Men's Football Blog | January 2014

Van Noy and Hoffman to play in Senior Bowl Saturday

Jan 24, 2014 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 4:10 pm | Updated: January 24, 2014 5:08 pm | Permalink

The Reese's Senior Bowl, which will be played in Mobile, Ala., Saturday, features two BYU standouts in receiver Cody Hoffman and linebacker Kyle Van Noy

The Senior Bowl annually features the country's best senior collegiate football players and top NFL draft prospects on teams representing the North and South that are coached by the entire coaching staffs of two National Football League teams. This year's coaches hail from the Jacksonville Jaguars (South) and the Atlanta Falcons (North). Hoffman and Van Noy will play for the South this weekend.

Both players are two of the most decorated at their respecitve positions in the school's history. Hoffman set six receiving records while at BYU, including all-purpose yards, receiving yards, receptions, receiving touchdowns, most receiving touchdowns in a game and most games with 100-plus receiving yards. Van Noy, a two-time All-American, tallied 26 sacks, 62 tackles for loss, seven interceptions, 11 forced fumbles and three blocked kicks as a Cougar.

In case you missed it, here are a few articles featuring the two Cougars during their week of practice leading up to the Senior Bowl:

The game will be broadcast on NFL Network at 4 p.m. EST Saturday. Launched on Nov. 4, 2003, NFL Network is celebrating its 10th anniversary this season. Currently in more than 72 million homes, NFL Netowrk has carriage aggreements with each of the country's largest television providers including Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse. For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming is streamed live on NFL Mobile from Verizon. For more information, log on to http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork.

Live stats are available at usajaguars.com. Fans will need to click on the 'live stats' icon located in the upper right of the home page. There you will see eight small icons in the upper right. Live stats is the further icon on the right.

Sorensen, Friel competing in East-West Shrine game on Saturday

Jan 17, 2014 - Posted by at 3:45 pm | Updated: January 17, 2014 3:48 pm | Permalink

2014 EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME ON NFL NETWORK SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 AT 4 PM ET

Defensive back Daniel Sorensen and tight end Kaneakua Friel will represent BYU in the 2014 East-West Shrine game on Saturday. Sorensen and Friel are among 58 players invited to compete for the West squad in the annual college football all-star contest pitting East vs. West.

The NFL Network provides coverage of the annual East-West Shrine Game at 4 p.m. ET (2 p.m. MT) from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Play-by-play announcer Paul Burmeister is joined in the booth by analysts Mike Mayock and Charles Davis, while Daniel Jeremiah provides reports from the sidelines.

For complete information on the game, visit: http://www.shrinegame.com/

Later this month Cougar fans can also watch All-American linebacker Kyle Van Noy and record-breaking receiver Cody Hoffman as they particate in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 25 in Mobile, Ala. 

NFL.com provides complete news reports and analysis throughout the lead up to the 2014 NFL Draft at NFL.com/cfb247 and on Twitter (@NFL_CFB).

The following content from NFL Network/NFL.com’s expert is now available on NFL.com:

Launched on November 4, 2003, NFL Network is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this season. Currently in more than 72 million homes, NFL Network has carriage agreements with each of the country’s largest television providers including Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse. For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming is streamed live on NFL Mobile from Verizon. For more information, log on to http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork