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Published: Thursday, July 28 2011 5:00 p.m. MDT

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Cougar Claws
Lindon, UT

More talent and athleticism than we have had in a long time. It seems like Corby Eason and Robbie Buckner know the system the best and will do the best in terms of knowledge and are both decent athletes too. Having options like DeQuan Everrett and Preston Hadley, and Joe Sampson are great. I think the safety situation will work itself out too. There isn't out of this world talent there but it is at least as good as we've had if not better, even though it will be challenging to replace Andrew Rich.

-Go Cougs!

Corona, CA

Potential doesn't stop good receiver, Qb's fast and athletic DB's do.

Ann Arbor, MI

Once again, bYu does not have the ability to recruit the right "type" of athlete to play the DB.

Simple as that.

Cougar Claws
Lindon, UT

Re: Utah "fans"

What happened to your fast and athletic DBs against SDSU last year? 500 yards passing? Fast and athletic doesn't always translate to "good" in the defensive backfield.

Portland Trail Blazers
Sandy, UT


Utah is going to get destroyed by BYU's defense.

Simple as that.

Salt Lake City, UT


I didn't know you could predict the future.

Mcallen, TX

hedgehog--your view is distorted by your warped bias.

Murray, UT

Heading into fall camp DB is the most intruging position, should be some great competition. They dont have a ton of experience but definately a deep and very talented group.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Great article, GMan. No hype, but a lot of info on our student/athletes. I'm excited the most for 3 guys: (in order) Preston Hadley, Mike Hague, and Joe Sampson. These 3 have the biggest potential in my mind. And they haven't had the chance to show at this level. Eason, Sorenson, and Uale have all proven what they've got, and can continue to develop some.

Again, good article during a drought of football news.

Go Cougars.

Cedar Hills, UT

Seems to be a glaring problem but as long as it is a "fun" group, it will all work out.

Did he say Logan had some "big" shoes? I think my 7 year old has bigger feet:)

Las Vegas, NV

Has the coaching staff decided to start recruiting players taller than 4'4? That would probably help the most, just getting some guys who are a little taller that four feet should be a goal that can be met.

Dave S
Holladay, UT

One word regarding the cougar secondary...S L O W!!!!

Cottonwood Heights, UT

So, potentially the Y has a lot of inexperienced DB's. Great news for Utah receivers!

ed in atl
Duluth, GA

They are not there bc they are slow. BYU 38 Ole Miss 10. BYU 32 da U 17. Yes and it will be fun.

Lehi, UT

While it is true that the secondary is the X-factor for 2011 this group should develop quickly. Doman's job will be to get the offense to score at least 1 more than the defense. Once the defense plays great that task will have gotten easier. Let's play these games one at a time. Forget Utah until after Texas, forget Texas until after Mississippi. Indy Cougars versus SEC Rebels in Oxford, Ms. Go Cougars.

Murray, Utah

BYU secondary doesn't need to be too quick against Utah if you don't have a quarterback that can throw the ball more than 10 yards.

Wellsville, UT


BYU had to start recruiting taller players. The smaller ones had already committed to Utah.

not jealous
Park City, UT


Last time I checked, 6 of the 7 corners discussed in this article were the right "type" of DB, if that's what you were insinuating.

Whoa Nellie
American Fork, UT

Definition of obsession: 41% of comments by "fans" of a rival school on an article that does not even mention that rival school.

Can we agree there is a "little-brother syndrome" exemplified here by half the fan base of Utah?

Eagle Mountain, UT

BYU D-backs are both bigger and faster than those at TUN this year. Look up the numbers.

From the previous posts. I'd say there are some insecure non-BYU fans.

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