Ty Detmer http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Ty Detmer en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:41:54 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss BYU's Taysom Hill, Utah State's Chuckie Keeton named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606993/BYUs-Taysom-Hill-Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-Davey-OBrien-Award-watch-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606993/BYUs-Taysom-Hill-Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-Davey-OBrien-Award-watch-list.html Both the Cougars' and Aggies' starting signal-callers joined the list of 39 of the nation's top college football quarterbacks. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:23:59 MDT My view: The most famous person born in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html As you can see, it is a tough call to name the most famous person in Utah, but if I had to choose “the most... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:49:45 MDT Is independence a viable option for BYU, or should Cougars focus on getting into Big 12? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606656/Is-independence-a-viable-option-for-BYU-or-should-Cougars-focus-on-getting-into-Big-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606656/Is-independence-a-viable-option-for-BYU-or-should-Cougars-focus-on-getting-into-Big-12.html Perhaps no college football program in the country has a more intriguing position than independent BYU. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:40:00 MDT 4 Utah college football players named to Maxwell Award Watch List http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606442/4-Utah-college-football-players-named-to-Maxwell-Award-Watch-List.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606442/4-Utah-college-football-players-named-to-Maxwell-Award-Watch-List.html BYU's Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams, Utah's Dres Anderson and Utah State's Chuckie Keeton were named to the 76-man Maxwell... Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:05:00 MDT From Ty's Prize to Hale Mary: Top 10 games in LaVell Edwards/Cougar Stadium history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606113/From-Tys-Prize-to-Hale-Mary-Top-10-games-in-LaVell-EdwardsCougar-Stadium-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606113/From-Tys-Prize-to-Hale-Mary-Top-10-games-in-LaVell-EdwardsCougar-Stadium-history.html Win, lose or draw, BYU has been competing at its current football home at 1700 N. Canyon Road since 1964. What are the... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:15:00 MDT New book looks at Kyle Van Noy's legacy on and off the field, part 1 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605432/New-book-looks-at-Kyle-Van-Noys-legacy-on-and-off-the-field-part-1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605432/New-book-looks-at-Kyle-Van-Noys-legacy-on-and-off-the-field-part-1.html It was the greatest defensive performance in a game by an individual in BYU history. ... It was Van Noy's rite of passage... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:35:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Remembering actual Jake Heaps highlights isn't tough at all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605296/Remembering-actual-Jake-Heaps-highlights-isnt-tough-at-all.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605296/Remembering-actual-Jake-Heaps-highlights-isnt-tough-at-all.html Former BYU and Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps will finish his college career at the University of Miami in a one-year... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:38:59 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 Former U., USU coach Andersen is a good fit at Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590198/Former-U-USU-coach-Andersen-is-a-good-fit-at-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590198/Former-U-USU-coach-Andersen-is-a-good-fit-at-Wisconsin.html James Everett works at Mickey’s, a popular diner located across the street from Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium.... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:00:00 MST Dick Harmon: Former Cougar linebacker Rocky Biegel has BYU, Wisconsin loyalties http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590019/Former-Cougar-linebacker-Rocky-Biegel-has-BYU-Wisconsin-loyalties.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590019/Former-Cougar-linebacker-Rocky-Biegel-has-BYU-Wisconsin-loyalties.html He played with Ty Detmer and Garett Tujague at BYU, but he's got two sons on the roster for Wisconsin. Former Cougar... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:35:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU legends offer support, praise for Cougar quarterback Taysom Hill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589773/BYU-legends-offer-support-praise-for-Cougar-quarterback-Taysom-Hill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589773/BYU-legends-offer-support-praise-for-Cougar-quarterback-Taysom-Hill.html Heading into a huge game at Wisconsin, upstart BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is gaining support and praise from some of his... Sat, 02 Nov 2013 18:58:10 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 Commentary: BYU's win over Houston reminder of the good old WAC days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588936/Commentary-BYUs-win-over-Houston-reminder-of-the-good-old-WAC-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588936/Commentary-BYUs-win-over-Houston-reminder-of-the-good-old-WAC-days.html BYU's wild 47-46 win over Houston reminded us of the good old days of LaVell Edwards' high-powered offense back in the WAC. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:50:00 MDT Landon Hemsley: Where are all the detractors of BYU quarterback Taysom Hill's arm now? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588350/Landon-Hemsley-Where-are-all-the-detractors-of-BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hills-arm-now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588350/Landon-Hemsley-Where-are-all-the-detractors-of-BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hills-arm-now.html A number of criticisms of the BYU quarterback's passing ability have a number of things in common. Among them is the fact... Sun, 13 Oct 2013 23:42:47 MDT Ken Driggs: Taysom Hill is on track for rare BYU sophomore QB breakout year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588156/Ken-Driggs-Taysom-Hill-is-on-track-for-rare-BYU-sophomore-QB-breakout-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588156/Ken-Driggs-Taysom-Hill-is-on-track-for-rare-BYU-sophomore-QB-breakout-year.html BYU quarterbacks have had a great legacy, but relatively few of them have had breakout seasons in their sophomore years. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:40:00 MDT BYU sets record in September by throwing 0 passing touchdowns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587484/BYU-sets-record-in-September-by-throwing-0-passing-touchdowns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587484/BYU-sets-record-in-September-by-throwing-0-passing-touchdowns.html BYU, which is commonly referred to as quarterback university, set a record that many people would never have expected. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 09:50:00 MDT Ryan Teeples: BYU's rapid offense is lengthening the quarterback learning curve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587351/Ryan-Teeples-BYUs-rapid-offense-is-lengthening-the-quarterback-learning-curve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587351/Ryan-Teeples-BYUs-rapid-offense-is-lengthening-the-quarterback-learning-curve.html Go fast, go hard is the mission statement that the BYU offense lives and operates by. It’s a semantic reminder that... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:40:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU needs to focus on craft of quarterbacking http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587084/BYU-needs-to-focus-on-craft-of-quarterbacking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587084/BYU-needs-to-focus-on-craft-of-quarterbacking.html The craft of quarterbacking and the teaching of this lofty art is sorely needed by inheritors of the brand at BYU. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:30:00 MDT Commentary: All BYU can do in wake of the rivalry loss to Utah is move on http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587056/Commentary-All-BYU-can-do-in-wake-of-the-rivalry-loss-to-Utah-is-move-on.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587056/Commentary-All-BYU-can-do-in-wake-of-the-rivalry-loss-to-Utah-is-move-on.html While BYU's loss to Utah hurts, the only logical thing for the players, coaches and fans to do now is move on. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:30:00 MDT Commentary: The 25 best Beehive State FBS quarterbacks of the last 35 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585453/Commentary-The-25-best-Beehive-State-FBS-quarterbacks-of-the-last-35-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585453/Commentary-The-25-best-Beehive-State-FBS-quarterbacks-of-the-last-35-years.html Ranking the best quarterbacks from Utah, Utah State and BYU over the last 35 years Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:25:00 MDT BYU football: Taysom Hill embraces new up-tempo Cougar offense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636444/BYU-football-Taysom-Hill-embraces-new-up-tempo-Cougar-offense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636444/BYU-football-Taysom-Hill-embraces-new-up-tempo-Cougar-offense.html Near the end of BYU's final fall scrimmage, Taysom Hill showcased his knack for making big plays. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:54:36 MDT Commentary: Independent BYU just needs wins to return to nation's elite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584879/Commentary-Independent-BYU-just-needs-wins-to-return-to-nations-elite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584879/Commentary-Independent-BYU-just-needs-wins-to-return-to-nations-elite.html As an independent, BYU is measured by wins, losses and the national polls. Gone are the days when BYU was measured by winning... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:00:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Determined Skyler Ridley has become a key part of BYU's talented receiving corps http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584858/Determined-Skyler-Ridley-has-become-a-key-part-of-BYUs-talented-receiving-corps.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584858/Determined-Skyler-Ridley-has-become-a-key-part-of-BYUs-talented-receiving-corps.html There was a time when BYU quarterback Ty Detmer made a career of throwing to receivers like Skyler Ridley. Now the former... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 18:40:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Johnny Football could take a lesson from BYU's Ty Detmer on how to sign autographs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584815/Johnny-Football-could-take-a-lesson-from-BYUs-Ty-Detmer-on-how-to-sign-autographs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584815/Johnny-Football-could-take-a-lesson-from-BYUs-Ty-Detmer-on-how-to-sign-autographs.html Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has found himself steeped in an NCAA investigation over whether he sold... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:50:54 MDT Dick Harmon: Opening day of fall camp draws huge crowd at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584081/Opening-day-of-fall-camp-draws-huge-crowd-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584081/Opening-day-of-fall-camp-draws-huge-crowd-at-BYU.html With an army of reporters, microphones and cameras showing up for BYU's first day of fall football practice, quarterback... Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:21:33 MDT BYU football: Robert Anae, Cougars looking to restore 'BYU brand of offense' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584039/BYU-football-Robert-Anae-Cougars-looking-to-restore-BYU-brand-of-offense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584039/BYU-football-Robert-Anae-Cougars-looking-to-restore-BYU-brand-of-offense.html As the Cougars open fall camp Saturday — with the season opener set for Aug. 31 at Virginia — all eyes will be on... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:20:00 MDT BYU football: Will BYU's 2013 schedule be the toughest in school history? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583147/BYU-football-Will-BYUs-2013-schedule-be-the-toughest-in-school-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583147/BYU-football-Will-BYUs-2013-schedule-be-the-toughest-in-school-history.html BYU will face perhaps its toughest schedule in school history this fall. In this age of independence, athletic director Tom... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 18:15:00 MDT Dick Harmon: With fall camp around the corner, BYU QB Taysom Hill soaking in last days of golf http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583101/With-fall-camp-around-the-corner-BYU-QB-Taysom-Hill-soaking-in-last-days-of-golf.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583101/With-fall-camp-around-the-corner-BYU-QB-Taysom-Hill-soaking-in-last-days-of-golf.html A single-digit handicap golfer, BYU sophomore QB Taysom Hill is following in the footsteps of many Cougar quarterbacks by... Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:05:00 MDT Commentary: Taysom Hill key to success against tough BYU football 2013 schedule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581056/Commentary-Taysom-Hill-key-to-success-against-tough-BYU-football-2013-schedule.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581056/Commentary-Taysom-Hill-key-to-success-against-tough-BYU-football-2013-schedule.html BYU's 2013 schedule will be the most difficult in school history. While BYU has plenty of top-notch talent, the key to... Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:00:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Ty Detmer has always lived with eyes up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579470/Ty-Detmer-has-always-lived-with-eyes-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579470/Ty-Detmer-has-always-lived-with-eyes-up.html Former Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer is involved in a program to challenge athletes to help lift others and ease the life... Sat, 04 May 2013 17:50:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Athletes encouraged to use their power to end bullying and lift those around them http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579456/Dick-Harmon-Athletes-encouraged-to-use-their-power-to-end-bullying-and-lift-those-around-them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579456/Dick-Harmon-Athletes-encouraged-to-use-their-power-to-end-bullying-and-lift-those-around-them.html A new movement is taking place across the country. It calls for athletes to use their status to elevate others and make a... Fri, 03 May 2013 19:15:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Ty Detmer wishes he had 7-on-7 tournaments in his day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579035/Dick-Harmon-Ty-Detmer-wishes-he-had-7-on-7-tournaments-in-his-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579035/Dick-Harmon-Ty-Detmer-wishes-he-had-7-on-7-tournaments-in-his-day.html Hall of Fame quarterback Ty Detmer told attendees at a clinic in Draper this week that the experiences youths have now with... Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:59:18 MDT Dick Harmon: Tujague hire provides BYU key JC recruiting strategy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578207/Tujague-hire-provides-BYU-key-JC-recruiting-strategy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578207/Tujague-hire-provides-BYU-key-JC-recruiting-strategy.html When Bronco Mendenhall hired College of the Canyons coach Garett Tujague, he also bought his contacts in California's massive... Sat, 13 Apr 2013 17:50:00 MDT Former BYU quarterback Gifford Nielsen called to be a General Authority http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626217/Former-BYU-quarterback-Gifford-Nielsen-called-to-be-a-General-Authority.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626217/Former-BYU-quarterback-Gifford-Nielsen-called-to-be-a-General-Authority.html Gifford Nielsen is a household name amongst the BYU faithful. The Provo High School product went on to become an All-American... Sat, 06 Apr 2013 16:00:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Holliday hire brings Cougs interesting personality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575363/Holliday-hire-brings-Cougs-interesting-personality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575363/Holliday-hire-brings-Cougs-interesting-personality.html BYU's new receivers coach Guy Holliday is intense and passionate at Cougar spring football practices, but it may be other... Sat, 09 Mar 2013 16:30:00 MST Brad Rock: It's BYU Broncoball for the foreseeable future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574689/Its-BYU-Broncoball-for-the-foreseeable-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574689/Its-BYU-Broncoball-for-the-foreseeable-future.html Cougar coach Bronco Mendenhall has a better record than the legendary LaVell Edwards, so a contract extension is a reasonable... Sat, 02 Mar 2013 18:30:00 MST Dick Harmon: Orem man has Tiger by the Top-Flite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573928/Orem-man-has-Tiger-by-the-Top-Flite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573928/Orem-man-has-Tiger-by-the-Top-Flite.html A collection of signed golf balls from the legends of the sport is impressive for an Orem man. But the ones that mean the... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:50:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU's Robert Anae says Cougars must be 'crystal clear' about coaching hires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572695/BYUs-Robert-Anae-says-Cougars-must-be-crystal-clear-about-coaching-hires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572695/BYUs-Robert-Anae-says-Cougars-must-be-crystal-clear-about-coaching-hires.html BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae explains his thoughts on hiring offensive coaches to complete the Cougars' offensive... Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:45:00 MST Dick Harmon: New service makes NFL pros available to evaluate your kid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571148/New-service-makes-NFL-pros-available-to-evaluate-your-kid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571148/New-service-makes-NFL-pros-available-to-evaluate-your-kid.html A local business is using NFL talent to evaluate high school football players, and it appears unique enough to make tracks in... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:35:00 MST From years past: Ty Detmer helped new BYU hire Garrett Tujague join the LDS Church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570834/From-years-past-Ty-Detmer-helped-new-BYU-hire-Garrett-Tujague-join-the-LDS-Church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570834/From-years-past-Ty-Detmer-helped-new-BYU-hire-Garrett-Tujague-join-the-LDS-Church.html While quarterback Ty Detmer was playing through his stellar, Heisman Trophy-winning career at BYU, Garrett Tujague stood up... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:50:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU football brass must try to make Ty Detmer part of Cougars' rebuilt offensive staff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570828/Dick-Harmon-BYU-football-brass-must-try-to-make-Ty-Detmer-part-of-Cougars-rebuilt-offensive-staff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570828/Dick-Harmon-BYU-football-brass-must-try-to-make-Ty-Detmer-part-of-Cougars-rebuilt-offensive-staff.html It appears BYU's new offensive coordinator Robert Anae is cleaning house with the Cougar offensive staff that struggled in... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:10:00 MST Atuaia, Tujague in; DuPaix, Cahoon out as BYU coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620259/Atuaia-Tujague-in-DuPaix-Cahoon-out-as-BYU-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620259/Atuaia-Tujague-in-DuPaix-Cahoon-out-as-BYU-coaches.html The transformation of BYU's offensive coaching staff continued Tuesday as coach Bronco Mendenhall announced the hiring of... Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:15:00 MST BYU hires two assistant football coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620250/BYU-hires-two-assistant-football-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620250/BYU-hires-two-assistant-football-coaches.html BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall hires Mark Atuaia and Garett Tujague as assistant coaches on the offensive staff. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:30:00 MST BYU football: Former coach LaVell Edwards recovering from heart surgery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569622/BYU-football-Former-coach-LaVell-Edwards-recovering-from-heart-surgery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569622/BYU-football-Former-coach-LaVell-Edwards-recovering-from-heart-surgery.html Legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards spent his Christmas Day recovering from open heart surgery in Utah Valley Regional Medical... Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:27:41 MST Dick Harmon: BYU's football team could use a little Texas recruiting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569591/BYUs-football-team-could-use-a-little-Texas-recruiting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569591/BYUs-football-team-could-use-a-little-Texas-recruiting.html It wouldn’t hurt for Bronco Mendenhall to get BYU back to recruiting Texas a little harder. Like the old days. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:30:00 MST Dick Harmon: Lance Reynolds retirement ends link to long history of BYU football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569419/Lance-Reynolds-retirement-ends-link-to-long-history-of-BYU-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569419/Lance-Reynolds-retirement-ends-link-to-long-history-of-BYU-football.html As a player and coach, Lance Reynolds' career at BYU spans more than three decades. His retirement ended a bridge to the past... Tue, 25 Dec 2012 00:50:28 MST BYU football: Cougar bowl retrospective http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618258/BYU-football-Cougar-bowl-retrospective.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618258/BYU-football-Cougar-bowl-retrospective.html It's a little like back to the future for the BYU football program this week. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:30:00 MST Dick Harmon: James Lark's moment in time has finally come, projected to start in Poinsettia Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618145/James-Larks-moment-in-time-has-finally-come-projected-to-start-in-Poinsettia-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618145/James-Larks-moment-in-time-has-finally-come-projected-to-start-in-Poinsettia-Bowl.html Injury to Riley Nelson has forced James Lark to be BYU's quarterback, a role that fate dictates will continue Thursday night... Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:27:15 MST Dick Harmon: A Mormon kid from Hawaii, Notre Dame's Manti Te'o inspires many http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568352/A-Mormon-kid-from-Hawaii-Notre-Dames-Manti-Teo-inspires-many.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568352/A-Mormon-kid-from-Hawaii-Notre-Dames-Manti-Teo-inspires-many.html If Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o wins the coveted Heisman Trophy at a live ceremony tonight in New York City, he... Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:25:00 MST