Bronco Mendenhall http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Bronco Mendenhall en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:04:47 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 BYU Cougars video: Jeff Call tells us what to look for in the week leading up to UConn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609588/BYU-Cougars-video-Jeff-Call-tells-us-what-to-look-for-in-the-week-leading-up-to-UConn.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609588/BYU-Cougars-video-Jeff-Call-tells-us-what-to-look-for-in-the-week-leading-up-to-UConn.html Deseret News BYU beat writer Jeff Call shares his observations and insight as BYU prepares to face UConn on Friday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:45:00 MDT BYU releases tentative depth chart Monday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609573/BYU-releases-tentative-depth-chart-Monday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609573/BYU-releases-tentative-depth-chart-Monday.html BYU coaches aren't big on depth charts, and as if to drive home the point, they released a depth chart Monday that they noted... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:15:00 MDT Rock On: Getting real at BYU, Weber State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609567/Rock-On-Getting-real-at-BYU-Weber-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609567/Rock-On-Getting-real-at-BYU-Weber-State.html Also, how excited is Utah coach Kyle Whittingham to get going? It's something to see. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:55:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall, UConn coach Bob Diaco share same approach to shaping athletes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609564/BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-UConn-coach-Bob-Diaco-share-same-approach-to-shaping-athletes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609564/BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-UConn-coach-Bob-Diaco-share-same-approach-to-shaping-athletes.html Bronco Mendenhall has never met former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco, but the two men take many of the same... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:30:00 MDT Graphic: The numbers show BYU struggles on the road in season openers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609531/Graphic-The-numbers-show-BYU-struggles-on-the-road-in-season-openers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609531/Graphic-The-numbers-show-BYU-struggles-on-the-road-in-season-openers.html Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:26:31 MDT BYU football: Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel top updated depth chart at cornerback http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609518/BYU-football-Jordan-Johnson-and-Robertson-Daniel-top-updated-depth-chart-at-cornerback.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609518/BYU-football-Jordan-Johnson-and-Robertson-Daniel-top-updated-depth-chart-at-cornerback.html BYU released its updated depth chart on Monday, and there's a few small surprises on it. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:15:00 MDT Bronco Mendenhall feels re-energized entering 10th season as BYU's head coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609492/Bronco-Mendenhall-feels-re-energized-entering-10th-season-as-BYUs-head-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609492/Bronco-Mendenhall-feels-re-energized-entering-10th-season-as-BYUs-head-coach.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall says he feels "re-engergized" entering his 10th season in charge of the Cougars' program. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:45:00 MDT Dick Harmon: 5 former BYU quarterbacks could start at other schools this fall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609404/5-former-BYU-quarterbacks-could-start-at-other-schools-this-fall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609404/5-former-BYU-quarterbacks-could-start-at-other-schools-this-fall.html Five former BYU quarterbacks could start at other programs when the 2014 college football season kicks off next week. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:25:24 MDT Teeples: The Big 12 simply can't afford to add BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607780/Teeples-The-Big-12-simply-cant-afford-to-add-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607780/Teeples-The-Big-12-simply-cant-afford-to-add-BYU.html Fans and media want the Big 12 to add BYU. But it can't without giving up significant revenue for each school. Understanding... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:00 MDT BYU football fall practice position preview: linebackers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607768/BYU-football-fall-practice-position-preview-linebackers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607768/BYU-football-fall-practice-position-preview-linebackers.html BYU lost some big-time playmakers at linebacker, but should have some exciting options to replace them as fall practices set... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 MDT BYU football fall practice position preview: The defensive line http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607663/BYU-football-fall-practice-position-preview-The-defensive-line.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607663/BYU-football-fall-practice-position-preview-The-defensive-line.html BYU looks deep, but relatively inexperienced along the defensive front as it enters the fall practice session. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:05:00 MDT Mendenhall comfortable with BYU's quarterback situation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607653/Mendenhall-comfortable-with-BYUs-quarterback-situation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607653/Mendenhall-comfortable-with-BYUs-quarterback-situation.html Despite the fact last year’s backup quarterback, Ammon Olsen, transferred to Southern Utah, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:00:00 MDT BYU football players like the variety, travel independence offers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606355/BYU-football-players-like-the-variety-travel-independence-offers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606355/BYU-football-players-like-the-variety-travel-independence-offers.html BYU football players say they love being able to travel all across the country to face schools as an independent. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:50:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Why BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has spent the offseason with his offensive line http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606178/Why-BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-has-spent-the-offseason-with-his-offensive-line.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606178/Why-BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-has-spent-the-offseason-with-his-offensive-line.html Bronco Mendenhall is known as a defensive coach with significant results. But following a bowl loss to Washington in 2013,... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:26:02 MDT Dick Harmon: Split Division I when it's out of the red, says BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605980/Split-Division-I-when-its-out-of-the-red-says-BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605980/Split-Division-I-when-its-out-of-the-red-says-BYU-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall.html College football is heading toward an additional division for Power 5 conferences, but most of those schools are not making a... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:25:01 MDT Rock On: Bronco gets his BYU on http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605711/Rock-On-Bronco-gets-his-BYU-on.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605711/Rock-On-Bronco-gets-his-BYU-on.html Combinations for 2014 uniforms include all-white. Meanwhile, Jamaal Williams has an itch. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:44:10 MDT BYU addresses investigation, independence, scheduling issues on media day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605631/BYU-addresses-investigation-independence-scheduling-issues-on-media-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605631/BYU-addresses-investigation-independence-scheduling-issues-on-media-day.html Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:00:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Here's a primer for BYU football media day Monday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605581/Heres-a-primer-for-BYU-football-media-day-Monday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605581/Heres-a-primer-for-BYU-football-media-day-Monday.html During the lazy days of summer, Monday's BYU football media day kicks off college football's initial trough of information... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:25:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Bronco and BYU get the ball rolling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605315/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Bronco-and-BYU-get-the-ball-rolling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605315/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Bronco-and-BYU-get-the-ball-rolling.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall hit a public relations home run a couple weeks ago when he told Brian Davis of the Austin... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:20:00 MDT Rock On: Bronco's message to George Washington http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604803/Rock-On-Broncos-message-to-George-Washington.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604803/Rock-On-Broncos-message-to-George-Washington.html Also, a solution to Jazz attendance woes: Sign A.K. to a deal. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:10:00 MDT Mendenhall tells Texas newspaper, 'We would love to be in the Big 12' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604628/Mendenhall-tells-Texas-newspaper-We-would-love-to-be-in-the-Big-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604628/Mendenhall-tells-Texas-newspaper-We-would-love-to-be-in-the-Big-12.html BYU football head coach Bronco Mendenhall went on the offensive Thursday, telling the Austin American-Statesman that BYU... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:45:00 MDT Dick Harmon: New BYU football recruiting strategy following footsteps of Notre Dame, Penn State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604373/New-BYU-football-recruiting-strategy-following-footsteps-of-Notre-Dame-Penn-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604373/New-BYU-football-recruiting-strategy-following-footsteps-of-Notre-Dame-Penn-State.html The SEC doesn't like it because their conference prohibits it, but coaches attending and participating in football camps in... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:15:00 MDT BYU's Bronco Mendenhall talks about life outside playoff spotlight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602681/BYUs-Bronco-Mendenhall-talks-about-life-outside-playoff-spotlight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602681/BYUs-Bronco-Mendenhall-talks-about-life-outside-playoff-spotlight.html BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall talked to Fox Sport's Bruce Feldman about the upcoming season and the Cougars' position as an... Thu, 08 May 2014 12:55:00 MDT BYU hires Zach Nyborg as new director of football operations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601999/BYU-hires-Zach-Nyborg-as-new-director-of-football-operations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601999/BYU-hires-Zach-Nyborg-as-new-director-of-football-operations.html BYU has hired a new director of football operations. Coach Bronco Mendenhall announced Monday that hired Zach Nyborg, who... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:30:00 MDT Former BYU graduate assistant Walker promoted to head coach at SVU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601770/Former-BYU-graduate-assistant-Walker-promoted-to-head-coach-at-SVU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601770/Former-BYU-graduate-assistant-Walker-promoted-to-head-coach-at-SVU.html Jason Walker joined the staff on March 20 as the defensive coordinator and quickly filled the need at head coach. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:45:00 MDT BYU Football: Harvey Jackson bolsters BYU's defensive back depth after transfer from Nebraska http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601254/BYU-Football-Harvey-Jackson-bolsters-BYUs-defensive-back-depth-after-transfer-from-Nebraska.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601254/BYU-Football-Harvey-Jackson-bolsters-BYUs-defensive-back-depth-after-transfer-from-Nebraska.html Former Nebraska safety Harvey Jackson will be transferring to BYU for his senior season to help bolster the Cougar secondary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:00 MDT CougarLinks: Behind the scenes with Van Noy, Hadley and Sikahema http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600494/CougarLinks-Behind-the-scenes-with-Van-Noy-Hadley-and-Sikahema.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600494/CougarLinks-Behind-the-scenes-with-Van-Noy-Hadley-and-Sikahema.html Watch KSL-TV's Dave McCann's insightful one-on-one interviews with former BYU football players Kyle Van Noy, Spencer Hadley... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:25:56 MDT