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Q&A with coach Jason Beck

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by Spencer Shamo at 1:27 pm | Permalink
Where are the places you like to go to with your family?
“We always go to Seven Peaks because we live close to there. A couple times a week we’ll go for an hour or two and cool off during the summer. Hiking the Y is always a popular place to go. Ruby River, I was excited to come back and go to Ruby River.

Q&A with coach Mark Atuaia

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by Spencer Shamo at 1:20 pm | Updated: June 26, 2013 1:22 pm | Permalink
What are your expectations going into the season?
“They’re tempered right now. I’m trying to make sure we get our guys aligned with what coach Anae and coach Mendenhall want us to do. Quite frankly, I believe we’re moving in that direction. There is always room for improvement.

Coach Robert Anae on the Offense

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by McKay Perry at 1:15 pm | Permalink
Coach Robert Anae sat down to talk with us about the new offensive philosophy: Go hard. Go fast.
The new philosophy is rooted in Anae’s experience at the Univeristy of Arizona.

Coach Guy Holliday on coming to BYU

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 1:04 pm | Permalink

Receivers coach Guy Holliday is entering his first season at BYU, with 20 years of coaching experience, and already has the heart of a Cougar.

“I’m a Cougar, and I’m not going to let you disrespect what’s happened here in the past or the future,” Holliday said of critics. “You’re not going to sit here and walk over us, and that’s the bottom line.”

As a newcomer to Provo, he is pleased with what he has seen so far.

Coach Steve Kaufusi on his son, Bronson, and coaching at BYU

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 12:59 pm | Permalink

BYU defensive line coach Steve Kaufusi is entering his 11th season with the Cougars and hopes to see the best of his son, Bronson Kaufusi, this upcoming season.

“He’s excited,” Kaufusi said. “He feels like he’s in great shape, he’s stronger, he’s bigger, understands the scheme a lot better, so he’s excited to get going. He says, ‘Dad, I’m ready.’”

Coach Tujague on the offensive line

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by rwaite at 12:37 pm | Permalink
New offensive line coach Garett Tujague wants his offensive linemen to hit the ground running as the season gets started in the fall.
 
“They have to get in and get their feet wet,” he said. “There’s no standing on the side and watching.

Bronco Mendenhall talks contract extension

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by rwaite at 12:23 pm | Permalink
After it was announced by athletic director Tom Holmoe that head coach Bronco Mendenhall’s contract had been extended through the 2016 season, Mendenhall sat down with the media and discussed some of the details of his contract and his reasons for extending.
Mendenhall said the details in h

Hill, Olsen, Van Noy, Hoffman and Williams join True Blue for Media Day special

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by Jamie Morris at 12:10 pm | Permalink

BYU Football Media Day—Q&A with coach Paul Tidwell

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by McKay Perry at 12:02 pm | Permalink
What was coach Mendenhall referring to about the snacks and music?
 
We very seldom meet as a defensive staff where there’s not music playing.  Usually a mix of old-time classic rock-and-roll.  A little Led Zeppelin, Bob Seger, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.  I also like some reggae music and island music.

Quotes from BYU football's State of the Program

Jun 26, 2013 - Posted by at 11:25 am | Updated: June 26, 2013 11:58 am | Permalink

Bronco Mendenhall

On the 2013 season: "I do know this program can achieve more. I am very confident in what's already been done and proud of what's been done, but I want more. The players want more."
 
On graduated players: "We talk about players that we've lost, for eight years we've been in the top 25 defensively every year, and so it is just the next version.