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UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

LOCATION: Provo, Utah
FOUNDED: Oct. 15, 1875
ELEVATION: 4,553 feet 
ENROLLMENT: 29,672
NICKNAME: Cougars
MASCOT: Cosmo
COLORS: Dark Blue and White
STADIUM (CAPACITY): LaVell Edwards Stadium (63,470)
SURFACE: Natural Grass
PRESIDENT: Kevin J Worthen, J.D.
ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Tom Holmoe

MEDIA RELATIONS

FOOTBALL MEDIA RELATIONS: Brett Pyne
OFFICE PHONE: (801) 422-4912
CELL PHONE: (801) 367-1631
FOOTBALL ASSISTANT: Kenny Cox
CELL PHONE: (801) 420-7703
FOOTBALL ASSISTANT: Kimberlie Haner
CELL PHONE: (503) 758-9698
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
TWITTER: @BYUcougars, @BYUfootball
FACEBOOK: BYU Football
ADDRESS: 30 Smith Fieldhouse; Provo, UT 84602

FOOTBALL STAFF

HEAD COACH: Kalani Sitake (BYU '00)
2016 SEASON: 8-4
CAREER RECORD: 8-4
RECORD AT BYU: same
ASSISTANT HEAD COACH/SAFTIES: Ed Lamb (BYU '96)
OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/QBs: Ty Detmer (BYU '91)
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR/LB: 'Ilaisa Tuiaki (SUU '96)
OFFENSIVE LINE: Mike Empey (BYU '95)
RUNNING BACKS: Reno Mahe (BYU '02)
RECEIVERS: Ben Cahoon (BYU '98)
TIGHT ENDS: Steve Clark (BYU '92)
DEFENSIVE LINE: Steve Kaufusi (BYU '94)
CORNERBACKS: Jernaro Gilford (BYU '04)
HEAD FB STRENGTH & COND. COACH: Nu'u Tafisi (Cal '06)
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASST: AJ Middleton
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASST: Justin McClure
DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Jan Jorgensen
DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Vince Feula
OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: JD Falslev
OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Harvey Unga
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPS: Russell Tialavea
DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING: Tevia Ofahengaue
DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL: Jack Damuni
DIRECTOR OF ATHLETE RELATIONS: Jasen Ah You
DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Sione Kinikini
DIRECTOR OF EQUIPMENT OPERATIONS: Mick Hill
VIDEO AND TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR: Errol Seaver
HEAD FOOTBALL TRAINER: Steve Pincock
SPORTS MEDICINE REHAB COORDINATOR: Brett Mortensen
DIRECTOR, STUDENT ACADEMIC CENTER: Trevor Wilson
FOOTBALL ACADEMIC ADVISOR: Jim Hamblin

FOOTBALL TEAM INFORMATION

DEFENSE: Multiple Formation
OFFENSE: Pro Style
2015 RECORD: 9-4
2015 FINAL RANKING: RV
AFILLIATION: FBS Independent

PROGRAM HISTORY

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1 (1984)
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 23 (last 2007)*
BOWL APPEARANCES: 35^
BOWL RECORD: 13-20-1
LAST BOWL GAME: 2016 Poinsettia Bowl vs. Wyoming
LAST BOWL VICTORY: 2012 Poinsettia Bowl (W 23-6 vs. San Diego State)
BOWL STREAK: 12^ (6-5 record)
BOWL WIN STREAK: Four (2009-12)
FIRST YEAR OF FOOTBALL: 1922
ALL-TIME RECORD: 563-406-26 (.579)
ALL-TIME HOME RECORD: 309-135-6 (.693)
ALL-TIME ROAD RECORD: 228-246-19 (.482)
ALL-TIME NEUTRAL RECORD: 27-25-1 (.519)
ALL-TIME INDEPENDENT RECORD: 50-26 (.558)
STADIUM RECORD: 236-70 (.771)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE 1982 EXPANSION): 168-45 (.789)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE RENAMING IN 2000): 76-22 (.776)
* Independent since 2011
^includes 2016 Poinsettia Bowl

2016 STARTERS/LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST

LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 61/22
OFFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 26/11
DEFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 32/8
SPECIALIST LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 4/3
OFFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/4
OFFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXP: 17
DEFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/3
DEFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXP: 19