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Vanquish The Foe May 23, 2017
BYU basketball: 5 times we loved Cougar baller Elijah Bryant’s new vlogging venture

BYU basketball: 5 times we loved Cougar baller Elijah Bryant’s new vlogging venture

Elijah Bryant has taken up vlogging and there’s a lot to love about it. Mary shares some of her favorite moments so far. BYU Basketball’s Elijah Bryant has taken up a new hobby that benefits all of Cougar Nation: vlogging. The 6’5’’ guard says his family inspired him to take up video blogging. He’s been at home with them in Georgia for the past couple weeks. His first entry came out May 13, featuring his mom Israel and one of his adorable little brothers, Kai, at his school’s field day (looks like athleticism runs in the family). Elijah has since put out two more vlogs on his...
Vanquish The Foe May 22, 2017
BYU Football Recruiting: Class of 2018 QB Zadock Dinkelmann commits to BYU

BYU Football Recruiting: Class of 2018 QB Zadock Dinkelmann commits to BYU

Former LSU commit is now a BYU Cougar The recruiting process has been very long for the 6’ 5” 228 lb Zadock Dinkelmann, but he seems to have made a final decision on the BYU Cougars. Dinkelmann announced the decision via his twitter account. Recruiting process is over ! Blessed to say I have committed to Brigham Young University❗️ #ThisisY pic.twitter.com/b9UQ1uRHbQ— Zadock Dinkelmann (@ZadockDinkelma1) May 22, 2017 Zadock originally committed to LSU when he was a freshmen in 2014 and stayed committed until earlier this year. Other big schools like Alabama and Texas were...
Vanquish The Foe May 19, 2017
Former BYU basketball forward Jamal Aytes transfers to Southern Utah

Former BYU basketball forward Jamal Aytes transfers to Southern Utah

Aytes struggled with injuries throughout his three years at BYU, and with the early mission return of Zac Seljaas, he didn’t figure to see very much playing time next season. Former BYU forward Jamal Aytes will play his fifth year of college basketball as a graduate transfer at Southern Utah University, per a press release from SUU. Aytes was plagued by multiple injuries during his BYU career and was never able to stay fully healthy and in the rotation for an entire season. He leaves BYU with career averages of 7.0 minutes per game and 2.5 points per game in 50 career contests in a...
Vanquish The Foe May 19, 2017
BYU softball falls short against Utah in NCAA Regional, 3-2.

BYU softball falls short against Utah in NCAA Regional, 3-2.

The Utes strike in the bottom of the 7th inning to win in walk-off fashion. The BYU-Utah rivalry found its way into the NCAA softball tournament on Friday afternoon in Salt Lake City. In a tightly contested game, Utah rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to secure the walk-off victory and a spot in the Regional Final. The first game of the NCAA tournament saw BYU softball play a flawless game. The second game wasn’t as easy going. BYU took an early lead in the top of the 2nd inning when Alexa Strid drove home Ashley Thompson. Utah countered in the bottom of the frame...
Vanquish The Foe May 18, 2017
BYU softball wins NCAA Regional opener in mercy-rule romp over Mississippi State

BYU softball wins NCAA Regional opener in mercy-rule romp over Mississippi State

A near flawless display for BYU as they overwhelm the Bulldogs. BYU’s softball team has qualified for the NCAA tournament in 13 consecutive seasons. In addition, the Cougars have won an incredible 9 consecutive conference championships. So, it is definitely fair to say that BYU softball head coach Gordon Eakin is killing it. In the first game of the NCAA Regionals hosted by Utah in Salt Lake City, BYU was paired with the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Mississippi State placed their most accomplished pitcher in school history in the circle — senior Alexis Silkwood, the all-time Miss. St....
Vanquish The Foe May 16, 2017
BYU basketball: Eric Mika hires agent, will stay in NBA Draft

BYU basketball: Eric Mika hires agent, will stay in NBA Draft

BYU loses star big man to the NBA BYU announced Tuesday night that star big man Eric Mika will remain in the NBA Draft: Eric Mika has announced that he will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA Draft.#BYUhoops pic.twitter.com/6z1Io1fAc4— BYU Basketball (@BYUbasketball) May 17, 2017 Eric’s decision came days after his participation in the NBA Draft Combine, and one day before the national signing period ends for the 2017 basketball signing class. BYU will be able to sign one more player to fill Mika’s vacant scholarship. Mika averaged 20.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.9...
Vanquish The Foe May 13, 2017
BYU Football Scheduling: Cougars announce home-and-home series with Liberty University

BYU Football Scheduling: Cougars announce home-and-home series with Liberty University

BYU schedules series with newly minted FBS school BYU Football announced Saturday morning a home-and-home series in 2019 and 2022 with the Liberty Flames: BYU and Liberty University have agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2019 and 2022 seasonshttps://t.co/x1IiE1BOAG#BYUFOOTBALL pic.twitter.com/T0JWT9yBhl— BYU Football (@BYUfootball) May 13, 2017 President Trump also mentioned “Brigham Young” (46-second mark) as part of Liberty’s future opponents during the school’s graduation ceremonies: Yes that is the @POTUS announcing @LibertyFootball future FBS opponents! Thank...
Vanquish The Foe May 11, 2017
Heath Schroyer is BYU basketball’s new assistant coach. What does it mean?

Heath Schroyer is BYU basketball’s new assistant coach. What does it mean?

The veteran coach returns to Provo after 16 years away. How will his addition to the staff bolster the Cougars? After a lengthy search, Heath Schroyer will join the men’s basketball program as an assistant coach, replacing the recently departed Terry Nashif. CBS Sports Jon Rothstein first broke the news: BYU's Dave Rose will hire Heath Schroyer as an assistant coach, per a source. Very strong hire for the Cougars.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 11, 2017 The hire represents a homecoming of sorts for Schroyer, who previously served as an assistant in Provo from 1997 to 2001, when...
Vanquish The Foe May 9, 2017
Cougs on Cougs: Dalton Nixon’s return, Taysom Hill in red, and Tejan Koroma’s arms

Cougs on Cougs: Dalton Nixon’s return, Taysom Hill in red, and Tejan Koroma’s arms

Jess and Mary bring you a shortened Cougs on Cougs all about the highlights on BYU social media this week. The off-season is in full swing, which means a whole lot of... well, not much, really! Regardless, Jess and Mary bring you another episode of Cougs on Cougs to discuss the highlights of the week on BYU social media. In BYU Basketball news, 6-7 sophomore Dalton Nixon returns home from his mission to Boston, Massachusetts this Friday! We’ve loved getting mission updates from Dalton’s dad, former BYU Basketball forward Kevin Nixon, and we are excited to have Dalton home and on the...
Vanquish The Foe May 8, 2017
BYU Basketball Recruiting: Cougars land 2017 Point Guard Jahshire Hardnett

BYU Basketball Recruiting: Cougars land 2017 Point Guard Jahshire Hardnett

BYU lands lefty point guard BYU added another piece to the 2017 team with the commitment of Florida JUCO point guard Jahshire Hardnett. Hardnett announced his commitment via his twitter account: Proud to announce that I have decided to continue my academic/basketball career at the Brigham Young University!! #COUGARS!!! #BYU pic.twitter.com/qrcajw3Q1a— JEH#4 (@jahshirehardnet) May 9, 2017 Hardnett committed to BYU after taking an official visit to Provo. Hardnett is from Chipola College in Florida. He played high school ball in Gulfport, Mississippi. Hardnett has a unique recruiting...
Vanquish The Foe May 8, 2017
BYU Basketball: Eric Mika to begin workouts in NBA Draft Combine

BYU Basketball: Eric Mika to begin workouts in NBA Draft Combine

Eric Mika set to begin NBA Draft Combine process Eric Mika’s NBA future will be a lot clearer one week from. The NBA Draft Combine starts tomorrow (May 9) and will run until May 14 in Chicago, Illinois. Mika is one of 67 players that will participate in the NBA Draft Combine. Mika has yet to hire an agent, and has until May 24 to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to BYU, if he so chooses. Mika will have the opportunity to participate in drills, athletic testing, interviews, and 5-on-5 play during the week. ESPN2 will have Draft Combine coverage Thursday and Friday (May 11 and 12)....
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: BYU OL Andrew Eide signs UDFA deal with San Francisco

2017 NFL Draft: BYU OL Andrew Eide signs UDFA deal with San Francisco

Former BYU Cougar Eide will get a shot with an NFL team. BYU offensive lineman Andrew Eide has signed an undrafted free agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The Orem, Utah native transferred to BYU as a graduate transfer from Southern Utah, where he played defensive line before switching to offensive line. In his lone season at BYU, Eide started all 13 games at left tackle in a season where BYU averaged more than 200 rushing yards per game. Eide tracks to play guard in the NFL. After his pro day workout in Provo, several scouts...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: BYU safety Kai Nacua signs free-agent deal with Cleveland Browns

2017 NFL Draft: BYU safety Kai Nacua signs free-agent deal with Cleveland Browns

The BYU ballhawk will get his shot in the NFL. BYU safety Kai Nacua has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Cleveland Browns. Headed to the #DawgPound Blessed and thankful to be apart of Browns organization!— V.XIV.XII (@KaiNacua) April 30, 2017 Nacua picked off 14 passes in his BYU career, good for fourth all-time at the school, and returned two for touchdowns. As a senior, he totaled 48 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss to go along with six interceptions. At 6-foot-2, Nacua may be smaller than desired as an NFL safety, but his athleticism, game tape and knack for the ball...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
BYU Fullback Algie Brown signs UDFA deal with Seattle Seahawks

BYU Fullback Algie Brown signs UDFA deal with Seattle Seahawks

Algie heads to the Pac NW BYU fullback/running back Algie Brown has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Congratulations to @BYUfootball RB Algernon Brown who will sign as a free agent with the @Seahawks. Found out just seconds after draft ended— Jared Lloyd (@JaredrLloyd) April 29, 2017 Brown played running back his first 3 years at BYU before switching to fullback his senior year in Ty Detmer’s pro-style offense. For his career, Brown ran for 1,310 yards and 13 touchdowns. His best statistical year came in 2015, when he ran for 709 yards and 11...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: BYU LB Sae Tautu signs an UDFA deal with the New Orleans Saints

2017 NFL Draft: BYU LB Sae Tautu signs an UDFA deal with the New Orleans Saints

BYU defensive end and outside linebacker Sae Tautu has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the New Orleans Saints. #Saints are signing BYU LB Sae Tautu as an undrafted college free agent, per source. He joins a team with six other Polys.— Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) April 29, 2017 Tautu recorded 100 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, three pass deflections, and a forced fumble in 30 games at BYU. Tautu is an explosive edge rusher with the ability to cause disruption in his opponents’ backfields. He is a very aggressive player, which got the best of him on a couple...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: BYU quarterback Taysom Hill signs free-agent deal with Green Bay Packers

2017 NFL Draft: BYU quarterback Taysom Hill signs free-agent deal with Green Bay Packers

Despite his age and injury history, Green Bay is willing to take a chance on Taysom Hill To say that Taysom Hill’s career has been a roller coaster ride would be an understatement. That career will now continue as Hill signs with the Green Bay Packers as a free-agent. Hopefully, the rest of his ride goes smoothly. This is a name QB coaches love: #BYU QB Taysom Hill has signed with the #Packers. If he can stay healthy, a lot there.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 29, 2017 Hill will bring size, speed and athleticism to the Packers. Outside of his 4.44 speed, perhaps his greatest...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: BYU LB Harvey Langi signs undrafted free agent deal with the New England Patriots

2017 NFL Draft: BYU LB Harvey Langi signs undrafted free agent deal with the New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have signed BYU inside linebacker and defensive end, Harvey Langi, to an undrafted free agent deal. Langi will join another former BYU linebacker, Kyle Van Noy, on the Patriots. Patriots will sign Harvey Langi (LB, BYU). Not a surprise.— James Christensen (@NEPatriotsDraft) April 29, 2017 Langi recorded 137 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 interceptions, three pass deflections, two interceptions, and a forced fumble over 29 games during his three seasons at BYU. He spent time at both the inside linebacker and defensive end positions for the Cougars (and...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
Reports: BYU basketball’s Eric Mika invited to participate in NBA Draft combine

Reports: BYU basketball’s Eric Mika invited to participate in NBA Draft combine

The Cougar star is going to get his chance to impress the scouts. BYU basketball big man Eric Mika has received an invitation to participate in the NBA’s draft combine, according to multiple reports. The event is scheduled to take place May 9-14 in Chicago. BYU’s own Greg Wrubell was the first to tweet out the news, followed by ESPN reporter Jeff Goodman. I'm told that BYU's Eric Mika has been invited to the NBA draft combine.— Greg Wrubell (@gregwrubell) April 29, 2017 BYU big man Eric Mika has been invited to the NBA combine.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 29,...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 29, 2017
2017 NFL Draft: The Green Bay Packers draft BYU RB Jamaal Williams in the 4th round

2017 NFL Draft: The Green Bay Packers draft BYU RB Jamaal Williams in the 4th round

Jamaal Williams to the Packers! The Green Bay Packers have selected BYU running back Jamaal Williams with the 134th pick (4th Round) of the 2017 NFL Draft. With the selection, Williams becomes the highest Cougar running back taken in the NFL Draft in over 40 years. Williams was a force at running back during his four seasons with the Cougars despite some injury struggles. He leaves BYU with his name all over the school’s record book as the leader in career rushing yards (3,901), rushing yards in a single game (286), points scored in a single game (30), and touchdowns scored in a single...
Vanquish The Foe Apr 28, 2017
Offseason workout plan: Elijah Bryant

Offseason workout plan: Elijah Bryant

Elijah Bryant is a thrilling player; what can he do to build on a good sophomore campaign? Finals are over and summer break has begun for BYU students. As such, now is the time when BYU basketball players have an opportunity to improve their hoop abilities. Elijah Bryant’s 1st season at BYU saw him battle injuries while his personal performance was inconsistent. There was enough positive to be really compelling and enticing while having a few holes in his game. Every player has ways they can improve — let’s take a look at the areas Elijah Bryant is likely looking at this...

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    Kyle Davis

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  • Jamal Aytes

    Jamal Aytes

    Former BYU basketball forward Jamal Aytes transfers to Southern Utah

  • Eric Mika

    Eric Mika

    BYU forward Eric Mika to remain in NBA draft, hire an agent

  • Steven Beo

    Steven Beo

    BYU's Aytes, Beo to transfer, Guinn leaves program

  • Algernon Brown

    Algernon Brown

    Five BYU football players sign with NFL teams as undrafted free agents, two others to mini-camps

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