Quick Facts

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

LOCATION: Provo, Utah
FOUNDED: Oct. 15, 1875
ELEVATION: 4,553 feet 
ENROLLMENT: 30,243
NICKNAME: Cougars
MASCOT: Cosmo
COLORS: Dark Blue and White
STADIUM (CAPACITY): LaVell Edwards Stadium (63,470)
SURFACE: Natural Grass
CONFERENCE: West Coast Conference
PRESIDENT: Kevin 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: Aaron Sorenson
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 STAFF

HEAD COACH/DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bronco Mendenhall (Oregon State, ‘88)
CAREER SEASON: entering 10th
CAREER RECORD: 82-34 (.707)
RECORD AT BYU: same
CONFERENCE RECORD: 39-9 (.813)
ASSISTANT HEAD COACH/OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Robert Anae, 8th Yr.
RUNNING BACKS: Mark Atuaia, 2nd Yr.
OFFENSIVE LINE: Garett Tujague, 2nd Yr.
QUARTERBACKS: Jason Beck, 2nd Yr.
WIDE RECEIVERS: Guy Holliday, 2nd Yr.
INSIDE LINEBACKERS: Paul Tidwell, 14th Yr.
DEFENSIVE LINE: Steve Kaufusi, 13th Yr.
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR/SECONDARY: Nick Howell, 5th Yr.
OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS/SPECIAL TEAMS: Kelly Poppinga, 4th Yr.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: Jay Omer, 14th Yr.
OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Andrew George
OFFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Matt Edwards
DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Shane Hunter
DEFENSIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Brandon Bradley
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS: Zach Nyborg
HIGH SCHOOL RELATIONS DIR.: Patrick Hickman
VIDEO COORDINATOR: Errol Seaver
EQUIPMENT MANAGER: Mick Hill

FOOTBALL TEAM INFORMATION

DEFENSE: 3-4
OFFENSE: Multiple Formation
2013 RECORD: 8-5
AFILLIATION: FBS Independent

PROGRAM HISTORY

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1 (1984)
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 23 (last 2007)
BOWL APPEARANCES: 32
BOWL RECORD: 13-18-1
LAST BOWL GAME: 2013 Fight Hunger (L 31-16 vs. Washington)
LAST BOWL VICTORY: 2012 Poinsettia Bowl (W 23-6 vs. San Diego State)
BOWL STREAK: Nine (6-3 record)
BOWL WIN STREAK: Four (2009-12)
FIRST YEAR OF FOOTBALL: 1922
ALL-TIME RECORD: 538-393-26 (.575)
ALL-TIME HOME RECORD: 294-132-6 (.687)
ALL-TIME ROAD RECORD: 219-240-19 (.478)
ALL-TIME NEUTRAL RECORD: 26-21-1 (.563)
ALL-TIME INDEPENDENT RECORD: 26-13 (.667)
STADIUM RECORD: 221-67 (.767)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE 1982 EXPANSION): 152-42 (.783)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE RENAMING IN 2000): 61-19 (.762)

STARTERS/LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST

LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 47/21
OFFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 26/10
DEFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 19/11
SPECIALIST LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 3/3
OFFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/3
OTHER OFFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXPERIENCE: 13
DEFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 6/5
OTHER DEFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXPERIENCE: 4