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All things BYU sports - Cougar football, basketball and more, plus commentary on other sports both amateur and professional.
January 22, 2022

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights January 22nd

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on January 22, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the potential new looks in the Big 12 and how BYU needs to prepare to make that transition to the Power 5. The guys discuss BYU's shot of landing transfer...   (01:36:58)
January 22, 2022

The Hurry Up

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with The Hurry Up. The guys highlight the BYU news and notes around the world of sports for the week. BYU Women's hoops take on San Diego this afternoon, BYU Football schedules a future game with Nevada and a BYU freshman earned Al...   (08:23)
January 22, 2022

BYU - Portland Game Preview

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's matchup between BYU and Portland. The Pilots come into town tonight looking to knock off one of the best teams in the WCC. The guys discuss what they expect tonight from the Cougars and the keys to securing the victory.  See omn...   (13:23)
January 22, 2022

A Pair of BYU Basketball Freshmen Have Saved The Cougar's Season

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss BYU basketball and their unlikely success this season. BYU is off to their best start under Mark Pope, 16-4. Pope mentioned on Thursday that their season was saved, in large part, by their pair of freshmen big men: Fousseyni Traore and Atik...   (06:21)
January 22, 2022

Cody Fueger On BYU's Success This Season and Alex Barcello's Leadership

BYU basketball assistant coach Cody Fueger joins Mitch Harper to discuss the Cougars start to this season. He discusses their phrase, "frustration into fight", and the mentality the team has this season. He speaks on Alex Barcello, the leader of this team, and his work ethic to g...   (13:25)
January 22, 2022

Top 5: Last Five BYU Running Backs Selected In NFL Draft

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the last five BYU RB's selected in the NFL Draft. The list includes BYU greats like Luke Staley and Jamaal Williams. Tyler Allgeier will be the latest to join this exclus...   (15:21)
January 22, 2022

Gunner Romney: Why He Is Returning For Fifth Season at BYU

Gunner Romney joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss his decision to return to BYU for a fifth season. Romney has a shot at joining the record books at BYU among wide receivers. He discusses the feedback he got from the NFL this season, his relationship with Jaren Hall ...   (20:26)
January 22, 2022

Jaxson Dart Takes Visit At BYU

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the transfer portal and Jaxson Dart's visit to BYU this week. When Dart originally entered the transfer portal TCU, Oklahoma and Ole Miss were the favorites to land the freshman gunslinger. But with Dart making a visit this week, the Cougar...   (15:18)
January 22, 2022

How Can BYU Get Ready To Compete In Big 12?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss what improvements BYU will need to make to compete in the New Big 12 in 2023. The guys discuss improving the depth, acquiring better top end talent, and continuing to improve the facilities. BYU's 2022 Football season will be its final one ...   (06:49)
January 22, 2022

BYU Football: How Will Divisions Look In New Big 12?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show discussing BYU's future in the Big 12 and some rumored projections for how divisions will look in the new conference. Right now, the proposal would be two 7-team divisions separated North and South. That would exist until Texas a...   (12:54)
January 15, 2022

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights January 15th

This is a compilation of Cougar Sports Saturday on January 15th, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to a tough BYU basketball loss to Gonzaga and what lessons can be learned from the game. BYU radio color analyst Mark Durrant joins to preview Saturday's matchup against ...   (01:41:30)
January 15, 2022

Game Preview: BYU vs San Francisco

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's matchup between the Cougars and the Dons. BYU travels to the Bay to take on a potential NCAA tourney team in San Francisco. The guys mention BYU's need for improved defense in order to handle a tough backcourt duo in Shabazz and B...   (05:01)
January 15, 2022

Mark Durrant: Alex Barcello Needs Second Scorer To Emerge On This Team

BYU radio color analyst Mark Durrant joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the state of BYU Basketball. The Cougars lost to Gonzaga on Thursday and face a tough San Francisco team tonight on the road. Durrant says he didn't see the Top 20 defensive team down the stretc...   (15:25)
January 15, 2022

Top Five: Career Receptions at BYU

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the leaders in career receptions at BYU. The list includes names like Austin Collie, Dennis Pitta and Matt Bellini.  ..   (14:23)
January 15, 2022

KSL Sports Way-Too-Early 2022 College Football Rankings

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the way-too-early rankings that were posted on KSL Sports on Monday night. BYU was ranked #18 and Utah was ranked #9. The guys share their thoughts, how they voted on the poll and any of the surprising selections.  See omnystudio.com/list...   (13:39)
January 15, 2022

Ed Lamb Potential Candidate for Hawai'i Coaching Job

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the Hawai'i coaching job and the potential candidates with BYU ties. Assistant Head Coach Ed Lamb, who reportedly was the runner-up for the job two years ago, has been mentioned as an early candidate. Aaron Roderick and Ilaisa Tuiaki are al...   (04:32)
January 15, 2022

Hans Olsen: 2022 Is All About Building Depth For The Big 12

The Zone Sports' Hans Olsen joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to take an early look at BYU's 2022 schedule. He discusses the potential candidates for the opening Hawaii job, which includes BYU asst head coach Ed Lamb. He says 2022 is all about building depth for the transitio...   (14:11)
January 15, 2022

Should BYU-Gonzaga Schedule A Future Series?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the future of the BYU-Gonzaga series. The Cougars depart for the Big 12 in 2023 and the guys discuss if the teams should continue to play Gonzaga in non-conference play. Zags head coach Mark Few mentioned how great the series is and a desir...   (04:18)
January 15, 2022

BYU Falls to Gonzaga in The Kennell

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to BYU's tough loss to Gonzaga on Thursday. The Zags offense was too much for BYU, who allowed 110 points in the loss. The guys discuss the positive takeaways from the loss and how BYU can beat the Zags when they come to...   (11:06)
January 13, 2022

BYU-Gonzaga Game Preview

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview Thursday's matchup between BYU and Gonzaga.   (21:38)
January 9, 2022

Late night recap from BYU's win over Saint Mary's

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte recapped BYU basketball's 52-43 win over the Saint Mary's Gaels on January 8th, 2022 from courtside at the Marriott Center.   (25:38)
January 8, 2022

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights January 8th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on January 8th, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look ahead at the 2022 football season and the additions to the roster. The newest additions on the team, Chris Brooks and Houston Heimuli, join the show to discu...   (01:42:54)
January 8, 2022

BYU vs Saint Mary's Preview

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's matchup between BYU and Saint Mary's. BYU opened conference play with a win on Thursday, but will face a tough test in the Gaels. The guys breakdown the WCC rivalry game.    (11:52)
January 8, 2022

Gunner Romney Returning for 2022 Season

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the impact of the return of Gunner Romney. In August, Romney said on the program that 2021 would be his last season. But after suffering some injuries he is back for 2022. The guys react to the news and how much it will help BYU next season...   (06:23)
January 8, 2022

How Do You Feel About The State of College Football?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the state of college football as we enter 2022. The guys discuss playoff expansion, the stale bowl season and what they would like to see improve.    (13:23)
January 8, 2022

Houston Heimuli on BYU Legacy and Returning Home to Utah

Houston Heimuli, one of the newest BYU Cougars, joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte. Heimuli's father, Lakei, played at BYU from 1983-86. Heimuli speaks on the decision to play one more year of college football and why he decided to come to BYU. See omnystudio.com/listener for...   (20:32)
January 8, 2022

Chris Brooks On Why He Chose BYU

One of the newest members of the BYU football team, Chris Brooks, joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte. Brooks, a RB transfer from Cal, adds experience and talent to BYU's RB room. He speaks on the process in the transfer portal and why he chose BYU. See omnystudio.com/listener...   (12:52)
January 8, 2022

BYU Adds Key Midyear Enrollees

BYU added mid-year enrollees this week, recruits who will be able to start school and participate in spring ball. Kingsley Suamataia highlights the group, a freshman tackle from Oregon. BYU also picked up a number of enrollees along the defensive line.  See omnystudio.com/liste...   (08:05)
January 8, 2022

BYU Football Looks To Build On 2021 Success

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show wrapping up the 2021 BYU Football season and what's ahead in 2022. The Cougars added to names to their backfield in Chris Brooks and Houston Heimuli. BYU will get many players back and the guys discuss where the roster stands now...   (12:28)
December 18, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights December 18th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on December 18th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs UAB today in the Independence Bowl. The guys discuss the biggest storylines to enter the game and the updated injury report. Kalani Si...   (01:20:50)
December 18, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs UAB

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's bowl game between BYU and UAB with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction for the matchup between the Cougars and the Blazers.    (07:53)
December 18, 2021

Know the Foe: UAB Blazers

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the Independence Bowl breaking down BYU's bowl opponent: the UAB Blazers. UAB was 8-4 on the season and have had winning seasons every season since the return of their football program in 2017. The Blazers have one of the best nat...   (07:39)
December 18, 2021

Who Will Be Available For BYU Today Against UAB?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the injury report for today's bowl game and who will be returning for the Cougars. BYU is expected to have back Gunner Romney, Harris LaChance and Campbell Barrington which will help the high-powered BYU offense. The guys discuss Chaz Ah...   (09:09)
December 18, 2021

BYU Secures Talented 2022 Recruiting Class

Early signing day passed this week as Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the early signees for BYU. The biggest addition is transfer Kingsley Suamataia, the 5-star tackle from Oregon. BYU also secured a last-minute commitment from the McKenzie twins, Dominique and Marcus,...   (08:34)
December 18, 2021

Kalani Sitake: We've Had Intense Practices In Bowl Prep

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake joins Mitch Harper to discuss his team's preparation for today's Independence Bowl. Sitake breaks down the injury report and how his team has prepared for a solid UAB team. He says physical practices have helped his team get ready for a tough test.  ...   (09:46)
December 18, 2021

Helmet Stickers: 2021 Season-long Stickers

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte reflect on the 2021 season with Helmet Stickers. The guys award the top performers from 2021 with helmet stickers. They mention Jaren Hall, Blake Freeland, Ben Bywater among others.    (11:57)
December 18, 2021

Biggest Storylines in the Independence Bowl

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the biggest storylines in today's Independence Bowl matchup. The guys discuss Allgeier's opportunity to break BYU records and the impact of back-to-back 11-win seasons. Mitch also brings up the inclement weather and how it may affect the...   (08:24)
December 18, 2021

Is BYU ready for the Independence Bowl?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte set the scene for BYU vs UAB today in the Independence Bowl. Mitch is live from Shreveport as the guys discuss how this BYU team enters this game and how they've prepared for the bowl game. They also discuss their confidence levels entering the gam...   (10:11)
December 17, 2021

Independence Bowl Preview: BYU vs. UAB

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs UAB with a special bowl preview.   (38:22)
December 11, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights December 11th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on December 11th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to BYU basketball's tough loss to Creighton. The guys break down Kalani Sitake's unprecedented contract extension and the impact of the new deal as BYU h...   (01:05:34)
December 11, 2021

The Hurry Up: Taysom Hill vs Zach Wilson

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with The Hurry Up. The guys look at what's going on around BYU athletics. Taysom Hill and Zach Wilson face-off on Sunday, the first time two BYU quarterbacks have played against each other in the NFL in years.  See omnystudio.com...   (07:34)
December 11, 2021

NCAA Probe Into BYU's NIL Deals

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss reports of an NCAA probe into BYU's Built Bar NIL deal. In an unclear world of Name, Image, and Likeness, the NCAA did not set-up rules and standards around NIL deals. The guys react to the NCAA's probe into BYU and others.  See omnystudi...   (06:39)
December 11, 2021

Kalani Sitake Contract Extension: What's Next For BYU?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the impact of Kalani Sitake's extension and what else needs to happen before the move to the Big 12. The guys mention additions to the full-time coaching staff and recruiting teams. Matt also mentions additions into the social media/communi...   (11:14)
December 11, 2021

Kalani Sitake Receives "Unprecedented" Contract Extension

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down Kalani Sitake's unprecedented contract extension. Announced yesterday, Sitake is now committed to the Cougars through 2027. The guys react to the new deal.    (15:33)
December 11, 2021

BYU Basketball Loses Tough Game to Creighton

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to BYU's tough loss to Creighton, 83-71. The Cougars shot well from three, but could not score in the paint. BYU suffers their second loss of the season.    (12:22)
December 4, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights December 4th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on December 4th, 2021. Matt Baiamonte breaks down BYU Football's chances at earning a New Year's Six Bowl bid. He also discusses BYU hoop's big loss to UVU and the injury to Gavin Baxter. Former head coach Dave Rose...   (34:22)
December 4, 2021

Dave Rose: Similarities Between This Year's Team and The 2011 Team

Former BYU head coach Dave Rose joins Matt Baiamonte to talk about BYU Basketball. Rose shares his thoughts on the 6-1 start, the loss to UVU and the injury to Gavin Baxter. He says Mark Pope and the team will find a way to play without Baxter with how good they are defensively. ...   (11:10)
December 4, 2021

BYU Basketball: Impact of Gavin Baxter's Injury

Matt Baiamonte reacts to BYU's upset loss to UVU and the injury Gavin Baxter. Baiamonte discusses who will need to step up in the absence of Baxter, saying Caleb Lohner has to be the guy.    (04:49)
December 4, 2021

BYU Football: Slim Chances For New Year's Six Bowl Bid

Matt Baiamonte starts off the show breaking down BYU's chances of making a New Year's Six bowl game. Utah's win last night gives the Cougars a boost to their resume, but will it be enough? Matt talks through the scenarios for BYU to earn that bowl bid.  See omnystudio.com/liste...   (11:35)
November 27, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 27th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 27, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs USC and discuss the implications of a 10-win season and a NY6 bowl game. USC insider Ryan Abraham breaks down a struggling Trojan squad...   (01:34:28)
November 27, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs USC

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's match-up between BYU and USC in Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction ahead of the game between the Cougars and the Trojans.    (13:15)
November 27, 2021

Know the Foe: USC Insider Ryan Abraham Breaks Down The Trojans

USC Insider Ryan Abraham joins Mitch Harper to discuss a struggling USC team and what's at stake tonight. The Trojans are 4-6 on the season and are playing with an interim head coach in Donte Williams. They also discuss if Kalani Sitake is a legit candidate for the head coaching ...   (11:39)
November 27, 2021

Top 5: BYU Basketball Teams That Started Season 6-0

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the five times BYU basketball teams started a season 6-0. The list includes some of BYU's best teams, like the Jimmer-led squad in 2010-11. See omnystudio.com/listener f...   (13:35)
November 27, 2021

BYU Basketball: BYU-Utah Game Preview

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for tonight's basketball game between BYU and Utah. The two undefeated squads clash at the Huntsman Center in the first rivalry game for new Utes head coach Craig Smith.    (08:59)
November 27, 2021

Gideon George: Hope To See Lots Of BYU Fans Tonight At The Hunstman Center

BYU basketball player Gideon George joins Mitch Harper to discuss the hot start to the season and his time at BYU. George talks about his shoe drive and the impact that will have in his home country, Nigeria. He also shares his thoughts on the BYU-Utah rivalry. See omnystudio.co...   (09:54)
November 27, 2021

Best Football Stadiums BYU Has Played In

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the best venues BYU Football has played in in their history. The Cougars travel to the historic LA Coliseum and the guys reflect on some of the best stadiums the team has visited.    (06:46)
November 27, 2021

Max Tooley Shares Memories of BYU-USC in 2019

BYU linebacker Max Tooley joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss today's matchup against USC. Tooley played against the Trojans in 2019 and he shares his memories from the game. He also discusses the many injuries occurring in the linebacker position group and how they've overcome those...   (11:26)
November 27, 2021

BYU Has Chance At 10 Wins Tonight Against USC

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show talking about the big game on the BYU sports slate tonight, BYU Football vs USC. The Cougars have a chance at back-to-back 10 win seasons and, potentially, a New Year's Six bowl invite. The guys discuss the implications of a win ...   (10:49)
November 21, 2021

Reaction to Big Wins for BYU Football and BYU Basketball

Mitch Harper and Dallen Graff react to a busy day in BYU sports.   (36:07)
November 20, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 20th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 20, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Georgia Southern. They discuss what they are watching for today and speak with Tyler Batty on the team's mindset coming off the bye week...   (58:53)
November 20, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs Georgia Southern

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's game between BYU and Georgia Southern with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction for the match-up between the Cougars and the Eagles.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...   (11:20)
November 20, 2021

BYU Football: How Can BYU Earn A New Year's Six Bowl Game?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss BYU's standing in the College Football Playoff rankings and what needs to happen for BYU to move up this week. The Cougars ideally need to be Top 10 by season's end to earn an at-large bid in the New Year's Six. BYU needs Cincinnati to make...   (06:06)
November 20, 2021

Tyler Batty: We Don't Measure Defensive Success on Individual Stats

BYU defensive lineman Tyler Batty joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the rest of the season and the team's focus coming off the bye week. He speaks on how the defense views success, saying it's execution and scheme not individual stats. Batty discusses his health th...   (09:31)
November 20, 2021

Kalani Sitake: Rumors of Interest From Pac-12 Schools

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss some of the rumors around Kalani Sitake and potential job opportunities for him in the offseason. With many Pac-12 teams having already moved on from their head coaches, Sitake has been a name mentioned as a potential candidate. Sitake sai...   (11:02)
November 20, 2021

BYU vs Georgia Southern: What Are We Watching For?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss BYU vs Georgia Southern and what they are watching for in today's game. With a 3-7 Sun Belt opponent on tap, BYU should win easily. The guys mention players or moments they're looking at in today's game.  See omnystudio.com/listener for p...   (06:38)
November 20, 2021

BYU Football Is Back Against Georgia Southern

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show discussing today's game against Georgia Southern. BYU is coming off of their bye week and travels to Statesboro, Georgia to take on the Eagles of the Sun Belt. The guys discuss some of the storylines headed into this game.  See...   (09:26)
November 17, 2021

Postgame reaction to BYU Basketball's blowout win over Oregon

Mitch Harper, Matt Baiamonte, and Dallen Graff from Cougar Sports Saturday chop it up to break down BYU's 81-49 victory over the Oregon Ducks in the PK Invitational.   (24:26)
November 13, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 13th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 13, 2021.  Mitch Harper reacts to the big week for BYU basketball, including two big wins and a commitment from Collin Chandler. Chandler joins the show to talk about that commitment and freshman big ma...   (01:40:15)
November 13, 2021

Which schools will come calling for Kalani Sitake this offseason?

Mitch Harper discusses some of the head coach openings around college football and who may be calling Kalani Sitake for an interview this offseason. Multiple jobs have opened up in the Pac-12, will they look at Sitake based on his success in Provo? Washington State and USC curren...   (12:52)
November 13, 2021

Midseason Report on Zach Wilson, BYU Rookies in NFL

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper to look at how BYU players have fared this year in the NFL. Zach Wilson is still recovering from his injury, but looks to be ready to play next week. Dan Sorenson has struggled during the season and the guys discus his future in the NFL. T...   (08:48)
November 13, 2021

Chaz Ah You talks NIL, Recruiting, and Bye Week Activities for BYU Football

Mitch Harper is joined by BYU linebacker Chaz Ah You to discuss the bye week and the team's focus during this part of the season. BYU has just two regular season games remaining and their bowl game. Ah You also speaks on his injury and recovery. See omnystudio.com/listener for p...   (11:16)
November 13, 2021

What Are The Odds: Tyler Allgeier breaks single-season rushing record?

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper to play a game of What Are The Odds. The guys look at the possibility of Tyler Allgeier breaking BYU records, BYU having multiple NFL draft picks and BYU hoops chances in the non-conference.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy infor...   (13:59)
November 13, 2021

Matt Baiamonte: Mark Pope Can Accomplish Anything At BYU

Matt Baiamonte joins Mitch Harper from Hawai'i to discuss the big week for BYU hoops and the upcoming games for BYU football. He says getting Collin Chandler proves that Mark Pope can accomplish anything he wants at BYU. Matt says the coaching is the biggest factor for bringing i...   (18:31)
November 13, 2021

Get to know BYU Basketball freshman Fousseyni Traore

Mitch Harper speaks with BYU freshman big man Fousseyni Traore, who has showed out well in his first two games. Traore is a native of Mali and played high school ball at Wasatch Academy. Traore will play a big role for BYU hoops this season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pri...   (12:00)
November 13, 2021

BYU Snags Commitment From Collin Chandler

Mitch Harper speaks with Collin Chandler, the latest BYU basketball signee and the highest-rated prospect in the state. He's the highest-rated recruit for BYU in the 21st century. Collin discusses his decision to commit to BYU and what he hopes to accomplish in Provo.  See omny...   (06:31)
November 13, 2021

BYU Basketball: Big Wins On & Off-The-Court

Mitch Harper starts off the show reacting to an exciting week for BYU basketball. The Cougars start off their season 2-0 with wins over Cleveland State and San Diego State and also picked up a big-time commitment from in-state prospect Collin Chandler. Mitch asks the question wha...   (12:54)
November 13, 2021

Postgame Reaction to BYU Basketball's Win over San Diego State

Mitch Harper and Dallen Graff react to a big BYU win over San Diego State, 66-60.   (15:21)
November 10, 2021

Postgame reaction to BYU Basketball's 69-59 win over Cleveland State

BYU Basketball opens up the 2021-22 season with a 69-59 win over the Cleveland State Vikings. Mitch Harper and Dallen Graff broke down the win and shared their takeaways from the Marriott Center.   (13:31)
November 7, 2021

Postgame reaction to BYU crushing Idaho State on Senior Day

Cougar Sports Saturday hosts Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down BYU's 59-14 win over the Idaho State Bengals on Senior Day.   (29:19)
November 6, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 6th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 6th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the first edition of the College Football Playoff rankings as BYU enters at #15. They also discuss a big addition to the program, Kingsley Suamataia, and...   (50:46)
November 6, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs Idaho State

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's game between BYU and Idaho State with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction for the emotional matchup.    (08:08)
November 6, 2021

Under-the-radar BYU players to keep an eye on

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the upcoming game against Idaho State and some under-the-radar players to keep an eye on for the rest of the season. The guys mention some of the depth among the running backs and wide receivers, like Jackson McChesney and Falau Ropati. The...   (07:43)
November 6, 2021

Should BYU keep the FCS game on future schedules?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss today's game against FCS opponent Idaho State and whether BYU should continue to schedule FCS teams once they join the Big 12. The guys consider the positives of having a "guaranteed" win on the schedule and breaking up a long, difficult se...   (09:46)
November 6, 2021

Kinglsey Suamataia transfers to BYU

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the addition of the former 5-star recruit Kingsley Suamataia. Suamataia prepped at Orem high and went to Oregon out of high school. He entered the transfer portal a few weeks ago and has chosen to come home and play for BYU. The guys discus...   (08:35)
November 6, 2021

Can BYU earn a NY6 bowl bid?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to the first College Football Playoff rankings. BYU begins at #15 in the rankings, higher than they are in the AP and Coaches polls. The guys discuss whether BYU has a shot at sneaking into a NY6 bowl game.  See omnyst...   (16:36)
October 31, 2021

Reaction to BYU's 66-49 win over Virginia

What a game from BYU football as the Cougars defeated the Virginia Cavaliers, 66-49 on Saturday, October 30th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte recap the thriller from LaVell Edwards Stadium and share their takeaways from the victory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...   (21:05)
October 30, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 30th

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 30, 2021.  Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the many storylines in tonight's matchup between BYU and Virginia and the return of Bronco Mendenhall. Former player Bryan Kehl talks about playing for...   (01:34:17)
October 30, 2021

The Hurry Up + Score Predictions

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with the Hurry Up, touching the biggest stories in the world of BYU sports. The guys discuss Zach Wilson's injury, the new uniform combination BYU will wear tonight and former AD Glen Tuckett's passing. They also give their score p...   (04:32)
October 30, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs. Virginia

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's game between BYU and Virginia with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction for the emotional matchup.    (10:01)
October 30, 2021

Bryan Kehl on playing for Bronco Mendenhall & expectations for tonight's game

Former BYU player Bryan Kehl joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to talk about his time playing for Bronco Mendenhall and his return tonight. Kehl played for Mendenhall from 2005-2007. He says he was grateful to play under Mendenhall and he expects an emotional evening for both...   (14:01)
October 30, 2021

Top 5: Rushing Attempts in a Season

Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the players with the most rushing attempts in a single-season at BYU. Tyler Allgeier has 168 attempts on the season and is on pace to break the record. The list includes ...   (12:55)
October 30, 2021

Mark Pope Gets You Ready for the BYU Basketball Season

BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to preview the 2021-22 season for the Cougars. Pope speaks on the return of Alex Barcello, the key transfer portal additions and what he has learned over two seasons at the head coach in Provo. He also spea...   (20:54)
October 30, 2021

Favorite Memories of the Bronco Mendenhall Era

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss their favorite and least favorite memories of the Bronco Mendenhall era. As head coach at BYU, Bronco Mendenhall was very consistent earning a bowl bid every season. The guys discuss big wins like the win over Oklahoma in 2009 and fun momen...   (08:53)
October 30, 2021

How will you welcome back Bronco Mendenhall?

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to talk about BYU vs Virginia and how fans will welcome back Bronco Mendenhall. Kalani Sitake said he hopes fans will welcome back Mendenhall and his staff with applause.   (07:52)
October 30, 2021

Familiar Faces Return to Provo Tonight

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show talking about the biggest storylines for tonight's game between BYU and Virginia. Former head coach Bronco Mendenhall makes his first return to Provo and the guys discuss what the reception will be like tonight at LES. Will fans ...   (09:43)
October 24, 2021

Breaking down BYU's 21-19 win over Washington State

Mitch Harper was in Pullman and he was joined by Matt Baiamonte over Zoom to break down BYU's 21-19 win over the Crimson Cougs from Washington State.   (20:51)
October 23, 2021

Know the Foe: Washington State Cougars

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte help BYU fans know the foe with Cougar insider Matt Chazanow.   (07:03)
October 23, 2021

Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 23rd

This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 23rd, 2021.   (01:22:02)
October 23, 2021

Three & Out: BYU vs Washington State

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's Cougar matchup with Three & Out.   (08:45)
October 23, 2021

Wide Receivers are a Strength for BYU

Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the wide receiver group for BYU this season.   (08:52)