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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:50:00 MDT Back for an encore: Taysom Hill working to be more of a 'complete quarterback' for BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607652/Back-for-an-encore-Taysom-Hill-working-to-be-more-of-a-complete-quarterback-for-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607652/Back-for-an-encore-Taysom-Hill-working-to-be-more-of-a-complete-quarterback-for-BYU.html As well as BYU quarterback Taysom Hill played at times last season — rushing for more than 1,344 yards and throwing for... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:55:00 MDT Utah State football fall practice position preview: the offensive backs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607598/Utah-State-football-fall-practice-position-preview-the-offensive-backs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607598/Utah-State-football-fall-practice-position-preview-the-offensive-backs.html There are players to recondition for game play and talent to replace in the offensive backfield for Utah State in 2014, but... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:10:00 MDT USU football: eight Aggies named to College Sports Madness Preseason All-Mountain West Teams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607542/USU-football-eight-Aggies-named-to-College-Sports-Madness-Preseason-All-Mountain-West-Teams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607542/USU-football-eight-Aggies-named-to-College-Sports-Madness-Preseason-All-Mountain-West-Teams.html College Sports Madness announced its preseason all-Mountain West Teams, highlighted by Utah State senior quarterback Chuckie... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:12:01 MDT Commentary: Pacific Northwest apprenticeship over, Sarkisian settles in at USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657250/Commentary-Pacific-Northwest-apprenticeship-over-Sarkisian-settles-in-at-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657250/Commentary-Pacific-Northwest-apprenticeship-over-Sarkisian-settles-in-at-USC.html Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:15:00 MDT Utah State's Keeton getting Heisman hype http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657228/Utah-States-Keeton-getting-Heisman-hype.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657228/Utah-States-Keeton-getting-Heisman-hype.html Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton got his junior season off to a superb start, only to have it derailed by a knee injury... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:35:08 MDT Utah State's quarterback situation rated 7th best in FBS by NFL.com; BYU 23rd, Utah 60th http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606954/Utah-States-quarterback-situation-rated-7th-best-in-FBS-by-NFLcom-BYU-23rd-Utah-60th.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606954/Utah-States-quarterback-situation-rated-7th-best-in-FBS-by-NFLcom-BYU-23rd-Utah-60th.html The Aggies' duo of starter Chuckie Keeton and backup Darell Garretson is rated the best among the state's top three teams,... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:57:47 MDT USU football: Chuckie Keeton named to College Football Performance Awards Quarterback of the Year Watch List http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606584/USU-football-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-College-Football-Performance-Awards-Quarterback-of-the-Year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606584/USU-football-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-College-Football-Performance-Awards-Quarterback-of-the-Year.html Utah State senior Chuckie Keeton is one of 40 Football Bowl Subdivision quarterbacks named to the College Football... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:32:27 MDT USU football: Chuckie Keeton named to Maxwell Award Watch List again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606444/USU-football-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-Maxwell-Award-Watch-List-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606444/USU-football-Chuckie-Keeton-named-to-Maxwell-Award-Watch-List-again.html Utah State senior quarterback Chuckie Keeton was named to the 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List, it was announced Monday by the... Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:00:00 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 Harlem Globetrotters "draft" Johnny Manziel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655751/Harlem-Globetrotters-draft--Johnny-Manziel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655751/Harlem-Globetrotters-draft--Johnny-Manziel.html Now, he's Johnny Hoops. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:30:45 MDT BYU-Texas football matchup named one of top nonconference contests in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605345/BYU-Texas-football-matchup-named-one-of-top-nonconference-contests-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605345/BYU-Texas-football-matchup-named-one-of-top-nonconference-contests-in-2014.html Athlon Sports and Fox Sports recently ranked the BYU-Texas game on Sept. 6 as one of the top nonconference games to watch... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:05:51 MDT USU football: eight players named to Athlon Sports 2014 Preseason all-Mountain West teams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605337/USU-football-eight-players-named-to-Athlon-Sports-2014-Preseason-all-Mountain-West-teams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605337/USU-football-eight-players-named-to-Athlon-Sports-2014-Preseason-all-Mountain-West-teams.html Utah State football had eight players named to Athlon Sports 2014 Preseason all-Mountain West teams, it was announced... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:57:21 MDT BYU quarterback Taysom Hill named 2014 Heisman candidate by NFL.com http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605295/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-named-2014-Heisman-candidate-by-NFLcom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605295/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-named-2014-Heisman-candidate-by-NFLcom.html Mike Huguenin of NFL.com has included the BYU signal caller among 14 top candidates for this year's Heisman Trophy. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:15:00 MDT Hoyer 'securely ahead' of Manziel for Browns' job http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654889/Hoyer-securely-ahead-of-Manziel-for-Browns-job.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654889/Hoyer-securely-ahead-of-Manziel-for-Browns-job.html Browns coach Mike Pettine says Brian Hoyer is "securely ahead" in the quarterback competition, but his lead over Johnny... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:01:13 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU, Utah, USU and SUU to benefit from trend of impatient quarterbacks transferring http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604732/BYU-Utah-USU-and-SUU-to-benefit-from-trend-of-impatient-quarterbacks-transferring.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604732/BYU-Utah-USU-and-SUU-to-benefit-from-trend-of-impatient-quarterbacks-transferring.html All the instate schools are slated to welcome Division I transfers from big time power five conference schools, all part of a... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 18:08:11 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU AD Tom Holmoe needs to use NCAA committee opportunity to make new friends http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604507/BYU-AD-Tom-Holmoe-needs-to-use-NCAA-committee-opportunity-to-make-new-friends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604507/BYU-AD-Tom-Holmoe-needs-to-use-NCAA-committee-opportunity-to-make-new-friends.html Back in the day, legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards made a career out of making key friends in high positions. Now... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:28:04 MDT Utah State football has 10 players named to Phil Steele’s 2014 Preseason All-Mountain West teams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604425/Utah-State-football-has-10-players-named-to-Phil-Steele7s-2014-Preseason-All-Mountain-West-teams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604425/Utah-State-football-has-10-players-named-to-Phil-Steele7s-2014-Preseason-All-Mountain-West-teams.html Utah State football had 10 players named to Phil Steele’s 2014 Preseason all-Mountain West teams it was announced... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:35:59 MDT NFL Draft 2014: Prospects ready to end long wait http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653215/NFL-Draft-2014-Prospects-ready-to-end-long-wait.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653215/NFL-Draft-2014-Prospects-ready-to-end-long-wait.html Jadeveon Clowney just wants it to be over already. Wed, 07 May 2014 21:05:00 MDT Utah State's Chuckie Keeton, BYU's Taysom Hill named to Heisman Trophy watch list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602596/Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-BYUs-Taysom-Hill-named-to-Heisman-Trophy-watch-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602596/Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-BYUs-Taysom-Hill-named-to-Heisman-Trophy-watch-list.html A pair of quarterbacks from the Beehive State — Utah State senior Chuckie Keeton and BYU junior Taysom Hill —... Wed, 07 May 2014 10:10:00 MDT NFL teams are learning to wait — not inflate — draftable quarterbacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653103/NFL-teams-are-learning-to-wait-2-not-inflate-2-draftable-quarterbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653103/NFL-teams-are-learning-to-wait-2-not-inflate-2-draftable-quarterbacks.html For the third time in the past 13 years a quarterback wasn’t the top overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft. Odds... Tue, 06 May 2014 11:37:06 MDT Jameis Winston reinstated on FSU baseball team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653027/Jameis-Winston-reinstated-on-FSU-baseball-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653027/Jameis-Winston-reinstated-on-FSU-baseball-team.html Jameis Winston was reinstated on the FSU baseball team Sunday after completing his community service obligations for... Sun, 04 May 2014 23:00:13 MDT Could Johnny Manziel be the next Steve Young? NFL experts and the former BYU football star weigh in http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html Former 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice and NFL draft expert Mike Mayock have suggested that Johnny Manziel could be the next... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:50:00 MDT AggiesLinks: Chuckie Keeton cleared for action; USU coaches embark on road trip http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601802/AggiesLinks-Chuckie-Keeton-cleared-for-action-USU-coaches-embark-on-road-trip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601802/AggiesLinks-Chuckie-Keeton-cleared-for-action-USU-coaches-embark-on-road-trip.html Just seven months after suffering a devastating knee injury, Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton said he has been cleared... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:35:00 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 Jadeveon Clowney believes he should be NFL's top pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651115/Jadeveon-Clowney-believes-he-should-be-NFLs-top-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651115/Jadeveon-Clowney-believes-he-should-be-NFLs-top-pick.html Jadeveon Clowney believes he's the NFL's No. 1 draft pick and says he took a big step toward that goal during South... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:07:04 MDT Manziel wows elder Bush, others at pro day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650680/Manziel-wows-elder-Bush-others-at-pro-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650680/Manziel-wows-elder-Bush-others-at-pro-day.html Manziel threw about 65 passes to six receivers, including A&M teammate Mike Evans, who like Manziel is expected to a... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:04:55 MDT Steve Sarkisian is off and running at USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649577/Steve-Sarkisian-is-off-and-running-at-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649577/Steve-Sarkisian-is-off-and-running-at-USC.html Tuesday saw 40-year-old Steve Sarkisian usher in a new era at USC by overseeing his first practice as the Trojans’ head... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:00:00 MDT Lawyer: FSU QB Jameis Winston volunteered DNA to police http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642053/Lawyer-FSU-QB-Jameis-Winston-volunteered-DNA-to-police.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642053/Lawyer-FSU-QB-Jameis-Winston-volunteered-DNA-to-police.html There was a lot of finger-pointing Thursday in the sexual assault investigation involving Florida State's Jameis Winston... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:59:35 MST Utah football: Utes battling adversity as season winds down http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590788/Utah-football-Utes-battling-adversity-as-season-winds-down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590788/Utah-football-Utes-battling-adversity-as-season-winds-down.html Utah’s skid has now reached four games. Saturday’s 44-21 loss at sixth-ranked Oregon has literally knocked the... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:45:23 MST Utah Utes football: Ducks not invincible, but have Utah's respect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590582/Utah-Utes-football-Ducks-not-invincible-but-have-Utahs-respect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590582/Utah-Utes-football-Ducks-not-invincible-but-have-Utahs-respect.html Utes set to face sixth-ranked Oregon Saturday in Eugene. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:16:13 MST 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 Doug Robinson: NCAA wrong again in case of BYU cross-country runner stripped of eligibility for costume race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590194/NCAA-wrong-again-in-case-of-BYU-cross-country-runner-stripped-of-eligibility-for-costume-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590194/NCAA-wrong-again-in-case-of-BYU-cross-country-runner-stripped-of-eligibility-for-costume-race.html The NCAA ruled that an All-American distance runner at BYU lose a season of eligibility because he ran a race against old men... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:00:00 MST College football: Oregon, Stanford will slug it out Thursday night http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641276/College-football-Oregon-Stanford-will-slug-it-out-Thursday-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641276/College-football-Oregon-Stanford-will-slug-it-out-Thursday-night.html Stanford hosts Oregon on Thursday night, and most anybody who cares about college football will be watching. Which goes to... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:38:36 MST No. 6 Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641143/No-6-Stanford-searching-for-ways-to-stop-Mariota.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641143/No-6-Stanford-searching-for-ways-to-stop-Mariota.html Almost every week, Stanford coach David Shaw delegates a backup quarterback to the scout team in practice who can best... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:10:00 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 Utah State football: Aggies have a mediocre record but rank in the top 40 nationally in 26 statistical categories http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589395/Utah-State-football-Aggies-have-a-mediocre-record-but-rank-in-the-top-40-nationally-in-26.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589395/Utah-State-football-Aggies-have-a-mediocre-record-but-rank-in-the-top-40-nationally-in-26.html In reality, the Wizard of Oz was a wizened man without much behind his appearance. The Utah State football team is similar.... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:55:32 MDT College football outlook: BYU's up-tempo transformation beginning to yield results http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640770/College-football-outlook-BYUs-up-tempo-transformation-beginning-to-yield-results.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640770/College-football-outlook-BYUs-up-tempo-transformation-beginning-to-yield-results.html BYU had an up-tempo mentality before it had an up-tempo offense. Now, an offense that struggled against good competition last... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:06:54 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 Re-ranking the college football teams: Where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week 8? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html After big wins and losses this week, where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week eight of the college football season? Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:15:00 MDT USC-Notre Dame game hasn't lived up to rivalry http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640234/USC-Notre-Dame-game-hasnt-lived-up-to-rivalry.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640234/USC-Notre-Dame-game-hasnt-lived-up-to-rivalry.html The Southern California-Notre Dame rivalry is different than most. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT Texas A&M Aggies look for better defense against Auburn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640235/Texas-AM-Aggies-look-for-better-defense-against-Auburn.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640235/Texas-AM-Aggies-look-for-better-defense-against-Auburn.html No. 7 Texas A&M's offense is rolling as usual this season behind another stellar season from Heisman Trophy winner Johnny... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT NFL: Seahawks to face a stout Cardinals’ run defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640088/NFL-Seahawks-to-face-a-stout-Cardinals7-run-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640088/NFL-Seahawks-to-face-a-stout-Cardinals7-run-defense.html Pete Carroll long ago reached a stage where every game he coaches — such as Thursday night’s Seattle at Arizona... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:38:57 MDT Utah State football: Will the Aggies' school-record conference winning streak end? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588281/Utah-State-football-Will-the-Aggies-school-record-conference-winning-streak-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588281/Utah-State-football-Will-the-Aggies-school-record-conference-winning-streak-end.html It’s only appropriate to recall those baker’s dozen games before they start fleeing memories following a likely... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:15:00 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 Dick Harmon: State of Utah hosts 3 outstanding college football coaches Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588081/State-of-Utah-hosts-3-outstanding-college-football-coaches-Saturday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588081/State-of-Utah-hosts-3-outstanding-college-football-coaches-Saturday.html In Boise State's Chris Petersen, Stanford's David Shaw and Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson, the Beehive State will play host... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:20:00 MDT BYU football: First-year defensive back Robertson Daniel impresses as a tackler http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588017/BYU-football-First-year-defensive-back-Robertson-Daniel-impresses-as-a-tackler.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588017/BYU-football-First-year-defensive-back-Robertson-Daniel-impresses-as-a-tackler.html BYU junior Robertson Daniel's natural position is safety. But Daniel has been playing as the Cougars’ starting field... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:19:27 MDT Utah State football: Keeton out for the season with knee injury http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587785/Utah-State-football-Keeton-out-for-the-season-with-knee-injury.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587785/Utah-State-football-Keeton-out-for-the-season-with-knee-injury.html Utah State not only lost a tough in-state rivalry game to BYU on Friday night but also found out Saturday that quarterback... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 19:25:00 MDT Commentary: Is Chuckie Keeton's present Taysom Hill's future? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587447/Commentary-Is-Chuckie-Keetons-present-Taysom-Hills-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587447/Commentary-Is-Chuckie-Keetons-present-Taysom-Hills-future.html With Taysom Hill as a sophomore and Chuckie Keeton as a junior, will Hill progress to be like Keeton by the time he graduates? Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:50:00 MDT