2009 Quick Facts

University InformationLocation: Provo, Utah
Founded: Oct. 15, 1875
Elevation: 4,553 feet
Enrollment: 33,278
Nickname: Cougars
Mascot: Cosmo
Colors: Dark Blue and White
Stadium (capacity): LaVell Edwards Stadium (64,045)
Surface: Natural Grass
Conference: Mountain West Conference
President: Dr. Cecil O. Samuelson
Athletics Director: Tom Holmoe


Media RelationsFootball Media Relations: Brett Pyne
Office Phone: (801) 422-4912
Cell Phone: (801) 367-1631
Football ASSISTANT: Jordan Christianseni
Office number:801-422-8999
Media Relations Main Office: (801) 422-8948
Media Relations Fax: (801) 422-0633
Edwards Stadium Press Box: (801) 422-2609
Website: www.byucougars.com
Address: 30 Smith Fieldhouse; Provo, UT 84602


Football StaffHead Coach: Bronco Mendenhall (Oregon State, ‘88)
Career Season:Sixth
Career Record: 49-15 (.766) *No. 4 win % active head coaches with a minimum of five years
Record at BYU: same
Conference Record: 34-6 (.850)
Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs: Lance Reynolds, 28th Yr.
Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers: Robert Anae, 6th Yr.
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs: Jaime Hill, 5th Yr.
Recruiting Coordinator/Inside Linebackers: Paul Tidwell, 10th Yr.
Special Teams Coordinator/Outside receivers: Patrick Higgins, 6th Yr.
Quarterbacks: Brandon Doman, 6th Yr.
Offensive Line: Mark Weber, 4rd Yr.
Defensive Line: Steve Kaufusi, 9th Yr.
Outside Linebackers: Barry Lamb, 17th Yr.
Strength & Conditioning: Jay Omer, 10th Yr.
Offensive Graduate Assistant:Shaun Nua
Defensive Graduate Assistant:Nick Howell
Offensive INTERN:Kelly Bills
Defensive INTERN: Kelly Poppinga
Director of Football Operations: Duane Busby
Head Football Trainer: Kevin Morris
High School Relations Dir.: Patrick Hickman
Video Coordinator:Lane Olson
Equipment Manager: Mick Hill


2008 Football Team InformationDefense: 3-4
Offense:Pro Set
2009 Record: 11-2
Final National Ranking: No. 12 Coaches/No. 25 AP
2008 MWC Record:7-1
2008 Conference Finish: 2rd


Program HistoryNational Championships: 1 (1984)
Conference Championships: 23 (last 2007)
MWC Championships: 4 (last 2007)
Bowl Appearances: 28
Last Bowl Game: 2009 (Las Vegas Bowl)
    W, 44-20 vs. Oregon State
Last Bowl Victory: 2009 (Las Vegas Bowl)
    W, 44-20 vs. Oregon State
First Year of Football: 1922
All-time Record: 505-374-26 (.572)
All-time Home Record: 273-128-6 (.678)
All-time Road Record: 210-226-19 (.482)
All-time MWC Record: 59-23 (.720)
All-time MWC Home Record: 29-12 (.707)
All-time MWC Road Record: 30-11 (.732)
Stadium Record: 200-63 (.760)
Stadium Record (since 1982 expansion): 131-41 (.762)
Stadium Record (since renaming in 2000): 40-15 (.727)


Starters/Letterwinners Returning/LostLetterwinners Returning/Lost: 45/29
Offensive Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/13
Defensive Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 23/15
Specialist Letterwinners Returning/Lost:2/1
Offensive Starters Returning/Lost:6/5
Defensive Starters Returning/Lost:6/7

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