Men's Football Blog

Game Date Announced for 2012 Poinsettia Bowl

Apr 11, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 12:59 pm | Updated: April 11, 2012 1:08 pm | Permalink

For Cougar fans planning ahead for the 2012 bowl season, here is a release from the folks at the Poinsettia Bowl, detailing game dates and kickoff times:

Pro Day 2012

Mar 29, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 3:03 pm | Updated: March 29, 2012 3:54 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah (Mar. 29, 2012) - Ten former Cougars worked out and showcased their skills for NFL scouts at BYU's annual Pro Day on Thursday afternoon.

Recap of Fangupo, Reynolds at the NFL Scouting Combine

Feb 29, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 12:47 pm | Permalink

BYU had two players invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine which wrapped up this week, defensive lineman Hebron Fangupo and offensive lineman Matt Reynolds.

Over 300 participants worked out for scouts and coaches in preparation for the 2012 NFL Draft in hopes to improve their draft stock and impress different teams. Players were also measured, timed and tested in various aspects of the game.

No Stars, No Problem

Feb 21, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 4:58 pm | Updated: February 22, 2012 10:53 am | Permalink

Inspired by SI.com's recent article on "two-star" players that are making noise in college football, we'll take a look at BYU's history with two-star or fewer athletes.

Reynolds, Fangupo invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Feb 09, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 1:38 pm | Permalink

Offensive lineman Matt Reynolds and defensive lineman Hebron Fangupo have been invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine held Feb. 22-28 in Indianapolis.

Over 300 players were invited to the combine and all 32 NFL teams will be represented by coaches and scouts to evaluate potential draft picks. In 2011, BYU did not have any players invited to the combine but had three in both 2010 and 2009.

Hoffman named potential breakout player by ESPN.com

Feb 09, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 12:56 pm | Permalink

After putting together an impressive sophomore campaign, wide receiver Cody Hoffman was recently recognized as No. 2 on ESPN.com's list of top five potential breakout players at the wide receiver position for the 2012 season.

Signing Day Recap

Feb 01, 2012 - Posted by Jordan Christiansen at 8:13 pm | Updated: February 2, 2012 4:28 pm | Permalink

BYU football and head coach Bronco Mendenhall finished a celebratory day today after welcoming 17 recruits to the Cougar program.

Coaches began the morning excited as fax after fax came in with each member of the 2012 class. As each recruit came in, Joe DuPaix, recruiting coordinator and running backs coach, taped the player's picture on the wall of the football offices as Mendenhall offered each a congratulatory phone call.

Seniors, Others Honored at Annual Football Banquet

Jan 06, 2012 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 2:30 pm | Updated: January 6, 2012 7:15 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah - The BYU football team honored its 2011 season senior class along with former player Chad Lewis and longtime football secretary Shirley Johnson at the annual Senior Tribute Banquet on Thursday.

 

Armed Forces Bowl Press Conference Transcript

Dec 29, 2011 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 3:21 pm | Updated: December 29, 2011 3:25 pm | Permalink
The following is a transcript from this morning's press conference in preparation for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl including comments from head coach Bronco Mendenhall, Tulsa head coach Bill Blankenship and bowl executive director Brant Ringler.
 
TIM SIMMONS:  Good morning, everyone.  I'm Tim Simmons.  I handle the media operations for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.  Glad to have you here for our ninth annual press conference.

Visiting Cook Children's Hospital

Dec 28, 2011 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 5:21 pm | Updated: December 28, 2011 5:42 pm | Permalink
Taking a break from the field and game preparation, players from BYU and Tulsa visited Cook Children’s Hospital to visit some young patients and their families.
 
Several children in the hospital and their families, including patients with cancer, recovering from surgeries or other illnesses were thrilled to get personal visits from the team as well as BYU’s cheerleaders and Cosmo.
 
Players had a few hours of free time and several made the trip out to the hospital to spend their time with the kids.