BYU Cougars

BYU's bowl destination Las Vegas or Hawaii still up in the air

BYU is scheduled to play in either the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 19 or in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24.

Old Wagon Wheel live coverage: BYU at Utah State

BYU (8-3) at Utah State (6-5) SATURDAY, 1:30 p.m. MST Maverik Stadium AstroTurf TV: CBS Sports Network Radio: KSL 1160 AM, 102.7 FM Follow along with us as the Cougars are looking... Read more »

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#DNSportsDebate: Is BYU-USU football game a legitimate rivalry?

USU journalism student Logan Dzatko and BYU guru Samuel Benson debate about whether Saturday's matchup between the Aggies and the Cougars is a real rivalry. Read more »

4 hours ago


BYU football video: Highlights from the Cougars' perfect home mark in 2015

The Cougars went undefeated at LaVell Edwards Stadium for the first time since 2008. Take a look back at some of the top moments from the action. Read more »

14 hours ago


BYU basketball: Cougars fall to Georgia in close battle

Despite 16 points from Lexi Eaton Rydalch and a career-high 14 points from Cassie Broadhead, BYU women’s basketball fell to Georgia, 66-58, on Friday in the Radisson Chatsworth Thanksgiving Classic held on the campus of CSUN. Read more »

16 hours ago


Schedule only gets tougher for BYU basketball team, which hosts Belmont

For a BYU basketball team that struggled to put away a winless Mississippi Valley State team at home last Wednesday, the schedule only gets tougher. The Cougars return to action Saturday when they... Read more »

17 hours ago


Cougars relish opportunity to play in-state rival Utah State in regular-season finale

Since becoming an independent in 2011, BYU has closed out its regular seasons against Hawaii, New Mexico State, Nevada and California. But there's a different feeling surrounding this year's... Read more »

20 hours ago


Brighton four-star recruit Sione Lund commits to play at Stanford

Brighton running back and linebacker Sione Lund, a four-star recruit offered by both BYU and Utah, committed to play football for Stanford Friday afternoon. Read more »

23 hours ago


BYU-Utah State game features plenty of connections and familiarity

Former BYU offensive line coach Mark Weber is now the associate head coach at USU. The Aggies’ director of player personnel, Reed Hornung, played for the Cougars as did graduate assistant... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2015

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Cougars set to face Aggie QB Keeton in his final home game

BYU coaches say Chuckie Keeton has been a catalyst in Utah State's success in recent years. “I think it would be fitting for him to have the start and have a great chance to play against... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2015


BYU volleyball: No. 11 Cougars await Selection Sunday for postseason berth

No. 11 BYU women's volleyball awaits its NCAA Tournament berth Sunday during the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Selection Show. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2015


Utah State students plan a 'beard out' for USU-BYU football game

The football game between rivals Utah State and BYU is going to be a beard out. All the USU fans will be given beards or will wear their own that they grew. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2015


BYU holds on for tougher-than-expected 75-68 victory over Mississippi Valley

The Cougars started strong, and, as it turned out, they needed to against feisty Mississippi Valley State team. After giving away a big first-half lead, the Delta Devils battled BYU down to the wire. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015


Dick Harmon: Aggies will give BYU best shot but come up short while Utes will end on high note

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. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015


BYU-Utah State is a rivalry again due to Aggies' success in recent years

For nearly 40 years, the BYU-Utah State series was lopsided to say the least. From 1975-2009, BYU played USU 29 times, with the Cougars posting a 26-3 record, including two separate 10-game winning... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015


Deseret News Sports Podcast: Is BYU-USU a rivalry? And, a look at SUU's playoff bid

In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd discuss BYU-USU rivalry. Also, hear from FCS coach of the year candidate Ed Lamb and potential NFL Draft pick Miles... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


BYU volleyball: Parker records season-high digs as No. 11 BYU tops Pepperdine

Senior Ciara Parker led No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball with a season-high 31 digs to defeat Pepperdine in four sets (30-32, 25-9, 25-21, 25-23) on Senior Night on Tuesday at the Smith Fieldhouse. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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BYU's Rose adjusts lineup — freshman Nick Emery to get his first start

Heading into its fourth game of the regular season, BYU is getting closer to discovering its identity. As part of that process, coach Dave Rose is tinkering with his starting lineup. Freshman guard... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


BYU football notebook: Laulu-Pututau breaks out with a big game vs. Fresno State

Faimafili Moroni Laulu-Pututau is a mouthful for a full name, but it's one that holds a lot of meaning for the freshman receiver. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Mangum 'humbled' to be BYU's quarterback, becomes most prolific freshman QB in school history

The prestigious mantle of being BYU’s starting quarterback was thrust upon freshman Tanner Mangum in the season opener at Nebraska when he stepped in for senior Taysom Hill, who was regarded... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


BYU expecting a 'dogfight' in Logan against in-state rival Utah State (+photo gallery)

When it comes to in-state showdowns, BYU has lost four straight games to Utah and dropped two of the last five to Utah State. To put it another way, the Cougars are a combined 3-6 against the Utes... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


How did they fare? Locals in the NFL roundup for Week 11

A former Utah State Aggie debuted for the Dallas Cowboys and made an immediate impact in a 24-14 win over the Miami Dolphins. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Women's basketball matinee: Rydalch, Purcell lead BYU to 81-69 win over Utah State

Led by 28 points from Lexi Eaton Rydalch and a double-double from Kalani Purcell, BYU women’s basketball defeated Utah State 81-69 in the Marriott Center, Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Morning links: Utah, USU pick up commitments while Utah schools mentioned in top JC players list

Utah, Utah State receive commitments; JUCO commits slated to play for Cougars, Utes ranked. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Dick Harmon: Former BYU quarterbacks rise to stardom for FCS playoff-bound SUU, Portland State

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. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015


BYU football notebook: Utah State holds good memories for Cougar receiver Mitch Mathews

From family relations to his big game played against the Aggies in 2013, BYU's Mitch Mathews seems to like visiting Cache Valley. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015


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