State in Logan.
With the year of health issues BYU freshman guard Nick Emery has endured, Friday's performance against Adams State was a nice display of talent for the Cougar. His 16-first half points ignited BYU to a convinc...
Utah hosts UCLA, the Cougars get Fresno State in Provo and the Nevada Wolfpack will play USU in Logan. All these games should be collected wins for the local grid teams. Prognostications are upon us.
Missouri rode emotion of a crazy week in Columbia to outlast and upset the visiting Cougars in Arrowhead Stadium Saturday. Miscues, mistakes and penalties at crucial times doomed BYU.
BYU forward Kyle Davis made his debut as a Cougar memorable by scoring 17 points and hauling down 20 rebounds Friday in BYU's 85-54 win over Utah Valley University in the Marriott Center.