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Options for following BYU vs. UVa

Football Blog | Sep 19, 2014 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 9:21 am | Updated: September 19, 2014 9:30 am | Permalink

ESPN will broadcast Saturday's BYU vs. Virginia game, with kickoff at 1:35 p.m. MDT. A live video stream is also available on WatchESPN.

For live radio coverage with Greg Wrubell, tune in to the Cougar IMG Sports Network, Sirius XM 143, KSL 1160 AM or 102.7 FM, BYUcougars.com and the BYU Cougars app. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. MDT.

Getting to know Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams

Football Blog | Sep 18, 2014 - Posted by McKay Perry at 1:36 pm | Updated: September 18, 2014 1:37 pm | Permalink

Taysom Hill

 
What is one thing only a few people know about you?
Every one of my siblings played college sports. My two older brothers played college football and my older sister played basketball.
 
Why did you choose BYU?
Ultimately I felt like it was the best place for me with the environment, the style of play.

BYU moves up to No. 16 in CFCC rankings

Football Blog | Sep 16, 2014 - Posted by McKay Perry at 1:48 pm | Updated: September 16, 2014 5:09 pm | Permalink
After moving up four spots to No. 21 in the AP poll and entering the USA Today coaches poll at No. 23, another ranking system had BYU at an impressive No. 16 through week three.
 
The new College Football Computer Composite (CFCC) rankings, hosted by USA Today, is a composite of five of the six computer rankings utilized in the BCS rankings. The ranking systems of Richard Billingsley, Wes Colley, Ken Massey, Jeff Sagarin and Peter Wolfe are all combined into the CFCC.
 
The initial rankings had the Cougars at No.

BYU beats Houston 33-25 in home opener

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 10:36 pm | Permalink

BYU ran for 325 yards and three touchdowns to beat Houston 33-25.

Quarterback Taysom Hill led BYU's rushing attack with 160 yards on the ground and a touchdown. Running back Jamaal Williams added 139 yards and two touchdowns for the Cougars. BYU averaged 5.2 yards per carry.

BYU takes 26-15 lead into final quarter

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 9:43 pm | Permalink

BYU kicker Trevor Sampson accounted for the only points of the third quarter as BYU leads Houston 26-15.

With 51 seconds left in the period, Sampson made good on a 26-attempt. His kick capped a 53-yard, 15 play drive.

Quarterback Taysom Hill eclipsed the 100-yard mark on the ground. Hill ran for 107 yards on 15 attempts through the first three quarters of the game. As a team, BYU tallied 215 yards on the ground compared to Houston's 10 yards.

BYU enters half up 23-15.

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 8:48 pm | Updated: September 11, 2014 10:00 pm | Permalink

BYU took a 23-15 lead into halftime of its home opener against Houston.

Running back Jamaal Williams and quarterback Taysom Hill led BYU's rushing attack, combining for 128 yards andone touchdown each on the ground. Hill added 170yards and a touchdown through the air, as BYU's offense gained 301 total yards, compared to Houston's 188 first half yards.

BYU leads Houston 16-0 after one

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 7:50 pm | Permalink

Senior wide receiver Jordan Leslie's 70 receiving yards paced BYU to a 16-0 lead after one quarter of BYU's home opener against Houston.

BYU's defense started the scoring as linebacker Zac Stout wrapped up Houston running back Ryan Jackson in the endzone for a safety. The play was set up by Scott Arellano's punt that pinned Houston on its own three yardline.

Getting to know Harvey Jackson

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by McKay Perry at 1:08 pm | Permalink
What is one thing few people know about you?
I like the outdoors, nature. I like to go fishing. I like to watch Discovery Channel. Reading and stuff like that.
 
Why did you come to BYU?
It’s a great place to be. It holds us to a high standard and I stood up to the challenge. I like taking challenges.

Game Day: How to follow BYU vs. Houston

Football Blog | Sep 11, 2014 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 12:35 pm | Updated: September 11, 2014 12:54 pm | Permalink

ESPN will broadcast the BYU vs. Houston game live Thursday, with kickoff at 7:01 p.m. MDT.

BYU encourages those attending the game to be in their seats early for the 9/11 tributes held prior to kickoff. For more information on how the Cougars are observing Sept. 11, read the official release.

Friday in Austin for BYU football

Football Blog | Sep 05, 2014 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 10:48 pm | Updated: September 5, 2014 11:13 pm | Permalink

After some meetings and a walk-through in Provo Friday morning, the BYU football team traveled to Austin, Texas, in advance of Saturday’s game against the No. 25 Longhorns.

The team paid a visit to Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, the site of Saturday’s game, during the afternoon and participated in its traditional team fireside in the evening.