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Cougars looking for special season with senior QB Taysom Hill at the controls

tís well-documented that when BYU has a healthy starting senior quarterback, the Cougars have a special season.

Morning links: 'Unorthodox' Harbaugh; 'nice' Riley examined; Jazz have no All-Stars?

Michigan and Nebraska head football coaches bring vastly different personalities to Week 1 of the college football season as they face Utah and BYU, respectively; ESPN predicts no Jazz players will... Read more »

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Senior driven: 2015 college football previews of all five Division I teams

Although Taysom Hill, Chuckie Keeton and Travis Wilson faced different challenges, each player found a way to get back under center. They enter the 2015 season — their final collegiate... Read more »

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Utahns in baseball: Guthrie understands move to bullpen; Wagner extends scoreless streak

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie understands why he was moved out of the starting rotation, while former Ute Tyler Wagner extended his scoreless streak. Read more »

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NFL cuts tracker: Former BYU wide receiver Jordan Leslie released by Vikings

Jordan Leslie, who played the 2014 season at BYU, was one of two wide receivers waived by the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. NFL teams must have their rosters cut to 75 players by Tuesday at 2 p.m. MT. Read more »

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BYU's Mendenhall on the cusp of embarking on 11th season at the helm

Cougar coach looking forward to return of Taysom Hill and the challenges of a difficult schedule. Read more »

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BYU football: With opener one week away, Cougars excited to prepare for new-look Nebraska

For months, BYU players and coaches have been looking forward to the season opener at Nebraska on Sept. 5. Fall camp is over, and the Cougars and Cornhuskers collide in just seven days. Read more »

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BYU volleyball: No. 11 Cougars fall at No. 22 USC

No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball fell at No. 22 USC in three sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-22) Saturday night at the Galen Center to conclude the Women of Troy Baden Invitational. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: How much swagger BYU finds after September will prove key to rest of 2015 season

Taysom Hill has enough tools and BYU's expected improved defense could prove vital to making a bowl game as an independent. But can the Cougars take advantage of a tough September? The first four... Read more »

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BYU football: Receiver Nick Kurtz poised for breakout year in 2015?

With an athletic makeup similar to fellow Cougar receiver Mitch Mathews, Nick Kurtz could make an impact this season and coaches and players are excited about his potential. Read more »

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BYU volleyball: Gray helps No. 11 Cougars upend No. 7 North Carolina

Alexa Gray led No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball past No. 7 North Carolina in four sets (25-27, 25-19, 25-17, 26-24) Saturday afternoon at the Galen Center. Read more »

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BYU football: A look at the Cougars' unofficial two-deep

BYU's unofficial 2015 depth chart, with the Cougars' season opener at Nebraska less than a week away. Read more »

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BYU football position preview: The special-teamers (+video)

The Cougars return a couple of players in key positions on special teams, but there are plenty of fresh faces, and a big question mark remains at punting. That won't change until BYU lines up and... Read more »

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Video: BYU commit Jaren Hall lifts Maple Mountain over Corner Canyon in final seconds

Maple Mountain quarterback Jaren Hall lifts the Eagles to a 31-30 victory over Corner Canyon in the final seconds to improve to 2-0 on the year. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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BYU soccer: No. 11 Cougars down Buffs, 2-0, in front of record crowd

No. 11 BYU women’s soccer defeated the Colorado Buffaloes, 2-0, in its home opener Friday night in front of a record crowd at South Field. With the win, the Cougars move to 2-0-0 on the season. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU volleyball: Burnett leads No. 11 BYU over Chicago State in season opener

Cosy Burnett led No. 11 BYU women's volleyball to a sweep (25-13, 25-17, 25-22) over Chicago State in Los Angeles to begin the season. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The defensive backs (+video)

BYU is hoping several returning players in the secondary can learn from a growing season and combine with an influx of fresh talent to make the back end of the defense much more formidable in 2015. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU workhorse running back Nate Carter focused on finishing marathon career

Reports out of BYU football camp indicate running back Nate Carter and wide receiver Mitchell Juergens were awarded scholarships this week. Here's a glimpse at what the Cougars have in Carter, a... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Guest commentary: BYU, Utah, USU best-case, worst-case and most-likely scenarios

With football season about to begin, let's speculate on what is in store for each of the major programs in the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Morning links: Cougars, Utes to face each other in bowl?; Utes' cupcake saga has sweet ending; Nebraska mustache scouted

Writer projects Utah and BYU will play each other in Las Vegas Bowl; Popular Mechanics magazine sends Utah sweet treats after dis; BYU has tough opponent to beat in facial hair department Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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New York Jets waive former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps

Journeyman college quarterback Jake Heaps had a rough day in his final practice with New York, throwing four interceptions. The Jets waived Heaps and signed journeyman NFL quarterback Josh Johnson... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU basketball: What we learned from 4 games in Spain

A look at how the BYU Cougar basketball team performed during the four-game trip in Spain. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU volleyball: men's volleyball adds former Cougar Reyes to staff

BYU men's volleyball head coach Shawn Olmstead announced the hiring of former Cougar libero Jaylen Reyes as an assistant coach Friday. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The linebackers (+video)

BYU's crop of linebackers in 2015 is filled with veteran experience and young standouts, and these players will be tasked with bringing back a culture of tenacious, game-changing play that has been... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Langi, Tuiloma to help anchor middle of BYU's defense

The Cougars are encouraged by their strength in the middle of the front seven, including middle linebacker Harvey Langi and nose tackle Travis Tuiloma. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Pac-12 football: USC's Steve Sarkisian addresses questionable behavior with Pac-12 TV crew

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian sat down with the Pac-12 Network crew to talk about his drunken outburst at a USC Kickoff event. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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