The Utah-BYU football game was moved from ESPN to ESPN2 last week and likely should have been put on ESPN3 after Saturday night's showing at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Despite being one of the top rivalries in the country, the Utes and Cougars sure didn't show it as both teams put...
The streak continues. Utah (2-0) hung on for another victory at LaVell Edwards Stadium to push its rivalry winning streak to seven games with a 19-13 win over BYU (1-2) in front of 63,470 screaming fans. The win marked the first time the Utes have won seven consecutive games in the...
ESPN’s College GameDay was in Columbus, Ohio Saturday as No. 2 Ohio State (1-0, 1-0) hosts No. 5 Oklahoma (1-0) in a big non-conference showdown at 5:30 p.m. MT on ABC. With the Big 12 and Pac-12 being the only Power 5 conferences to have been shutout of the college...
It's one of the most anticipated days of the year. Saturday night's big showdown between BYU (1-1) and Utah (1-0) is almost here as the two schools meet at LaVell Edwards Stadium for the 98th time in the series. Separated by just 45 miles — and arguably the most underrated rivalry in...
The Holy War showdown between BYU (1-1) and Utah (1-0) is one of the best college rivalries in the country. Throw out the records because the contest almost always comes down to the last play of the game. That's why it is not surprising to see that oddsmakers are having...
Alabama held onto to its reigns as the No. 1 team in the country after the Crimson Tide took down then-No. 3 Florida State, 24-7 on Saturday. The Seminoles dropped to fell seven spots to come in at No. 10 in the Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide...
Rivalry week is here as BYU (1-1) hosts Utah (1-0) at LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday night at 8:15 p.m. (MT) on ESPN2. No matter which team you are rooting for, there is some good news and some bad news heading into the Holy War showdown. The good news for BYU...
Week 1 of the college football season delivered a number of memorable moments. There were upsets, last-second victories, comebacks and jaw-dropping plays. Here is a look back at all the incredible moments and stories from the opening week. 1. USC's blind long snapper Jake Olson delivers the perfect pass It was his moment...
For the first time in college football history, two of the top three teams got together Saturday night in the season opener. The game took place at the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons. After a sloppy first half, the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide pulled...
For the first time since 1989, the 17th-ranked Florida Gators lost its season opener against No. 11 Michigan Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium, home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. After a disappointing first half, the Wolverines stormed back in the second half to outscore the Gators 20-0 to walk out with...
It's a question everyone wants to know. What is the LSU offense going to look like? With a new offensive coordinator in Matt Canada, the Tigers offense will make its season debut against BYU (1-0) Saturday night in a primetime game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the NFL's New Orleans...
Going up against SEC powerhouse No. 12 LSU (0-0) is no easy task, but for BYU (1-0), they seem to be catching the Tigers at just the right time. Due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff, which was scheduled for NRG stadium in Houston, Texas...
The college football season kicked off on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium as BYU took down Portland State, 20-6, to win its fourth consecutive season opener. There were plenty of questions heading into the game as the Cougars graduated 21 seniors from last year's team, including stars players such as...
For the second consecutive year, Alabama will start the college football season as the top-ranked team. For the sixth time in its history and the fourth time under head coach Nick Saban, the Crimson Tide are the No. 1 team in the Associated Press preseason Top 25. Alabama also was...
The tight end position at BYU has been a focal point throughout its history. Former NFL and Super Bowl-winning head coach Brian Billick was a standout at BYU along with Clay Brown who caught the famous Hail Mary against SMU in the Holiday Bowl to give BYU its first bowl victory...
For the second consecutive year, college football head coaches have tabbed Alabama as the team to beat this season. The Crimson Tide collected 49 out of 65 first-place votes in Thursday's Preseason Amway Coaches Poll, holding off Ohio State which landed at No. 2. The Crimson Tide lost a number of...
The good news keeps on coming for Cougar football fans. A day after BYU opened up fall camp — signaling the start of the college football season —fans woke up to some more good news Friday morning as the Cougars announced a two-game series with Virginia Tech, with games in 2026...
USC is back on top. During the opening of Pac-12 Media Day, the Trojans were chosen as the favorites to win not only the South Division, but also the 2017 Pac-12 Conference football title. The Trojans received 28 votes to edge defending Pac-12 Champion Washington which received 22 votes. Both programs...
When BYU took on Mississippi State at LaVell Edwards Stadium last year, Cougar running back Squally Canada couldn't get over at how big the Bulldog players were during warmups. "I turned to Jamaal (Williams) and was like, 'man those (SEC) guys are huge,'" Canada recalled. Williams — who finished the year as...
In less than 10 weeks, BYU will open the college football season on national television against Portland State. With it being the season and home opener in "Happy Valley" one would expect the Cougars to play in front of a sold-out crowd at LaVell Edwards Stadium. But will that really be...
Editor's note: This article takes a look at BYU's latest prized recruits and the impact Coach Sitake has made on the program as it transitions into owning the trenches and sending guys to the NFL. During his introductory press conference, BYU head coach Kalani Sitake emphasized that one of his first...
We are just a little over 15 weeks away before BYU and LSU square off Sept. 2 at NRG Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans. It will be the first-ever meeting on the gridiron between both storied football programs. While fans and players are already looking forward to the...
Desert Hills' Penei Sewell is on track to be the most highly recruited prep football player in the state of Utah. The 6-foot-5, 330-pounder holds offers from both BYU and Utah, as well as Alabama, USC, UCLA, Michigan, Florida, Oklahoma, Washington and a running list of other top schools. The Top...
Former Washington star receiver John Ross almost got his own island, the only problem was that he wore the wrong shoes at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bummer. Coming into the NFL Combine, Adidas thought it would make a great PR stunt by offering to buy an island — "as...
BYU and Tennessee announced Thursday that they have agreed to a home-and-home series that includes games in 2019 and 2023. This will mark the first-ever meeting between both football programs. BYU will play at Tennessee on Sept. 7, 2019, with the Vols scheduled to make a return trip to LaVell...
BYU picked up another football commitment over the weekend as Cedar High quarterback Mason Fakahua tweeted out that he was taking his talents to Provo, Utah. The 6-foot-3, 210-pounder will make it official when he signs his NLI on Wednesday. After his announcement to join the football program, a number of...
With Clemson's thrilling win over Alabama in the national title game, the 2016-17 college football season has officially come to an end. And while the Tigers may have won the title, it still begs the question; did they play in the best conference? With all the preseason polls and hype five...
It was worth it. Monday's epic football game between Clemson and Alabama — the first college football championship rematch in the playoff era — was a fitting sequel to the original. Only this time, the Tigers were the ones celebrating after the game. Clemson star quarterback Deshaun Watson led a furious fourth-quarter comeback...
BYU head football coach Kalani Sitake joined a panel of five other head coaches along with Brian Griese as the moderator in "The Film Room" on ESPNews during Monday's national championship game between Alabama and Clemson. The Tigers went on to win the game in a classic come-from-behind victory. During...
Major League baseball has a rich history of sons following in their father's footsteps. Over the past century, more than 200 combinations have taken place with the likes of Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr., Yogi and Dale Berra, Bobby and Barry Bonds with even a number of three-generation families in...
And you thought ABC's hit show The Bachelorette had a lot of drama. Monday's surprising but not so surprising move between Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and head football coach Nick Saban was nothing short of crazy. It was well-known that the two really didn't get along, but what Saban did...
They don't call the Rose Bowl "The Granddaddy of Them All" for no reason. Monday's epic Rose Bowl game between No. 5 Penn State and No. 9 USC was an instant classic with a number of record-setting performances. With the game all tied up at 49, and with just two seconds...
Dear 2016, what a year it has been. You brought us the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. You brought fans closer together with some of the most epic games and plays in sports history. Games were decided by the smallest of margins with underdogs climbing their way...
The rematch has been set. No. 2 Clemson will take on No. 1 Alabama in a rematch of last year's championship game as the Tigers blanked No. 3 Ohio State in a 31-0 victory Saturday night at the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to the Arizona Cardinals. It was the first...
They're baaack. No. 1 Alabama used a dominating defensive performance to beat No. 4 Washington, 24-7 in the Peach Bowl Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Crimson Tide are headed back to the national championship game. Running back Bo Scarbrough had a day to remember as he ran for 180 yards and...
Christian McCaffrey's decision to skip Stanford's upcoming bowl game has helped fuel plenty of controversy across the country. McCaffrey, who finished second in the Heisman voting in 2015, was the latest superstar to announce that he won't be playing in a bowl game this year. The 20-year-old announced his decision on...
Former BYU head coach and Hall of Famer LaVell Edwards passed away at the age of 86 on Thursday. Whether you were a BYU fan or not, it's hard not to recognize the impact he had on the world of college football. Edwards coached for 29 seasons and compiled an overall...
Utah was favored by more than a touchdown coming into Wednesday's game against Indiana, but the Hoosiers gave the Utes all they could handle in a wild and wacky back-and-forth game. Utah prevailed 26-24 thanks to a game-winning field goal by Andy Phillips with 1:24 left in the game. It...
Wednesday's college football bowl game between BYU and Wyoming pitted a reunion of former WAC and Mountain West enemies. The Cowboys hadn't been to a bowl game since 2011 and the Cougars were looking to end a three-game bowl losing streak. The game was a good one as BYU held off a...
Christmas came early for BYU football fans. Last week, the school announced the Cougars will begin the 2017 season with a home game against Portland State on Aug. 26, 2017. Prior to the announcement, BYU was scheduled to open the season against LSU on Sept. 2 at NRG Stadium, home...
Skip to toolbar