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BYU tied with UConn 10-10 at end of third quarter

Football Blog | Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 10:47 pm | Permalink

After a strong BYU drive to start the quarter, Tanner Mangum's pass was intercepted by Jamar Summers and returned 26 yards, setting up a drive that ended in a 37-yard UConn field goal that gave the Huskies a 10-7 lead.

On the ensuing drive, Mangum hit Nick Kurtz for a gain of 25 yards, putting the Cougars in scoring position in the red zone. BYU converted on a 26-yard field goal moments later, tying the game at 10-10.

BYU and UCONN tied 7-7 at halftime

Football Blog | Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 9:49 pm | Permalink

On the first possession of the second quarter, BYU drove into scoring position, but failed to convert on a 48-yard field goal that missed just left.

The BYU defense forced a three-and-out on its first defensive series, holding the Huskies to a net loss of three yards.

Two series later, the Cougars charged down the field, but turned the ball over to the Huskies after Tanner Mangum's pass was intercepted in the end zone by Jhavon Williams.

After first quarter BYU leads UConn 7-0

Football Blog | Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 9:01 pm | Permalink

On their second drive of the game, a 34-yard pass from Tanner Mangum to Terrenn Houk at the start of the series put the Cougars in scoring position.

BYU then scored the first points of the game on a 1-yard touchdown run from Francis Bernard. The touchdown was Bernard's first of the season.

Following the game: BYU vs. UConn

Football Blog | Oct 01, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 6:03 pm | Updated: October 2, 2015 7:34 pm | Permalink

BYU football is on the road again as it concludes September wtih a matchup against Michigan with kickoff at 8:21 p.m. MDT at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 along with online access through Watch ESPN.

Live television coverage begins at 7 p.m. MDT with BYUtv’s pregame show Countdown to Kickoff. Live postgame coverage on BYUtv will follow after the game.

Getting to Know: Mitchell and Garrett Juergens

Football Blog | Sep 30, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 11:48 am | Updated: October 1, 2015 6:12 pm | Permalink

Mitchell Juergens

Junior Receiver

Major: Finance—Garrett and I have had the same classes since freshman year

Stadiums excited to play in: Lavell Edwards, Nebraska, Michigan, Rose Bowl, Utah State

One thing people don’t know about you: I am a black belt in tai-kwon-do. I haven’t had to use it but if the opportunity presents itself I am trained. It’s a family tradition. All the kids in the family have a black belt. My mom’s strategy is to teach us discipline.

Viewing options for BYU at Michigan

Football Blog | Sep 26, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 7:13 am | Updated: September 26, 2015 7:17 am | Permalink

BYU football is on the road again as it concludes September wtih a matchup against Michigan with kickoff at 12:05 p.m. EDT/10:05 a.m. MDT at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

Viewing options: BYU vs. UCLA

Football Blog | Sep 19, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 8:52 am | Updated: September 19, 2015 2:24 pm | Permalink

BYU football is on the road again wtih a matchup against No. 10/12 UCLA with kickoff at 7:35 PDT/8:35 MDT at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 with online access available through cable and satellite providers via the FoxSportsGo App and FoxSports.com.

ICYMI: BYU football in the spotlight

Football Blog | Sep 18, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 12:23 pm | Updated: September 18, 2015 4:10 pm | Permalink

Getting to Know: Nate Carter and Devon Blackmon

Football Blog | Sep 18, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 12:03 pm | Updated: September 18, 2015 4:09 pm | Permalink

Nate Carter

Running Back

Nacua named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week

Football Blog | Sep 16, 2015 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 8:39 am | Updated: September 22, 2015 12:47 pm | Permalink

OKLAHOMA CITY – Junior defensive back Kai Nacua was named the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week for week two after recording three interceptions, including a game-sealing pick-six to help lead BYU past No. 20 Boise State, 35-24.

With his three interceptions, Nacua tied the BYU record for most interceptions in a single game. One interception prevented a touchdown for the Broncos and another was the 50-yard pick-six that sealed the Cougar win.