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BYU football fall practice position preview: the offensive backs

BYU looks very deep, experienced and talented at all three offensive backfield positions entering fall practice.

Brandon Davies aiming for offensive improvement at NBA Summer League

Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies told Comcast Sportsnet Philly he is looking to improve his offensive game as he heads into NBA Summer League play with the Philadelphia 76ers. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Is independence a viable option for BYU, or should Cougars focus on getting into Big 12?

Perhaps no college football program in the country has a more intriguing position than independent BYU. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Jimmer Fredette returns to Provo to talk anti-bullying, free agency and hoops with local youths

Jimmer Fredette talked to nearly 300 young people about being proactive about battling bullying before taking questions that ranged from his favorite NBA player (former BYU teammate Brandon Davies)... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Audio/video: Jimmer talks youth camps, bullying, free agency; Provo mayor honors former BYU star

BYU standout and NBA free agent Jimmer Fredette returned to Provo this week for the fourth annual Jimmerosity Basketball Camp. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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BYU football: 10 players poised for breakout seasons

Media day last month provided a glimpse of several players who could be making big leaps in production this coming year. Brandon Gurney lists 10 such players fans should keep an eye on leading up... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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BYU football: Box Elder's Riley Burt commits to the Cougars (updated)

Riley Burt is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound athlete who is a natural fit for BYU, according to his high school coach, Robbie Gunter. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Vai's View: Harvey Langi hopes to transfer from Utah to BYU after returning from LDS mission this week

After serving a two-year LDS mission in the Florida Tampa Mission, Harvey Langi will return to Utah on Tuesday and said he hopes to transfer to BYU despite playing his freshman season for the Utes. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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BYU football: Jamaal Williams named to CFPA Running Back Trophy Watch List

BYU running back Jamaal Williams was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Running Back Trophy Watch List. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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BYU-Utah rated nation's 12th-best rivalry by NFL.com, even with a two-year hiatus

In its latest installment of the 14 for '14 series on college football, NFL.com rates the BYU-Utah rivalry the 12th best in the country. Without its current two-year hiatus, writer Mike Huguenin... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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4 Utah college football players named to Maxwell Award Watch List

BYU's Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams, Utah's Dres Anderson and Utah State's Chuckie Keeton were named to the 76-man Maxwell Award Watch List released Monday. Utah State's Kyler Fackrell was also... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU slugger Matt Carson comes up big in return off disabled list

Former BYU slugger Matt Carson made a splash in his return off the disabled list Saturday night. Also, a former Ute impressed a national publication with his latest start. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Robert Anae likes Christian Stewart as quarterback Taysom Hill's backup

Similar athletes, similar style: Robert Anae likes what he's seen over the past year with former Timpanogos and Snow College QB Christian Stewart. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia feels confident heading into 2nd year on the job

With one full year of coaching now under his belt, BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia believes his position group is set to take things to the next level. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Jimmer Fredette still floating free agent balloons while in Utah

With a fan base still loyal and waiting, Jimmer Fredette continues to wait out NBA free agency as time becomes an issue the longer he remains unsigned. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Peavler: Summer breakdown of BYU football's 2014 schedule

BYU Media Day has come and gone, and with football season less than two months away it's time to reevaluate the Cougars' 2014 schedule. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Guest commentary: Phil Steele again displays Cougars in good light

Phil Steele's 2014 College Football Preview is now at newsstands with good news for BYU fans. This prestigious magazine has once again predicted a good season this fall for the team from Provo. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Former BYU standout Wally Joyner loving new gig with Detroit Tigers

Former BYU star Wally Joyner has enjoyed transitioning into the world of coaching. He's currently with the Detroit Tigers. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Assuming the mantle: BYU linebacker Manoa Pikula embracing role as defensive leader

The starting inside linebacker position comes with natural leadership responsibilities and assumed starter Manoa Pikula appears equal to the task. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Why BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has spent the offseason with his offensive line

Bronco Mendenhall is known as a defensive coach with significant results. But following a bowl loss to Washington in 2013, he has spent significant time working with the Cougar offensive linemen... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Brad Rock: Don't expect Jazz to go Jimmer

Free agent former BYU star Jimmer Fredette is a free agent, but Jazz aren't likely to take a chance on a marketing opportunity, but a defensive liability. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Sports BLT: #BYU50 turns out to be a sweet merchandise giveaway

Speculations ran wild about what #BYU50 meant. It turned out to be a neat BYU merchandise giveaway. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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From Ty's Prize to Hale Mary: Top 10 games in LaVell Edwards/Cougar Stadium history

Win, lose or draw, BYU has been competing at its current football home at 1700 N. Canyon Road since 1964. What are the Cougars' top 10 games ever at their home stadium? Here's a look. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Rock On: Dante Exum's dad remembers Utah ... vaguely

Plus, a plan BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has to save both college football and America. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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BYU football: Faith in program’s direction, leadership a key to success

Former Cougar football players James Dye and Leon White shared their thoughts on what BYU needs to do to stay in the national spotlight as college football continues to evolve. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Cougars Jake Hannemann and Jaycob Brugman heating up in the minors

Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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