Sean Walker

Who will replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as BYU's defensive coordinator? Here are 5 options

Who will replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as BYU's defensive coordinator? Here are 5 options

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:23 a.m.

With head coach Kalani Sitake calling the plays on defense, don't expect BYU to move too swiftly to replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as defensive coordinator.
Who will step up for BYU basketball with Spencer Johnson sidelined by knee injury?

Who will step up for BYU basketball with Spencer Johnson sidelined by knee injury?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 30 - 10:36 a.m.

Noah Waterman filled in admirably for the American Fork product, scoring 13 points and an assist with just two turnovers in a 100-70 win over the Griffins.
Stellar 3-point shooting carries BYU to breezy 100-70 win over Westminster

Stellar 3-point shooting carries BYU to breezy 100-70 win over Westminster

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 10:05 p.m.

Jaxson Robinson and Gideon George each scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures to cruise past the Griffins 100-70 Tuesday night at Vivint Arena.
Have You Seen This? Pulisic's reaction to US win is what we love about sports

Have You Seen This? Pulisic's reaction to US win is what we love about sports

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 6:32 p.m.

Pulisic scored the only goal of the match for the United States to beat Iran and advance to the Round of 16.
Locals in the NFL: Dalton Schultz's 2 TD game, Cowboys win draws monster TV rating

Locals in the NFL: Dalton Schultz's 2 TD game, Cowboys win draws monster TV rating

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 9:17 a.m.

Schultz caught four passes for 31 yards and a season-high two touchdowns in the Cowboys' 28-20 win Thursday over the New York Giants drew that also drew a historic television rating.
BYU ran all over Stanford in win. But in less yardage, Cougars keep coming up short

BYU ran all over Stanford in win. But in less yardage, Cougars keep coming up short

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 6:27 p.m.

When the Cougars needed a crucial finish on third and fourth downs, particularly with 4 yards or less to go, they routinely came up short, even in a game against Stanford.
BYU's Ilaisa Tuiaki steps down: 'It's time to venture out and pursue a new challenge'

BYU's Ilaisa Tuiaki steps down: 'It's time to venture out and pursue a new challenge'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 8:08 p.m.

BYU defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Ilaisa Tuiaki will not return to the Cougars' coaching staff next year.
BYU a 7-seed in NCAA volleyball tournament; Utah State dancing, too

BYU a 7-seed in NCAA volleyball tournament; Utah State dancing, too

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 8:03 p.m.

The Aggies are headed back to the Big Dance for the first time since 2010 as Mountain West Conference tournament champions, while BYU earned a No. 7 seed against Jamis Madison in Pittsburgh.
On the run: BYU's win over Stanford started with engaging, stopping rush

On the run: BYU's win over Stanford started with engaging, stopping rush

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 7:34 a.m.

With Jaren Hall on the mend, Chris Brooks did his best Tyler Allgeier impersonation, running like a workhorse back for an eye-popping 164 yards on 23 carries.
BYU holds off Stanford for historic win in David Shaw's final game

BYU holds off Stanford for historic win in David Shaw's final game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 3:44 a.m.

Christopher Brooks, Hinckley Ropati and a defense that included a rare blocked PAT helped the Cougars hold on to clinch their first-ever win over Stanford.
'That's our pride': Stanford grad transfer Houston Heimuli became BYU's ideal fullback

'That's our pride': Stanford grad transfer Houston Heimuli became BYU's ideal fullback

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:59 p.m.

Fullback is the ultimate team-first role, an offensive lineman in running back form, and BYU fullback Houston Heimuli fits it perfectly.
BYU rallies from 23-down to top Dayton in OT of Battle 4 Atlantis finale

BYU rallies from 23-down to top Dayton in OT of Battle 4 Atlantis finale

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 5:03 p.m.

Gideon George poured in 21 points and six rebounds to force overtime Friday and take a 79-75 win over Dayton at Paradise Island in The Bahamas.
Traore's big night not enough in BYU's loss to Butler at Battle 4 Atlantis

Traore's big night not enough in BYU's loss to Butler at Battle 4 Atlantis

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 8:01 p.m.

Fousseyni Traore poured in a season-best 21 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for BYU in a loss to Butler.
Corner Canyon makes big statement with 2-0 showing at National Hoopfest

Corner Canyon makes big statement with 2-0 showing at National Hoopfest

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 4:05 p.m.

The Chargers rolled to an 88-63 win over Maryland's Bishop Walsh in the second game of 10-team invitational Wednesday afternoon at Pleasant Grove High.
BYU can't finish late rally against USC in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

BYU can't finish late rally against USC in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 6:54 p.m.

Jaxson Robinson posted a season-high 16 points with four 3-pointers for BYU in a loss to USC.
National Hoopfest brings top-tier prep basketball to Pleasant Grove for 2-day feast

National Hoopfest brings top-tier prep basketball to Pleasant Grove for 2-day feast

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 2:27 p.m.

Wasatch Academy will host some of the best teams in the state, and a few of the top teams in the nation on, Tuesday and Wednesday at Pleasant Grove High.
Bowl eligibility, senior day were nice, but next game is personal for BYU RB Chris Brooks

Bowl eligibility, senior day were nice, but next game is personal for BYU RB Chris Brooks

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 10:18 a.m.

The graduate transfer from Cal had his best game since the season opener in a 52-26 win over Utah Tech, but Brooks' mind was already turning toward his own personal Big Game next week.
Locals in the NFL: Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams standing out through Week 11

Locals in the NFL: Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams standing out through Week 11

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 8:23 a.m.

Taysom Hill is still Taysom Hill, even if the letters next to his name on New Orleans' roster have changed.
George, BYU basketball keep Nicholls off glass to win 'mess of a game'

George, BYU basketball keep Nicholls off glass to win 'mess of a game'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 10:50 p.m.

Fousseyni Traore had 15 points, seven rebounds and a block as BYU overwhelmed Nicholls 87-73 to improve to 3-1 Saturday night.
Hall and Hill: BYU shrugs off slow start to pull past Utah Tech, clinch bowl eligibility

Hall and Hill: BYU shrugs off slow start to pull past Utah Tech, clinch bowl eligibility

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 7:47 p.m.

Jaren Hall threw for a career-high 456 yards and five touchdowns, and also ran for a 10-yard rushing score, to help BYU hold off FCS Utah Tech and clinch bowl eligibility.
BYU women's soccer closes season with 3-2 loss to North Carolina in Round of 16

BYU women's soccer closes season with 3-2 loss to North Carolina in Round of 16

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 12:54 p.m.

Olivia Wade and Allie Fryer each scored a goal for the Cougars, who advanced to the Round of 16 in consecutive seasons for the first time in program history.
NCAA cross country: Casey Clinger paces BYU men to 3rd; BYU, Utah women top 12

NCAA cross country: Casey Clinger paces BYU men to 3rd; BYU, Utah women top 12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 12:23 p.m.

The BYU men's cross country team is still contending for national titles.
Senior day, bowl game motivating BYU in home finale against Utah Tech

Senior day, bowl game motivating BYU in home finale against Utah Tech

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 7:32 p.m.

Beat the Trailblazers, who are still in the middle of a transition to Division I, and the Cougars will receive a bowl destination to Hawaii, or New Mexico — maybe Texas or Alabama.
Hillstead 'pretty good,' defense great in Skyridge's first 6A title win over Corner Canyon

Hillstead 'pretty good,' defense great in Skyridge's first 6A title win over Corner Canyon

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 3:39 p.m.

The Utah State-bound quarterback didn't have to do much, but he did complete 19-of-28 passes for 182 yards and two touchdowns in a 17-7 win over top-seeded Corner Canyon at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
How sweet it is: BYU advances to NCAA 3rd round on penalties over Stanford

How sweet it is: BYU advances to NCAA 3rd round on penalties over Stanford

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 4:33 p.m.

In a lengthy meeting of historic regional rival soccer programs, 90 minutes wasn't enough to decide the NCAA women's soccer second-round matchup.