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Riley Nelson receives fourth FBS Independent Player of the Week honor

Riley Nelson set career highs at Hawaii in completing 25 of 37 passes for 363 yards, while his three touchdown passes tied a career best. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION INDEPENDENT PLAYERS OF THE WEEK NAMED
 
BYU quarterback Riley Nelson, Navy linebacker Matt Warrick and Navy placekicker Jon Teague have been named FBS Independent Players of the Week, for games from Nov. 26 through Dec.

Freshman Quick Kicks: Josie Manwill, Ellie Smith and Makaylie Moore

Women's Soccer Blog | Jul 21, 2017 - Posted by Tatiana Monsen at 8:29 am | Updated: July 21, 2017 9:34 am | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – Joining the BYU women’s soccer family this fall are Josie Manwill, Ellie Smith and Makaylie Moore.

Manwill, a Layton, Utah native, is a recently returned missionary after serving for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kobe, Japan. Before her mission, she played a spring season with the Cougars.

Mika signs with Pallacanestro Pesaro

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PROVO, Utah – Former BYU forward Eric Mika has signed a contract for the 2017-18 season with Pallacanestro Pesaro in Italy. Pesaro is one of 16 teams in Lega Basket Serie A, the top league in Italy.

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Post-Team USA thoughts from Robins-Hardy

Women's Volleyball Blog | Jul 20, 2017 - Posted by Royce Hinton at 4:00 pm | Permalink

The following are thoughts from BYU women's volleyball senior setter Alohi Robins-Hardy regarding her time representing Team USA with the U.S. Collegiate Women's National Team in Europe from July 6-16.

Davey O’Brien Award names Tanner Mangum to 2017 watch list

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FORT WORTH, Texas (July 19, 2017) –The Davey O’Brien Foundation named BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum to the 2017 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List today.

Greg Wrubell's #CougarQuiz No. 10

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With BYU foootball players reporting for training camp next week, we're arrived at our final #CougarQuiz of the offseason.

Fred Warner named to 2017 Wuerffel Trophy watch list

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. —The Wuerffel Trophy today named BYU senior linebacker Fred Warner to its watch list for the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy, which honors the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement.     

BYU’s Fred Warner named to Butkus Award watch list

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PROVO, Utah – BYU senior linebacker Fred Warner has been named to the 2017 preseason watch list for the 33rd annual Butkus Award, which honors the nation’s best linebacker.

Freshman Hirsch takes State Amateur title

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OGDEN, Utah — Redshirt freshman Kelton Hirsch defeated Utah State junior Braydon Swapp on the 31st hole of match play Saturday to win the 119th Utah State Amateur at the Ogden Golf and Country Club.

With the victory, Hirsch became the third Cougar in three-consecutive years to take the State Am title. Patrick Fishburn won the title in 2016, while Jordan Rodgers claimed the victory in 2015. Hirsch is now the 20th BYU golfer to win the event.

Robins-Hardy and Team USA defeat Mountain West Conference All-Star Team to win title

Women's Volleyball Blog | Jul 14, 2017 - Posted by Royce Hinton at 12:16 pm | Updated: July 14, 2017 1:41 pm | Permalink

BYU women's volleyball senior setter Alohi Robins-Hardy and the U.S. Collegiate National Team defeated the Mountain West Conference All-Star Team in three sets (25-15, 25-15, 25-13) to claim the title of the 13th Annual European Global Challenge Friday in Pula, Croatia.

Robins-Hardy contributed seven assists, two aces and a dig in the win. The squad as a whole hit at a .390 clip compared to just .012 for the Mountain West Conference.