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BYU vs. Hawai'i fourth quarter summary

Football Blog | Sep 28, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 9:33 pm | Permalink

Fourth Quarter Summary

BYU continued its rushing domination in the fourth quarter, rushing 70 yards to Hawai’i’s 23.  The Cougars finished with 540 total yards and 396 rushing yards. With a score of 47-0, the game was BYU’s first shutout since 2009. All touchdowns were scored by underclassmen.

Player Standouts

Paul Lasike scored the only touchdown of the fourth quarter.

BYU vs. Hawai'i third quarter summary

Football Blog | Sep 28, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 8:58 pm | Permalink

Third Quarter Summary

Three touchdowns highlighted the third quarter as BYU rushed for 71 yards, bringing the Cougars’ game total to 326. This is their first game with more than 300 rushing yards since playing against San Diego State in 2007. BYU scored 20 points in the third quarter.

Player Standouts

BYU vs. Hawai'i second quarter summary

Football Blog | Sep 28, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 7:52 pm | Updated: September 28, 2012 8:10 pm | Permalink

Second Quarter Summary

The Cougars launched the second quarter with a bang, scoring another touchdown on the first play of the quarter. After a touchdown by Taysom Hill, the BYU defense forced a Hawai’i fumble. The defense only allowed one Hawai’i first down in the quarter, holding the Warriors to 51 yards in the quarter while the BYU offense took 82 yards.

Player Standouts

BYU vs. Hawai'i first quarter summary

Football Blog | Sep 28, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 7:06 pm | Updated: September 28, 2012 7:11 pm | Permalink

Quarter Summary

BYU offense under the direction of freshman Taysom Hill tallied 173 yards in the first quarter, leading to a touchdown by Jamaal Williams. The defense kept up the pressure with 14 tackles, sending the team into the second quarter with a 7-0 lead.

Player Standouts

Inside look at a men's cross country practice

Men's Cross Country Blog | Sep 26, 2012 - Posted by Mason Porter at 4:13 pm | Permalink

No. 3 BYU men's cross country was featured on today's Workout Wednesday on Flotrack.org. Visit the Flotrack website to get an inside look at the Cougars' workout routine as they prepare for their upcoming meets.

Follow the cross country team on Twitter to get more inside looks from Flotrack.

BYU for the non-LDS student athlete

Men's Cross Country Blog | Sep 26, 2012 - Posted by Mason Porter at 11:26 am | Permalink

Flotrack.org caught up with junior distance runner Conner Peloquin to talk about what it's like to be in the minority at BYU as a non-LDS student athlete.

"Non-Mormon or Mormon, I think this is the place to be," Peloquin said. "Especially if you want to run fast."

Opponent previews: Tennessee State

Men's Basketball Blog | Sep 25, 2012 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 2:04 pm | Updated: September 25, 2012 2:06 pm | Permalink

Starting today and continuing until the start of the regular season on Nov. 9, we will give a short synopsis of all of BYU's opponents here on the BYU Basketball Blog.

Tennessee State

Coach: Travis Williams

2011-12 record: 20-13

Ohio Valley conference record: 11-5, 2nd

Postseason: CollegeInsider.com First Round, lost to Mercer

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Up Close: Joe Sampson

Football Blog | Sep 25, 2012 - Posted by Whitney Weekes at 1:47 pm | Permalink

Our next 'Up Close' senior spotlight is No. 1 Joe Sampson, BYU's senior DB from Oakland, Calif.

Nickname: Show Time

Favorite cold cereal: Frosted Flakes

Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “You can be good or you can be great, it is a choice.”

Before a football game, I: Put my headphones on and enter the “zone”.

How did I spend my off-season: There is no off season!

ESPN adds two games to WAC schedule involving BYU

Football Blog | Sep 24, 2012 - Posted by at 3:39 pm | Permalink

DENVER – ESPN has added two November non-conference games to the WAC schedule, both involving Brigham Young.  The BYU-San Jose State game on Nov. 17 and the BYU-New Mexico State game on Nov. 24 will be shown on either ESPNU or ESPN3.  The specific platform will be determined 12 days out for each game.
 
Kickoff for the San Jose State game is currently set for 1:00 p.m. PT while the New Mexico State game is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. MT, but both could change if selected for ESPNU.
 

Stephenson named CFPA Honorable Mention Punter of the Week

Football Blog | Sep 24, 2012 - Posted by Whitney Weekes at 12:57 pm | Permalink

BYU punter Riley Stephenson has earned College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Punter of the Week accolades for his performance against No. 24 Boise State.

Though the Cougars fell in a close contest, 7-6, Stephenson made an impact on special teams with punts of 52, 55, 56 and 57 yards. The St. George, Utah, native punted six times for an average of 47.0 yards. Four of the senior’s six punts pinned the Broncos inside their 20-yard line.