Football Firesides

2014 football fireside schedule announced

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—BYU football has released the 2014 fireside schedule.

The Cougars’ firesides, where the team shares spiritual thoughts and musical numbers, take place the night before road games in LDS meeting houses near the game sites. Attendance is open to the public.

"The firesides have been a way for us to make a very clear statement of what our priorities are, or should be," head coach Bronco Mendenhall said. "Football is simply the vehicle we use to help others come to a knowledge of what really brings joy and happiness to our lives. These firesides are a way for all of us to help consider our priorities through understanding the purpose of life."

BYU will also hold a team-only fireside at the Utah State Correctional Facilities prior to the homeopener against Virginia and a fireside before the homecoming game against Nevada.

The BYU football team has been holding regular firesides throughout the football season since the Cougars' trip to New Mexico during the 2005 season.

Following is a list of fireside dates and the locations for firesides during the 2014 season. 

Fireside Schedule

Date Day Game Location Time
Aug. 28 Thu UConn Hartford Stake Center, 1000 Mountain Rd, Bloomfield, CT 06002 7 p.m. ET
Sept. 5 Fri Texas Round Rock Stake Center, 8140 RacineTrail, Austin, TX  78717 7 p.m. CT
Sept. 19 Fri Virginia Utah Dept. of Corrections - Promontory Facility, Draper, UT (team only)  
Oct. 8 Wed Central Florida Lake Nona/Hunters Creek Wards Meetinghouse, 701 W. Wetherbee Rd, Orlando, FL 32824 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 17 Fri Nevada Provo Utah Wasatch (Tongan) Stake Center, 1625 South Slate Canyon Drive, Provo, UT 84601 7 p.m. MT
Oct. 23 Thu Boise State Meridian ID East Stake Center, 11443 McMillan Rd, Boise, ID 83713 7 p.m. MT
Oct. 31 Fri Middle Tennessee State Murfreesboro Ward Meetinghouse, 902 East Clark Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 (location subject to change) 7 p.m. CT
Nov. 28 Fri California Lafayette/Walnut Creek 2nd Wards Meetinghouse, 2369 Overlook Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 (location subject to change) 7 p.m. PT

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