Rise & Shout

22
Apr

183: Jarom Jordan on volleyball and transfers

In episode 183, Jarom Jordan of BYUtv rejoins us to discuss men’s volleyball and the big upset over No. 1 Hawaii. He also breaks down the transfers of Isaac Nielsen and Frank Bartley IV and how that might affect the 2015-16 men’s basketball team.

Matt and Adam discuss the transfers and whether Dave Rose’s program has peaked. Bronco believes BYU needs to be in a P5 conference in three years, and the brothers talk about whether that’s true or not. Then they preview the NFL Draft focusing on three BYU players who might hear their names called. 

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15
Apr

182: Harmon on Haws’ legacy

In Episode 182 of the CougarFan Rise & Shout Podcast, Dick Harmon of The Deseret News joins us to discuss Tyler Haws’ legacy among the Cougar greats. He also breaks down the top storylines of spring football camp and what they mean for the 2015 season.

Matt and Adam then lay out the best and worst case scenarios for the 2015 football season. Other topics include: men’s volleyball's big matches against Hawaii; favorite baseball movies; and what movies they’re likely to see this summer.

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14
Apr

The Rise and Shout Podcast is now part of CougarFan

We are extremely excited to announce that the Rise & Shout Podcast is joining forces with the supreme BYU sports news hub CougarFan.com. So we're now the CougarFan Rise & Shout Podcast. For the most part, nothing will change. Matt and I will still be doing weekly shows babbling about BYU sports and whatever else pops into our heads. In the near future, the podcast will be housed within CougarFan.com. The benefits are obvious: CougarFan is the place where thousands of BYU fans go to get the latest news. The CougarFan Rise & Shout Podcast will reach many more fans, bringing our unique voice to new ears.

More changes will be coming, but suffice it to say that the show will continue and become even bigger and better than it's been the past four and a half years. Thanks for listening, thanks for downloading, and Go Cougars!
8
Apr

181: Jarom Jordan on P5 chances, MLB preview

Jarom Jordan of BYU SportsNation fame returns to the podcast to talk about the BYU defense and what we learned about the newly-Bronco-led unit. We also talk P5 conference expansion and must-see summer movies.

Matt and Adam break down the BYU depth chart and make bold MLB predictions.

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1
Apr

180: Brandon Gurney on Spring Football

Brandon Gurney of The Deseret News joins the podcast to chat about spring football. He tells us what we've learned about the deep receiving corps and what we haven't learned about a defensive unit with lots of question marks. He also weighs in on the back-up QB situation, and gets excited about the front court depth coming to the men's basketball team in 2015-16.

Matt and Adam then break down the Final Four, talk about their favorite General Conference traditions, and play a little over/under with the receivers, running backs and tight ends. 

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25
Mar

179: Jay Drew on Spring Football Concerns

Jay Drew of The Salt Lake Tribune returns to discuss the major spring football story lines, including concerns in the defensive backfield. He also helps us cut through coach and player speak to understand what we are learning, and not learning, this spring.

Matt and Adam break down Kentucky's quest for perfection, including a discussion as to whether an undefeated champion is good or bad for college basketball. Based on spring football, they weigh in on what needs to happen for BYU football to have a special season in 2015. And with a loaded men's basketball roster, they discuss whether we can expect the 2015-16 Cougars to be better than this year's squad. 

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17
Mar

178: Down Go the Cougars in the First Four

Adam and Matt don't usually get together the moment after a tough loss, but they tough it out to bring you this podcast. What went wrong in the second half against Ole Miss? Why do we as fans put up with these heartbreaks? They also discuss some of the news out of spring football.

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3
Mar

177: Zags! Spring football! Spencer Linton!

Spencer Linton of BYU SportsNation joins the show to discuss the huge win over Gonzaga and how the Cougars did it. He also breaks down the WCC Tournament and provides some tidbits on spring football.

Matt and Adam discuss the historical significance of the win over the Zags, what it does to their March Madness chances, and how two missed free throws could effect Tyler Haws' legacy. Then they outline what they need to see in spring football to feel comfortable about the 2015 season.

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25
Feb

176: Tourney chances, dissecting Holmoe

Adam and Matt get together as usual for their weekly chat. First up, they discuss Athletic Director Tom Holmoe's recent comments about Miami Beach Bowl fight discipline, the Pac-12, the Utah and Notre Dame series, and conference expansion. Then they break down BYU's chances of making the NCAA Tournament and of beating Gonzaga. Also on the podcast: the Oscars, Las Vegas, Cafe Rio, and much more

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19
Feb

175: Greg Wrubell on tourney hopes

It's the 175th episode of the podcast, and it starts with a conversation with Greg Wrubell about men's basketball. Greg elaborates on the recent contributions of Josh Sharp and Corbin Kaufusi, and on the continuing excellence of Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth. He also discusses BYU's tournament chances, which he thinks are still pretty good.

Adam and Matt then yap about men's volleyball, Marvel movies, the NBA slam dunk contest, Kaufusi's emergence, and who had the better dance week: Jamaal Williams or Jake Toolson.

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