Rise & Shout


138: BYUtv’s Jarom Jordan on hoops surge, Jimmer

BYU Sports Nation host and BYUtv producer Jarom Jordan returns to the podcast to discuss a terrific week for BYU hoops. He illuminates on the rise of Anson Winder and the Cougars NCAA tournament chances. He also talks Jimmer, 2014 football schedule, and sheds just a little light on BYU's 2014 bowl game.

Matt and Adam discuss their favorite Winter Olympics moments, which may include ice dancing. They pick the best places for Jimmer, they handicap BYU's tourney chances, and they sing the praises of Winder. They also run through the 2014 football schedule, and hit on the other important topics AD Tom Holmoe is talking about.


137: Jay Drew on dimming tourney chances

Jay Drew of The Salt Lake Tribune returns to the podcast to chat about BYU's slim chance of making the NCAA tournament. He elaborates on the crushing nature of BYU's loss to Pacific, and what the Cougs might need to do to beat Gonzaga. He also talks a little NFL draft and a little 2014 offensive line.

Adam and Matt chat first about the Olympics and Matt's dream of participating in the 2018 games in South Korea. It's on to hoops, and they pick one player who must have a big game in order for BYU to pull off the upset against Gonzaga. The NFL Draft is approaching, and they prognosticate how many Cougars will hear their names called during draft week, and who those players might be. They also continue their offseason preview by talking about the linebackers and defensive lineman.


136: Hoops team surging, football signing day

In the 136th episode of the podcast, Adam and Matt go in depth on the hoops team. Does the recent win streak make an at-large big to the NCAA tournament possible? Can Tyler Haws reach the Jimmer Level? They also do a school yard pick 'em of the current hoops roster, and one team turns out a lot better than the other.

It's on to football after that, mainly talking about the new recruiting class. Is WR depth no longer a problem? They preview the RBs and OL, and discuss how a better OL could effect BYU in 2014. Mixed in throughout is Olympics talk, and same discussion of Vladimir Putin.