Quick Facts

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
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: Kenny Cox
OFFICE NUMBER: (801) 422-8999
CELL PHONE: (435) 229-3176
FOOTBALL ASSISTANT: McKay Perry
OFFICE NUMBER: (801) 422-8999
CELL PHONE: (707) 533-7420
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 11th
CAREER RECORD: 90-39 (.697)
RECORD AT BYU: same
CONFERENCE RECORD: 39-9 (.813)
ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH/OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Robert Anae, 9th Yr.
RUNNING BACKS: Mark Atuaia, 3rd Yr.
OFFENSIVE LINE: Garett Tujague, 3rd Yr.
QUARTERBACKS: Jason Beck, 3rd Yr.
WIDE RECEIVERS: Guy Holliday, 3rd Yr.
INSIDE LINEBACKERS: Paul Tidwell, 15th Yr.
DEFENSIVE LINE: Steve Kaufusi, 14th Yr.
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR/SECONDARY: Nick Howell, 6th Yr.
OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS/SPECIAL TEAMS: Kelly Poppinga, 5th Yr.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: Frank Wintrich, 1st Yr.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Jan Jorgensen
GRADUATE ASSISTANT: JD Falslev
GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Shane Hunter
GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Kyle Visciglia
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS: Patrick Hickman
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FB OPS.: Russell Tialavea
VIDEO COORDINATOR: Errol Seaver
EQUIPMENT MANAGER: Mick Hill

FOOTBALL TEAM INFORMATION

DEFENSE: 3-4
OFFENSE: Multiple Formation
2014 RECORD: 8-5
AFILLIATION: FBS Independent

PROGRAM HISTORY

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1 (1984)
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 23 (last 2007)
BOWL APPEARANCES: 33
BOWL RECORD: 13-19-1
LAST BOWL GAME: 2014 Miami Beach Bowl (L, 55-48 2OT vs. Memphis)
LAST BOWL VICTORY: 2012 Poinsettia Bowl (W 23-6 vs. San Diego State)
BOWL STREAK: 10 (6-4 record)
BOWL WIN STREAK: Four (2009-12)
FIRST YEAR OF FOOTBALL: 1922
ALL-TIME RECORD: 546-398-26 (.574)
ALL-TIME HOME RECORD: 298-134-6 (.684)
ALL-TIME ROAD RECORD: 223-242-19 (.481)
ALL-TIME NEUTRAL RECORD: 26-22-1 (.540)
ALL-TIME INDEPENDENT RECORD: 32-18 (.640)
STADIUM RECORD: 225-69 (.765)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE 1982 EXPANSION): 156-44 (.780)
STADIUM RECORD (SINCE RENAMING IN 2000): 65-21 (.756)

2015 STARTERS/LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST

LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 46/29
OFFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 22/15
DEFENSIVE LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 23/11
SPECIALIST LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 1/3
OFFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/6
OTHER OFFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXPERIENCE: 5
DEFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 7/5
OTHER DEFENSIVE RETURNERS WITH STARTING EXPERIENCE: 8