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Jake Heaps is not Jimmer Fredette — at least not yet

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Jimmer Fredette, the next generation, answers questions with a practiced blend of confidence and humility. ...


LDS LB Manti Te'o back to lead Notre Dame defense

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Manti Te'o can clear up two issues immediately. His nose, broken last year in a game against Army, is fine....

Returned missionaries prepare for college football season

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

As a Mormon missionary, Hamani Stevens didn't know much about the BCS national championship game — despite ...

John Beck making a name for himself in D.C.

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

During his BYU career, quarterback John Beck dealt with plenty of adversity. But he endured and, in the end...

Blue roundup: BYU game a huge one for Ole Miss

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

While BYU's season-opener at Ole Miss on Sept. 3 will be historic — as the Cougars embark on a new era of i...


Independent BYU banks on itself

by ESPN | Saints & Sports

The signs are all over the football office, a new mantra for a new BYU world: Impossible is not a declarati...

Notre Dame athletic director offers advice to BYU

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

On the day, nearly one year ago, that BYU announced its football team would be going independent in 2011, i...


Mormons in college football: Unga starting; Te'o to NFL talk

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Returned missionary Kevin Unga has earned the starting middle linebacker job for Oregon State of the Pac-12...


BYU football: Scrimmage’s opening kickoff costs Cougars a key player

by Salt Lake Tribune | Saints & Sports

Early Saturday morning, BYU coaches decided to implement more special-teams work into the scrimmage schedul...


BYU football’s Van Noy overcomes adversity, illness

by Salt Lake Tribune | Saints & Sports

Kyle Van Noy cracked a reluctant smile the other day after practice, BYU’s defense having been punched in t...