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.
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.
Head football coach Bronco Mendenhall
, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe, ESPN analyst and former BYU football player Trevor Matich and managing director of broadcasting Derek Marquis joined studio host Dave McCann to assess the upcoming season. BYU’s offensive and defensive coaching staff also took part in the broadcast.
Mendenhall and Holmoe talked with McCann to start the show and made three big BYU football announcements including the addition of a new opponent series against USC, outl
PROVO, Utah (June 25, 2013) – BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy was named to the 2013 Athlon Sports’ Preseason All-America First Team on Tuesday.
A Lott Impact Trophy Watch List honoree, Van Noy also earned preseason honors on the Phil Steele All-America First Team.
College Football Performance Awards announced BYU senior Kyle Van Noy as a member of its 2013 CFPA Defensive Awards Watch List this week.
Van Noy was the 2012 CFPA Linebacker Trophy winner and 2012 CFPA National Defensive Performer of the Year.
“Congratulations to CFPA winner Kyle Van Noy on earning a spot on the 2013 CFPA Defensive Awards Watch List,” said CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith. “Van Noy will play an important role for BYU in 2013.”
College Football Performance Awards announced Cody Hoffman and Kaneakua Friel as members of its 2013 CFPA Offensive Awards Watch List this week. Hoffman earned a spot on the 2013 CFPA Wide Receiver Trophy Watch list while Friel earned a spot on the 2013 CFPA Tight End Trophy Watch List.
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TUCKETT AND PULLINS BILLBOARD: With the home season now over, advertising banners were pulled from the outfield wall of Larry H. Miller Field. However, the banner of Glen Tuckett and Gary Pullins remains visible. That banner was unveiled last month when their jerseys, No. 20 and No. 1, were retired.
Athletes and coaches from BYU Athletics descended on St. George, Utah, Saturday for the first-ever Cougar Fan Fest. Two more Cougar Fan Fest events will be held in northern Utah tonight and tomorrow. The event in Spanish Fork begins at 6 p.m. MDT Tuesday at the Spanish Fork Sports Complex, and the event in Sandy begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Amphitheater Park.
BYU All-American linebacker Kyle Van Noy is garnering attention not only locally and nationally but also on the other side of the Atlantic. Having caught the eyes of TV viewers in the UK with his performance in the 2012 Poinsettia Bowl, Van Noy is featured this week in a sports podcast based out of Scotland.