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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The numbers that BYU's defense produced Saturday will stick in the Cougars' record book beyond this season — regardless of the opponent being 0-12 and struggling.
Utah gets a big showdown in the Pac-12 South Division, while BYU closes out its home schedule against Savannah State.
BYU's defensive quarterback, safety Craig Bills, explains how tough it is to battle through an injury and make a comeback. He'll play in his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday.
There is little debate BYU's future football fortunes as an independent are limited and subject to scheduling whims. With announcement of a future SEC foe in Missouri, Mendenhall was right in making a pitch aga...
The season has been a disappointment and filled with injuries and losses, but with a win over UNLV Saturday, the Cougars became bowl eligible for the 10th straight year, and that is no easy feat, even with the ...
The defense was lacking but the Cougars found plenty of offense in defeating Long Beach State 95-90 in BYU's season opener in the Marriott Center Friday night. Led by Tyler Haws' 21 points, the Cougars were pus...
A key college football weekend features the evolution of BYU, Utah and Utah State heading into the end of the regular season.
Utah's defense will have its hands full trying to slow down Oregon's offense, but the Ducks certainly will feel pressure from the Utes' front seven.
Personnel choices aside, there are core philosophical issues that definitely can be identified as points of emphasis needed by the Cougars.
Multiple knee injuries ended the promising junior season of BYU running back Jamaal Williams, a stand-up member of the Cougars' team.