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Media Day 2011: Jordan Pendleton

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Taylor Wilson at 1:24 pm | Permalink

BYU senior linebacker Jordan Pendleton allowed the BYU Athletic Communications staff sit down with him during a morning breakout session at the 2011 BYU football media day. Pendleton looks forward to the exposure BYU will get during the 2011 season. 

MediaDay 2011: Interview with Bronco's Secretary, Carey Hoki

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 1:17 pm | Permalink

BYU cameras caught up with Carey Hoki, Bronco Mendenhall's personal assistant, to talk about BYU Football and Media Day

Media Day 2011: Holmoe on Mendenhall's Contract Extension

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Steven McCall at 1:08 pm | Updated: July 12, 2011 3:49 pm | Permalink

Bronco Mendenhall announced during the live State of the Program show on BYUtv that he has signed a three-year contract extension. Here is what BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe had to say about extending Mendenhall's deal.

Media Day 2011: Matt Reynolds

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Taylor Wilson at 1:07 pm | Permalink

During the first print breakout session at the 2011 BYU football media day, BYU Athletic Communications had a few minutes to sit down and talk with senior offensive lineman Matt Reynolds. Reynolds has been part of the BYU program for four years and is intrigued by the changes that independence is bringing to the program. 

Media Day 2011: Fun with Trevor Matich

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 12:55 pm | Permalink

BYU Marketing goes behind the scenes with Trevor Matich

 

Media Day 2011: Ty Detmer Live Chat

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Steven McCall at 12:50 pm | Permalink

Jarom Jordan or BYUtv hsa conducted live chats with several athletes, coaches and legends during Media Day. The chats can be viewed live online at BYUtv.org. Here is a clip from Jarom's interview with Ty Detmer, BYU's Heisman Trophy winner.

Media Day 2011: Jameson Frazier

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Ashlyn Hewlett at 12:33 pm | Permalink

Fresh off of his live web chat with BYUtv, we asked Jameson Frazier, senior linebacker from Draper, Utah, how he thought Media Day was going so far.  

"Media Day is big time. We're moving in to independence so we get a lot more exposure and we're taking full advantage of it.  I think it's great."

Becoming independent makes for an exciting senior year, but what Frazier is looking forward to most is just the opportunity to play with his teammates.

Media Day 2011: Corby Eason

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Taylor Wilson at 12:30 pm | Permalink

Defensive back Corby Eason is looking forward to BYU's first season as an independent. The stronger schedule, with games throughout the country, features teams from several BCS conferences. Eason believes the team is ready to embark on independence and perform on the national stage. 

Media Day 2011: Bryan Kariya

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Whitney Weekes at 12:18 pm | Updated: July 12, 2011 1:06 pm | Permalink

BYU Athletics caught up with senior running back Bryan Kariya during his first media day experience. 

"This is cool because it gives us the opportunity to get all these things out and be able to focus on football stuff after this," Kariya said. "It's good to be able to talk to the media and let our fans know what we're doing and then be able to focus on football and take care of business at the right time."

Media Day 2011: Romney Fuga Interview

Football Blog | Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 12:12 pm | Permalink

BYU cameras caught up with BYU Defensive Lineman Romney Fuga during the break