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BYU Cougars football, basketball and more. In depth discussion of Jimmer Fredette and the basketball team. Riley Nelson, Kyle Van Noy, Ross Apo, Cody Hoffman and the football team. And much more.

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Cougar Battles 4

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2015

CougarCorner Podcast presents... Cougar Battles 40:00 Intro1:28 Cougar ConspiraciesBasketball Corner11:17 WCC Tournament Recap22:54 WCC Finals Recap30:56 Why does BYU struggle in conference tournament championship games?35:50 What year will BYU actually win a conference tournament?40:00 BYU's most improved basketball player44:26 Tyler Haws, an appreciation50:26 Can Kyle Collinsworth get another triple double this year?55:00 BYU's chances in the NCAA Tournament1:08:50 How long does Dave Rose coach at BYU?Football Corner1:17:30 GOAT #3 (Greatest Of All Time to wear the #3 at BYU)Scott Collie (WR)Brian Gray (DB)Naufahu Tahi (RB)Kyle Van Noy (LB)K. O. Kealaluhi (WR)Most anticipated 2015 gameTaysom Hill's style of PlayOffensive LineSpring Practice takesSpeed CornerBetter sport, Lacross or RugbyBest women's sport at BYUShould Rose's seat by hotWho will coach longer at BYU, Rose or MendenhallWinnerCougar Tails and Cougar Trails. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Cougar Battles 3

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2015

CougarCorner Podcast presents... Cougar Battles 30:00 IntroBasketball Corner0:48 Marriott Center Annex Names11:40 Kyle Collinsworth Triple Double Watch18:04 Tyler Haws closing in on Jimmer23:00 Odds vs Gonzaga26:54 NCAA Tourney Odds34:29 Best help from 20 years agoKen RobertsByron RuffnerRandy ReidNathan CooperFootball Corner42:13 GOAT #2 (Greatest Of All Time to wear the #2 at BYU)Bryce Mahuika (WR)Spencer Hadley (LB)Cody Hoffman (WR)David Christensen (WR)Norm Dixon (DB)Kurt Gunther (K)46:58 Best Future Road Trip54:31 Speed Corner (best backup QBChristian Stewart or Ryan HancockJames Lark of Riley NelsonCharlie Peterson or Brandon DomanKevin Feterik or Ty Detmer 1:09:00 Winner1:10:00 Cougar Tails and Cougar Trails. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

CougarCorner Battles, Round 2

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2015

What do you get when you place 4 strong-willed BYU Cougar fans into a podcast? A lot of great takes as three battle for the best take on a number of questions.Today the CougarCorner Podcasters take on questions like:BasketballBetter chance, NCAA or NITWCC Finals or bounced in the WCC tournament opening roundMore likely for Kyle Collinsworth to get 3 more triple-doubles or no moreIf you could currently have 1 injured basketball player return who would that beWhy is the cupboard so bareWhich legacy great would you rather have on this teamKeena Young or Noah HartsockRafael Araujo or Russell LarsonShawn Bradley or Trent PlaistedROCWhich ROC experience is better, basketball or footballFootballName the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) to wear #1Best 2015 Road TripWhich newcomer for 2015 are you most excited aboutBest coach on the staffCougars in the Pro12th man in the NBA or starter in EuropeSpeed RoundLuke Staley v Utah '01 or 4th and 18 vs Utah '07Miracle Bowl or Harline's still openBy George! Vs Utah 09 or Red Alert vs Tulsa '1152 vs Utep '10 or 48 vs Memphis '14Texas '13 or Texas '14Best Cougar centric site on the internetAnd of course our Cougar Trails and Cougar Tails.I hope you enjoy listening! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

CougarCorner Battles, Round 1

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2015

The podcast introduces a new format, CougarCorner Battles. In this new format the moderator asks questions and the panel argues their viewpoint. The moderator assigns points based on the merit of the argument and at the end a winner is declared.In this battle, the moderator, Scott, asks questions about the 2014 BYU football season, as well as the BYU basketball season while Chad and Steve vie for points. Enjoy, and let us know what you think of the new format. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

The Return of the CougarCorner Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2014

This week features the triumphant return of the CougarCorner podcast. Yes, it has been a while since we last gathered together in the CougarCorner cave to share our thoughts and ideas on BYU sports, but we are back and we have a lot to talk about, literally.This podcast features a discussion on the BYU hoopsters, talking about the loss to Utah last night, and the up and down season. Next, we turn our attention to the BYU Cougars football team and recap the regular season, and preview the bowl game. We also talk about how the end of season coaching changes are hitting close to home this year, and how they might affect the bowl game and BYU going forward in general.Another thing that may affect BYU going forward is the recent conference expansion talk and rumors heating up. Everyone seems to have their sources, but the fact is no one knows anything yet. But we give our thoughts on the matter.Finally we talk about Cougars in the Pros, and give out our Cougar Trails and Tails.We hope you enjoy it. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Football season recap and basketball to date, plus talking elite

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2014

It's time for the weekly CougarCorner podcast! This is the podcast by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans! This week, we're bringing you the important information from every corner of BYU Sports.In our first corner we take a look back at the 2013 football season. We discuss how it went from one of the toughest schedules ever to a marquee name season.The second corner has us looking forward to the future of BYU football on the horizon and what and where BYU needs to go, which leads us to an interesting discussion in our third corner.In our third corner the discussion turns to whether BYU can be elite. The discussion starts with football and the chances of BYU being elite and how the basketball team compares to the football team as well as if the basketball team could reach elite status.Finally, for our fourth corner, the discussion turns to the basketball squad and how the Cougars have fared thus far in conference play and where we're likely to go over the upcoming weeks.Our Jimmer corner gets some good news for a change, which is always a nice change. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Looking back at Notre Dame and forward to Nevada Reno. And Hoops!

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2013

It's time for the weekly CougarCorner podcast! This is the podcast by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans! This week, we're bringing you the important information from every corner of BYU Sports.In our first corner we take a look back at the Notre Dame game, discussing how the game unfolded and why it turned out the way it did.The second corner has us looking forward to the Nevada Reno Wolfpack and what the Cougars will need to do to snap their road woes and get back to winning.In our third corner we cover all aspects of the BYU Hoops squad, including the last weeks worth of games and upcoming games against some pretty big teams.Finally, for our fourth corner, in honor of Thanksgiving and the holidays we have the annual Airing of Grievances and share what we're thankful for. This is one segment you will not want to miss.Our Jimmer corner gets mixed up in there too, so listen for that. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

BYU v Idaho State and Cougar Hoops

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2013

Good afternoon Cougar fans! It's time for the weekly CougarCorner podcast.We are going to talk about all the corners of Cougar sports.1. We review the BYU loss to the Wisconsin Badgers.2. What's left for BYU to play for this football season? Is there anything worth playing for? Your CougarCorner podcasters chime in.3. Idaho State is coming in to town for senior night. We talk about what to expect and give our predictions.4. Cougar hoops, BYU has started off fast, with wins against Weber State and Stanford, now they are facing Mount Saint Marys and Colorado Mesa. Lots of exciting things to look forward to this season in the Cougar hoops.Finally, we discuss our Jimmer corner, and give out our Cougar Tails and 'hit the trails.'Finally, we dedicate this podcast to Cougar great, Todd Christensen and wish his family our condolences on his passing. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

BYU at Wisconsin

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2013

Cougar fans, it's time for the weekly CougarCorner podcast. This week we have all the corners of Cougar sports covered. We talk about the Cougar win over Boise State, the bye week and injuries that come from team activities (J D Falslev), and then preview Wisconsin Badgers football as the Cougars travel to Camp Randall. And for our fourth CougarCorner sports topic, we talk about the BYU Hoops squad and the season opener this Friday night against Weber State.We hope you enjoy Cougar fans! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Cougars versus Broncos

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2013

Cougar fans! It's time for our weekly CougarCorner podcast, where we talk about the 4 corners of Cougar sports.Today we'll review the Cougar on Cougar action from last Saturday and talk about what looked good and what looked bad in the BYU Cougars 47-46 win over Houston.Next we've got some stats and numbers discussing the 2013 defense and compare it to the 2012 BYU defense.In our third Cougar Corner we preview the upcoming football game against Boise St. Discussing the strengths and weaknesses of both teams and how they will affect the outcome of the game.Fourth is the Cougar Basketball preview, discussing the Boom Shakalaka and Cougar Tipoff, as well as the music videos being released by the Cougars.Lots of great Cougar information to be had and we hope you enjoy it. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

The all Cougars podcast, BYU v Houston

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2013

Welcome to the all Cougar CougarCorner podcast! Today we talk BYU Cougars and Houston Cougars. We are covering all corners of Cougar sports.Corner 1. Lets take a look back at Utah St. and the Georgia State wins. We have a lot of ground to cover because of the two games. There is a lot to point out in terms of offensive performance as well as the defensive dominance.Corner 2. We take a look at BYU's midseason performance so far and give out midseason grades and talk about midseason news. Lots to talk about in how the Cougars have progressed so far throughout this season.Corner 3 we preview the Houston Cougars game coming up this weekend. Houston is undefeated on the year and will go up against a BYU squad that is starting to get the offensive output that matches the defensive prowess. It should be a great game.Corner 4, Boom-Shaka-Laka. Yes, hard to believe but it's already time for basketball. We have a lot to say about BYU hoops, and you'll want to hear it all.Thanks for listening to the Podcast, we hope you enjoy it. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

BYU and the Utah State Rivalry Question

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2013

Cougar fans, thanks for coming for the latest, and possibly greatest of the CougarCorner podcasts to date.This week we cover the corners of Cougar sports that matter to the fans.First we review the Cougar victory over Middle Tennessee, Podcasters break down each position group and let the listeners know what we think.The second corner we look at Taysom Hill and his progression as a young Sophomore. We talk about if we think that his improvements are here to stay, or if he will continue to struggle going forward.The third corner, we talk about the vexing question of Utah State and a possible rivalry there. This is a rivalry that makes a lot of sense to our Utah State fan bretheren, but seen with a sense of bemusement by many Cougar fans. We weigh in with our thoughts on the question of a rivalry between the two schools and fans.In our fourth corner we look forward to the Utah State game, giving our ideas of what we think BYU needs to do to come away with a win and ultimately make our picks for the game.Our famous Jimmer corner, we talk about former Cougars in the pros and any news we have on them.We hope you enjoy the podcast! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Middle Tennessee State at BYU Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2013

BYU is coming off of a tough loss against Utah, and with a short week need to turn their attention to the upcoming game against Middle Tennessee St. Your CougarCorner Podcast team has put together a great podcast of all the Cougar sports news that you're going to need and want to know.Corner 1: We review the BYU - Utah game, talking about the things we saw and the data we have analyzed about how the Cougars played against the Utes.Corner 2 we take a look at the Go Fast, Go Hard offense. Does it fit at BYU. Can it work at all? CougarCorner podcasters have some great insights.Corner 3, Middle Tennessee State game on Friday night. It's a white out and the crew has all the insights you'll need about a team that you may not know much about.Corner 4 we turn our attention to Jeff Benedict article about Spencer Hadley and the deplorable way that Utah fans are responding to this article about a kid who made a mistake and is going about making it right.Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the podcast! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

The Holy War Rivalry Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2013

Cougar fans, are you ready for the Holy War? It's time for the Cougars and the Utes to face off in this battle of state supremacy and the CougarCorner Podcast crew has their thoughts and insights to share with you.First we talk about the bye week, and what it's good for and not good for. How we think BYU handled it and what to expect coming out of it.In the 2nd Corner, we talk about BYU news that has come to light over the last week or two and how it will affect BYU going forward. Topics like Chris Bader, Tayo F., and Spencer Hadley.Third Corner we recap the IMG Bronco Mendenhall show with Greg Wrubell where our very own special reporter Jim was sent on scene to get the inside scoop and bring it back to you, our listeners.Rounding out our Cougar Corners, we talk about the rivalry game, including a position by position analysis and comparison between BYU and Utah. We decide which position group has the edge on the other and how we think they will fare in the Holy War Rivalry. We give the keys that BYU must avoid in order to have a chance at winning and the keys that they must achieve to ensure that victory.Finally, we give our predictions on the outcome of the game.As always we wrap up with a Jimmer Corner and our shout-outs and shout-downs.Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Texas, Bye Weeks, and Utah Football

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2013

Cougar fans, the CougarCorner Weekly Podcast is back, starting off a new season just a few weeks late. We're bringing you the best insights into college sports and all things BYU.This week we give a quick season recap for the Cougar football team. Talking briefly about Virginia, more about Texas and what the Cougars will look to do during this bye-week to prepare for the Utes. There's a lot of great information here for the invested Cougar fan.Of course we can't not mention the Lady Cougar Soccer team, who is tearing it up, and Dave Rose and his winning recruiting battles while having surgery to remove cancerous spots (speedy recovery, Coach!).We thank you for taking the time to listen and hope you'll join us at Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Poinsettia Bowl and Season Recap

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2012

Cougar fans, we've seen the football season come to a close. The ups and downs are now mercifully/sadly over. What a ride it's been.We have a lot to talk about about the Poinsettia Bowl, in which BYU's special teams and defense man-handled the hapless SDSU Aztecs. But not all was rosy for the Cougars either, with an ineffective offense. We talk about Coaching changes that may be coming. We know for sure that one coaching change is sure to happen with Lance Reynolds announcing his retirement. Are more to come? Coach Mark Weber? Brandon Doman? Defensive coaches?Not all is bad news though, we think back over the 2012 season and talk about some of the great plays we saw and some of the best moments. It's a great walk down memory lane.Finally, there's a little talk about the basketball team because, hey, it's basketball season!Enjoy the podcast, Cougar fans! Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

First hand review of Notre Dame, GT, and Basketball

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2012

CougarCorner went on assignment to South Bend, IN to cover the BYU Notre Dame game and we have the unique insight and perspective that you can only get at to share with you.Chad talks to us about the experience of attending a game at Notre Dame and all the tradition and experiences that go into it. We talk about it and then discuss the game, getting the unique perspective that one can only get from being there in person.We also take a look at the upcoming Georgia Tech game. Where can the Cougars look to find success against the pesky Yellow Jackets? Where will GT try to attack BYU. If our experts don't know it, you don't need it!Next, there's a quick fire question and answer topic, as well as a great deal of discussion about the football program in general, including Riley Nelson, James Lark, Brandon Doman, Bronco Menenhall, Jamaal Williams, Kyle Van Noy, Ziggy Ansah, and a whole lot more.Last we take a few minutes to look forward to the basketball season. There's a lot coming and we have the first perspective to help gauge where our hoopsters will end up. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Talking Oregon State, Notre Dame, Riley Nelson, and Brandon Doman

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2012

Cougar fans, it's a new CougarCorner podcast. We sure have a lot to talk about! First we want to talk about the Oregon State game. Next we look forward to the Notre Dame game. There's also a few topics that deserve some mention in Riley Nelson and Brandon Doman. Finally, we of course have our Jimmer and Jabari corner and have lots to talk about with him.BYU played Oregon State and things didn't go as well as we would have hoped, with OSU winning 42 - 24. There's plenty of blame to go around, and we talk about where it should fall.Next week the Cougars play Notre Dame, the 2nd top 10 team in a row. The Cougars have a tough road ahead of them, rest assured that the CougarCorner staff will be there to get the most accurate game analysis.There's a great deal of discussion going on about the future of Riley Nelson and Brandon Doman. The CougarCorner staff have quite a bit to say about this, and you'll want to hear it.Finally we look at Jimmer and Jabari. Letting you know what Cougar fans need to know. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Rainbow cupcakes for what ails you

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2012

Hey Cougar fans, it's time for a CougarCorner podcast. The CougarCorner podcasters know just what you need. A rainbow cupcake to drown our sorrows with. And thats exactly what we have coming up with the Rainbow Warriors coming to town.Don't worry Cougar fans, there's still a lot to talk about with the fresh losses to Utah and Boise St. We've got QB issues, coaching issues, offensive line issues, even some defensive issues.But enough talk, lets get right to it. Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Holy War Rivalry with reviews of Weber St.

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2012

Cougar fans, it's time for another CougarCorner podcast! Rivalry week has arrived and all the hoopla that goes with it. We have a great rivalry week coverage for you, but before we get to that, we review the Cougars game against the Wildcats of Weber St.The Cougars came out a little vanilla against the Wildcats, but no one can complain about the resounding win (45-13). The offense had a lot going well, including 3 QBs scoring touchdowns, lots of guys running the ball, and even more guys caught the ball. Defensively, the Cougars looked pretty good too. The CougarCorner podcast staff breaks down the numbers and plays that Cougar fans will want to know about.Next we turn our sights on the Utah Utes. What will the Cougars need to do offensively and defensively to come away with a win? We have the analysis and insights! What will the Utes do, coming off their heart breaking loss to USU and loss of senior leader Jordan Wynn? What would it take for them to be able to "rise-up?" We have that covered too. Finally, the CougarCorner experts share their vision of what will happen, and what it means for Cougar fans.In a fully new segment, we take a look at each of the 2012 opponents and discuss if their stock is rising or falling and how they are looking so we know how teams we've played are looking and how upcoming opponents may fair.Speaking of upcoming opponents, don't forget about the Boise St. Caravan. We'd love to have you join us for a BYU game in Boise.Finally we give some shoutouts to those deserving groups who are really excellent at what they do, such as the BYU Women's Soccer team, for their awesome weekly Cougar comic strip, and even Jimmer for the release of his new book, something all Cougar fans will want to read.Take a listen to the Podcast and enjoy it. Let us know what you think, we're always anxious to hear back and improve!(edited to readd enclosure link) Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

Washington St. Review, Weber St. Preview, 4 Tough Games

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2012

Hello Cougar fans! It's time for another CougarCorner Podcast. This week, we introduce our new regular podcaster, Mars. This week we review the Washington St. game in depth and share what worked and what didn't. Where the Cougars need to improve and where they looked in fine form. We have a lot of great insights and data into how the Cougars played (BYU and WSU!) and what to expect going forward. Next we turn our attention to Weber State and how the Cougars should approach this game. BYU should win handily, but how will they use their players? Who will come in and when? And what surprises may Weber St. have in store for us? There may be a little break in the action here to talk about the upcoming Utah State Utah game too. Finally, we rank the 4 toughest games this season and give our reasons why each game falls where it does. Find out which of the CougarCorner experts you agree with! (Edited to add enclose link that didn't seem to add correctly). Make sure you join us at to join the conversation.

BYU Baselines of Success, Media Day, and why we love BYU

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2012

Hello Cougar fans, welcome to another podcast! Today Hawkwing is joined by SpiffCoug and Schmoe and we have a lot of BYU sports to talk about.First we take a look at BYU's Media Day and dissect the news and information we learned from that. Did BYU mess up in not releasing scheduling news? Should Bronco be concerned about the future status of his players and their chances to get drafted into the NFL? What was great about Media Day and what wasn't?Next we turn our attention to the upcoming 2012 BYU football season and what are our baselines for a successful season. We discuss where the team needs to be in terms of wins, points, as well as what position groups need to step up.Whats the deal with the Holy War Rivalry? We talk about where we think it's gone, where it's going, and what should happen in the future. Who needs it? Who wants it? We talk about it.Next we take a look at what is clearly the most tragic sports story in years. The terrible actions of Penn State to cover up abuse. This leads us to discuss what we love about BYU and the need for fans to hold their schools to higher standards.Because of BYU's great standards Jabari Parker likes what he sees at BYU and we talk about his releasing a top 10 teams list which includes BYU. Great news for BYU fans everywhere.Finally, we talk about Jimmer and his role this summer in the summer league.We hope you enjoy listening to it nearly as much as we enjoy making it! As always, if you have any comments, come and visit us at the CougarCorner forums to talk with the best Cougar fans on the internet.

Cougar Football Bold Predictions, Senior QBs, Season Preview, and Jabari Parker

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2012

Welcome Cougar fans, it's the extremely popular CougarCorner Podcast.The podcasters are back from their spring hiatus and they are ready to talk BYU. This week we cover the bold predictions that users made recently in the Bold Predictions thread. What was bold? What was weak sauce? We cover it ALL here*.A big part of whether we hit some of those bold predictions, either positive or negative, depends this year on senior QB, Riley Nelson. Since CougarCorner's own SpiffCoug invented the PER standard for BYU QBs (135), Spiff and Hawkwing discuss what the standard is now for senior QBs. Listen to find out what it is.Next we review the upcoming season in general and give a quick overview of how we think the season might go. Are we talking 11-1 or 8-5?Not to be left out, the final Cougar corner is in the basketball realm and we talk about the hottest young recruit in the nation right now, Jabari Parker, and what it means for BYU to be on his list of potential schools. Does BYU really have a legitimate shot at this kid? We'll give you our take on it. And discuss, briefly, the upcoming basketball season.No CougarCorner podcast is complete without a bonus Jimmer corner, and this week we give a special shout out and congratulations to Jimmer and Whitney on their recent nuptials. Congrats!Enjoy the podcast and Go Cougars, and visit!

BYU Football Signing Day and BYU basketball preview for Gonzaga

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2012

Cougar fans, welcome to season 2 of the extremely popular CougarCorner Podcast.Taking off where the guys left off in Season 1, the CougarCorner Podcasters talk about all the issues in Cougar sports. Today Chad and Scott talk about the BYU Cougars football signing class. Including 17 new signees and 12 returning freshman.From there the guys turn their sights on the BYU Men's Basketball team. We talk about the Saint Mary's game and the student section's reaction to what was frankly a poorly officiated game. From there we talk about how not only the fans will need to improve against Gonzaga but the team will too and what it will take for a Cougar victory. Finally, for our 4th Cougar Corner, we talk about where BYU is on the bubble for the NCAA tournament and what we need to do to make it.Of course our Jimmer corner covers Jimmer and his NBA experience. He's had his ups and downs and we're here to cover it for you!Enjoy the podcast and Go Cougars, and visit!

BYU Basketball and Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2011

Cougar fans, time to talk about the Cougar hoopsters. We've had some big games recently, and some exciting conference play upcoming. What can you expect in conference play? You'll find out from the CougarCorner experts!BYU Cougar football is also preparing for the Armed Forces Bowl against Tulsa. What can Cougar fans expect from Tulsa? Scott and Chad have pulled out all the stops researching the Green Wave so you can know where they will zig and where they will zag. Our predictions have been so money all year, you know you can take it to the bank.Don't forget Jimmer, we have a lot to talk about with our friend Jimmer making his debut in the NBA. You'll be amazed to hear what we have to say (well, maybe amazed is a strong word, but if you're easily amazed then you'll be amazed!).Go Cougars, and visit!

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