BYU football: 5 things we know so far

by | Aug. 24, 2009

Saints & Sports

It's been a little more than two weeks since BYU opened fall camp, and there are a little less than two weeks before it squares off against national power Oklahoma in Arlington, Texas.

"I feel ready," quarterback Max Hall said after the completion of Saturday's scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium. "I actually told that to the team before we broke up. I said, 'Guys, we've got two weeks. Let's prepare like crazy, get ready and let's go down there and fight.' I think we have a good chance."

The Cougars debuted at No. 20 in the preseason Associated Press poll, which was released Saturday. The Sooners, who fell in last year's national championship game to Florida, checked in at No. 3.

"I like our team. I think they're confident," coach Bronco Mendenhall told reporters. "I think they're progressing, with some questions, like there always are at fall camp."

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