Bronco Mendenhall 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 Bronco Mendenhall will oversee BYU's defense next season 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 According to Jamie Newberg, a national recruiting analyst for, 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 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 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? 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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