BYU football: Bronco teaches Cougars a lesson with one tough 'course'

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  • Osgrath Provo, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 9:01 p.m.

    Which team sport requires a higher level of discipline than football. It's like chess with hitting, and if each component part of team is not doing its (his) job exactly, the whole play collapses. An effective coach will demand discipline and obedience. In this case the orders were "no contact." Sorensen hit Alisa, contrary to coach's instruction, and Alisa reacted with retaliation, again contrary to orders.

    In basic training, if someone in your platoon messes up, the whole platoon pays the price. It seems to get everyone in the platoon or with the team on the same page.

    Personally, I respect Bronco for imposing discipline. That's what a coach should do for the benefit of the team.

    So DC, Ute Ninja and Old Navy, you may want to reconsider your position on this. Practice time without discipline is meaningless. A strong and disciplined team is a better team.

  • Old Navy Provo, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 4:54 p.m.

    His lesson was a complete waste of valuable practice time.

  • UgottaloveMaxie Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 4:31 p.m.

    I am so inspired because I read this article.

  • BYUalum South Jordan, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 2:29 p.m.

    This was about following directions. Bronco was getting their attention.

  • UteNinja Spanish Fork, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 10:18 a.m.

    Sounds like someone needs to tell Alisa he's playing football and is going to get hit.

  • thebig1 SLC, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 9:21 a.m.

    Who is the strength coach now, same one or someone new?

  • Luv 2 Troll U Sandy, UT
    Aug. 8, 2012 9:18 a.m.

    Slow day in the newsroom? What team doesn't fight at practice? Oh yeah, Utah doesn't.

    First day of pads without hitting? Maybe the team should try handball in the 2016 olympics.

  • DC Alexandria, VA
    Aug. 8, 2012 6:48 a.m.

    This is getting to be a little silly now. BYU is going to be the best flag football team out there.