Defensive Identity

The key to establishing an identity as a defense is learning more about what it can do collectively as a unit. One positive aspect that has come out of spring camp is that the defense feels it has found and established that identity.
April 8, 2009

Cougar Conversations: Jan Jorgensen

Total Blue Sports caught up with junior defensive end Jan Jorgensen to get his thoughts on the memorable moments from the BYU vs. UCLA game this past Saturday. He also talks about the difference between the defensive performances against UCLA and Washington.
September 16, 2008

Cougar Conversations: Players and Coaches

Total Blue Sports caught up with a number of Cougar coaches and players after Saturday's scrimmage. Listen to what Max Hall, Austin Collie, Jan Jorgensen, Coach Doman and Coach Kaufusi had to say.
August 16, 2008

More Cougar Conversations

Total Blue Sports caught up with Coach Mendenhall and Jan Jorgensen after Monday's practice. The leader of the Cougar program and the defensive captain shared positive sentiments regarding the current shape of the team.
August 4, 2008

Former Utah Commit Becomes Two-Time Champion

BYU sophomore defensive end Jan Jorgensen had committed to former Utah head coach Ron McBride. Now a two-time Mountain West Conference champion at BYU, Jorgensen talks about his second win against Utah, and also about his family and the upcoming game against SDSU.
November 26, 2007

Cougars #76 through #99

The G-man closes out his four-part series by counting down the final 24 numbers on the Cougar football roster. TBS has been at each practice session and has kept close tabs on every player. Included in this report are the players donning the numbers 76 through 99 consisting primarily of defensive linemen and receivers.
April 12, 2007

BYU Spring Practice Report: Day 3

While it was the offensive unit that came out all hyped and celebratory the first day of practices, the defense has brought them down a bit over the last two practices. Such was the case during Thursday's practice when the unyielding defense held the offense out of the end zone during 11-on-11 drills.
March 22, 2007

If It Ain't Broke…

The BYU Cougars are riding an eight-game win streak into their annual grudge match with the Utah Utes. Statistically, BYU has just about every advantage over Utah, but when these two teams meet, emotion seems to take over. In an effort to maintain their momentum and on-paper superiority, the Cougars are going to prepare the same way they have for the last eight victories.
November 20, 2006