BYU football: Trip to Hawaii a big success for Cougars

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  • Y Grad / Y Dad Richland, WA
    Dec. 6, 2011 2:27 p.m.

    Yes, duckie, behave yourself. That's "one of" the worst teams in division I football. Don't ever make the same mistake again.

  • Jake2010 bountiful, ut
    Dec. 6, 2011 11:52 a.m.

    Duck Hunter... Can you do us all a big favor? Can you quit referring to the 1990 Co-Champion Buffaloes as the worst team in div-1? It simply isn't true. :) Florida Atlantic, UNM, Indiana, Mississippi, Idaho, UNLV, Kansas, Maryland and Akron all had worse records. FAU, UNM, Akron and Indiana all only one a game a piece...... How is 3-10 worse than 1-11 or 2-10?

  • Barney Google Beaver, UT
    Dec. 6, 2011 9:12 a.m.

    Must have been a successful trip.

    Plane ride home Bronco got rid of one of his Q's

  • jarka-rus Layton, Utah
    Dec. 5, 2011 4:31 p.m.


    Even calling the ute season a success would be a massive exaggeration.

  • jarka-rus Layton, Utah
    Dec. 5, 2011 1:53 p.m.

    Morgan Duel

    Nope you're thinking of the pitiful Utesie QB situation. The starter isn't even good. Nice try though. We already know what happens if White the 23rd isn't playing.

  • Morgan Duel Taylorsville, UT
    Dec. 5, 2011 12:34 p.m.

    Wonder what BYU will do when Tulsa knocks out Nelsen and Heaps will not be playing. Untried backup.

  • Duckhunter Highland, UT
    Dec. 5, 2011 9:28 a.m.


    You're right, it is all relative. When you compare winning on the road at Hawaii to losing at home to the worst team in D1 football then it probably was a "big success".


  • DevilishUte Tempe, AZ
    Dec. 5, 2011 8:54 a.m.

    "Big" success? I guess it's all relative, but the stakes weren't that high to begin with so calling it a "big" success is quite the exaggeration.

  • IDC Boise, ID
    Dec. 5, 2011 8:18 a.m.

    I hope Heaps will stick around as well. I think a redshirt year is the only option that makes sense. I love Heaps but I just don't see him getting the start over Nelson unless Nelson gets hurt again - which is likely. It will be interesting to see how it all plays out. I'm betting on Heaps sticking around to finish what he started and that he will still be one of the greats at BYU.

  • Cougar Alumni Beaver, UT
    Dec. 5, 2011 7:03 a.m.

    Love those WAC wins

  • BYUalum South Jordan, UT
    Dec. 4, 2011 10:34 p.m.

    I wonder what the one-onone conversations were like on the plane trip back. Bronco to Heaps; Doman to Heaps; Holmoe to Heaps. I hope Jake decides to stay at the Y and redshirts next year. He is a great talent who needs to develop some leadership to go with the strong arm.

    Go Cougars!

  • WhatsInItForMe Orem, Utah
    Dec. 4, 2011 9:27 p.m.

    Bronco has a pretty good record when he has time to prepare for a team, and is 4-2 in bowl games versus pretty good competition.

    Looking forward to seeing where BYU really is by how they do against Tulsa. Fully expecting a win, but in what fashion should tell us something about what to expect for next year.

  • WhatsInItForMe Orem, Utah
    Dec. 4, 2011 9:27 p.m.

    No sunburns, turf burns, or ego burns. Nice!


  • 3grandslams Iowa City, IA
    Dec. 4, 2011 8:19 p.m.

    Classy Bronco, calling for a knee on the 5 yard line, in a heated rivalry game. Classic. Nice job coach. Great season.