BYU football notebook: Austin Kafentzis now finding reps at running back and wide receiver
Transfer Austin Kafentzis isn't playing at quarterback currently — the position he starred at while at Jordan High — but he is making an impact elsewhere. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound sophomore has being seeing reps at both receiver and running back during practices, performing well.
BYU football notebook: LSU loses another QB, Cougars OLs working on gelling
LSU backup signal caller Lindsey Scott Jr. has transferred to East Mississippi. BYU plays the Tigers Sept. 2.
BYU's Kaufusi focuses attention on being a full-time football player
For the first time in his college career, Corbin Kaufusi, a 6-foot-9, 285-pound junior, is a full-time football player after playing three seasons for the Cougar basketball team. These days, he’s all but given up hoops.
Finau, Summerhays succumb to tough Quail Hollow in PGA Championship final round
Neither Tony Finau nor Daniel Summerhays could make the circuit at Quail Hollow near par in Sunday's final round of the PGA Championship.
Rudy Gobert ranked top rim protector; Steve Young named best left-handed QB
Rudy Gobert could get his first All-Star nod, ranked top rim protector; Steve Young is the best left-handed QB in NFL history.
Rise & Shout Podcast: 2017 BYU defense and special teams
Matt and Adam preview the 2017 BYU defense and special teams.
NFL locals: Brown, Thompson waived; Joe Williams’ debut and Kemp’s TD catch lead roundup of weekend’s preseason action
Two more NFL local ties were waived by teams Sunday, as the first full weekend of preseason games wrapped up. Also, rookies Joe Williams, JoJo Naton and Marcus Kemp had impressive pro debuts.
With improved range, BYU's Rhett Almond ready to kick in more pressure-packed situations
With seven games decided by three points or less last season, plus a double-overtime game that BYU won by seven points, you can’t blame Cougar placekicker Rhett Almond for feeling a general uneasiness.
BYU football: Linebacker Adam Pulsipher stepping up in Francis Bernard's absence
With assumed starter Francis Bernard missing practices for undisclosed reasons, junior Adam Pulsipher is stepping up admirably in his place.
Dick Harmon: Kalani Sitake, BYU staff nonchalant about who'll replace Jamaal Williams
While some worry about BYU's relatively new faces lining up and competing at running behind Tanner Mangum, the BYU staff likes what its sees even though starters have yet to be defined on the depth chart.