Lovely, Wagner Compete with First Team D

BYU Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall made it very clear that he switched to the 3-4 defense because it would put his best players on the field, namely, the linebackers. There are many skilled linebackers on the team and Cougar coaches are giving each of them a chance to prove themselves. Today Gary Lovely and Aaron Wagner got a turn to show their stuff with the ones.
August 15, 2006

A Lovely Day for Football

The linebacker position is one of the deepest spots for BYU this year. One of the players likely to rise to the top of the depth chart this spring is Gary Lovely. TBS spoke with Lovely about where he fits in the program this year.
March 16, 2005

Gary Lovely Leaves Football Imprint at AFA

The Lovely brothers, Greg and Gary, arrived in Provo in mid-summer and have since become firmly entwined in the fabric of university and football life at BYU.
October 28, 2004

Lovely Brother Act Ready for Div. 1 Mainstage

With the unexpected loss this season of projected linebacker starters <b>Paul Walkenhorst</b> and <b>Bryant Atkinson</b>, Cougars coaches turned for immediate relief from a junior college defensive end transfer to help plug the void.
August 22, 2004

Crowton Announces Interesting Possibilities at LB

With continuing uncertainty regarding the return of injured linebacker <b>Paul Walkenhorst</b>, an early fall camp injury to middle linebacker <b>Cameron Jensen</b> and the possibility that <B>Bryant Atkinson</b> may not return after a recent car accident, BYU head coach <b>Gary Crowton</b> and defensive coordinator <b>Bronco Mendenhall</b> made some strategic moves and floated some interesting possibilities.
August 16, 2004

Gary Lovely Commits, sort of, but Surely BYU-Bound

The first time the last athlete to verbally commit to BYU – apparently completing the Cougars 2003-2004 recruiting class – met Cougars defensive coordinator <b>Bronco Mendenhall</b>, his "first impression of him was <b>Jon Gruden</b>" – the tough, mince-no-words, intense head coach of the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
February 1, 2004

A "Lovely" Dinner Seals a Steal of a Deal for BYU?

An unexpected but tasty home-cooked dinner of chicken winglets, macaroni and cheese, and string beans awaited three hungry BYU coaches Wednesday night at the Lovely home in San Jose before they got down to business: sealing the deal on two Div. 1 recruits that coaches from football powerhouses may consider a huge steal by the Cougars when they fully realize its magnitude.
January 29, 2004