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...
Wake Forest University fired radio analyst Tommy Elrod on Tuesday after it was revealed that the former Demon Deacons player and assistant coach for more than a decade was responsible for leaking game plans to opponents for the past three years. After Wake Forest hired Dave Clawson as its head...
As most expected, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the 2016 Heisman Trophy award winner Saturday night inside the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Jackson, 19, not only won the program's first Heisman Trophy award — given annually to the most outstanding player in college football — but also...
North Dakota State — which beat Iowa earlier this year — came into Saturday's game against rival South Dakota State having won five straight FCS championships. The Jackrabbits knew it was going to take some extra effort to knock off the reigning champs. After a 28-yard touchdown was overturned after an SDSU runner...
And you thought you were having a bad day. The person responsible for running Louisville’s football recruiting Twitter account has some explaining to do. The school employee doesn’t seem to be a fan of the University after voting for Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers to win the Heisman Trophy over Louisville star...
Someone was going to get hurt and the only question that remained from opening week was which college football team was going to be left out this year. Sorry, No. 5 Penn State. The Nittany Lions had one of the best seasons in program history, but in the grand scheme of...
Let the arguments and soon-to-be chaos begin. After going down 28-7, No. 7 Penn State made a comeback for the ages to stun No. 6 Wisconsin, 38-31, in the Big Ten championship game Saturday night. The 21-point deficit was the largest comeback in Big Ten championship history and gives the Nittany...
Surprise, surprise, No. 1 Alabama is adding another trophy to its collection after beating another Top 25 team. The Tide crushed No. 15 Florida, 54-16, to keep its perfect record intact and win yet another Southeastern Conference championship. You knew it was Alabama's day when Florida held the Crimson Tide to...
Remember the frustration and all the controversies the BCS brought us with split national championships, undefeated teams left out of the title games (Auburn, Utah, Boise State) among many other things. Well, thankfully that was replaced with the College Football Playoff, where the top four teams play in two semifinal...
For whatever reason, Salt Lake Tribune writer Scott D. Pierce can't stop trying to troll BYU. Two months ago, Pierce wrote a column blasting a young lady after she brought a sign to a BYU-Mississippi State game which read; "You can’t say Mississippi without saying sissy.” Pierce went on to blast...
Taysom Hill has literally given everything he has to the BYU football program. The fifth-year senior holds several school records and is near the top of a number of others despite going through four-season ending injuries during his time at BYU. The dual-threat quarterback suffered yet another injury after he...
Before Saturday's football game is even played between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan, the Buckeyes already picked up a number of new fans. This week, babies born at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center this year are not only receiving their traditional "Beat Michigan" blankets, but...
With No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington all losing last week — the first time since 1985 that the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 teams all lost on the same day — there was bound to be a big shakeup in week three of the...
The first week of College Football Playoff rankings provided plenty of controversy as the selection committee placed a one-loss Texas A&M (SEC) team ahead of the undefeated Washington Huskies (Pac-12) in the season’s inaugural top-25 rankings. A lot of people around the country thought that Texas A&M (7-2) was overrated and shouldn't...
Hey ESPN, what took you so long? Last week's game between then-No. 4 Washington and then-No. 17 Utah was the first time ESPN College GameDay actually traveled outside the Eastern and Central time zones. To date, ESPN's gold-standard college football show has been in SEC country four times, Big Ten...
There was no last-second score needed this time. Taysom Hill completed 15 of 25 passes for 130 yards and added 75 yards on the ground to go with a score to lead BYU (5-4) to an impressive 20-3 victory over Cincinnati (4-5) at Nippert Stadium. The Cougars didn't allow a...
ESPN's College GameDay was in Salt Lake City Saturday as the 17th-ranked Utah Utes (7-1, 4-1) host the undefeated and fourth-ranked Washington Huskies (7-0, 4-0) in a Pac-12 showdown at 1:30 p.m. MT on Fox Sports 1. After spending most of the season in Big Ten and SEC territory, GameDay...
Editor's note: Obviously you play to win every game, but this is why a loss Saturday shouldn't derail Utah's hopes of going to the Rose Bowl. A number of national prognosticators have the 17th-ranked Utes slotted to play in the Rose Bowl against either No. 2 Michigan (7-0) or No. 6...
He's not your average Joe. Utah running back Joe Williams — who came out of retirement two weeks ago — set a school record with 332 rushing yards to lead the 18th-ranked Utes to a wild 52-45 victory over UCLA at the Rose Bowl. https://twitter.com/ESPNCFB/status/789981074520702976 The 23-year-old had a game-high four touchdowns...
Big plays and a miraculous fourth quarter helped Penn State knock off No. 2 Ohio State at home. Looking to extend its four-point lead with just under five minutes left in the game, Ohio State's 45-yard field goal attempt was blocked and Penn State's Grant Haley took it to the...
No. 14 Boise State and BYU played one of the most memorable games of the season that even Sportscenter couldn't show all the plays in its SCTop10 highlight reel. So with that, here is a list of all the top plays from the BYU vs Boise State. Enjoy! Boise State scored during...
After months of meetings, presentations, video conferences, etc., the Big 12 Conference decided Monday to take expansion off the table with the conference staying at 10 schools. With the way things have gone over the past year — school presidents flip-flopping on what they think they actually want — nobody really...
No. 2 Ohio State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) earned another Top-10 win on the road after handing No. 8 Wisconsin (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten) its second loss of the season with a 30-23 come-from-behind overtime victory over the Badgers. The Buckeyes dominated Oklahoma last month in Norman for its other Top...
After announcing his retirement after a 20-19 win over BYU just over a month ago, Utah running back Joe Williams got a surprise phone call from his old coaches on Monday. Due to several season ending injuries to the running back corps, Williams made his return in Saturday's game against...
If BYU keeps this up, they likely won't have any fans left by the end of the season. The cardiac Cougars gave fans quite the scare before storming back to take down Mississippi State, 28-21, in double overtime at LaVell Edwards Stadium Friday night. In the win, Jamaal Williams became BYU's...
University of Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham picked up his 100th career win with a 36-23 come-from-behind victory over the Arizona Wildcats at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday night. Quarterback Troy Williams threw for 245 yards and a touchdown and ran for another as the 24th-ranked Utes (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) rolled...
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