Men's Football Blog

BYU defeats Wagner

Oct 24, 2015 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 4:05 pm | Permalink

BYU continued to build its lead when quarterback Beau Hoge scored his second rushing touchdown of the day with 8:07 left in the fourth quarter. Hoge completed 5 passes for a total of 48 yards to recievers Trey Dye, Akile Davis, Jake Zilowkowski and David Kessler on the drive.

Cougars lead 63-6 after three quarters

Oct 24, 2015 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 3:44 pm | Updated: October 24, 2015 3:46 pm | Permalink

On the first drive of the second half, Wagner running back Matthias McKinnon scored on a 1-yard run to put the Seahawks on the scoreboard. The extra point attempt was blocked by BYU defensive lineman Logan Taele. The Seahawk drive lasted eight minutes and eight seconds.

Cougars end first half with 49-0 lead

Oct 24, 2015 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 2:45 pm | Updated: October 24, 2015 2:46 pm | Permalink

BYU's offense scored on the first drive of the second quarter to take a 35-0 lead when quarterback Tanner Mangum found reciever Mitch Mathews in the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown pass. Mangum also completed passes for 46 and 19 yards to reciever Terenn Houk on the same drive. Mangum finished the half throwing 12-13 for 237 yards and three touchdowns.

BYU leads Wagner 28-0 after first quarter

Oct 24, 2015 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 1:52 pm | Updated: October 24, 2015 2:47 pm | Permalink

The Cougars started the game off strong against the Wagner Seahawks with quarterback Tanner Mangum completing three passes for 57 yards passes including a 16-yard touchdown pass to Colby Pearson just 1 minute and 13 seconds into the game. 

Getting to Know: Tuni Kanuch and Colby Pearson

Oct 23, 2015 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 3:50 pm | Updated: October 23, 2015 4:32 pm | Permalink

Prior to the start of the 2015 season, we had a chance to talk with Tuni Kanuch and Colby Pearson. Learn a little bit about them below.


Tuni Kanuch

Sophomore offensive lineman

Major: Exercise and wellness

Stadiums most excited to play in: All of them, but especially at home because we have a lot of fans.

BYU wins 38-24

Oct 16, 2015 - Posted by Alexa Anderson at 9:30 pm | Updated: October 16, 2015 9:34 pm | Permalink

The Cougars opened up the fourth quarter with a Sione Takitaki sack on Bearcat quarterback Hayden Moore, which forced a Cincinnati punt.  BYU marched back to the Cincinnati red zone with a Francis Bernard 40-yard run and an 11-yard Devon Blackmon catch.  Algernon Brown scored on a 2-yard rush with 10:24 to go, making it a 24-24 game.

Cougars behind Bearcats 24-17 after third quarter

Oct 16, 2015 - Posted by Alexa Anderson at 8:42 pm | Updated: October 16, 2015 8:44 pm | Permalink

On the opening drive of the half, Tanner Mangum threw a pass to Devon Blackmon for a 12-yard gain.  Later on the drive, Mangum completed a pass to Colby Pearson inside the Cincinnati 20. BYU continued driving down the field and scored on a 19-yard completion from Mangum to Nick Kurtz. With the touchdown, the Cougars tied the game 17-17. Mangum completed seven passes on the drive.

BYU down 17-10 going into second half

Oct 16, 2015 - Posted by Alexa Anderson at 7:39 pm | Updated: October 16, 2015 7:43 pm | Permalink

To open the second quarter, BYU’s Bronson Kaufusi blocked Cincinnati kicker Andrew Gantz’s 58-yard field goal. Michael Wadsworth recovered the tipped ball on the 50-yard line. Tanner Mangum opened the drive with a 38-yard completion to Mitch Matthews spotted at the Cincinnati 12. BYU ended the drive with a field goal completed by Trevor Samson.

BYU behind Cincinnati 10-0 after first quarter

Oct 16, 2015 - Posted by Alexa Anderson at 6:46 pm | Updated: October 16, 2015 7:12 pm | Permalink

On its first drive, Cincinnati rushed for 24 yards and quarterback Hayden Moore threw three completions. BYU stopped the Bearcat drive on the 13-yard line forcing a 29-yard Cincinnati field goal. With the score, the Bearcats went up 3-0.

Getting to Know: Kai Nacua and Algernon Brown

Oct 16, 2015 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 1:17 pm | Updated: October 16, 2015 4:34 pm | Permalink

Prior to the start of the 2015 season, we had the chance to talk with Kai Nacua and Algernon Brown. Learn a little bit about them below.


Kai Nacua

Junior defensive back

Major: Exercise and wellness.

Plans for after graduation: If the league doesn’t work, I would like to share my knowledge by coaching kids. When we did camp this summer, I had a lot of fun