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Here's a brief recap from last night' Bronco Mendenhall Show, but I encourage you to listen to the entire program from last night by clicking here.
: the coach says Wyoming is playing with "renewed toughness" and "more discipline" on their way to a 4-4 record.
: Bronco said there were three specific benefits of the bye week; a) his team comes off the bye week with renewed "physical and mental health," b) the staff was able to do a more thorough scheme and self-analysis examination, and c) the team got an extra day or two of lead-up practice time ahead of the Wyoming game.
: Mendenhall said it's too early to say how much of an impact the 38-7 loss to TCU will have on the program this year or beyond, but that "subtle" changes are the most likely outcome. He said in the fifth year of his leadership, the football program is only about "halfway" to where he hopes it will ultimately be.
: the coach says what bothered him most about the TCU game was that that "it was too reminiscent of the year before," adding that he is "not patient and loves to see immediate change and progress over a given strategy or scheme."
: Bronco noted that his team is being judged by the standard of "which games 'didn't you win,' not which games 'did you win.'"
: he reiterated that a "Riley Nelson" package will likely not be a part of the BYU offensive game plan at any point this season. The coach says he likes the consistency of going with one starting quarterback, saying Nelson will be give time in "clean-up action" for the remainder of the year if BYU builds up a significant enough lead.