Rise & Shout

20
Nov

164: UNLV, 2015 schedule and hoops

Matt returns to the podcast to help breakdown the UNLV victory, and Adam and Matt weigh in on whether the defense looks any better and if the offense is clicking. With the Missouri scheduling announcement, they also breakdown the 2015 schedule and decide if it looks harder than 2013. And with two games in the books, they look at the men's basketball team and opine on how the roster is shaking out.

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12
Nov

163: Jarom Jordan on Bronco and hoops newcomers

Matt is off this week, and Adam is joined by Jarom Jordan of BYU SportsNation for an extended interview. First up, they discuss whether the ramped up criticism of Bronco is deserved this year and how to properly evaluate a coaching staff in a year with so many injuries. It's then on to hoops, and Jarom tells us which newcomers will make the biggest impact for BYU this season. They finish with a discussion of the College Football Playoff. 

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5
Nov

162: Basketball Preview and the College Football Playoff

It's basketball time, and Matt and Adam preview the BYU men's basketball season. Who will step up behind Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth? Can the Cougars unseat the Zags atop the WCC? And is this team a one-and-done tourney team?

They also dive deep into the college football playoff, debating if the committee has it right today and who might make the playoff when it's all said and done. They also chat about Kyle Van Noy and Daniel Sorensen hitting the NFL later than expected, and Jimmer still not seeing much time on the hardwood.

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29
Oct

161: Dick Harmon on the future of BYU football

Dick Harmon of The Deseret News comes on the podcast to talk about Bronco Mendenhall's status and what the Cougars need to do to correct a disaster season.

Matt and Adam then break down the heat of Bronco's seat and whether they believe the administration is thinking about moving on from the Mendenhall Era. They also talk Halloween candy and have a draft of future superhero movies. Reluctantly, they preview the MTSU game.

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20
Oct

160: Fixing the Cougars with Jay Drew

Jay Drew of The Salt Lake Tribune comes back on the podcast to discuss BYU's woes against Nevada and whether we might see more woe against Boise State. He also breaks down who he believes will be the five starters for the BYU men's basketball team.

Matt and Adam begin by discussing Gotham and super hero movies. They reluctantly discuss the Nevada game and break down the reasons for the bad Cougar defense. Is Bronco too hard on his players in the media? Can BYU realistically expect to win on the Smurf Turf a week after losing to Nevada at home? They answer those questions and many more.

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15
Oct

159: Nevada preview and hoops with Jarom Jordan

Jarom Jordan of BYU SportsNation returns to the podcast. He tells us why the sky is not falling on the season, and what we can expect to see from the Cougars against Nevada. He also demonstrates how not to participate in the #TweetBag.

Matt and Adam break down what we learned against UCF and make ridiculous predictions about what we'll see on Saturday against the Wolfpack.

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6
Oct

158: Wrubell on the Lost Season

Greg Wrubell of KSL fame rejoins the podcast to discuss the fallout from the injury to Taysom Hill and the devastating loss to Utah State. He breaks down what differences we're likely to see in a Christian Stewart-led offense, and what we haven't seen and need to see from the BYU defense.

Matt and Adam talk about the devastation that was the Utah State game. They predict a bigger offensive role for Jamaal Williams (thanks Capt. Obvious), and tell us which defensive players need to step up to salvage the season. They also discuss the delicious McGriddle.

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30
Sep

157: Utah State Preview

Adam and Matt leave the bye week behind to preview the Utah State rivalry game. Will Jamaal get a bigger role? Just how much do the Cougars need to win by to make this an 'impressive' win? They also discuss whether Jimmer might find NBA relevance wearing a Pelicans jersey.

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23
Sep

156: Projecting Perfection

Matt and Adam cover lots of topics including projecting the rest of the season and deciding just how likely an undefeated season would be. And if BYU loses a game or two, what teams would most likely derail the Cougars? Also, is Taysom Hill the best BYU QB since Ty Detmer? Probably not, but he's in the discussion.

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17
Sep

155: Gurney on Virginia, Taysom

Brandon Gurney returns to the podcast to talk about Taysom Hill's Heisman chances, the stingy Cougar defense, and why he thinks we won't see much more of Ross Apo in 2014. Adam and Matt chat about baseball, Jim McMahon, Ziggy, Taysom, and they preview the Virginia game. And they, of course, answer your #TweetBag questions.

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