BYU Cougars

BYU walk-on Carter makes most of rushing opportunity

Prior to Saturday night, Nate Carterís claim to fame was breaking off some impressive runs during spring ball.

BYU golf: Garner sits in fourth, Cougars in fifth after first day

Playing a great first round put BYU women’s golf is in fifth place after the first day at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Wednesday. Read more »

7 hours ago


Dick Harmon: Utes climb on big stage; Cougars try and rebound (again)

This week's predictions: Utah's game with Southern Cal has all the makings of a classic and the Cougars travel to Boise State where visitors have a rare record of success over the years. If BYU... Read more »

13 hours ago


Video: Former BYU star Brett Keisel discusses his 'immaculate interception'

The former Cougar defensive end forced a big turnover for Pittsburgh in the Steelers' win over Houston on Monday night, intercepting a pass that he deflected, then grabbed after it bounced off a... Read more »

14 hours ago

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BYU football notebook: Coaches encouraged with the progress made on offense

It's hard to poke holes in BYU's offensive production against Nevada last week, but according to at least one offensive coach, resting on the stats put up by the offense is for losers. Read more »



Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Jazz defense, BYU and Utah midseason MVPs, and World Series predictions

DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss Gordon Hayward's possible zombie apocalypse look-alike and pick midseason MVPs for BYU and Utah football. Read more »



Jimmer Fredette on defense: 'You have to have repetitions — It's all about effort on defense'

The former BYU sharpshooter, now with the New Orleans Pelicans, talked with The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith about how he can improve on defense. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014


Reeling Cougars 'starving for some redemption'

After suffering a 42-35 setback to Nevada at home last Saturday, the Cougars returned to practice Monday “tired” and “resolved,” according to coach Bronco Mendenhall. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


BYU defense working hard to catch up to the offense

Youth and inexperience have beset the BYU defense this season, with coaches working hard to rectify those contributing factors. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


Dick Harmon: Even more urgency needed as Cougars prepare to play at Boise State

Bronco Mendenhall says his team's issues are correctable if execution issues are rectified. Question is, will BYU return starters to help and if not will younger players step up and deliver... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


Report: Former BYU receiver Cody Hoffman to work out for Buffalo Bills

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported that BYU's all-time leading receiver will work out with the Buffalo Bills this week. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


BYU volleyball: No. 12 Cougars return home against LMU and Pepperdine

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball returns home this week for a pair of matches against Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


BYU golf: Cougars to compete in Rainbow Wahine Invitational

BYU women’s golf is back in action this Tuesday through Thursday at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Schofield Barracks, O’ahu. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


Booker-ing ram and broken dreams: Midseason recap and awards for BYU and Utah

A look back at the first half of the college football season for the BYU Cougars and Utah Utes, including the special moments and most important players. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


Looking ahead, behind at the Cougars' and Utes' opponents after week 8

Looking behind, ahead at BYU's schedule after home loss to Nevada Looking behind, ahead at Utah's schedule after overtime win at Oregon State Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


Mired in 3-game losing streak, BYU preparing for visit to Boise State

To avoid another four-game losing streak, BYU will need to defeat Boise State Friday night in Idaho. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


BYU football report card: Turnovers costly against Wolf Pack

With BYU ahead 28-13 at the half, the Cougars were primed to take control and win the homecoming game, but the second half was different than the first. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


Sunday morning quarterback: Stars and stats from the BYU loss to Nevada

A look at how the Cougars performed in the loss to the Wolf Pack, including the most productive players. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


BYU soccer: Cougars shutout Lions to extend winning streak to nine

BYU defeats LMU, 3-0, to extend winning streak to nine and allows no shots on goal. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


BYU football: Receiver Mitch Mathews has career night vs. Nevada

BYU's tough loss wasn't with many notable standouts on the offensive side — most notably big performances by receiver Mitch Mathews and running back Nate Carter. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


Dick Harmon: BYU amasses yards but flutters in the end in loss to Nevada

BYU blew a 28-13 halftime lead against Nevada Saturday night, sputtering in the second half in a replica of a loss last week at Central Florida. The loss is BYU's third in a row heading into a... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014


BYU football notebook: Ankle injuries galore for Cougars

In BYU’s 28-23 victory last year at Nevada, quarterback Taysom Hill rushed for 154 yards and running back Jamaal Williams gained a career-high 219 yards on the ground. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014


Nevada rallies to beat BYU, 42-35

Early in the third quarter Saturday night, BYU led Nevada by 15 points and was driving in Wolf Pack territory, appearing poised to add to its lead. But the Cougars came up empty on that possession. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014


FBS football coaches vote BYU most worthy of inclusion into a power conference in ESPN poll

ESPN's Brett McMurphy asked head football coaches in the FBS which team outside of a power conference was most deserving of a place in a power conference, and the coaches chose BYU as their No. 1... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014


BYU football: Jaren Hall, the son of former BYU running back, Kalin Hall, commits to the Cougars

Jaren Hall grew up listening to stories of how much BYU benefited his father's life and ultimately decided he wanted to pursue similar experiences. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014


BYU volleyball: No. 9 BYU falls short in five-set thriller at San Diego

No. 9 BYU women's volleyball fell to San Diego in a five-set (25-18, 22-25, 17-25, 25-20, 15-8) thriller Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014


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