Rise & Shout

2
Jul

192: Bill Connelly of SB Nation

Bill Connelly, college football writer for SB Nation, joins the show to talk through his take on BYU’s 2015 potential. He also talks about who might be BYU’s toughest opponent, and why he thinks BYU has a chance to go 4-0 in September.

Matt and Adam then talk about Jake Heaps’ football journey, they rank BYU’s 2015 opponents, and they dive into the latest conference expansion rumor insanity.

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24
Jun

191: Football Media Day

It’s BYU Football Media Day, and Matt and Adam break down all the biggest storylines, including independent scheduling, the health of Taysom and Jamaal, and new strength coach Jason Wintrich. They also define what exactly is a middle-aged vanilla man.

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16
Jun

190: Great Cougar Expectations for 2015

In Episode 190, Matt and Adam cover news topics including Ziggy as the Lions most important player, Nate Austin’s comeback, and 7-foot-3 Alan Hamson coming to BYU. They also break down fair expectations for Bronco, how BYU wins 10 games, and the NFL potential of Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams and Bronson Kaufusi.


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10
Jun

189: Going better than 8-5; all-time WR draft

Adam and Matt get together (virtually) to talk about Matthew Dellavedova, Bryce Harper’s hate of BYU, Tyler Haws’ NBA tryout tour, and Kyle Van Noy’s lost season. They also discuss Tanner Mangum’s return from his mission, early bowl projections and BYU’s chances of finishing better than 8-5. They finish drafting the best WRs in BYU history.

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1
Jun

188: Taysom Hill’s injury prone-ness; Best RBs in BYU history

In episode 188, Matt and Adam discuss the departure of BYU men’s volleyball coach Chris McGown. Tyler Haws is working out for some NBA teams, and they break down whether that means Haws’ will be playing in the NBA next season. They also explore several BYU football-related questions including whether Taysom Hill is injury prone and whether more than two losses makes 2015 a failed season. They finish by picking the best RBs in BYU history and salivating over BYU mini helmets.

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20
May

187: Wrubell on the Preseason Hype

Greg Wrubell, the voice of the Cougars on KSL, rejoins the podcast to discuss the preseason hype. Can the Cougars ignore their own press clippings? 

Adam and Matt then discuss the hype machine and whether it will affect these Cougars. They also discuss Tyler Haws’ chances to get drafted, Taysom’s chances to be in NYC for the Heisman, and why Skip Bayless hates children.

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13
May

186: Spencer Linton on conference expansion and scheduling

In Episode 186, Spencer Linton of BYUtv’s BYU SportsNation joins us to chat about conference expansion, Tom Holmoe’s difficult job, and Tyler Haws’ snub by the NBA. We also discuss Adam’s 40-yard dash time and why Spencer has yet to see Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Matt and Adam then discuss Taysom’s Heisman chances and BYU’s chances of cracking the top 25 in 2015. Then they get draft happy, and pick the best BYU QBs in program history. Also discussed: early baseball season stuff, favorites for the college football playoff, and Matt’s suggestion for the best throwback jerseys ever.

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5
May

185: Football schedule and NFL draft

In Episode 185, Adam and Matt fly solo to discuss the officially released football schedule, the NFL prospects of each BYU undrafted rookie free agent, and the fourth straight national title for men’s rugby. Also covered: Star Wars, Willy Wonka and Age of Ultron. 

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29
Apr

184: Skyler Halford; Avengers; P5 in 3

In episode 184, Adam interviews outgoing senior basketball player Skyler Halford. Skyler talks about his roller coaster senior season, and what prompted his second half breakout. He also discusses the great career of Tyler Haws, and the triple double machine Kyle Collinsworth.

Adam and Matt then talk about, what else, Avengers. They also discuss volleyball, Skye Povey to the NFL, Austin Collie in the CFL, and ESPN’s love affair with BYU.

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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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