2015 fall practice begins

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PROVO, Utah – BYU football coaches and players began fall practice Saturday afternoon at the Student Athlete Building practice fields.

“I was impressed by a number of things,” BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall said. “Coach Wintrich has done a really nice job through the summer. The players were excited to play and looked fit. I was encouraged by the chemistry, the leadership and the culture. ”

Before settling into practice, the team received new equipment and gear.

BYU football set to begin fall camp with four open practices available for fans

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Other upcoming fan events include Movie Night at LaVell Edwards Stadium, Cougar Kickoff, Cougar Sale and Big Blue Bash

PROVO, Utah — Cougar fans will have four different opportunities next week to see this year’s BYU football team prepare for the upcoming 2015 season. BYU starts fall camp this weekend as it prepares to open the season at Nebraska on Sept. 5.  

BYU fall camp practice sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug. 10-12) and the team scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 15, will be open to the public. Admission is free.

Oberender added to final national team roster

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Volleyball announced incoming freshman Branden Oberender has been added to the final 12-person roster for the 2015 FIVB U19 Boys' World Championship.

Oberender and the rest of the team will compete from Aug. 14-23 in Argentina. The Boys' Youth National Team is the pinnacle of the USA Volleyball Boys' HP Program for 17- and 18-year-old athletes. The 12 athletes who made the roster were selected to represent the United States at the World Championship out of an initial training roster of 25.

BYU announces new Inside BYU Football television show

PROVO, Utah (Aug. 7, 2015) — BYU Broadcasting, BYU Athletics and BYU IMG College today announced the creation of a new television series, airing fall 2015. The show, entitled Inside BYU Football, is a weekly behind-the-scenes look at the Cougar football program throughout the 2015 season.

Elijah Bryant to transfer to BYU

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PROVO, Utah – Coach Dave Rose announced Thursday that 6-foot-4 guard Elijah Bryant will transfer to BYU from Elon. Bryant, the 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, will sit out the 2015-16 season and have three years of eligibility remaining.

"Elijah is a great player that will come to BYU with a tremendous amount of experience,” Rose said. "He is very skilled, and his strengths complement our strengths.  We look forward to having Elijah in our program."

BYU running back Jamaal Williams to miss 2015 season

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PROVO, Utah – BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall today announced running back Jamaal Williams has withdrawn from school and will redshirt this season. 

“Jamaal has withdrawn from school for personal reasons and will redshirt the 2015 season,” Mendenhall said. “We plan on Jamaal returning for the 2016 season.”

BYU to play Harvard in Diamond Head Classic Opener

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2015 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic Bracket

HONOLULU – The bracket for the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic – to be played Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Dec. 22, 23, and 25 in Honolulu – has been set. BYU basketball will open the Diamond Head Classic against Harvard on Dec. 22 at 11:30 a.m. HST on ESPNU.

Hill named to Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List

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BALTIMORE, Md --- BYU quarterback Taysom Hill has been selected to the Top 30 Watch List for the 2015 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award announced today by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc. and Transamerica.

Hatch named to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List

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PROVO, Utah – BYU junior forward Ashley Hatch was named to the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List on Wednesday.

Hatch is one of 28 women on the watch list and one of 13 who were also NSCAA All-Americans in 2014. The forward from Gilbert, Arizona, was the West Coast Conference Player of the Year and earned two All-America Third Team honors after finishing in the top 10 in goals and points per game with 18 goals and 42 points.

Win two tickets to a 2015 BYU home football game courtesy of Vivid Seats!

PROVO, Utah (August 4, 2015) — BYU fans can now enjoy enhanced benefits when looking for tickets to their favorite Cougar athletic event on the secondary market. The athletic department today announced a new partnership with Vivid Seats, the Official Ticket Marketplace of the BYU Cougars. Vivid Seats is the nation’s largest independently owned and operated marketplace for live event tickets.