BYU Cougars

Harmon: BYU coaches will take the win but left Hartford hungry for fixes

Preparing for Texas will give them plenty to correct in coming days.

Dick Harmon: It's Taysom Hill time on the Eastern Seaboard. Is he ready?

There are a lot of opportunities for BYU junior Taysom Hill to have some iconic moments this year, and he has plenty of experienced help and talent to make it happen. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Will BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson play vs. UConn? Friends in Boston hope so

BYU star cornerback may — or may not — play near his hometown when the Cougars face UConn Friday night. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

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The postgame prayer, a rarely discussed ritual in the NFL, shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Enemy camp: What UConn media thinks about Friday's game vs. BYU

Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant covers UConn football and gives insight into BYU's opponent this Friday Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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The good, the bad and the most likely: projecting the 2014 football season for BYU

Projecting how the BYU Cougars will fare during the 2014 football season, including the best-case, worst-case and most likely scenario. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Ranking the best season by a quarterback in BYU history

A look at who had the best season as a signal caller in BYU history. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jake Hannemann, ex-Ute Tyler Wagner named to Arizona Fall League rosters

Former BYU outfielder Jake Hannemann and former Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner were each named to Arizona Fall League rosters Tuesday, joining a slew of baseball's top prospects. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Traveling long distances 'a necessity' for BYU football program

For BYU, being an independent football program means standing alone. The Cougars aren’t part of the so-called Power 5, or the Group of 5. For BYU, independence means blazing trails, and,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Hollis column: How well will 'Big Five' football teams fare this season?

Plenty of questions surround the state's"Big Five" college fooball teams entering the 2014 season. How they answer those questions will determine their fate this year. Let's peer into our crystal... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Mental strength coach helping BYU

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is taking advantage of as many resources as possible to help his football program — including bringing aboard a man who holds the title of “mental strength... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Peavler: Why the UConn game won't be a repeat of Virginia

As BYU prepares for the University of Connecticut, some Cougar fans can't help but think about last season's 19-16 loss vs. Virginia. However, the circumstances are different this time around. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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College football predictions: How will 2014 unfold for BYU, Utah and Utah State?

The Deseret News Web sports staff and college football fans predicted how the 2014 season will go for BYU, Utah and Utah State as well as how the national scene will unfold. Check out the results. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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BYU Cougars video: Jeff Call tells us what to look for in the week leading up to UConn

Deseret News BYU beat writer Jeff Call shares his observations and insight as BYU prepares to face UConn on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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BYU soccer: Brigham Young University draws Washington State, 0-0

The No. 22 BYU women’s soccer team played Washington State to a 0-0 stalemate in the Cougars' home opener Monday night at South Field. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU basketball: Bailey, Morrison lead Cougar women to fourth win in Spain

Playing for an undefeated trip in Spain, the Cougar women easily reached their goal with a 66-49 win over Femini Sant Adria Club on Monday in Barcelona. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU releases tentative depth chart Monday

BYU coaches aren't big on depth charts, and as if to drive home the point, they released a depth chart Monday that they noted could look different come the season opener Friday. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU offense looking for much better performance in this year's opener

BYU feels much more confident heading into the second season of Robert Anae's go-fast, go-hard offense. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Rock On: Getting real at BYU, Weber State

Also, how excited is Utah coach Kyle Whittingham to get going? It's something to see. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall, UConn coach Bob Diaco share same approach to shaping athletes

Bronco Mendenhall has never met former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco, but the two men take many of the same approaches to building up players on and off the field. The two meet for... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Graphic: The numbers show BYU struggles on the road in season openers

The BYU football team kicks its 2014 football season on the road against UConn on Friday. Since LaVell Edwards took over as coach in 1972, BYU is 26-16 in season openers, and current coach Bronco... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Cougars travel to West Virginia for season opener

No. 9 BYU women’s volleyball begins the 2014 season by heading to West Virginia to take part in the Gold and Blue Player’s Challenge on Friday and Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU volleyball: women’s team picked first in WCC preseason coaches’ poll

The West Coast Conference coaches picked BYU women’s volleyball to finish first in league play and named junior outside hitter Alexa Gray and senior opposite Jennifer Hamson to the Preseason All-WCC team Monday. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BYU football: Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel top updated depth chart at cornerback

BYU released its updated depth chart on Monday, and there's a few small surprises on it. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Deseret News college football preview: Features, columns, 2-deeps & schedule breakdowns

Like most years, the fates of BYU's, Utah's and Utah State's football teams lie in hands of their quarterbacks in 2014. We break down the quarterback position for the Cougars, Utes and Aggies,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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