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Viewing Options: BYU vs. Southern Utah

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:54 am | Updated: November 12, 2016 12:55 am | Permalink

Beginning a three-game homestand to close out the regular season, BYU football hosts Southern Utah today at 1 p.m. MST.

The game will be televised live on BYUtv. It will also be streamed online on and ESPN3.

Getting to Know: Algernon Brown and Johnny Tapuosa

Nov 09, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 10:33 am | Updated: November 9, 2016 11:41 am | Permalink

Algernon Brown
Senior fullback

Exercise and wellness.

Where did your name come from?
It means prosperous. I was born three months early so they weren’t sure if I was going to live and they gave me a name that fit the situation.

Three things you do in the offseason?
Work out, spend time with wife and do fun things in the valley.

Kickoff time and TV networks announced for BYU vs UMass

Nov 04, 2016 - Posted by Duff Tittle at 8:39 am | Updated: November 4, 2016 10:02 am | Permalink

The BYU vs UMass football game on Saturday, Nov. 19, will kickoff at noon MT (2pm ET). The game will be simulcast live to a national audience on BYUtvESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.

Parker Dawe named a Burlsworth Candidate

Nov 03, 2016 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 12:00 am | Updated: November 9, 2016 10:16 am | Permalink

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – BYU offensive lineman Parker Dawe was nominated for the Burlsworth Trophy, honoring the nation's most outstanding football player who began his career as a walk-on. 

Getting to Know: Austin McChesney and Beau Hoge

Nov 02, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:47 pm | Updated: November 2, 2016 1:50 pm | Permalink

Austin McChesney
Freshman defensive back

Why did you come to BYU?
It was the best option for me. I thought it would be a good education and the best place to play.

On an athlete or role model he looks up to
Probably my grandpa. He played at Rick’s College for a while and set some records there. He’s been a role model to me. I’d also have to say Barry Sanders as well.

Linehan named a 2016 Ray Guy Award candidate

Oct 31, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 5:13 pm | Updated: October 31, 2016 7:57 pm | Permalink

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Senior punter Jonny Linehan was named to the 2016 Ray Guy Award complete list of candidates, as announced on Monday.

Linehan has had a solid season so far in 2016. He is averaging 43.2 yards per punt with 1,816 total yards. Eighteen of his punts have been pinned inside the 20 and his longest punt of the season is 62 yards. He has had 10 punts over 50 yards, which is how many he had in all of 2015.

Getting to Know: Dayan Lake and Austin Hoyt

Oct 26, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:31 pm | Updated: October 26, 2016 12:40 pm | Permalink

Dayan Lake
Sophomore defensive back

What have you been up to this summer?
Chilling with the team, moving out of the dorms into a house.

Thoughts on the new coaching staff?
I love them. Coach Sitake recruited me when he was at Utah. It all worked out really well.

What has been your favorite football memory so far?
Beating Nebraska. That was a big game and we came out with a win.

Mitchell Juergens named a Wuerffel Trophy nominee

Oct 20, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 7:51 pm | Updated: October 21, 2016 12:56 pm | Permalink

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Senior wide receiver Mitchell Juergens was named a nominee for the Wuerffel Trophy on Thursday, representing BYU football for the prestigious award.

Viewing Options: BYU at No. 14 Boise State

Oct 20, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 11:29 am | Updated: October 20, 2016 4:31 pm | Permalink

BYU is back on the road to face No. 14 Boise State at Albertsons Stadium tonight at 8:15 p.m. MDT.

The game will be televised live nationally on ESPN. It will also be streamed online on or with the WatchESPN app.

Williams named to SI's 2016 Midseason All-America Second Team

Oct 19, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 11:49 am | Updated: October 19, 2016 11:57 am | Permalink

At the midpoint of the 2016 season, Sports Illustrated named senior running back Jamaal Williams its 2016 Midseason All-America Second Team.

Williams has had a dominant season so far with 942 rushing yards and 10 rushing touchdowns. Nobody else on the team has more than four touchdowns. He leads the team in all-purpose yards with 1,022, averaging 146 yards per game.