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Southern Utah defies projections, wins Big Sky title, FCS playoff berth

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:49pm

One of the best stories in the state of Utah involves a college football team going to the playoffs. Picked to finish eighth in the Big Sky Conference, Southern Utah proved everyone wrong and won a league title and FCS playoff bid.

Coggins leads Cal State-Fullerton over Southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 9:30pm

Tre Coggins scored 25 points, with five 3-pointers, and Cal State-Fullerton beat Southern Utah 80-66 on Tuesday.

So. Utah opens FCS playoffs on road at Sam Houston State

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 12:57pm

Big Sky Conference champion Southern Utah will open the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football playoffs on the road at Sam Houston State on Nov. 28 in a game that will be streamed live on ESPN3.

S. Utah beats N. Arizona, earns Big Sky title, playoff berth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 7:20pm

Ammon Olson tied a career high with five touchdown passes on Saturday to lead Southern Utah past Northern Arizona 49-41, clinching the Big Sky Conference title and securing a berth in the FCS playoffs.

McCaw, Jones combine for 43; UNLV beats Southern Utah 84-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 11:20pm

Patrick McCaw scored 24 points and Derrick Jones Jr. added another 19 and UNLV cruised to an 84-64 win over Southern Utah Wednesday night.

Halfback pass helps Portland State beat Southern Utah 24-23

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 14th - 7:00pm

Kieran McDonagh threw a halfback pass for a touchdown for Portland State, Southern Utah couldn't connect on a go-ahead two-point conversion, and the Vikings beat the Big Sky Conference-leading Thunderbirds 24-23 on Saturday night.

Southern Utah beats Montana State 34-23

Colter Nuanez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 7th - 7:20pm

Southern Utah earned a program-defining victory after its second straight trip to Montana's Gallatin Valley.

Why 2016 could be the year of the Cougar

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:58pm

With the announcement that BYU football will face off against Southern Utah next season, here are my reasons why 2016 might be a magical season in Provo.

BYU, Southern Utah schedule first-ever meeting for 2016

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:35am

BYU added a home game against Southern Utah to the 2016 schedule, bringing the total number of games that year to 12 and essentially finalizing the season, the Cougars announced Wednesday morning.

Olsen accounts for 3 TDs; Southern Utah beats UC Davis 34-6

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:31pm

Ammon Olsen threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Southern Utah to a 34-6 victory over UC Davis on Saturday night.

Southern Utah beats Sacramento State 44-0

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 9:50pm

Ammon Olsen threw five touchdowns as Southern Utah remained undefeated in the Big Sky with a 44-0 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night.

Former BYU coach Crowton resigns as SUU coordinator

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:03pm

Just three days after a 44-0 win at in-state rival Weber State, Southern Utah offensive coordinator Gary Crowton has resigned from his position with the Thunderbirds' football program. He will be temporarily reassigned within the athletic department.

Tough night for Weber State in 44-0 blowout loss

Mark Douglas, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 3:15am

Weber State quarterbacks struggle in a 44-0 loss to Southern Utah University, throwing five interceptions and completing only 12 catches. The loss ends the Wildcats' bid to win three straight games for the first time in five years.

Southern Utah handles Weber State 44-0

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:30pm

LeShaun Sims and Taylor Nelson both returned interceptions for touchdowns and Southern Utah beat Weber State 41-0 on Friday night.

Southern Utah 'anxious' to get on the field against Utah State

Parker Robertson, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:49am

With kickoff just days away we take a look at Utah State's opponent Southern Utah and how it is preparing for the Aggies.

16 years in, All Poly camp a chance for 'kids to excel and have fun'

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 8:24pm

The All-Poly Camp started as a way to provide Utah high school football players who couldn't afford to attend expensive summer camps with an affordable and high-quality alternative. Now it draws some of the top talent in the country and loads of college coaches.

Beazer to resign as AD at Southern Utah

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 28th - 2:15pm

Southern Utah University announced today that Ken Beazer, Director of Athletics for the university, will resign to seek other employment opportunities.

Each school's most successful NFL draft pick since 2005

Alex Clark  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:18am

BYU, Utah, Utah State, SUU and Weber State have all had players drafted over the last decade. Which former draft picks have had the most successful NFL career thus far?

Eastern Washington beats Montana 69-65 in Big Sky final

Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 14th - 10:33pm

Tyler Harvey scored 18 points and Eastern Washington beat Montana 69-65 in the Big Sky championship game Saturday night to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Southern Utah sweeps Weber for first time in Big Sky era

Jon Oglesby  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 11:30pm

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds picked up a 65-56 win over the Weber State Wildcats, sweeping the Wildcats for the first time in the school's tenure in the Big Sky.