Alabama-Georgia-National-Championship
After losing last year's national championship on the last play of the game, Alabama made sure history did not repeat itself as the Crimson Tide rallied to stun Georgia in overtime, 26-23. Despite being down 23-20, in overtime, and faced with 2nd and 26 from the 41-yard line, Alabama true...
Alabama-2017-Sugar-Bowl
They proved that they belonged. With No. 4 Alabama getting into the College Football Playoff spot over No. 5 Ohio State, the Crimson Tide wanted to make a statement that it belonged in Monday nights Sugar Bowl game. Alabama did just that as they led from start to finish for a dominating 24-6...
Georgia-Oklahoma-Rose-Bowl
It was the first double overtime game in the 104-year history of the Rose Bowl and the first-ever in College Football Playoff history. Facing quarterback Baker Mayfield, the 2017 Heisman Trophy Winner, the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs came up with two huge stops in overtime to outlast No. 2 Oklahoma,...
Notre Dame football
It was a catch that will live forever in Notre Dame histroy. Down 17-14 late in the fourth quarter, Notre Dame receiver Miles Boykin made a spectacular catch and danced his way into the end zone for the 55-yard score to lead the 14th-ranked Irish to an incredible 21-17 come-from-behind...
UCF_Auburn_Peach_Bowl
A perfect season! UCF never got a chance to play for a national championship after the College Football Playoff Committee passed them, but the Knights showed that they were playoff worthy as the No. 12 UCF took down No. 7 Auburn, 34-27, Monday afternoon at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. UCF...
Wisconsin-Orange-Bowl
The Big Ten Conference continues to make a statement. After getting shutout in the College Football Playoff despite three teams ranked in the Top 10, the conference continued its impressive streak as it improved to 7-0 during the bowl season thanks to No. 6 Wisconsin's dominating 34-24 victory over No....
Fiesta-Bowl-Penn-State-Washington
The Pac-12 Conference dismal bowl performance continued as No. 11 Washington fell 35-28 to No. 9 Penn State Saturday night in the Fiesta Bowl. The loss, dropped the "Conference of Champions" bowl record to 1-8 while the Big Ten continued its perfect streak at 7-0 this season. Penn State QB Trace...
USC-Ohio-State-2017
Despite winning the Big Ten Conference, No. 5 Ohio State was left out of the College Football Playoff as No. 4 Alabama snuck in thanks to the lobbying of Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban. Wanting to show that they belonged among the Top 4 teams, the Buckeyes did just...
Utah State Football
It’s an Aggies vs. Aggies showdown in Tucson, when old conference rivals meet. Utah State and New Mexico State are former rivals from their days in the Big West Conference, Sun Belt, and the now defunct Western Athletic Conference. These teams met when New Mexico State last appeared in a...
Troy Williams
With Utah up 30-14 with 1:52 left in the game, Utah senior quarterback Troy Williams bent down and untied his shoelaces before taking off his shoe and then jogging over to the sideline. Despite the seconds ticking off the clock in his final collegiate game, Williams purposefully took himself out of...
Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham improved to 11-1 in bowl games after the Utes took down West Virginia, 30-14, in the Heart of Dallas Bowl Tuesday afternoon in Cotton Bowl Stadium. The Utes led from start to finish and were never really threatened in a battle between teams out of...
Zack Moss
Utah sophomore quarterback Tyler Huntley passed for 165 yards and rushed for 57 yards and two scores on the ground to lead the Utes to a dominating 30-14 victory over West Virginia in the Heart of Dallas Bowl played inside the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Sophomore running back Zack Moss had...
It's official. After word spread Wednesday night that LSU offensive line coach Jeff Grimes had accepted the offensive coordinator position, BYU made it official Thursday morning. Former BYU players, including star tight end Chad Lewis, couldn't wait to share the news either as a number of players went to social media...
Memorial Stadium (Oklahoma)
Baker Mayfield made history. The Oklahoma quarterback became the first Heisman Trophy winner to start his collegiate career as a walk-on. The right-handed gunslinger was not a highly-rated recruit out of high school as the "three-star" recruit had just three offers from smaller schools before deciding to walk-on at Texas Tech. Four...
College Football Playoff
The four-team playoff has been set. No. 1 Clemson will take on No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and No. 2 Oklahoma will face No. 3 Georgia in the Rose Bowl for the semifinals of the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1. The Tigers, Sooners, and Bulldogs all punched their...
Clemson
ACC Champs! No. 1 Clemson quieted the critics and more than likely claimed the top spot in the College Football Playoff with a convincing 38-3 victory over Miami in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. The Tigers (12-1) were never threatened as they led from start to finish. Meanwhile, Miami (10-2,)...
Georgia
SEC Champs! For the first time since 2005, the Georgia Bulldogs are conference champions and capped off an incredible season and unexpected rise in Kirby Smart's second season as head coach. After getting blown out against Auburn three weeks ago for its first loss of the season, No. 6 Georgia came...
Oklahoma
Should we give him the Heisman Trophy already? Oklahoma senior quarterback Baker Mayfield put on another show during Saturday's Big 12 Championship game against No. 11 TCU at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Mayfield completed 15 of 23 passes for 243 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Sooners to a 41-17 blowout...
After one of the worst seasons in BYU history, head coach Kalani Sitake admitted that changes needed to be made. It didn't take long as the program announced Monday morning — two days after defeating Hawaii 30-20 in the final game of the season — that Ty Detmer has been relieved of...
College Football Playoff
There was a lot of changes in the College Football Playoff rankings with the top two teams (Alabama, Miami) losing last week. But nobody knew quite what to expect from the playoff committee with a number of deserving teams all playing for just four playoff spots. As of Tuesday night, Clemson, the defending...
Needing a win to become bowl eligible, Utah picked the perfect time to play arguably its best game of the season Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium in front of an announced crowd of 46,022. Senior captain Troy Williams — who filled in for injured starting quarterback Tyler Huntley — completed 15 of...
Squally Canada
BYU capped off the 2017 season with a dominating 30-20 victory over Hawaii at Aloha Stadium Saturday night. The Cougars totaled 451 yards of total offense compared to just 286 for the Rainbow Warriors and held running back Diocemy Saint Juste — who came in ranked No. 6 nationally with...
BYU freshman quarterback Joe Critchlow threw for 166 yards and a score and running back Squally Canada got it done on the ground as the junior rushed for 113 yards on just 17 carries for two touchdowns to lead BYU past Hawaii, 30-20, Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. After rushing...
Jonny Linehan is making a difference one tweet at a time. The BYU punter has become a household name on social media and is must-follow on Twitter. From cracking jokes about campus life, Provo's "lack of nightlife," dabbing in practice and hilariously photobombing coaches after the game, Linehan has become a...
College Football Playoff
After an eventful weekend that saw three top 10 matchups, there was a major shakeup atop the College Football Playoff rankings as Georgia, Notre Dame and TCU all lost. The Alabama Crimson Tide claimed the top spot followed by No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Miami, No. 4 Oklahoma in the...
BYU Football
The legend of Joe Critchlow has begun. After burning his redshirt against Boise State, BYU fans have been clamoring to see what the red-headed quarterback could do. And after a month of mop-up duty and limited action, Cougar fans finally got their chance to see him play a full game...
Squally Canada
BYU came into Sam Boyd Stadium with a perfect 8-0 record against UNLV, and they weren't going to let that record fall. Led by running back Squally Canada, who has battled injuries all season, the junior rushed for a career-high 213 yards on 25 carries as the Cougars led from start...
With Tanner Mangum out for the year after undergoing successful surgery this week, BYU coaches have been busy evaluating who will be the starter against UNLV this weekend, and likely for the rest of the season. The coaching staff doesn't have a lot of time to figure it out either...
College Football
What can't Kyle Whittingham do? He led his team to a perfect season which was capped off with an impressive win over then-No. 4 Alabama in the 2009 Sugar Bowl as the Utah Utes crashed the BCS for the second time again after taking down Pittsburgh in the Fiesta Bowl in...
College Football Playoff
With no upsets among the top 5 teams last week, there wasn't any surprises among the top teams during the second edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings, but there was plenty of movement after that with several Big 12 schools looking to help the conference avoid missing out...
Ty Detmer may be a Heisman Trophy winner, but his play calls, especially on fourth-down, have been beyond bad. So just how bad has it been this year? Let's let the stats speak for themselves. After Saturday's loss to Fresno State, in which the Cougars were 0-for-2 on fourth downs, BYU...
Tanner Mangum was having one of his best games of the season Saturday night at Bulldog Stadium as the BYU offense racked up more than 300 yards of total offense under his watch. However, it all came crashing down in the fourth quarter when the junior quarterback went down with...
BYU Football
What a difference a couple of years can make. After defeating Fresno State, 52-10, two years ago at LaVell Edwards Stadium — in which freshman quarterback Tanner Mangum threw for 336 yards and went on to set several BYU records — the Cougars (2-7) come into Saturday's game against Fresno...
Oddsmakers have Fresno State as a double-digit favorite over BYU heading into Saturday's showdown at Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs opened as 11-point favorites, and the line quickly jumped to as high as 16. As of Wednesday morning, Fresno State currently sits as a 14-point favorite at home. BYU is coming off...
College Football Playoff
The first week of the College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night with a surprise decision by the committee. Although Alabama is ranked No. 1 in both the AP and Coaches' Polls, Georgia, just one of five unbeaten teams left, was chosen as the top-ranked team followed by No....
With 10:43 remaining in the first quarter, San Jose State's Rahshead Johnson took the kickoff near the goal line and started running up field. With his team down 7-0, Johnson was looking for a big block as he looked to tie the score up with a big special teams...
After seven consecutive losses, the BYU football team got back in the win column on Saturday as the Cougars dominated San Jose Sate, 41-20 at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Junior quarterback Tanner Mangum passed for a game-high 283 yards and three touchdowns and sophomore wide receiver Micah Simon hauled in three...
Yup, it’s awkward, alright. BYU (1-7) is off to one of its worst starts in program history and a lot of the blame has now shifted over to offensive coordinator Ty Detmer. The former Heisman Trophy winner has been one of Cougar fans' most beloved players, and now just in...
It's one of the best stories of Brett Favre's storied NFL career and luckily for him, BYU star quarterback Ty Detmer was there to help him out. Favre, an 11-time Pro Bowler and NFL Hall of Famer, had no idea what a nickel defense was during his first few years...
After a tough stretch that featured games against LSU, Wisconsin, Boise State, Mississippi State and rival Utah, many expected the Cougars' struggles to disappear going up against lowly East Carolina who came into Saturday's game with just one win on the year. With BYU averaging just over 10 points per...
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