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How the locals fared in 2016 Senior Bowl

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 30th - 7:09pm

Five former college players with Beehive State ties played in Saturday's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, one of the many postseason showcases for seniors eligible for April's NFL Draft. Here's how they fared.

SUU's Olsen leads Nationals to victory at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:12pm

Former Southern Utah and BYU quarterback Ammon Olsen completed 7 of 13 passes for 71 yards to lead the National team to an 18-17 win over the American squad Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Ex-Ute Wilson, former Thunderbird Olsen practice at NFLPA Bowl

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:52pm

Former Utah quarterback Travis Wilson and former Southern Utah signal caller Ammon Olsen were among the players who practiced Wednesday during open observations at the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl at StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Former BYU, SUU coach Crowton named Stephen F. Austin offensive coordinator

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:11pm

Former BYU head coach Gary Crowton, who most recently held positions at Southern Utah and Oregon State, has been named the new offensive coordinator at Stephen F. Austin, the school announced Monday.

McBroom, Jois lead E. Washington past Southern Utah 106-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 9:21pm

Austin McBroom hit 8 of 12 field goals, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and finished with 25 points, and Venky Jois scored 24 with 12 rebounds to help Eastern Washington cruise to a 106-80 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night.

SUU promotes defensive coordinator Warren to head coach

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 6:00pm

Southern Utah defensive coordinator Demario Warren will be the program's next head coach, the Thunderbirds announced Sunday evening. Warren will be formally introduced at a news conference Monday morning.

So. Utah's Lamb named BYU assistant head coach

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 26th - 2:05pm

Southern Utah head coach Ed Lamb, who led the Thunderbirds to two FCS playoff appearances in eight seasons at the school, will be the next assistant head coach at BYU, the Provo-based institution announced Saturday.

No. 9 Butler improves to 10-1 with 88-52 win over S. Utah

Cory Elliot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 22nd - 10:10pm

The five-day holiday break might be the only thing that can slow down No. 9 Butler.

Sam Houston State edges Southern Utah 42-39 in FCS playoffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:01pm

Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 211 yards, including the winning 55-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, to lift Sam Houston State to a 42-39 win over Southern Utah in the opening round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday.

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.