Cougar Sports Saturday (BYU)

Cougar Sports Saturday is BYU sports talk by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans. Listen every Saturday from 12-3 p.m. MT as Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte go in-depth on the important news and topics you care about in BYU athletics.  It's all on the legacy home of the BYU Cougars, KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM and on KSLsports.com

Episodes

  • 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 discusses the similarities between this year's team and his Sweet Sixteen squad in 2011. Women's soccer earned a shootout win against Santa Clara and is headed to play for a national championship on Monday. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. Rose says the need to shoot the ball better in order to keep up their success. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 and Max Tooley shares his memories of the matchup in 2019. BYU basketball has a rivalry game against Utah tonight and Gideon George shares his thoughts on the rivalry. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 job at USC. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 challenges. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 tonight and what needs to happen for the Cougars to secure a NY6 bowl bid.

    Play Episode
  • 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. BYU Football earns a win over Georgia Southern, 34-17, while BYU basketball took care of Central Methodist, 97-61. The guys react to the standouts on the gridiron and the court on a jam-packed day for Cougar athletics.

    Play Episode
  • 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. Mitch and Matt also discuss rumors of interest in Kalani Sitake and what BYU needs to do to continue to move up in the College Football Playoff rankings. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 the playoff and the Pac-12 to miss the playoff. Oregon would need to win the Pac-12, while missing out on the playoff. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 this season and how he's working to get back to 100%. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 said this week he's focused on this week and this team, but what could potentially lure him away?

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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 man Fousseyni Traore speaks on his expectations for his first collegiate season. Matt Baiamonte joins from Hawai'i to discuss the biggest storylines and Chaz Ah You discusses how the team is handling the late-season bye week. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 currently have openings and it seems imminent that Washington will move on from Jimmy Lake. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. They also touch on the other rookies, including Brady Christensen and Khyiris Tonga. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 in big-time recruits, between Kalani Sitake and Mark Pope. They guys also discuss BYU's New Year's Six chances. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 what has led the most to BYU's recent success on the recruiting trail.

    Play Episode
  • 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. Alex Barcello led the team with 17 points as the Cougars survive a tough test. Fousseyni Traore had another big game in his young career, adding nine points and eight rebounds. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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 the matchup today against Idaho State. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. They also mention players on the defense like Josh Wilson, who will be big contributors in the coming years. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 season. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 discuss the impact of getting a player like him and what it means for their future in the Big 12. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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 Bronco and the emotions in tonight's game. The guys also talk with Mark Pope about the BYU hoops squad that begins their season in a few weeks. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 predictions for tonight's game. 

    Play Episode
  • 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. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 teams and coaching staffs. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 greats like Jamaal Williams and Harvey Unga.

    Play Episode
  • 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 speaks on the future of BYU hoops in the Big 12 and the unfinished business in the WCC. 

    Play Episode
  • 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 moments like Rosco Mendenhall. 

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • 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 welcome back the 2nd winningest coach in school history with applause or bitterness for his departure in 2016?

    Play Episode
  • 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.

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Know the Foe: Washington State Cougars

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte help BYU fans know the foe with the voice of the Crimson Cougars Matt Chazanow. Chazanow sheds light on the current situation in Pullman and the pulse of the football team. The Cougars are winners of three straight games.

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 23rd

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 23rd, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to last week's loss to Baylor and the upcoming matchup against Washington State. Chaz Ah You and Neil Pau'u discuss how the team is bouncing back from the loss. Jaren Hall discusses the matchup with Washington State and the chaos in their coaching staff. Know the Foe with WSU PxP voice Matt Chazanow and get ready for the game with Three & Out. 

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs Washington State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's Cougar matchup with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction ahead of this afternoon's matchup. 

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Wide Receivers are a Strength for BYU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the wide receiver group for BYU this season. Puka Nacua had a breakout game last week in Waco, scoring his first TD of the season. The depth at the position has been a strength this season for BYU. 

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Neil Pau'u on Overcoming Disappointing Losses

    BYU wide receiver Neil Pau'u joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss back-to-back losses and how the team will bounce back. Pau'u talks about the game against Baylor and where the BYU offense can improve. Pau'u and the wide receiver group has been strong for BYU's quarterbacks this season. 

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    Should BYU Make Changes on the Defense?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to talk about BYU vs Washington State and, specifically, the defense. After a tough defensive performance last week against Baylor, the guys suggest a few moves to make to improve the defense.  

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    What Did We Learn From BYU's Loss to Baylor?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss what can be learned from last week's loss to Baylor. BYU fell to 5-2 on the season and losers of two straight. It was a warm welcome to the Big 12 off the field and a tough introduction in the game. 

    Play Episode
  • October 23, 2021

    What Impact Will the Departure of Nick Rolovich and Four Assistant Coaches Have?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show discussing the departure of Nick Rolovich and four assistant coaches for the Washington State Cougars. With such a big distraction, how will the team handle the chaos? How can BYU take advantage of the situation?

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 16th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 16, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte are back with special pregame coverage of BYU vs Baylor. The guys talk with Chaz Ah You about how the team will bounce back from the loss and whether this BYU/Baylor matchup could become a rivalry in the Big 12. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby joins to discuss how BYU ended up in the Big 12 and what he expects in the future. They also preview the game in Three & Out. 

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs Baylor

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's matchup between BYU and Baylor with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction ahead of the game between the Cougars and the Bears. 

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby on BYU's addition to the Big 12

    Mitch Harper talks with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby on how BYU received an invite to the Big 12 and what he expects from the new conference. Bowslby sheds light on the process of expansion and how BYU came into play. He also shares nuggets on what the future of the conference may look like. 

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    Chaz Ah You on adversity & bouncing back from the loss

    Mitch Harper sits down with BYU linebacker Chaz Ah You to discuss his mindset after last week's disappointing loss. Ah You discusses how he handles adversity in life and on the football field. 

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    BYU vs Baylor: The Beginning of a Rivalry?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss today's match-up between BYU and Baylor and if this should turn into a future rivalry once BYU joins the Big 12. The guys mention Baylor as well as old Mountain West foe TCU as BYU's likely rivals when they join the new conference. 

    Play Episode
  • October 16, 2021

    How does BYU bounce back from a disappointing loss?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show discussing last week's disappointing loss and how they can bounce back this week? BYU travels to Waco, Texas to take on future Big 12 foe Baylor. The guys discuss the outlook for the season and what needs to change this week. 

    Play Episode
  • October 10, 2021

    Reaction to BYU's upset loss to Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to a disappointing loss at home by the Cougars. BYU is upset by Boise State at LES and the guys break down what went wrong for the Cougs. They discuss the play of Jaren Hall, who returned this game after missing the last two, and the turnovers that ultimately cost the game. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 9th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 9, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down get you ready for BYU and Boise State with special pregame coverage. The talk with Harvey Unga about the success in the run game and they consider the potential for this BYU team. They also get to Know the Foe with Broncos' voice Bob Behler and preview the game in Three & Out. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs. Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview BYU vs Boise State with Three & Out. The guys give you a stat to know, player to watch and bold prediction for today's game between the Cougars and Broncos. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    Know the Foe: Boise State Broncos with Bob Behler

    The voice of the Boise State Broncos Bob Behler joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to help fans Know the Foe. Behler says this year's game reminds him of the game these two teams played in 2019. This time around, it's BYU who is undefeated and ranked and the Broncos looking for the upset. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    Top 5: Career Rushing Touchdowns

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the Top 5 in career rushing touchdowns at BYU. The list includes greats like Jamaal Williams and Harvey Unga. Tyler Allgeier has 20 career rushing touchdowns in just 16 games as an RB. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    Harvey Unga on Tyler Allgeier + Handling Success/Rankings

    BYU running backs coach Harvey Unga joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the RB room. He speaks on Tyler Allgeier and his continued growth from last season. Allgeier is one of the top backs in the country this season. He also discusses how the team is handling the success and recognition that comes with it. 

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    What are the heights for BYU Football this season?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss what BYU can accomplish this season. The Cougars are 5-0 this season and are poised to take a New Year's Six Bowl spot by seasons end, if they can remain undefeated. The guys ask whether BYU can dream bigger than that.  

    Play Episode
  • October 9, 2021

    BYU vs Boise State: Who is starting at QB?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off pregame coverage of BYU vs Boise State with the big question: who is starting at QB for the Cougars? Baylor Romney played the first half last week against Utah State and Jacob Conover took over in the second half of the win. Jaren Hall says he's feeling better and hopeful to play today. 

    Play Episode
  • October 2, 2021

    Reaction to BYU football taking down Utah State, 34-20

    Cougar Sports Saturday host Mitch Harper and CSS Producer Dallen Graff were in Logan for BYU's 34-20 win over the Utah State Aggies. The two break down the win as the Cougars improve to 5-0 on the 2021 season.

    Play Episode
  • October 1, 2021

    BYU vs. Utah State: Three & Out

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte give you stats, players, and bold predictions to watch for in tonight's BYU football game against Utah State in a segment they call, "Three & Out."

    Play Episode
  • September 29, 2021

    BYU vs. Utah State Preview + Reaction to Notre Dame game being added

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs. Utah State on Friday night up in the Cache Valley. 

    The guys break down the matchup and discuss whether BYU should continue scheduling Utah State in the future.

    Also, Mitch and Matt discuss the Notre Dame addition to the 2022 schedule.

    Play Episode
  • September 26, 2021

    Postgame recap of BYU's 35-27 win over USF

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte recap BYU's 35-27 win over USF. The Cougars are now 4-0 on the season.

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights September 25th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 25th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down BYU's win over ASU last week and award Helmet Stickers. They also look ahead at the toughest opponents remaining for the Cougars. Advancement VP Keith Vorkink joins to discuss how BYU ended up in the Big 12. USF insider Chris Torello gives insight on BYU's next opponent. The guys also preview tonight's game with Three & Out. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs USF

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview BYU and South Florida in Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction for tonight's matchup between the Cougars and the Bulls.

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    USF insider Chris Torello on the Bulls

    USF insider Chris Torello joins Mitch Harper to shed some light on BYU's next opponent: the South Florida Bulls. The Bulls enter this game 1-2 with a win over Florida A&M and losses to Florida and NC State. Torello also speaks on how Big 12 expansion effects USF and their future. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Top 5: Last Five Seasons BYU Football Started 4-0

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the last five times BYU started a season 4-0. The list includes some of BYU's greatest seasons, like 2020 and 2001. With a win tonight, this year's team can join this exclusive list. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Keith Vorkink on BYU's path to the Big 12

    BYU Advancement Vice President Keith Vorkink joins Mitch Harper to discuss how BYU made it into the Big 12 conference. Vorkink, who has just a year in his new role, speaks on the decision to play football in 2020. He also digs into the process of getting BYU into the Big 12 conference. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Ranking BYU's toughest remaining opponents in 2021

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look ahead at BYU's schedule and rank the toughest opponents left for the Cougars. BYU got through its first three Power 5 opponents with a 3-0 record and have four P5 opponents remaining. The guys mention Baylor and Boise State as the tougher opponents left for BYU. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    Helmet Stickers: BYU's win over ASU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down last week's win over ASU in Helmet Stickers. The guys award players from the offense, defense, and special teams for their contributions to the win over the Utes. Players like Tyler Allgeier and Max Tooley are mentioned as standouts from the win. 

    Play Episode
  • September 25, 2021

    BYU is off to a 3-0 start in back-to-back seasons

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get started breaking down BYU's 3-0 start and what could be in store this season for this squad. The Cougars get through three Power 5 opponents unscathed and now, the schedule ahead opens the possibilities of a special season. The guys discuss the rest of the schedule and how many wins they expect from this team. 

    Play Episode
  • September 19, 2021

    Reaction to BYU football taking down Arizona State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte hopped on the mic in the BYU football coaches booth to recap No. 23 BYU taking down No. 19 Arizona State, 27-17.

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday highlights September 18th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 18th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down BYU's win over Utah and where it ranks among the best wins by Kalani Sitake. Samson Nacua joins to talk about the win and tonight's matchup with Arizona State. Insider Chris Karpman gives Cougar fans the lowdown on the Sun Devils and what to expect tonight. 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs. Arizona State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview BYU and Arizona State in Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction for tonight's matchup between the Cougars and the Sun Devils.

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    ASU Insider Chris Karpman gives insight on the Sun Devils

    Arizona State insider Chris Karpman joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to help Cougar fans get familiar with the Sun Devils. Karpman says that ASU has two wins, but they haven't started games well and they have room for improvement. He gives the players fans need to watch tonight, most notably quarterback Jayden Daniels.

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    BYU basketball releases their non-conference schedule for 2021-22

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down BYU basketball's non-conference schedule for the upcoming season. The Cougars will play big matchups against Oregon and Creighton at neutral sites. BYU will get San Diego State and Utah State at home and will play in the Diamond Head Classic for their yearly MTE (multi-team event). 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Top 5: Best Rushing Offenses since 2000

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the best rushing offenses for BYU since 2000. BYU's rushing offense in 2021 is averaging over 190 yards a game with room to improve. The list includes great teams from 2001 and 2013. 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Samson Nacua on win over Utah, prep for ASU

    BYU wide receiver Samson Nacua joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss last week's big win over Utah. Nacua, who transferred from Utah this offseason, said that game was the best crowd he has experienced in his college career. He says he and his brother, Puka, have fit in well at BYU and are enjoying playing together in Provo. 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Helmet Stickers: BYU's win over Utah

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down last week's win over Utah in Helmet Stickers. The guys award players from the offense, defense, and special teams for their contributions to the win over the Utes. Players like Tyler Allgeier and Isaiah Herron are among those mentioned. 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    Was last week's win over Utah the biggest win of the Kalani Sitake era?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to talk about BYU's win over Utah and where it ranks among the best wins in the Kalani Sitake era. Mitch believes that moving forward, BYU is going to have the advantage over Utah over the next decade with the decline of the Utes and BYU's ascension to the Big 12. The other great wins under Kalani are BYU's upset in Madison over Wisconsin or big wins in 2019 over USC and Boise State. 

    Play Episode
  • September 18, 2021

    BYU breaks the losing streak against Utah

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to BYU's win last Saturday over Utah and the end of the losing streak. The Cougars win 26-17, earning themselves a ranking in the AP Top 25 and a ranked matchup against Arizona State tonight. Kalani Sitake and BYU finally got it done and ended the losing streak to the Utes. 

    Play Episode
  • September 12, 2021

    BYU ends the nine-game losing streak against Utah with 26-17 victory

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte recap BYU's 26-17 victory over the Utes.

    Play Episode
  • September 11, 2021

    Cougar Sports Saturday highlights September 11th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 11th, 2021. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the big news of BYU joining the Big 12 conference and what it means for the future of BYU athletics. They also preview tonight's rivalry game between BYU and Utah and chat with former BYU QB Max Hall. 

    Play Episode
  • September 11, 2021

    Game predictions for BYU vs Utah

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte give predictions for tonight's rivalry game between BYU and Utah. BYU looks to end the losing streak and Utah will try to achieve the first double-digit win streak in the history of the rivalry. 

    Play Episode
  • September 11, 2021

    Three & Out: BYU vs Utah

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview BYU and Utah in Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the game, player to watch and bold prediction for tonight's matchup between the Cougars and the Utes.

    Play Episode
  • September 11, 2021

    Get ready for BYU vs Utah with former QB Max Hall

    Mitch Harper speaks with former BYU QB Max Hall about rivalry week. Hall shares his memories from the rivalry, what makes this game so special and what fans can expect tonight. 

    Play Episode