Jeff Call has been a sportswriter for the Deseret News since 1997. He is the BYU beat writer and has been covering Cougar sports since 1993, when he served as sports editor at the Daily Universe. Call has written several books, including "Mormonville," "Rolling With the Tide," and "Cougarmania." He and his wife, CherRon, have six sons and live in Cedar Hills.
Apr 16, 2019 7:05 pm MDTBYU's Mark Pope putting together staff, setting sights on international recruiting One of Pope’s priorities, according to sources, is making inroads in international recruiting. In May, he’s planning to travel to Europe to build contacts in Lithuania, Serbia and Spain to search for talent.
Apr 14, 2019 5:08 pm MDTSouth Carolina grad transfer Ty'Son Williams announces he's joining BYU's running backs Just like that, BYU’s running back position bolstered its experience and depth. Ty’Son Williams, a graduate transfer from South Carolina, announced via social media Sunday that he is joining the Cougars for the 2019 season.
Apr 12, 2019 7:12 pm MDTWill UVU assistant Chris Burgess end up on Mark Pope's staff at BYU? Things took another crazy turn this week as the man for whom he’s worked the past four years, UVU head coach Mark Pope, was hired as BYU’s head coach. Now, several options are displayed in front of Burgess.
Apr 10, 2019 3:01 pm MDTMark Pope shows his enthusiasm while being introduced as the BYU Cougars' new head basketball coach From the outset of BYU’s process of searching for a new coach, Mark Pope was regarded as the top candidate. During the introductory press conference, Pope reminded everyone why with his passion and enthusiasm.
Apr 8, 2019 1:25 pm MDTBYU's basketball coaching search could be nearing crucial juncture The four top candidates for BYU’s coaching vacancy are believed to be Utah Valley University’s Mark Pope; Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Mark Madsen; Portland State head coach Barret Peery; and BYU interim head coach Quincy Lewis.
Apr 6, 2019 3:32 pm MDTAddition of Rice grad transfer Esukpa provides experience, depth to BYU running back group For a BYU running back group that lacks experience, depth and consistency, help is on the way. The school recently announced the addition of running back Emmanuel Esukpa to the program for this fall.