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2010-12-22 11:29:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Matt Carlino today announced his decision to transfer to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He was most recently at UCLA. Matt will start attending classes at BYU in January 2011. Matt released this statement today to the media: "I'm very excited to announce my transfer to Brigham Young University. I firmly believe that this next step in my personal and athletic life will help me grow as an individual as well as a player. Since...

2009-10-02 23:24:13

Max Hall threw for three touchdowns Friday, Harvey Unga ran for 118 yards and No. 21 Brigham Young defeated Utah State 35-17. Hall completed 16-of-23 passes for 218 yards and was intercepted twice. After the Aggies took an early 7-0 lead, Hall tied the game with a 6-yard throw to Dennis Pitta at the end of a 19-play, 78-yard drive. Hall's 48-yard scoring pass to Luke Ashworth in the first minute of the second quarter gave BYU the lead for good. The Cougars built a 21-7 halftime advantage and...

2009-09-26 21:41:08

Harvey Unga rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead 20th-ranked Brigham Young to a 42-23 win over Colorado State. Max Hall completed 18-of-29 passes for 241 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Cougars (3-1, 1-0 MWC), who scored 21 points in the first quarter with the help of two interceptions and a blocked punt. Grant Stucker connected on 30-of-50 passes for 372 yards with two TDs and a pair of interceptions for the Rams (3-1, 0-1). Tyson Liggett caught...

2009-09-19 22:50:51

Christian Ponder passed for two touchdowns and ran for another Saturday to help Florida State surprise ninth-ranked Brigham Young 54-28. Ponder finished with 193 yards on 21-of-26 throws and added 82 yards on the ground, while Lonnie Pryor rushed for two scores for the Seminoles, who outgained the Cougars, 316-108, on the ground. Ty Jones rushed for 108 yards and one touchdown for Florida State (2-1). Max Hall threw three interceptions in a 19-for-30 effort, but passed for 304 yards and two...

2009-09-12 19:30:55

Max Hall threw two touchdown passes and J.J. Di Luigi and Bryan Kariya each scored twice Saturday in No. 12 BYU's 54-3 win over Tulane. The Cougars (2-0) upset Oklahoma last Saturday for their their first win over a top-10 team since 1990. In this week's contest, Brigham Young outpaced Tulane in yardage 527 to 162. Hall connected on 24-of-32 passes for 309 yards. McKay Jacobson caught three passes for 79 yards, including a 38-yard touchdown. Di Luigi led the BYU ground game with 71 yards on...

2009-09-05 22:26:42

Max Hall hit McKay Jacobson with TD pass with 3 minutes to play Saturday, giving No. 24 Brigham Young a 14-13 win over No. 3 Oklahoma. Oklahoma's star quarterback, Sam Bradford, left early with an injury to his throwing shoulder. Hall completed 26-of-38 passes for 329 yards with two touchdown passes and two interceptions. He was 9-of-10 on the Cougars' winning 78-yard scoring drive. The Oklahoma's next possession faltered at the BYU 37-yard-line. Tress Way came on for a 54-yard field goal...

2008-12-21 01:02:02

Willie Tuitama threw for two touchdowns and ran for one Saturday night and Arizona beat BYU 31-21 in the Las Vegas Bowl. Tuitama was 24-of-35 passing for 325 yards and Arizona (8-5) won in its first post-season appearance since beat Nebraska 23-20 in the Holiday Bowl in 1998. Mike Thomas caught four passes for 29 yards and set a Pac-10 record with his 259th career catch. Nic Grigsby rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries and Delashaun Dean caught seven passes for 88 yards and a...

2008-12-20 19:08:35

James Harden scored 30 points and hit the winning free throw with 9.4 seconds to play Saturday to give No. 17 Arizona State a 76-75 win over BYU. Jeff Pendergraph added 22 points and nine rebounds for the Sun Devils (9-1), who have won five straight. Jonathan Tavernari had 24 points and Jimmer Fredette 16 points for the previously unbeaten Cougars (10-1), who were off to their best start since the 1987-88 season. Arizona State trailed much of the game and was behind by 10 points with under 10...

2008-12-04 16:17:26

Utah defensive coordinator Gary Andersen was named Thursday to fill the head coaching vacancy at Utah State University. He becomes the 26th head coach in 115 years of Aggie football and replaces the fired Brent Guy, who complied a 9-38 overall record (8-24 Western Athletic Conference) in four seasons. Obviously, Gary's vast knowledge of the state of Utah coupled with his overall recruiting success will pay long-term dividends to our program, Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes said on...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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