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The Bronco Mendenhall Era broadcast photos

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 4:23 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 4:26 pm | Permalink

Check out these photos from The Bronco Mendenhall Era broadcast.

BYU Media Day--Brandon Doman

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 4:22 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 4:30 pm | Permalink

Continuing on with our BYU coaches and players interviews, we were able to talk to offensive coordinator and former BYU quarterback Brandon Doman. Doman said he is constantly trying to learn and improve as a young coach.

Q&A with Michael Alisa and Eathyn Manumaleuna

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Mason Porter at 3:58 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 4:09 pm | Permalink

Q: How has this offseason treated you?

BYU Media Day---The Bronco Mendenhall Era

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 3:33 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 3:41 pm | Permalink

The second live show on Media Day came right after lunch as BYUtv focused on head coach Bronco Mendenhall.

Six former BYU players--including John Beck, Curtis Brown, Vic So'oto, Max Hall, Dennis Pitta and Austin Collie--came to Provo to help host the second live program during BYU Media Day. BYUtv titled the show "The Bronco Mendenhall Era" as Mendenhall and the former players relived their favorite moments over the seven years of Mendhenhall's leadership.

Getting to know Manase Tonga: Q & A

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Jamie Morris at 3:19 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 3:24 pm | Permalink

Manase Tonga played running back at BYU from 2005-2009 and is currently playing for the Oakland Raiders.

Q: What have you been doing this summer?

A: I've been training this summer, trying to get my body 100 percent for training camp and to get ready for this upcoming season.

Q: How’s your life in the NFL?

BYU Media Day--Marcus Matthews Interview

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 3:02 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 4:06 pm | Permalink

As we continue our interviews with BYU coaches and players, BYU Athletic Communications talked to tight end Marcus Matthews about the upcoming 2012 season.

"Summer for me, I've been marreid for two months now. I went on my honeymoon to Hawaii and that's my vacation for the summer. I've been gone long enough,  now I want to be here [Provo], I want to be working out. My summer is just going to be football now. Now that school is over, I have nothing to focus on but football."

Interview with Coach Nick Howell

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Mason Porter at 1:58 pm | Permalink

BYU secondary and special teams coach Nick Howell is entering his second year with the Cougars. After spending the offseason immersed in recruiting duties, Howell said he looks forward to a great year from his returning defensive backs.

"I think all of our players are looking to have some break-out years," he said. "Every year they just get smarter, more comfortable and just get better."

More interview photos from Media Day

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 1:48 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 1:52 pm | Permalink

Here are a few more pictures from interviews at Media Day.

Media Day-Cody Hoffman and Preston Hadley talk about football

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Jamie Morris at 1:40 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 2:50 pm | Permalink

Both senior defensive back Preston Hadley and junior wide receiver Cody Hoffman grew up with a love and a desire to play football.

Hadley said he was curious about football since he was little and started playing a little bit later than most kids.

“I saw it and I liked it, so I asked my parents if I could play,” Hadley said. “Once I started playing, I was kind of good at it so I kept playing.”

Media Day interview photos

Jun 27, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 12:48 pm | Updated: June 27, 2012 12:52 pm | Permalink

Check out these photos from the interview sessions at Media Day.