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Cougars, Lobos working out exhibition game for hurricane relief; BYU picked 3rd in WCC

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 19th - 5:46pm

The Cougars are working on an agreement to face former Mountain West rival New Mexico in an exhibition game Oct. 27 in Albuquerque, KSL.com has learned.

KSL Pick'em: Local teams struggle for 2nd straight week

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 17th - 10:41am

The three local FBS teams found themselves on the losing end for the second straight week.

BYU notes: Ty Detmer 'riled up' at Cougars' underachieving offense

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 16th - 6:31pm

After a six-game losing streak, the likes of which the BYU football program hasn’t seen since 1968, the gloves are off with offensive coordinator Ty Detmer and others in Provo.

Locals in the NFL: Utah safeties dominate Week 6

Derrek Ballard, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 16th - 3:48pm

In Week 6, three safeties showed that Utah produces some of the best in the league. Eric Weddle and Miles Killebrew forced fumbles, and Daniel Sorensen led the Chiefs in tackles.

CFB Breakdown: Utes, Cougars fall on road to Pac 12, SEC opponents

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Oct 15th - 11:41pm

Former Utah defensive lineman Christian Cox and former BYU linebacker David Nixon don’t have all the answers — but they do have a few suggestions.

The Triple Option: 'Backs against the wall' as BYU falls to historically bad 1-6

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 14th - 7:44pm

Nick Fitzgerald passed for 241 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 103 yards and two scores as Mississippi State took a 35-10 win Saturday afternoon that handed BYU a sixth-straight loss for the first time since 1968.

Former BYU linebacker Harvey Langi injured in Boston-area car crash

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 14th - 4:45pm

Former BYU and Bingham High linebacker Harvey Langi was injured in a car crash Friday night that involved serious but non-life-threatening injuries, the New England Patriots confirmed Saturday.

Dual-threat Fitzgerald helps Mississippi State hand BYU 6th-straight loss

KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 14th - 1:19pm

Nick Fitzgerald passed for 241 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 103 yards and two scores as Mississippi State took a 35-10 win Saturday afternoon that handed BYU a sixth-straight loss for the first time since 1968.

Game Center: BYU at Mississippi State

KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 14th - 10:00am

Follow along as the BYU Cougars take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi with KSL.com's live Game Center.

Report: former BYU standout Tyler Haws to sign with NBA G-League

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 13th - 9:55pm

Tyler Haws, the former Lone Peak High standout who scored a school-record 2,720 points in four years at BYU, will sign a tryout contract with the Delaware 87ers of the NBA G-League, according to reports.

Need more cowbell? BYU reeling going into road matchup with Mississippi State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 13th - 9:07pm

In a land of biscuits and gravy, collard greens and pickles and Kool-aid, BYU will face another singular tradition Saturday at Mississippi State: Cowbells.

KSL Pick'em: College football week 7 staff selections

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Oct 13th - 10:48am

The Week 7 slate kicks off early tomorrow as BYU hits the road to play at Mississippi State. Utah State hosts Wyoming in MWC action and the Utes face Pac-12 south division rival USC in LA. The two national games this week features the Red River Shootout between Oklahoma and Texas and Florida hosting Texas A&M.

Kinahan: Sitake is right to own BYU's struggles

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Oct 12th - 1:15pm

As BYU football continues to struggle, coach Kalani Sitake has shifted the blame from the players to the coaching staff. Sitake is praising the effort the players are giving, admitting the coaches have to be better in getting the team to play well.

Who is Joe Critchlow? Meet BYU's newest backup quarterback

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 12th - 10:15am

The most popular man on a Division I college campus is the backup quarterback on the football team. For BYU, that title now falls on true freshman Joe Critchlow.

16 years after departure, Heath Schroyer is back at BYU with 'free-flowing' offense, defense

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 10th - 11:26am

Over the past 20 years, through stops at UNLV, Wyoming, Tennessee-Martin and North Carolina State, Heath Schroyer has had a clear idea of the basketball teams he likes to coach. Gritty. Defensive. Equally able to win a 68-65 slugfest as a shootout.

KSL Pick'em: BYU fans most accurate in Week 6

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 10th - 10:56am

It wasn't a good weekend for local college football teams as BYU, Utah and Utah State all lost at home.

Ben Anderson: Money is killing BYU football

Ben Anderson, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   Oct 10th - 10:21am

BYU's quest for money is sinking the football program.

Locals in the NFL: Alex Smith ties NFL record of 11 passing touchdowns without an interception

Derrek Ballard, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 9th - 7:04pm

In Week 5, consistency is starting to show for Utah athletes. Alex Smith ties NFL record with 11 touchdown passes without an interception and continues to lead league in completion percentage. Nick Vigil and Bobby Wagner lead their defenses to wins.

BYU football notes: Sitake takes blame for Cougars' 5-game losing streak, offensive woes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 9th - 6:30pm

“It’s on me. Our offensive issues are my fault. I’m in the mix with them and trying to get it fixed. It’s costing us a lot of issues on the other two phases," Sitake said.

CFB Breakdown: Week 6 a nightmare for local teams

KSL.com  |  Posted   Oct 9th - 12:11am

What went wrong this week? Former Utah defensive lineman Christian Cox and BYU linebacker David Nixon join KSL Sportsbeat to break it down.