LaVell Edwards http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ LaVell Edwards en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:41:37 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss What others are saying: Kyle Van Noy 'does everything well,' 'ranks among the elite defenders in the entire class' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602643/What-others-are-saying-Kyle-Van-Noy-does-everything-well-ranks-among-the-elite-defenders-in-the.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602643/What-others-are-saying-Kyle-Van-Noy-does-everything-well-ranks-among-the-elite-defenders-in-the.html Here's a look at what national pundits are saying about the former BYU linebacker and his NFL draft prospects. Wed, 07 May 2014 18:30:00 MDT Former BYU star Kyle Van Noy won't be embarking on NFL career alone http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602410/Former-BYU-star-Kyle-Van-Noy-wont-be-embarking-on-NFL-career-alone.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602410/Former-BYU-star-Kyle-Van-Noy-wont-be-embarking-on-NFL-career-alone.html The former BYU star linebacker is expected to be taken in the early rounds of this week's NFL draft, and he'll have his... Sun, 04 May 2014 15:25:00 MDT What others are saying: Former BYU receiver Cody Hoffman should go late in the NFL draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602047/What-others-are-saying-Former-BYU-receiver-Cody-Hoffman-should-go-late-in-the-NFL-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602047/What-others-are-saying-Former-BYU-receiver-Cody-Hoffman-should-go-late-in-the-NFL-draft.html Cody Hoffman was arguably the best wide receiver to ever wear the blue and white for the Cougars. He has the most receiving... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:15:00 MDT Jim McMahon closing in on graduating from BYU, opening door for induction into school's hall of fame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601335/Jim-McMahon-closing-in-on-graduating-from-BYU-opening-door-for-induction-into-schools-hall-of-fame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601335/Jim-McMahon-closing-in-on-graduating-from-BYU-opening-door-for-induction-into-schools-hall-of-fame.html Jim McMahon posted an announcement on Twitter Thursday that he passed his statistics class and is set to graduate from BYU.... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:35:00 MDT Forget Kaepernick, Taysom Hill should be emulating Derek Carr http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601194/Forget-Kaepernick-Taysom-Hill-should-be-emulating-Derek-Carr.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601194/Forget-Kaepernick-Taysom-Hill-should-be-emulating-Derek-Carr.html Colin Kaepernick is great, but Fresno State’s Derek Carr is the quarterback Taysom Hill should be emulating. With... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:50:08 MDT BYU football: Cougars to face Boise State in a Friday night matchup in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600674/BYU-football-Cougars-to-face-Boise-State-in-a-Friday-night-matchup-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600674/BYU-football-Cougars-to-face-Boise-State-in-a-Friday-night-matchup-in-2014.html BYU will play at Boise State on Friday, Oct. 24. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:45:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Norm Chow didn't learn from LaVell Edwards' example http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600530/Norm-Chow-didnt-learn-from-LaVell-Edwards-example.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600530/Norm-Chow-didnt-learn-from-LaVell-Edwards-example.html Former BYU offensive coordinator Norm Chow struggling as a head coach -- and kicking reporters out of spring practice because... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:43:17 MDT BYU quarterback Taysom Hill to be an instructor at the Manning camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600511/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-to-be-an-instructor-at-the-Manning-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600511/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-to-be-an-instructor-at-the-Manning-camp.html Taysom Hill, BYU’s starting quarterback, has accepted an invitation to be an instructor at the Manning camp. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:30:00 MDT Rock On: Robert Anae's theory on BYU title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600432/Rock-On-Robert-Anaes-theory-on-BYU-title.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600432/Rock-On-Robert-Anaes-theory-on-BYU-title.html Also, what is Sandy City cooking up with the Jazz? Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:49:14 MDT BYU football: Cougars holding open scrimmage Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599745/BYU-football-Cougars-holding-open-scrimmage-Saturday-at-LaVell-Edwards-Stadium.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599745/BYU-football-Cougars-holding-open-scrimmage-Saturday-at-LaVell-Edwards-Stadium.html Fans anxious for a first glimpse at this year's BYU football team will have the chance to see the Cougars Saturday morning at... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:40:00 MDT BYU football: Despite misdemeanor charge, Cougar running back Jamaal Williams in good standing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599501/BYU-football-Despite-misdemeanor-charge-Cougar-running-back-Jamaal-Williams-in-good-standing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599501/BYU-football-Despite-misdemeanor-charge-Cougar-running-back-Jamaal-Williams-in-good-standing.html BYU running back Jamaal Williams is in good standing in the Cougars' program, according to coach Bronco Mendenhall, who... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:00:00 MDT BYU football: Cougar running backs leading the way in spring camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599394/BYU-football-Cougar-running-backs-leading-the-way-in-spring-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599394/BYU-football-Cougar-running-backs-leading-the-way-in-spring-camp.html With a lot of returning players at his command, BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia has been generally pleased with his... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:35:00 MDT Top football players at BYU over the last decade who weren't highly recruited http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599350/Top-football-players-at-BYU-over-the-last-decade-who-werent-highly-recruited.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599350/Top-football-players-at-BYU-over-the-last-decade-who-werent-highly-recruited.html Some great players from BYU weren't very highly recruited. Here are some of the best to suit up for the Cougars over the last... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:25:00 MDT BYU football: Cougars to hold spring scrimmage March 29 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599168/BYU-football-Cougars-to-hold-spring-scrimmage-March-29.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599168/BYU-football-Cougars-to-hold-spring-scrimmage-March-29.html Fans will have a chance to see the BYU football team when the Cougars conduct a spring scrimmage on March 29 at 11 a.m. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:05:18 MDT Carrie Underwood to headline Stadium of Fire 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598976/Carrie-Underwood-to-headline-Stadium-of-Fire-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598976/Carrie-Underwood-to-headline-Stadium-of-Fire-2014.html Grammy Award-winning singer Carrie Underwood is set to headline Stadium of Fire, and former first lady Laura Bush will be the... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:23:55 MDT New Scout lodge to be named for LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598923/New-Scout-lodge-to-be-named-for-LDS-Church-President-Thomas-S-Monson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598923/New-Scout-lodge-to-be-named-for-LDS-Church-President-Thomas-S-Monson.html A new lodge for Boy Scouts, made possible by a $3 million donation, will bear the name of Thomas S. Monson, president of The... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:25:00 MDT Linebacker Kyle Van Noy says he discovered himself at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598712/Linebacker-Kyle-Van-Noy-says-he-discovered-himself-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598712/Linebacker-Kyle-Van-Noy-says-he-discovered-himself-at-BYU.html Star linebacker Kyle Van Noy wrote an article in USA Today saying he found himself while at BYU. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:46:32 MDT BYU football: Bronson Kaufusi excited about switching from defensive end to outside linebacker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598391/BYU-football-Bronson-Kaufusi-excited-about-switching-from-defensive-end-to-outside-linebacker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598391/BYU-football-Bronson-Kaufusi-excited-about-switching-from-defensive-end-to-outside-linebacker.html Replacing outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy isn't an easy task, but coaches believe Bronson Kaufusi, who started at defensive... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:55:00 MDT 15 lessons learned from a BYU rugby game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598308/15-lessons-learned-from-a-BYU-rugby-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598308/15-lessons-learned-from-a-BYU-rugby-game.html Knowing pretty much zippo about rugby, I set out to learn something about it at a recent game between BYU and St. Mary's.... Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:15:00 MDT Brad Rock: BYU is part of 'Rudy' history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591066/Brad-Rock-BYU-is-part-of-Rudy-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591066/Brad-Rock-BYU-is-part-of-Rudy-history.html Part of beloved 'underdog' film was made during the Cougars' first visit to South Bend Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:30:00 MST Former BYU offensive lineman Nick Longshore dies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590996/Former-BYU-offensive-lineman-Nick-Longshore-dies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590996/Former-BYU-offensive-lineman-Nick-Longshore-dies.html Nick Longshore, 32, a former BYU football player, died Wednesday following injuries he suffered in an ATV accident in Idaho,... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:25:00 MST BYU football: Ryker Mathews returns to face extremely tough test at Notre Dame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590941/BYU-football-Ryker-Mathews-returns-to-face-extremely-tough-test-at-Notre-Dame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590941/BYU-football-Ryker-Mathews-returns-to-face-extremely-tough-test-at-Notre-Dame.html BYU offensive lineman Ryker Mathews is set to play against Notre Dame this week. The Cougars, who are preparing for another... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:46:16 MST BYU football video: Cougar seniors receive traditional blankets on Senior Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590790/BYU-football-video-Cougar-seniors-receive-traditional-blankets-on-Senior-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590790/BYU-football-video-Cougar-seniors-receive-traditional-blankets-on-Senior-Day.html The BYU Cougars celebrated Senior Day at LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday with a definitive 59-13 victory over the Idaho State... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:15:00 MST BYU football report card: Cougars play as expected in 59-13 rout over Idaho State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590737/BYU-football-report-card-Cougars-play-as-expected-in-59-13-rout-over-Idaho-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590737/BYU-football-report-card-Cougars-play-as-expected-in-59-13-rout-over-Idaho-State.html BYU's 59-13 win over Idaho State Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium went largely as expected. The Cougars dominated their... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 01:39:36 MST Dick Harmon: Idaho State in rearview mirror, Taysom Hill, Cougars prepare for Notre Dame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590741/Idaho-State-in-rearview-mirror-Taysom-Hill-Cougars-prepare-for-Notre-Dame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590741/Idaho-State-in-rearview-mirror-Taysom-Hill-Cougars-prepare-for-Notre-Dame.html After punching around Idaho State 59-13 Saturday, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill begins Notre Dame week, a challenge and great... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:35:24 MST BYU football: Cougar senior quarterback Jason Munns lets others play on senior day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590744/BYU-football-Cougar-senior-quarterback-Jason-Munns-lets-others-play-on-senior-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590744/BYU-football-Cougar-senior-quarterback-Jason-Munns-lets-others-play-on-senior-day.html Senior day is always bittersweet. It was no different for BYU’s seniors Saturday, as they played in their final game at... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 20:50:00 MST BYU football: Cougars blast Idaho State on senior day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590729/BYU-football-Cougars-blast-Idaho-State-on-senior-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590729/BYU-football-Cougars-blast-Idaho-State-on-senior-day.html Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:25:00 MST Dick Harmon: What can BYU gain from playing Idaho State? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590677/What-can-BYU-gain-from-playing-Idaho-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590677/What-can-BYU-gain-from-playing-Idaho-State.html The Cougars host Idaho State on Saturday, a tuneup for a big opportunity on national TV at Notre Dame the following week.... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:15:00 MST BYU football: Senior Day finally comes for BYU's Hague, Manumaleuna http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590645/BYU-football-Senior-Day-finally-comes-for-BYUs-Hague-Manumaleuna.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590645/BYU-football-Senior-Day-finally-comes-for-BYUs-Hague-Manumaleuna.html A year ago on Senior Day, BYU’s Eathyn Manumaleuna and Mike Hague, who had seen their respective seasons — and... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 23:50:00 MST BYU football, basketball crowds to recite Gettysburg address this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590633/BYU-football-basketball-crowds-to-recite-Gettysburg-address-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590633/BYU-football-basketball-crowds-to-recite-Gettysburg-address-this-weekend.html The crowd at BYU's basketball game tonight will recite the Gettysburg Address at halftime, as will fans at the Cougar... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:40:05 MST BYU football: Cougar offense looking to get back on track http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590530/BYU-football-Cougar-offense-looking-to-get-back-on-track.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590530/BYU-football-Cougar-offense-looking-to-get-back-on-track.html BYU fell at No. 17 Wisconsin of the Big Ten Conference last week, and now faces the 3-7 Idaho State Bengals, who belong to... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:50:00 MST Davison Cheney: Next time I watch BYU football on ESPN, I'm turning the sound off http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590476/Davison-Cheney-Next-time-I-watch-BYU-football-on-ESPN-Im-turning-the-sound-off.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590476/Davison-Cheney-Next-time-I-watch-BYU-football-on-ESPN-Im-turning-the-sound-off.html It’s always nice to watch your team play on national TV — unless, of course, it isn’t. Those announcers... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:45:00 MST BYU football: Cougar seniors looking to finish the season strong http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590452/BYU-football-Cougar-seniors-looking-to-finish-the-season-strong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590452/BYU-football-Cougar-seniors-looking-to-finish-the-season-strong.html BYU's 21 seniors are hoping to finish the 2013 season strong. The Cougars play their final home game Saturday. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:30:00 MST After disappointing loss to Wisconsin, Cougars look ahead to Senior Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590323/After-disappointing-loss-to-Wisconsin-Cougars-look-ahead-to-Senior-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590323/After-disappointing-loss-to-Wisconsin-Cougars-look-ahead-to-Senior-Day.html BYU was hoping to crack the top 25 rankings over the weekend. Instead, the Cougars fell, 27-17, at Wisconsin Saturday,... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 15:30:00 MST Ryan Teeples: A rare inside look at BYUtv on football game day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589980/Ryan-Teeples-A-rare-inside-look-at-BYUtv-on-football-game-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589980/Ryan-Teeples-A-rare-inside-look-at-BYUtv-on-football-game-day.html ESPNU is on-hand to broadcast the game live, bringing in a seasoned crew of about 60 to deliver the product to fans across... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:20:00 MST BYU football's biggest road wins in school history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589936/BYU-footballs-biggest-road-wins-in-school-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589936/BYU-footballs-biggest-road-wins-in-school-history.html As BYU prepares to travel to Camp Randall Stadium to face No. 24 Wisconsin, it's time to look back at the Cougars' biggest... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 23:27:44 MST BYU football: First-year junior college transfers making a big impact for Cougars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589593/BYU-football-First-year-junior-college-transfers-making-a-big-impact-for-Cougars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589593/BYU-football-First-year-junior-college-transfers-making-a-big-impact-for-Cougars.html Junior college transfers are often brought in to immediately contribute at positions where teams lack depth and overall... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:55:00 MDT Commentary: BYU's Robert Anae deserves a hat tip for resurrecting the Cougar offense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589375/Commentary-BYUs-Robert-Anae-deserves-a-hat-tip-for-resurrecting-the-Cougar-offense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589375/Commentary-BYUs-Robert-Anae-deserves-a-hat-tip-for-resurrecting-the-Cougar-offense.html After eight games, BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae has earned a hat tip for resurrecting BYU's offense. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:10:00 MDT BYU has bye week before preparing for Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589273/BYU-has-bye-week-before-preparing-for-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589273/BYU-has-bye-week-before-preparing-for-Wisconsin.html On the field at LaVell Edwards Stadium, not long after BYU dispatched Boise State, 37-20, Friday night, athletic director Tom... Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:30:00 MDT BYU football: Taysom Hill, defense lead BYU to first win over Boise State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589204/BYU-football-Taysom-Hill-defense-lead-BYU-to-first-win-over-Boise-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589204/BYU-football-Taysom-Hill-defense-lead-BYU-to-first-win-over-Boise-State.html BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and the defense led the Cougars to a convincing 37-20 victory over Boise State. Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:30:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU avenges two heartbreaking losses to Boise State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589226/BYU-avenges-two-heartbreaking-losses-to-Boise-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589226/BYU-avenges-two-heartbreaking-losses-to-Boise-State.html Behind the hot hand of up-and-coming quarterback Taysom Hill, BYU earned a convincing victory over Boise State in LaVell... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 22:55:00 MDT BYU football live blog: Cougars become bowl eligible with win over Boise State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640660/BYU-football-live-blog-Cougars-become-bowl-eligible-with-win-over-Boise-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640660/BYU-football-live-blog-Cougars-become-bowl-eligible-with-win-over-Boise-State.html Deseret News web sports senior writer Brandon Judd is posting updates from tonight's game between BYU and Boise State in... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:45:00 MDT Boise State's Petersen has mixed feelings about long-term series with BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589200/Boise-States-Petersen-has-mixed-feelings-about-long-term-series-with-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589200/Boise-States-Petersen-has-mixed-feelings-about-long-term-series-with-BYU.html BYU and Boise State met Friday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, and the two teams are scheduled to meet every year through the 2023... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:35:00 MDT Gameday glance: Boise State at BYU, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589130/Gameday-glance-Boise-State-at-BYU-Oct-25-6-pm.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589130/Gameday-glance-Boise-State-at-BYU-Oct-25-6-pm.html The Boise State Broncos and BYU Cougars square off Friday night inside LaVell Edwards Stadium. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:31:49 MDT Unforgettable records in local college football history that will make your eyes pop http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589109/Unforgettable-records-in-local-college-football-history-that-will-make-your-eyes-pop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589109/Unforgettable-records-in-local-college-football-history-that-will-make-your-eyes-pop.html Cody Hoffman is set to break three major career receiving records in a short time frame. What are some of the other... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:11:17 MDT BYU football: Cougars looking for first victory against Boise State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589096/BYU-football-Cougars-looking-for-first-victory-against-Boise-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589096/BYU-football-Cougars-looking-for-first-victory-against-Boise-State.html Intriguing milestones and streaks abound in a showdown between two teams with identical 5-2 records. As BYU hosts Boise State... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:30:00 MDT 10 must-know facts and stats about the upcoming BYU-Boise State game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589057/10-must-know-facts-and-stats-about-the-upcoming-BYU-Boise-State-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589057/10-must-know-facts-and-stats-about-the-upcoming-BYU-Boise-State-game.html BYU is on a four-game winning streak — its most recent victory a 47-46 heart-stopper over Houston. Brigham Young now... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:27:40 MDT BYU football: Five questions with a Boise State insider http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589056/BYU-football-Five-questions-with-a-Boise-State-insider.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589056/BYU-football-Five-questions-with-a-Boise-State-insider.html BYU hosts Boise State this Friday in what looks to be another competitive matchup. We caught up with Broncos beat reporter... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:51:32 MDT Dick Harmon: Robert Anae predicted BYU's mid-October numbers long ago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589017/Robert-Anae-predicted-BYUs-mid-October-numbers-long-ago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589017/Robert-Anae-predicted-BYUs-mid-October-numbers-long-ago.html When the Cougars defeated Houston despite making mistakes and looking sloppy at times, they produced numbers that were... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT BYU football: Cougars leery of new Boise State starting quarterback Grant Hedrick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589012/BYU-football-Cougars-leery-of-new-Boise-State-starting-quarterback-Grant-Hedrick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589012/BYU-football-Cougars-leery-of-new-Boise-State-starting-quarterback-Grant-Hedrick.html Based on its checkered track record against backup quarterbacks over the years, the BYU defense is understandably a little... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:35:00 MDT