148: Brandon Gurney talks Media Day

Posted in byu by ajmangum on June 26th, 2014

Media Day has come and gone, and Brandon Gurney of the Deseret News joins us to recap the news from it. We talk scheduling, Robert Anae's offense, and Bronco's comments about will over skill. Brandon also gives us his feel for the QB pipeline in 2014 and beyond.

Matt and Adam then tackle a whole host of topics, including the World Cup, biting, media day, and Jabari Parker. There is also the mention of a pretend feud with another BYU podcast.

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147: Dissecting Conference Realignment Rumors

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on June 11th, 2014

It's all conference expansion in this episode, including our take on what the future holds. We break down Bronco Mendenhall's comments about joining the Big 12 and what we see as BYU's most relevant options.

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146: The Future of Independence and the X-Men

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on May 27th, 2014

Matt and Adam don't want to, but their briefly talk about BYU's internal investigation. Prompted by your #TweetBag questions, they also discuss the recent X-Men movie, BYU football independence, the chances BYU joins the Big 12 in the future, and the Cougars chances of making the 4-team playoff with a 12-0 season.

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145: NFL Draft, Scheduling, and Trent Hosick

Posted in byu by ajmangum on May 13th, 2014

It's just Adam and Matt in episode 145, and they spend most of the time yapping about the NFL Draft. Is Detroit a good landing spot for Kyle Van Noy? Can Cody Hoffman break in with Washington? And does Kaneakua Friel have a chance to make the Dallas Cowboys? They also dive deep into how the SEC and ACC scheduling rules might affect the Cougars, and if BYU must join a Big 5 conference to remain relevant in the college football landscape. Also, Trent Hosick's decision to transfer to BYU. All this and your #TweetBag questions.

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144: NFL Draft Preview with Jarom Jordan

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on May 6th, 2014

This week on the podcast, we welcome back Jarom Jordan, the host of BYU Radio's excellent BYU Sports Nation show. Jarom breaks down the thrill of BYU Rugby's third straight national title, and the disappointing ending to the BYU men's volleyball season. Jarom also tells us which Cougars get drafted, and he thinks the second one might not be who you're thinking of.

Adam and Matt also break down the NFL Draft Cougar style, including potential landing spots for Kyle Van Noy. And will Cody Hoffman even be drafted? They also discuss which Star Wars characters would make good NFL players.

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143: Greg Wrubell on spring football

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on April 23rd, 2014

Greg Wrubell of KSL rejoins the podcast for another great chat, this time about his key takeaways from spring practice, including the depth at WR, the depth in the defensive backfield, and the impact of a healthy offensive line. Greg also explains why Matt Carlino's departure is not as big as a deal as it might seem.

Matt and Adam then discuss Kyle Van Noy's ascension on draft boards, and play oddsmakers with Tayom's Heisman chances, and BYU's chances of breaking into the first college football playoff is they go 12-0. They also discuss the Oakland A's, Marvel movies, and the rise of nerds.

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142: Jay Drew on Carlino, Spring Football

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on April 9th, 2014

Jay Drew of The Salt Lake Tribune is our guest on the 142nd episode of the podcast. We discuss Matt Carlino's departure from the program and why he might have bolted. Jay also sizes up the impact it will have on the 2014-15 season. Next up is spring football. Jay talks about Taysom Hill's progress, the new WR corps, and the depth in the defensive backfield.

Matt and Adam yap about the NCAA championship game, and whether it was lame or not. They also discuss Carlino and spring football story lines. And with Kyle Van Noy rumored to potentially end up with the New England Patriots or Detroit Lions (among other teams), they get a little giddy.

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141: Dancing with Ducks

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on March 16th, 2014

The NCAA selection committee shocked the world and Cougar Nation by not only putting BYU into the tournament, but by also making the Cougars a 10th seed. What do Adam and Matt make of the seeding? Did BYU deserve it? They preview the rematch against Oregon and talk about who needs to step up for BYU to have a shot at getting revenge against the Ducks. They also talk KVN's beard and MLB. 

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140: Spring football, WCC tourney, Jabari and Jimmer

Posted in byu, sports by ajmangum on March 9th, 2014

In episode 140 of the podcast, Matt and Adam dive deep into spring football story lines. Who is Taysom Hill's back-up? Can Hill become an elite passer? Can Bronson Kaufusi really replace KVN? Is this WR group better than the 2013 version? They also talk about whether BYU's performance against LMU or Gonzaga's against Santa Clara changes their opinions on who the WCC champ will be. Also discussed: Jabari and what might have been, and Jimmer lost in Chicago.

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139: WCC tourney preview, Cougs in the NFL draft

Posted in Uncategorized by ajmangum on March 3rd, 2014

First up on the podcast, Adam and Matt talk about the Oscars and how they haven't seen any of the films nominated. They preview the WCC basketball tournament, picking every game and telling you what players they think will make the biggest impact during BYU's postseason run. And JimmerWatch continues with their evaluation of his signing with the Chicago Bulls.

Next on the podcast is NFL draft guru Tom Melton (@TMeltonScouting) who comes to talk Cougars. He's a big fan of Kyle Van Noy, and he thinks he'll have a long career. He likes Cody Hoffman's chances on draft day, and tells us what he thinks of BYU's all-time leading receiver. 

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