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Marriott Center Update-5/18/12

Men's Basketball Blog | May 18, 2012 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 4:44 pm | Updated: May 21, 2012 12:13 pm | Permalink

The project to install new chairs at the Marriott Center and renovate the locker rooms is well underway. The first new concrete was poured in the Marriott Center this morning. See photos below of the progress being made.

BYU student-athletes participate in walk-a-thon

Athletic Department Blog | May 17, 2012 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 4:28 pm | Updated: May 17, 2012 4:30 pm | Permalink

Several BYU student athletes participated in a walk-a-thon at Orchard Elementary in Orem on Wednesday, May 16. Members of BYU women's soccer, women's basketball and men's basketball as well as members of the Utah Valley baseball attended and signed autographs, played with students and supported them in their efforts to raise funds for their school. Funds raised go directly to the school for supplies, teacher grants, Reflections contests and student activities. See the photos below.

BYU No. 35 in Phil Steele's Top 40 Countdown

Football Blog | May 16, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 5:13 pm | Permalink

College football pundit Phil Steele revealed BYU as No. 35 on his 2012 Top 40 college football teams. Visit www.philsteele.com for more information on his countdown.

NFF Announces 2012 College Football Hall of Fame Class

Football Blog | May 15, 2012 - Posted by Kenny Cox at 2:02 pm | Permalink

The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame announced Ty Detmer as a member of the 2012 Hall of Fame Class on Monday on ESPN during College Football Live. Today, the thirteen other players and three coaches were announced to complete the 2012 honorees. Here is the NFF's complete release announcing this year's class:

NFF Announces 2012 Football Bowl Subdivision College Football Hall of Fame Class
14 Players and Three Coaches to Enter College Football's Ultimate Shrine

Watch 2012 College Football Hall of Fame Announcement Tuesday

Football Blog | May 14, 2012 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 5:53 pm | Updated: May 14, 2012 6:02 pm | Permalink

The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced Monday during College Football Live on ESPN that former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer will enter the College Football Hall of Fame.

California Trip V

Baseball Blog | May 09, 2012 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 10:38 am | Updated: May 9, 2012 1:59 pm | Permalink

Bus Trip to Pepperdine

Three weeks ago BYU was notified its flight plans to California were scrubbed by the airlines.  The Cougars left this morning on their longest bus trip of the season.  Prior to this bus trip, the longest bus trip of the season was a couple-hour ride from Tulsa to No. 4 Arkansas.

Guenther Cleared to Play

BYU senior co-captain Wes Guenther was cleared to play for this week’s three-game series at Pepperdine.

BYU and Boise State to play Thursday, Sept. 20 on ESPN

Football Blog | May 03, 2012 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 6:57 pm | Updated: May 3, 2012 7:01 pm | Permalink

BYU’s 2012 football schedule has changed.

The BYU vs. Boise State game in Boise, Idaho, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, will now be played on Thursday, Sept. 20. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. The kick time for the game will be announced at a later date.

Putnam Invited to Green Bay Minicamp

Football Blog | May 01, 2012 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 3:59 pm | Updated: May 1, 2012 4:02 pm | Permalink

The Green Bay Packers have invited former BYU defensive lineman Matt Putnam to their minicamp starting May 11. Putnam has not signed a free agent contract with the team but will go to the three-day minicamp seeking the chance to join the Packers’ preseason camp this summer.

BYU's McKay Jacobson Becomes Fourth Cougar to Ink NFL Free Agent Deal

Football Blog | Apr 29, 2012 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 6:09 pm | Permalink

BYU wide receiver McKay Jacobson signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Four BYU football players from the 2011 team have signed free-agent contracts with NFL teams since the league’s annual draft concluded Saturday night. 

California Trip IV

Baseball Blog | Apr 23, 2012 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 2:53 pm | Updated: April 23, 2012 5:53 pm | Permalink

On Mason Marshall

Mason Marshall will be featured tonight on True Blue on BYUtv, airing at 6 p.m., with replays at 9 p.m. and on Tuesday., Apr. 24 at 12 a.m., 5:30 p.m. MDT.  Marshall told True Blue reporter Robbie Bullough, who stands 5-foot-5, that he stands 5-foot-9.  We list Marshall at 5-foot-8, even though he reported on his information sheet as 5-foot-10.