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Cougars welcome back 'best defensive player' vs. East Carolina

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 5:53pm

Nose tackle Travis Tuiloma returned to the Cougars' defensive line Saturday night against East Carolina, a move that caused BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall to name him the team's best defensive player "right now."

Algie Brown happy to return to BYU's RB committee

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 3:43pm

Algie Brown wanted to go for three weeks, but a knee injury kept him out until BYU's second home game of the year last Friday. He made up for lost time, though.

Bronco Mendenhall continues social theme on radio show

Tanner Apeland  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 11:39am

BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall pursues his career in dating endorsements, this time for one of the biggest BYU fans around.

BYU-ECU outcome depends on third-down dominance

David Boyle  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:48pm

East Carolina offense leads the nation in third-down conversions, but the Cougars are prepared to face the Pirates' familiar offense.

Media day offers glimpse of 2015-16 BYU hoops squad

Blake Dorton  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:34pm

Tuesday was the first look at the 2015-16 BYU men's basketball team. Head coach Dave Rose has only five players returning from last year's team. BYU will also try to replace Tyler Haws, the school's all-time leading scorer.

Mendenhall: Michigan loss 'dead, buried, moved forward'

David Boyle  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:55pm

How does the Cougars' head football coach lead his team to be mentally tough?

BYU's Collinsworth, Fischer, committee to fill scoring void

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:53pm

A mix of athletic, highly touted newcomers like former Lone Peak scoring sensation Nick Emery and veterans Kyle Collinsworth and Chase Fischer have the BYU men's basketball team excited for another season in the WCC.

BYU focus on resiliency, hopes to bounce back against UConn

David Boyle  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 4:49pm

BYU finished a stern September schedule with a 2-2 record. Facing a short week, can the Cougars manage a potential 'trap game' against UConn?

BYU involved in train-wreck loss at Michigan

Tanner Apeland  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 5:13pm

A shutout loss at Michigan on Saturday dampens some BYU aspirations as the season moves on.

Saturday a chance for a statement game for BYU

Blake Dorton  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:04am

A college football season has its ebbs and flows, an BYU knows that after narrowly missing a huge opportunity to beat UCLA last Saturday. Fortunately for the Cougars, they have a chance to make amends when they travel to play Michigan.

BYU run game going through 'Hurdling Hine,' offensive line

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 6:11pm

Adam Hine didn't plan to run for a career-high 149 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries in BYU's 24-23 loss at UCLA. It just kind of happened — and if you ask him, it wasn't even his doing.

After a loss, hope remains for BYU football

Blake Dorton  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 1:27pm

BYU suffered its first setback of the year, falling at UCLA 24-23. Normally, for teams outside of a Power 5 conference, a loss can virtually end any hope of making a big bowl game. However, Bronco Mendenhall remains confident his team can be special.

Disappointed Cougars get ready for a physical Michigan

David Boyle  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 3:35pm

UCLA's run embarrassed BYU's defense. The Cougars now look to recover by matching the physicality of Michigan's offense while looking for continued leadership from defensive back Kai Nacua.

BYU's Twin Towers hard to miss on and off the field

Tanner Apeland  |  Posted  Sep 21st - 5:09pm

Mitch Mathews and Nick Kurtz have a special bond, and it expands to more than just football.

BYU's first two games live up to billing of September

Blake Dorton  |  Posted  Sep 17th - 6:14pm

A highly anticipated schedule coming into the season has lived up to the hype over the first two weeks. BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae said, "The first two games have been the most fun in both my coaching and playing career."

BYU defense set to clash with UCLA offense

David Boyle, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 16th - 11:44am

UCLA true freshman QB Josh Rosen, and running back Paul Perkins will face their toughest challenge to date with BYU's solid top to bottom team.

Mendenhall endorses Mitchell Juergens' dating life

Tanner Apeland  |  Posted  Sep 15th - 10:27pm

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall endorses BYU wide receiver Mitchell Juergens' dating life after game-winning touchdown.

BYU, UCLA freshmen highlight top 20 matchup

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 15th - 8:03pm

When No. 19 BYU and No. 10 UCLA face off Saturday night in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, the matchup will be billed as a battle of true freshmen quarterbacks.

BYU's defense was throwing a party Saturday night

Tanner Apeland  |  Posted  Sep 14th - 7:38pm

Behind defensive back Kai Nacua, BYU Football's defense provides a party-like atmosphere for fans against Boise State.