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UP CLOSE with Lindsey Sowards Nielson

Women's Track & Field Blog | Apr 09, 2013 - Posted by Steven Tew at 4:16 pm | Updated: April 9, 2013 4:46 pm | Permalink

If anything else, distance runner Lindsey Sowards Nielson is a lover of all things Spanish. She's a Spanish major, her favorite movie is Nacho Libre, she would love to visit Peru and loves the Twilight series...but in Spanish.

The most unique aspect of her UP CLOSE story is she raised chickens like most people raise dogs...as pets. The chickens would even come to her and sit in her lap when she called to them. 

Height- 5-3

NFL Draft attendees to be announced on NFL Network at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday

Football Blog | Apr 09, 2013 - Posted by at 2:14 pm | Updated: April 9, 2013 2:22 pm | Permalink
List of Prospects Attending the 2013 Draft in New York City Revealed on ‘Path to the Draft’
 

The list of NFL prospects attending the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City will be revealed on NFL Network’s Path to the Draft Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 PM ET. Host Paul Burmeisteralong with analysts Charles Davis, Charley Casserly and Ted Sundquist will make the announcement.

Cougars featured in TV specials

Football Blog | Apr 06, 2013 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 5:15 pm | Updated: April 8, 2013 3:36 pm | Permalink

BYU's spring football practices came to a close on Friday with the team's annual Alumni Day. Nearly 1,000 people participated as former players and their family members came back to campus to spend time with the current team.

UP CLOSE with Deezbaa Whaley

Women's Track & Field Blog | Apr 04, 2013 - Posted by Steven Tew at 4:16 pm | Updated: April 5, 2013 3:13 pm | Permalink

For Deezbaa Whaley, family is quite important. There is not anything she would rather do than be with family. Even coming to BYU is part of a long standing family tradition.

One thing you most likely do not know about her is her hidden talent as a Navajo Frybread maker. She also grew up on a Navajo reservation in Arizona. If your curiosity is peaked, keep on reading...

Height- 5-7

Major- Physical Education      

More on BYU Pro Day

Football Blog | Apr 02, 2013 - Posted by at 3:44 pm | Updated: April 2, 2013 4:36 pm | Permalink

If you want to see a little more on BYU's successful Pro Day last week check out this Y Productions video, which provides the insights of New Orleans Saints Director of College Scouting Rick Reiprish. He talks about Ziggy Ansah's potential as a top pick, the evaluation process of players and the quality manner in which BYU helps out NFL scouts and personnel.

Video: A Pro Scout's Opinion

April baseball blog

Baseball Blog | Apr 02, 2013 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 3:28 pm | Updated: April 3, 2013 8:49 am | Permalink

MISSIONS, MISSIONS: There are 21 Catholic missions that were originally established in California. The West Coast Conference has schools in two of those cities Santa Clara (1777) and San Diego (1769).  While San Bernardino isn’t among those 21 missions, it is the headquarters where BYU freshman catcher Collin Braithwaite received his call last month to serve a mission starting this summer for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Day one in New York

Men's Basketball Blog | Apr 01, 2013 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 8:20 pm | Permalink

These photos are a day late but not a dollar short. Check out some of the action from BYU's travel day on Easter Sunday to New York for the 2013 National Invitational Tournament semifinals. These great photos were taken by Jaren Wilkey of BYU Photo.

BYU basketball in the media before Tuesday

Men's Basketball Blog | Apr 01, 2013 - Posted by Whitney Craft Jordan at 2:08 pm | Updated: April 1, 2013 2:11 pm | Permalink

The BYU basketball team is all set to play Baylor in the semifinals of the 2013 National Invitational Tournament in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday at 7 p.m. EDT live on ESPN2.

Fans can tune into BYUtv at 6 p.m. EDT on Tuesday before the game to catch a special edition of "Countdown to Tip-off" with live coverage from Madison Square Garden.

BYU vs. Washington media attention

Men's Basketball Blog | Mar 20, 2013 - Posted by Whitney Craft Jordan at 2:04 pm | Updated: March 20, 2013 3:25 pm | Permalink

The BYU basketball team defeated Washington 90-79 in the first round of the 2013 National Invitational Tournament. Tyler Haws led all players with 37 points, his third game this season with 30-plus points, and added 6 rebounds and 3 assists.

Former Cougar Gary Hill passed away on March 9, 2013

Men's Basketball Blog | Mar 13, 2013 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 4:45 pm | Updated: March 13, 2013 5:12 pm | Permalink

Former BYU basketball player Gary Hill passed away on March 9, 2013. Hill played for the Cougars from 1964 to 1967 and was a member of the 1965-66 NIT Championship team. For his career, Hill averaged 8.8 points and 3.9 rebounds in 64 career games. During BYU's run to the 1966 NIT title, Hill contributed 7.7 points and 5.0 boards. As a senior in 1966-67 he increased his scoring average to 10.1 points per game.