BYU Cougars

A visit to Greenwich, the place that hatched Hall of Famer Steve Young

Some of the demographics in Greenwich, Conn., have changed since Steve Young attended high school

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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True freshman Brad Kaaya beats out former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps for Miami's QB job

Brad Kaaya arrived on Miami's campus in May. Barely three months later, the true freshman is already the Hurricanes' starting quarterback ahead of former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: 2014 Olympian, Utah resident Eddy Alvarez off to hot start after promotion

Eddy Alvarez became a silver medalist speed skater in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now he's making the most of his opportunities since moving back to baseball after the Winter Games. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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NFL cuts tracker: Former Cougars So'oto, Fangupo among locals to be released (updated)

Vic So'oto was released by the Steelers Tuesday morning as teams around the league are making cuts to reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players by today's 2 p.m. MDT deadline. Later in the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Bronco Mendenhall feels re-energized entering 10th season as BYU's head coach

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall says he feels "re-engergized" entering his 10th season in charge of the Cougars' program. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Revamped receiver corps expected to push Anae's offense forward

A year ago, BYU ran Robert Anae's go fast, go hard offense with primarily Cody Hoffman as the main target for Taysom Hill. An influx of talent and depth in 2014 is expected to make Anae's offense... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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BYU football: Taysom Hill's experience, ability make him catalyst of Cougar offense

While junior quarterback Taysom Hill is the face of the BYU football program, his legs, and his arm, are expected to play a big role in determining how successful the Cougars are in 2014. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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BYU Cougars football: 2-deep chart

Offense Quarterback 4 — Taysom Hill, 6-2, 232, Jr. 7 — Christian Stewart, 6-2, 208, Sr. Running back 21 — Jamaal Williams, 6-0, 206, Jr. 28 — Adam Hine,... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Cougars' 2014 schedule a far cry from 2013 slate

The Cougars' 2014 schedule appears relatively soft and includes just one opponent (Texas) that was voted in as a top-25 preseason pick by coaches. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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BYU Cougars leaving a day earlier for road trip to UConn to get acclimated

BYU will depart two days before its season opener against UConn instead of just one day in hopes of being more acclimated to the East Coast. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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BYU volleyball: white squad takes out blue in annual Blue/White match

Senior Hannah Robison shined for the white squad as her team beat the blue Cougars, 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 25-16, 25-20), in the annual Blue/White scrimmage Saturday afternoon at the Smith Fieldhouse. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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BYU football: Players and coaches talk about preparing for UConn (+video)

Fall camp is over, and BYU coaches and players have turned their attention to UConn. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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BYU soccer: No. 22 BYU ties Fullerton, 1-1

No. 22 BYU women's soccer went on the road to Cal State Fullerton and drew, 1-1, after two overtime periods to kick off the 2014 season. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Season opener against UConn presents many unknowns for BYU defense

No one knows exactly what to expect in the first game of the season and that certainly applies to a BYU defense getting set to face plenty of unknowns against UConn. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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