Josh Furlong and Sean Walker | Posted Apr 30th - 7:34pm
The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.
One of the most consistent knocks on former BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall is that he didn't get his players into the NFL. Here are three reasons why new coach Kalani Sitake will change that.
BYU announced a new series of firesides Wednesday, moving the regular player and coach meet-and-greet/testimony meetings to the offseason while weekly alumni firesides will accompany BYU football games during the season.
Ben Patch spiked a match-high 14 kills and eight digs, and Brenden Sander added 11 kills and six digs to lift the top-ranked Cougars to a 25-20, 25-19, 18-25, 25-15 win over UCLA in the finals of the MPSF Tournament on Saturday night in Provo.
Joshua Anderson scored three tries, including a pair on either side of the halftime whistle, and Josh Whippy and Matt Jensen each scored twice to lift BYU past the Red Wolves 68-20 and into its fourth-straight Varsity Cup final.
Ben Patch tallied a season-high 32 kills on 50 attempts to help the No. 1 Cougars hold off the Gauchos 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 24-26, 15-12 in the third five-set match of the season in the Smith Fieldhouse.
No. 38 BYU took the WCC women's golf team title with a three-day total of 884 at Blackhawk Country Club, unseeding Pepperdine's 14-year title streak and winning BYU's first conference golf title since 1992.
Ben Patch finished with a match-high 14 kills, two aces and four digs, and Jake Langlois finished with 13 kills and eight digs as the No. 1-ranked BYU men’s volleyball team swept No. 14 UC Irvine 25-21, 25-20, 25-23 in Saturday’s opening round.
Former BYU star Kyle Collinsworth had seven points, 11 rebounds, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes of play for Team K&D Rounds on Thursday in the first game of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
Brennon Lund went 3-for-6 with three runs scored, and Hayden Nielsen and Bronson Larsen each went 2-for-4 with two RBI, as the Cougars used a nine-run third inning en route to a 14-3 rout Tuesday evening at Larry H. Miller Park in Provo.