Bronco Mendenhall http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Bronco Mendenhall en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:03:58 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Bronco Mendenhall will oversee BYU's defense next season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619118/Bronco-Mendenhall-will-oversee-BYUs-defense-next-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619118/Bronco-Mendenhall-will-oversee-BYUs-defense-next-season.html BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall said in a statement Wednesday: “After reviewing the season, I believe returning to my... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:25:00 MST Peavler: Breaking down the BYU offense entering the offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618841/Peavler-Breaking-down-the-BYU-offense-entering-the-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618841/Peavler-Breaking-down-the-BYU-offense-entering-the-offseason.html 2014 may have been a disappointment, but the BYU offense improved in every way despite losing Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:25:00 MST Rock On: Bronco Mendenhall again articulating http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618599/Rock-On-Bronco-Mendenhall-again-articulating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618599/Rock-On-Bronco-Mendenhall-again-articulating.html Meanwhile, someone's trying to make off with BYU's promotional ideas. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:06:45 MST Brady Poppinga: Bronco Mendenhall is one of the best coaches in all of football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618590/Brady-Poppinga-Bronco-Mendenhall-is-one-of-the-best-coaches-in-all-of-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618590/Brady-Poppinga-Bronco-Mendenhall-is-one-of-the-best-coaches-in-all-of-football.html Bronco Mendenhall has been the focal point of heavy criticism as of late. Some of his greatest critics are beat writers who... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:50:00 MST Report: Video games experts, BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall applied for Wisconsin job http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618306/Report-Video-games-experts-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-applied-for-Wisconsin-job.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618306/Report-Video-games-experts-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-applied-for-Wisconsin-job.html A news station in Madison, Wisconsin, reported Monday that BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall applied for the Wisconsin head... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:45:00 MST Dick Harmon: Cougar bowl loss kind of reflected season, close losses, frustration after comebacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618285/Cougar-bowl-loss-kind-of-reflected-season-close-losses-frustration-after-comebacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618285/Cougar-bowl-loss-kind-of-reflected-season-close-losses-frustration-after-comebacks.html For the seventh time in BYU history, the Cougars came to Florida seeking a win only to leave with a painful loss. Memphis... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:40:00 MST Wild one: Memphis edges BYU in double-overtime thriller at Miami Beach Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618251/Wild-one-Memphis-edges-BYU-in-double-overtime-thriller-at-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618251/Wild-one-Memphis-edges-BYU-in-double-overtime-thriller-at-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html In terms of sheer entertainment, the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl between BYU and Memphis was even better than advertised, and... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:20:00 MST Dick Harmon: Execution, not words, will crown victor in BYU-Memphis matchup http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618170/Execution-not-words-will-crown-victor-in-BYU-Memphis-matchup.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618170/Execution-not-words-will-crown-victor-in-BYU-Memphis-matchup.html Call it mini-drama or media blowing up a quote or two, but if BYU needed bulletin board material to get players ready for a... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:10:00 MST BYU has something to prove, looking to complete a 'remarkable finish' in Miami Beach Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617700/BYU-has-something-to-prove-looking-to-complete-a-remarkable-finish-in-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617700/BYU-has-something-to-prove-looking-to-complete-a-remarkable-finish-in-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html While the season didn’t end up like BYU was hoping for, the Cougars say they are highly motivated to win this bowl game. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:10:00 MST BYU players trying to get academic work done before leaving for Miami Beach Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617665/BYU-players-trying-to-get-academic-work-done-before-leaving-for-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617665/BYU-players-trying-to-get-academic-work-done-before-leaving-for-Miami-Beach-Bowl.html BYU players aren't just preparing to face Memphis in the Miami Beach Bowl on Dec. 22. In addition to practicing, they're busy... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:25:00 MST BYU's Mendenhall addresses Big 12 situation; coaching carousel; transfers; other recent developments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617582/BYUs-Mendenhall-addresses-Big-12-situation-coaching-carousel-transfers-other-recent-developments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617582/BYUs-Mendenhall-addresses-Big-12-situation-coaching-carousel-transfers-other-recent-developments.html Bronco Mendenhall addressed numerous topics such as the Big 12, coaching changes involving two of his best friends in the... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:35:10 MST BYU football: Stansbury safety Zayne Anderson flips commitment from Utah State to BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617438/BYU-football-Stansbury-safety-Zayne-Anderson-flips-commitment-from-Utah-State-to-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617438/BYU-football-Stansbury-safety-Zayne-Anderson-flips-commitment-from-Utah-State-to-BYU.html Zayne Anderson will likely compete for a spot at strong safety where he hopes to emulate former standouts at the position... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:15:00 MST Oregon State reportedly contacts BYU's Mendenhall, USU's Wells about head coaching vacancy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617335/Oregon-State-reportedly-contacts-BYUs-Mendenhall-USUs-Wells-about-head-coaching-vacancy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617335/Oregon-State-reportedly-contacts-BYUs-Mendenhall-USUs-Wells-about-head-coaching-vacancy.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall and Utah State coach Matt Wells reportedly have been contacted by Oregon State about its head... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:35:00 MST Report: Oregon State contacts BYU's Mendenhall, Utah State's Wells about coaching vacancy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617321/Report-Oregon-State-contacts-BYUs-Mendenhall-Utah-States-Wells-about-coaching-vacancy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617321/Report-Oregon-State-contacts-BYUs-Mendenhall-Utah-States-Wells-about-coaching-vacancy.html According to Jamie Newberg, a national recruiting analyst for scout.com, Oregon State has made phone contact with BYU's... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:15:00 MST Mike Sorensen: Expect Whittingham and Mendenhall to stick around awhile http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617210/Expect-Whittingham-and-Mendenhall-to-stick-around-awhile.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617210/Expect-Whittingham-and-Mendenhall-to-stick-around-awhile.html Utah's Kyle Whittingham and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall have been mentioned as possible candidates for other college football... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 22:00:00 MST Dick Harmon: Surveying the college football landscape heading into this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617139/Surveying-the-college-football-landscape-heading-into-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617139/Surveying-the-college-football-landscape-heading-into-this-weekend.html This is a time for coaching changes, league playoffs, Heisman voting and bowl bids. Don't look for Bronco Mendenhall to... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:15:00 MST Peavler: Should BYU even think about pulling a Nebraska with Bronco Mendenhall? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617067/Peavler-Should-BYU-even-think-about-pulling-a-Nebraska-with-Bronco-Mendenhall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617067/Peavler-Should-BYU-even-think-about-pulling-a-Nebraska-with-Bronco-Mendenhall.html Nebraska just made a bold move in throwing Bo Pelini overboard. Some Cougar fans have taken to Twitter and message boards... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:11:35 MST Dick Harmon: Was BYU's celebration after victory over Cal overkill? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617038/Was-BYUs-celebration-after-victory-over-Cal-overkill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617038/Was-BYUs-celebration-after-victory-over-Cal-overkill.html It has been nearly a week since BYU defeated the University of California in Berkeley to reach eight wins in a very trying... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:40:00 MST BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall wants freshmen to be in program 1 semester before LDS missions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616356/BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-wants-freshmen-to-be-in-program-1-semester-before-LDS-missions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616356/BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-wants-freshmen-to-be-in-program-1-semester-before-LDS-missions.html Balancing football with mission service for the LDS Church can be a tricky prospect for both BYU players and coaches. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:10:00 MST Rock On: Bronco misses the mark, Utes given the cold shoulder http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616329/Rock-On-Bronco-misses-the-mark-Utes-given-the-cold-shoulder.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616329/Rock-On-Bronco-misses-the-mark-Utes-given-the-cold-shoulder.html Also, Utes get a cold greeting by Arizona. Very, very cold. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:35:00 MST Makings of a high score: Looking back at BYU's top scoring games in the Bronco Mendenhall era http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616243/Makings-of-a-high-score-Looking-back-at-BYUs-top-scoring-games-in-the-Bronco-Mendenhall-era.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616243/Makings-of-a-high-score-Looking-back-at-BYUs-top-scoring-games-in-the-Bronco-Mendenhall-era.html Here's a look at the numbers behind each of the Cougars' top 10 scoring games in the Bronco Mendenhall era. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:55:00 MST BYU's senior day emotional for Cougar coach Bronco Mendenhall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616220/BYUs-senior-day-emotional-for-Cougar-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616220/BYUs-senior-day-emotional-for-Cougar-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall.html With each passing year, senior day gets harder and harder for BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall, whose squad honored its 26 seniors... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:45:00 MST BYU blanks hapless Savannah State, 64-0 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616202/BYU-blanks-hapless-Savannah-State-64-0.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616202/BYU-blanks-hapless-Savannah-State-64-0.html Considering that winless Savannah State just may be the worst team ever to play BYU at LaVell Edwards Stadium, everybody... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:30:00 MST BYU football report card: Cougars score A's & B's as they empty the bench http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616210/BYU-football-report-card-Cougars-score-As--Bs-as-they-empty-the-bench.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616210/BYU-football-report-card-Cougars-score-As--Bs-as-they-empty-the-bench.html On senior day at Lavell Edwards Stadium, the Cougars came out with the blowout victory. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:59:16 MST Dick Harmon: Outwardly lobbying Big 12 by Mendenhall is right on track http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615784/Outwardly-lobbying-Big-12-by-Mendenhall-is-right-on-track.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615784/Outwardly-lobbying-Big-12-by-Mendenhall-is-right-on-track.html There is little debate BYU's future football fortunes as an independent are limited and subject to scheduling whims. With... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:50:00 MST Ranking the worst teams to play BYU in the Bronco Mendenhall era http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615655/Ranking-the-worst-teams-to-play-BYU-in-the-Bronco-Mendenhall-era.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615655/Ranking-the-worst-teams-to-play-BYU-in-the-Bronco-Mendenhall-era.html A look at the worst teams that the Cougars have had to play since Bronco Mendenall got the Head Coaching job in 2005. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:18:03 MST BYU to welcome FCS team Savannah State for home finale http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615710/BYU-to-welcome-FCS-team-Savannah-State-for-home-finale.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615710/BYU-to-welcome-FCS-team-Savannah-State-for-home-finale.html Now that BYU is bowl-eligible after a 42-23 win over UNLV last Saturday, the Cougars turn their attention to Senior Day,... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:30:00 MST BYU defense working hard to catch up to the offense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613583/BYU-defense-working-hard-to-catch-up-to-the-offense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613583/BYU-defense-working-hard-to-catch-up-to-the-offense.html Youth and inexperience have beset the BYU defense this season, with coaches working hard to rectify those contributing factors. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:05:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU preparing to grind it out despite injuries and execution issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612928/BYU-preparing-to-grind-it-out-despite-injuries-and-execution-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612928/BYU-preparing-to-grind-it-out-despite-injuries-and-execution-issues.html A once promising undefeated season against a palatable schedule is gone, but at 4-2, the Cougars find themselves in need of a... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20:46:13 MDT Algernon Brown, Paul Lasike carry the rushing load for BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612828/Algernon-Brown-Paul-Lasike-carry-the-rushing-load-for-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612828/Algernon-Brown-Paul-Lasike-carry-the-rushing-load-for-BYU.html With running back Jamaal Williams on the sideline nursing an ankle injury, Algernon Brown and Paul Lasike stepped up for BYU... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:20:00 MDT Photo story: BYU football team holds fireside in Orlando before UCF game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612809/Photo-story-BYU-football-team-holds-fireside-in-Orlando-before-UCF-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612809/Photo-story-BYU-football-team-holds-fireside-in-Orlando-before-UCF-game.html The BYU football team held a fireside Wednesday night at a stake center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:30:00 MDT Can Bronco Mendenhall help BYU bounce back in road game at UCF? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612641/Can-Bronco-Mendenhall-help-BYU-bounce-back-in-road-game-at-UCF.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612641/Can-Bronco-Mendenhall-help-BYU-bounce-back-in-road-game-at-UCF.html After a devastating loss to Utah State, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall will attempt to rally the Cougars. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:25:00 MDT BYU football notebook: Defense seeks improvement, not drastic coaching changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612574/BYU-football-notebook-Defense-seeks-improvement-not-drastic-coaching-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612574/BYU-football-notebook-Defense-seeks-improvement-not-drastic-coaching-changes.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall expressed confidence in and the need to be patient with defensive coordinator Nick Howell to the... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:55:00 MDT No. 18 BYU expecting 'difficult, volatile' game against Utah State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612181/No-18-BYU-expecting-difficult-volatile-game-against-Utah-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612181/No-18-BYU-expecting-difficult-volatile-game-against-Utah-State.html BYU’s last two home games, against Houston and Virginia, turned out to be dogfights. Will that trend continue Friday... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:30:00 MDT Rock On: A Beehive State tradition — looking out for No. 1 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612100/Rock-On-A-Beehive-State-tradition-2-looking-out-for-No-1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612100/Rock-On-A-Beehive-State-tradition-2-looking-out-for-No-1.html Plus, ex-Ute Steve Smith takes his former team back to school. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:20:00 MDT BYU players endured tougher-than-usual practices during bye week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612041/BYU-players-endured-tougher-than-usual-practices-during-bye-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612041/BYU-players-endured-tougher-than-usual-practices-during-bye-week.html Improved depth and competition on both sides of the football allowed coaches to run tougher practice sessions during the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:55:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Undefeated BYU is on 'red-alert' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611900/Undefeated-BYU-is-on-red-alert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611900/Undefeated-BYU-is-on-red-alert.html The Cougars may be 4-0, but it's a luxury that they are undefeated while making a lot of mistakes and having penalties. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:00:00 MDT BYU making the most of its bye week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611857/BYU-making-the-most-of-its-bye-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611857/BYU-making-the-most-of-its-bye-week.html For BYU players, a bye week means healing up, getting some rest, catching up on schoolwork, and watching other teams play... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:23:41 MDT BYU to work on long ball during bye week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611670/BYU-to-work-on-long-ball-during-bye-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611670/BYU-to-work-on-long-ball-during-bye-week.html The long ball worked both for and against the Cougars last Saturday, with coaches hoping to bring about necessary... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:10:00 MDT BYU football team gives back to communities — including at prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611659/BYU-football-team-gives-back-to-communities-2-including-at-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611659/BYU-football-team-gives-back-to-communities-2-including-at-prison.html An inmate at the Utah State Prison Promontory Facility stood up last Friday night in a crowded gymnasium, sincerely and... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:50:00 MDT Sports BLT video: Bronco Mendenhall provides pizza for the ROC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611030/Sports-BLT-video-Bronco-Mendenhall-provides-pizza-for-the-ROC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611030/Sports-BLT-video-Bronco-Mendenhall-provides-pizza-for-the-ROC.html BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall decided to do something nice for the members of the Roar of the Cougars (ROC) as they camped... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:55:00 MDT BYU center Tejan Koroma's penalty overturned, true freshman won't be suspended against Virginia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611029/BYU-center-Tejan-Koromas-penalty-overturned-true-freshman-wont-be-suspended-against-Virginia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611029/BYU-center-Tejan-Koromas-penalty-overturned-true-freshman-wont-be-suspended-against-Virginia.html BYU freshman center Tejan Koroma had his penalty and subsequent ejection overturned by an officiating committee and will... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:55:00 MDT No. 25 BYU jumps into polls after making statement at Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610453/No-25-BYU-jumps-into-polls-after-making-statement-at-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610453/No-25-BYU-jumps-into-polls-after-making-statement-at-Texas.html BYU hopes to use a dominating victory over Texas as a springboard for the rest of the season. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:05:00 MDT Don't mess with Taysom: BYU blows away Texas with 28-point third-quarter explosion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610402/Dont-mess-with-Taysom-BYU-blows-away-Texas-with-28-point-third-quarter-explosion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610402/Dont-mess-with-Taysom-BYU-blows-away-Texas-with-28-point-third-quarter-explosion.html BYU's offense explodes for 28 points in the third quarter en route to a huge blowout win over Texas on Saturday. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:05:00 MDT BYU football notebook: Coaches make notable depth-chart changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610036/BYU-football-notebook-Coaches-make-notable-depth-chart-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610036/BYU-football-notebook-Coaches-make-notable-depth-chart-changes.html Five players who were suspended last week against UConn are expected to play this week against Texas and highlight this... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:15:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU victory comes with 4 rookies getting first career starts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609902/BYU-victory-comes-with-4-rookies-getting-first-career-starts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609902/BYU-victory-comes-with-4-rookies-getting-first-career-starts.html BYU came to UConn with five potential starters suspended for the season opener, but three freshman and a sophomore who'd... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:40:00 MDT BYU's 25-point win over UConn best margin of victory in a road opener since 1992 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609891/BYUs-25-point-win-over-UConn-best-margin-of-victory-in-a-road-opener-since-1992.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609891/BYUs-25-point-win-over-UConn-best-margin-of-victory-in-a-road-opener-since-1992.html BYU's 35-10 win over UConn started the Cougars' 2014 season off on the right foot, and it also broke an interesting trend for... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:20:00 MDT BYU starting cornerbacks Jordan Johnson, Robertson Daniel don't make trip to UConn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609811/BYU-starting-cornerbacks-Jordan-Johnson-Robertson-Daniel-dont-make-trip-to-UConn.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609811/BYU-starting-cornerbacks-Jordan-Johnson-Robertson-Daniel-dont-make-trip-to-UConn.html BYU officials confirm that Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel did not make the trip for Friday night’s game against... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:05:00 MDT Mental strength coach helping BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609608/Mental-strength-coach-helping-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609608/Mental-strength-coach-helping-BYU.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is taking advantage of as many resources as possible to help his football program —... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:00:00 MDT College football predictions: How will 2014 unfold for BYU, Utah and Utah State? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609592/College-football-predictions-How-will-2014-unfold-for-BYU-Utah-and-Utah-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609592/College-football-predictions-How-will-2014-unfold-for-BYU-Utah-and-Utah-State.html The Deseret News Web sports staff and college football fans predicted how the 2014 season will go for BYU, Utah and Utah... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:25:00 MDT