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

  • February 4, 2023

    Recapping BYU basketball's blowout win over LMU and new RB signee LJ Martin joins the program

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte recap the BYU win over LMU on Thursday night and welcome new BYU running back LJ Martin to Cougar Sports Saturday. The show wraps up with Cougar Tales, touching on other BYU stories we missed during the show.

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  • February 4, 2023

    Interview with BYU RB signee LJ Martin

    4-star RB LJ Martin out of El Paso, Texas joined the program to talk with Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte about his recruitment and commitment to BYU.

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  • February 4, 2023

    Kalani Sitake interview with Mitch Harper

    Mitch Harper caught up with BYU football head coach Kalani Sitake earlier this week to talk about the Big 12 schedule, signing day and what things change with BYU being a member of the Big 12 Conference.

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  • February 4, 2023

    Kalani Sitake joins the show and the Big 12 schedule breakdown continues

    Mitch Harper caught up with Kalani Sitake earlier this week to discuss the Big 12 schedule and signing day. Mitch and Matt Baiamonte continue Big 12 schedule talk and face each other in this week's edition of the Top 5. When was the last 5 times BYU faced off against 2023 Big 12 schedule opponents?

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  • February 4, 2023

    BYU and the Big 12: Breaking down the 2023 schedule

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the Big 12 schedule release and share what they're most looking forward to in 2023.

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  • January 28, 2023

    Stat breakdown and predictions for No. 22 Saint Mary's vs BYU

    Matt Baiamonte sits down with women's basketball head coach Amber Whiting, breaks down stats with producer Nate Slack, and touch on other BYU sports going on before the two share their predictions for the big basketball game between BYU and Saint Mary's.

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  • January 28, 2023

    BYU basketball analyst Mark Durrant and former football analyst Riley Nelson join the show

    Matt Baiamonte and producer Nate Slack are joined by BYU basketball analyst Mark Durrant and former football analyst Riley Nelson. Matt and Nate reflect on their Top 5 moments in the St. Mary's rivalry. And can the Jets picking up Aaron Rodgers save Zach Wilson's career?

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  • January 28, 2023

    Should BYU continue scheduling SMC in the future?

    Matt Baiamonte and producer Nate Slack talk about whether or not BYU should schedule Saint Mary's going forward. Matt interviews freshman point guard Dallin Hall. Nate introduces a new segment, "Fill in the Blank."

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  • January 21, 2023

    BYU forward Gideon George reflects on the highs and lows of the season and why he chose to withdraw from the transfer portal

    BYU senior forward Gideon George jumps on the show and talks about his experience going through the NBA process and transfer portal, his shoe donation drive and how his senior year has gone so far. Mitch and Matt break down the San Francisco basketball game and the keys to BYU escaping the Bay Area with a victory.

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  • January 21, 2023

    KSL NFL Locals Insider Kyle Ireland joins the show to talk present and future Cougars in the NFL

    Kyle Ireland joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to talk NFL playoffs, Cougars in the NFL and which departing BYU players have the best shot at getting drafted in April. Producer Nate Slack also hosts another edition of the Top 5. This week’s list covers the Top 5 PFF grades for BYU players that return in 2023. The hour wraps up with NFL playoff predictions.

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  • January 21, 2023

    How impactful are the signings of Utah transfer Paul Maile and Weber State transfer Eddie Heckard?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the new additions to the BYU football team in offensive lineman Paul Maile and FCS All-American DB Eddie Heckard. They also discuss where things went wrong in the Santa Clara loss on Thursday.

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  • January 14, 2023

    Transfer QB Kedon Slovis and former basketball asst. coach Tim LaComb join the show

    Mitch sits down for an interview with USC/Pitt transfer QB Kedon Slovis and talk about what brought him to Provo. Next, former hoops assistant coach Tim LaComb joins to recap the Gonzaga game and preview what lies ahead for BYU hoops. The show wraps up with predictions for BYU vs Pepperdine.

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  • January 14, 2023

    Another Top 5 battle and what does PFF think about the transfers BYU has signed so far?

    Mitch and Matt battle in the latest Top 5: The last 5 times BYU football overcame a 10-point deficit and won the game. The two also talk about a recent projection PFF had that shows the impact they believe the transfer portal will have on P5 programs in 2023. Where did they put BYU?

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  • January 14, 2023

    Breaking down 1-point loss to Gonzaga and chatting with new QB Jake Retzlaff

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the Gonzaga game and give their reasons as to why BYU ultimately lost, 75-74. Later, newly signed QB Jake Retzlaff joins the show live to talk about his path to BYU and what he expects in his new home.

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  • January 13, 2023

    Takeaways From BYU's 75-74 Loss To No. 8 Gonzaga

    Mitch Harper, Matt Baiamonte, and Producer Nate Slack share their thoughts from BYU's 75-74 loss to No. 8 Gonzaga inside the Marriott Center.

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  • January 7, 2023

    Talking Cougar hoops with Spencer Johnson

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte sit down with Spencer Johnson to talk about the mood of the team now that the season is half way over. Mitch and Matt discuss what is working for BYU basketball and what things need to improve to get BYU back in the national conversation.

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  • January 7, 2023

    Top 5: Top Concession Items Sold at Lavell Edwards Stadium in 2022

    Producer Nate Slack joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys learn which concession items were most popular during the 2022 football season. Where do CougarTails land?

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  • January 7, 2023

    BYU QB signee Ryder Burton makes his Cougar Sports Saturday debut

    BYU QB signee Ryder Burton joins the show live with Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte, and Mitch and Matt battle it out in the first Top 5 of 2023.

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  • January 7, 2023

    Where did BYU football land in the final 2022 ESPN SP+ rankings?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte grade the hires of the defensive staff, dive into the final ESPN SP+ rankings and talk with BYU defensive end Tyler Batty on how he feels about the changes coming to the defense.

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  • December 31, 2022

    Kalani Sitake and Jay Hill join the show

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte sit down for interviews with football coaches Kalani Sitake and Jay Hill and Cougar hoopers Rudi Williams and Jaxson Robinson.

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  • December 31, 2022

    New Year Resolutions for BYU in 2023

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte set New Year Resolutions for the BYU football and basketball programs heading into 2023. The two also talk about BYU basketball’s six-game win streak.

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  • December 31, 2022

    BYU lands transfer QB Kedon Slovis as Jaren Hall & Puka Nacua declare for the NFL Draft

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss movement in the transfer portal and remember offensive lineman Sione Veikoso who tragically passed away on December 30.

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  • December 31, 2022

    The End of Independence Special

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the end of BYU Independence.

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  • December 17, 2022

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte give their predictions for the New Mexico Bowl and BYU vs Utah basketball

    Description: Mitch Harper interviews Kalani Sitake and Tyler Batty. Mitch and Matt go Three & Out and give their score predictions for BYU vs SMU in the New Mexico Bowl and the BYU vs Utah game in the Marriott Center.

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  • December 17, 2022

    Alex Kirry previews the New Mexico bowl with Mitch and Matt, and how motivated is the team for the bowl game?

    KSL Sport Zone's Unrivaled Aex Kirry joins the show. Mitch and Matt battle in this week's edition of the Top 5. Mitch and Matt discuss how motivated BYU is or isn't for the bowl game against SMU.

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  • December 17, 2022

    Kalani Sitake joins the show to talk quarterbacks in preparation for the New Mexico Bowl

    Mitch Harper has a one-on-one interview with BYU head coach Kalani Sitake. Mitch and Matt Baiamonte dive into the quarterback situation for the Cougars in the New Mexico Bowl.

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  • December 10, 2022

    Best of Cougar Sports Saturday from December 10, 2022

    Compilation of some of the highlights from Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte on December 10, 2022.

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  • December 10, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday, December 10, 2022

    This is Cougar Sports Saturday from December 10, 2022.


    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the hiring of Jay Hill and Kelly Poppinga to the defensive staff, the New Mexico Bowl matchup with SMU, updates from the transfer portal and what BYU basketball needs to change to get back to its winning ways.

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  • December 3, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday December 3

    This is Cougar Sports Saturday from December 3, 2022.

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte share who they would hire as the next BYU Defensive Coordinator. The show wraps up with Mitch and Matt giving their reactions to the news of the College Football Playoff expanding to 12 teams in the 2024.

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  • November 26, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 26, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights

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  • November 26, 2022

    BYU vs Stanford Game Preview

    Mitch and Matt preview the BYU game against Stanford with QB Jaren Hall and with score predictions.

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  • November 26, 2022

    Fesi Sitake and Houston Heimuli on Cougar Sports Saturday

    Fesi Sitake and Houston Heimuli on Cougar Sports Saturday

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  • November 26, 2022

    BYU vs Stanford final game of the 2022 season

    Mitch and Matt set the scene for the final football game of the 2022 season plus they touch on the Zach Wilson situation in New York.

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  • November 19, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Pre Game Highlights November 19, 2022

    Highlights 

    Extended Pre Game Coverage BYU vs. Utah Tech

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  • November 12, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 12th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 12, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down last week's BYU Football win over Boise State and are joined by BYUTV's Dave McCann. The guys also talk all things BYU basketball, reacting to the Cougars' loss to SDSU and hearing interviews from Mark Pope, Trevin Knell, Spencer Johnson, Rudi Williams and Jaxson Robinson. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Spencer Johnson on Wild Offseason, Expectations This Season

    BYU guard Spencer Johnson joins Mitch Harper to discuss a wild offseason and the new team for the Cougars. Johnson, one of the few returning players from last year's team, shares where he has improved in the offseason and his role on the team. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Rudi Williams on Leadership Role, Experience In College Career

    Senior transfer Rudi Williams joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss his role on this new team and how he is helping younger players. Williams has a lot of college basketball experience and discusses what he likes about BYU.

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  • November 12, 2022

    Jaxson Robinson on Choosing BYU, Expanding His Game

    One of the newest BYU Cougars, Jaxson Robinson, joins Mitch Harper to discuss his path to BYU. Robinson shares how he ended up in Provo, his relationship with Mark Pope, and how he's already improving his game. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Trevin Knell on Injury, Role As "Shot Doctor"

    BYU guard Trevin Knell joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss his injury and his focus headed into this season. Knell, who has been dealing with an injury since last season, will miss the first few months of the season. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Mark Pope on New Faces On BYU Basketball Team

    BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss this year's team. The Cougars have many new faces and Coach Pope discusses how these players will have an impact on the team. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Top 5: Let's Play The Hits

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the final time on the Top 5. In honor of Dallen's final week, the guys do a Top 5 full of classic Cougar Sports Saturday names from lists of the past. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Dave McCann on BYU's Win Over Boise State, BYU Basketball Season

    BYUTV's Dave McCann joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the 2022 BYU Football season, including last week's win over Boise State. McCann shares his thoughts on how BYU showed resilience last week and how they can end the season. He also shares his observations about the BYU basketball team. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    Who Will Get Some Playing Time Against Utah Tech?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look ahead at next week's matchup with Utah Tech and some of the players they hope to see play next week. With an easier opponent on the schedule, BYU should be able to get playing time for some younger players on the team. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    BYU Ends Losing Streak With Win Over Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to last week's big win over Boise State. BYU stopped the losing streak by beating the Broncos on the blue turf and the guys discuss the best moments of the win. 

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  • November 12, 2022

    BYU Basketball Falls To San Diego State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to BYU hoops loss last night to San Diego State. The guys discuss the Cougars 1-1 start to the season, lots of turnovers in last night's loss, and how BYU builds upon the first two games. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights November 5th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on November 5, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Boise State with extended pregame coverage. Catch interviews with Tyler Batty, Connor Pay, Micah Harper and Blake Freeland. The guys also react to news on the Big 12's new media deal and preview the matchup with the Broncos. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Score Predictions For BYU vs Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte give their score predictions for BYU vs Boise State. BYU looks to end a four-game losing streak in what may be the last matchup for a while between the Cougars and Broncos.

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  • November 5, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview the matchup between BYU and Boise State with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction for the game. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    BYU's One Of The Most Injured Teams In College Football

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the injuries issues that have plagued BYU this season. BYU has played the third most starters this season. The guys react and discuss the challenge that presents for the Cougars. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Blake Freeland Embraces Leadership Role On BYU O-Line

    BYU tackle Blake Freeland joins Mitch Harper to preview the matchup against Boise State. Freeland discusses his leadership role on the team and how the team is handling the losing streak. He also shares his thoughts on a tough Boise State defense. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Micah Harper Discusses Path To Starting Lineup

    BYU safety Micah Harper joins Mitch Harper to discuss his path to a big role on the BYU defense. Harper talks about playing safety, his style and how the defense is looking ahead at the matchup with the Broncos. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Top 5: Highest Scoring Freshman Season for BYU Basketball

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the most points scored during a freshman season for BYU basketball. The list includes Cougar greats like Danny Ainge and Shawn Bradley. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Injury Report for BYU vs Boise State

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte breakdown the injury report for BYU vs Boise State. The guys discuss injuries to Kody Epps, Max Tooley, Miles Davis and others. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Connor Pay Discusses Earning Back Starting Job

    BYU center Connor Pay joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss the position battle this season at center and preview the matchup with the Broncos. Pay has moved in and out the starting lineup this season and he shares how he's dealt with the competition. He also preview's the matchup with a tough Boise State defense. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Tyler Batty On Boise State Matchup

    BYU defensive end Tyler Batty joins Mitch Harper on his weekly Cougar Tracks podcast to discuss preparing for the matchup with Boise State. Batty talks about getting revenge for last year's loss and taking the season one game at a time. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Gonzaga In Talks On Joining Big 12

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to news that Gonzaga is discussing joining the Big 12 conference. Pete Thamel of ESPN reported the news this week and the guys discuss how Gonzaga could add to the conference. 

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  • November 5, 2022

    Big 12 Reportedly Inks New Media Deal

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off extended pregame coverage discussing big news around the Big 12's new media deal. Sports Business Journal reported that the Big 12 will ink a new deal with ESPN and Fox giving the conference $31.5 million per school. Mitch and Matt discuss how this will help BYU in their Power 5 transition. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 29th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 29, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte welcome BYU cans into a therapy session after last night's loss to East Carolina. The guys break down the loss with The Blueprint and discuss what's next. They also look ahead at the BYU basketball season with interview with Mark Pope, Spencer Johnson, Dallin Hall and Noah Waterman. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Noah Waterman Already Loves The BYU Family

    One of the newest BYU Cougars, Noah Waterman, joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss how he ended up in Provo. Waterman, a transfer from Detroit Mercy, says he immediately felt the family atmosphere in the program. He discusses the coaching staff and his new teammates. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Dallin Hall Is Ready To Have An Impact In Year One

    BYU guard Dallin Hall joins Matt Baiamonte to look ahead at his first year in the BYU basketball program. Hall is a return missionary, and he discusses the experience and the growth he's had. Hall also discusses his game and what he will add to his team this season. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Spencer Johnson Excited For New Faces & New Roles

    BYU guard Spencer Johnson joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss his offseason and the anticipation of the new season ahead. Johnson mentions how he bulked up in the offseason and what he has been working on in his game. He also speaks on some of the new faces around the program.

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  • October 29, 2022

    Mark Pope on Last Season in WCC, Retooling Roster

    BYU head coach Mark Pope joins Mitch Harper to preview the upcoming basketball season. Pope mentions the newness around the team and building toward the Big 12 era. He speaks on the return missionaries who will have a major impact in year one and some of the key transfers to the team. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Top 5: Single-Season Receptions In Independence Era

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the leaders in single-season receptions during BYU's independence era. The list includes great seasons from Cody Hoffman, Dax Milne and more. Despite the injury, Kody Epps has had a breakout season and was on pace for some big reception numbers. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    Does Jaren Hall Share Blame For BYU's Disappointing Season?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to discuss the losses adding up for BYU and if Jaren Hall shares any blame in that. The guys discuss the lack of tight end production with Hall and if that's quarterback play or play-calling. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    BYU's Offense Joins The Defense With A Disappointing Performance Against ECU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to hear thoughts on the BYU loss to ECU and the season as a whole. The defense has taken plenty of criticism, but the guys discuss where the offense has fallen short and what is to blame. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    BYU Therapy Session After Loss to ECU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to discuss the loss to ECU and hear thoughts from listeners. With coaching issues dooming BYU yet again, the guys ask what has to give for the Cougars. 

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  • October 29, 2022

    BYU Suffers Fourth-Straight Loss Against ECU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to BYU's loss to East Carolina last night. The Cougars dropped their fourth-straight game and hope is fading quick among fans. The guys let loose their thoughts on the disappointing loss.

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  • October 22, 2022

    BYU vs Liberty: Game Preview & Score Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview the matchup between BYU and Liberty with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction for the game. The guys also give score predictions between the Cougars and Flames. 

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  • October 22, 2022

    BYU Needs To Bounce Back Against Liberty

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte kickoff extended pregame coverage discussing what's at stake for BYU in this game against Liberty. After back-to-back losses, the Cougars are reeling and face a tough test in Lynchburg. BYU's successful season is on the line this week, in what feels like a must-win against the Flames.

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  • October 15, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 15th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 15, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Arkansas with extended pregame coverage. Isaac Rex joins the show to discuss how the team is preparing for Arkansas and Alex Kirry joins to breakdown the matchup. The guys are also joined by Trey Biddy, Arkansas insider, to get to know the foe today. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    BYU vs Arkansas: Score Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with score predictions for BYU vs Arkansas. It's a big opportunity ahead for the Cougars to knock off an SEC opponent in front of their home crowd. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Arkansas

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

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  • October 15, 2022

    Isaac Rex On Handling Loss, Razorback's Defense

    BYU tight end Isaac Rex joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss how the team is responding to last week's loss and preparing for Arkansas. Rex says the team is focused on the task at hand. He also speaks on the performance of the tight end group so far this season. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    Scouting The Opponent: Arkansas Razorbacks

    Hawgsports.com's Trey Biddy joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to get to know BYU's foe today: the Arkansas Razorbacks. Arkansas is 3-3 on the season, with three straight losses to ranked opponents. Biddy says despite being banged up, this team is tough and talented. He expects a good performance from the Hogs today. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    Alex Kirry on Arkansas Matchup, Bouncing Back From Loss To Notre Dame

    KSL Sports Zone's Alex Kirry joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss today's matchup between BYU and Arkansas. Coming off of the loss to Notre Dame, Kirry says the team needs to be ready for the size and speed of an SEC team. He also discusses the health of Jaren Hall and needing big offense today. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    Injury Update for BYU vs Arkansas

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte give an injury update for BYU vs Arkansas. Jaren Hall will be good to go this week, after playing hurt last week against Notre Dame. Gunner Romney is hopeful, as is running back Miles Davis. Wide receiver Chase Roberts was a full participant in practice this week. For the Razorbacks, quarterback KJ Jefferson is expected to be back, as is their top two cornerbacks. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    Helmet Stickers: Mid-season Review of the 2022 BYU Football Season

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte take a look at the 2022 season so far with Helmet Stickers. The guys reward stickers to the MVP of the offense, defense and special teams for the first six games of the BYU Football season. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    BYU-Arkansas: Storylines To Watch

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte breakdown the matchup between BYU and Arkansas. They give an update on quarterback Jaren Hall, who was banged up against Utah State a few weeks ago. The guys also take a quick look at the Razorbacks and the threat they pose for the Cougars. 

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  • October 15, 2022

    BYU vs Arkansas Brings A New Foe To Provo

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte kickoff extended pregame coverage setting the stage for a big-time matchup between BYU and Arkansas. The Razorbacks will become just the third team, and second program, to pay a visit to Provo for a football game. The guys discuss the major storylines headed into this game. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights October 8th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on October 8, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Notre Dame with extended pregame coverage. Aaron Roderick and Tyler Batty preview the matchup for BYU and NBC pxp voice Jac Collinsworth gives perspective on the Fighting Irish. The guys breakdown the matchup with Three and Out and discuss some of the storylines around this game. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    BYU vs Notre Dame: Score Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with their score predictions for the matchup between BYU and Notre Dame in Las Vegas. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Notre Dame

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

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  • October 8, 2022

    Scouting The Opponent: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get to know BYU's foe today with Scouting The Opponent. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are led by quarterback Drew Pyne, who took over for the injured starter in the loss to Marshall. He's won the last two starts and will look to lead the Irish offense today. Notre Dame boasts a talented defensive, loaded with NFL talent up front. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Jac Collinsworth Loves The Hype Between BYU & Notre Dame

    NBC play-by-play voice Jac Collinsworth joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the matchup between BYU and Notre Dame. Collinsworth will be on the call with Jason Garrett and he shares his impressions of Notre Dame, having covered them throughout the year. He is also excited about BYU and the battle upcoming tonight. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Tyler Batty Ready For The Opportunity To Play Notre Dame

    BYU defensive end Tyler Batty joins Mitch Harper to discuss the preparation this week and the opportunity to play an historic program. Batty talks about the matchup with Notre Dame and what they bring on offense. He also discusses his thoughts on the new BYU uniforms the team will be wearing tonight. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Who Won The Uni Matchup Between BYU & Notre Dame?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the new uniforms for this game and which team unveiled the cooler fit. BYU is wearing an all-black look with a new royal-to-black gradient helmet. Notre Dame is wearing white and gold, with a gold trim and unique font on the jersey. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Top Five: Single-Season Passing Yards

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the leaders in single-season passing yards. The list includes BYU greats like Ty Detmer and Jim McMahon. Jaren Hall has been slinging the ball well this season and he's on pace to approach the Top 10 in 2022. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    BYU Offense vs Notre Dame Defense

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the notable matchup between BYU's offense and Notre Dame's defense. The Cougars have been able to put up points this season but face a very talented defensive unit. The guys discuss who has the advantage and the keys for Jaren Hall and the offense. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Keenan Pili on Preparing for Notre Dame Offense

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte speak with linebacker Keenan Pili about how BYU is preparing for the Fighting Irish. Pili spoke about the Notre Dame offense, saying they like to pound the ball but can mix it up. He discusses being ready with their game plan and staying focused on the task at hand. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    Aaron Roderick On Preparing For Notre Dame + Health Update For Offense

    BYU offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick joined Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the team's preparation for Notre Dame and the health of the offense. Roderick says the team is preparing the same as they always do and that they need to stay focused on their game plan. 

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  • October 8, 2022

    The History of BYU/Notre Dame

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get ready for BYU vs Notre Dame looking back at the history between the Cougars and the Irish. This will be the 9th matchup all-time between the two programs, with Notre Dame winning both matchups during BYU's Independence Era.

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  • October 8, 2022

    BYU vs Notre Dame Gameday From Las Vegas

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show setting the scene in Las Vegas for the matchup between BYU and Notre Dame. The teams face off as part of the 2022 Shamrock Series at the home of the Las Vegas Raiders: Allegiant Stadium. The guys discuss the big storylines headed into this game. 

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  • October 7, 2022

    BYU-Notre Dame Preview Special

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Notre Dame with a one-hour special on KSL NewsRadio. Mitch and Matt breakdown the matchup and what's at stake for both teams in the battle in Las Vegas. NBC play-by-play voice Jac Collinsworth joins to preview the game and share insight on the Fighting Irish. 

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  • September 29, 2022

    BYU vs. Utah State Preview

    Rock me momma like a wagon wheel...

    BYU vs Utah State preview with Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte.

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  • September 25, 2022

    BYU 38, Wyoming 24: Twitter Spaces Postgame

    BYU defeated Wyoming 38-24 at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Mitch Harper, Matt Baiamonte and other KSL Sports personalities joined in for a Twitter Spaces Postgame show.

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  • September 24, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights September 24th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 24, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to last week's loss to Oregon with The Blueprint. The guys also discuss the news around Dallin Holker's imminent transfer. Current BYU players Max Tooley and Kody Epps join the show to discuss how the team is moving forward this week against Wyoming. Former BYU star Bronson Kaufusi joins to discuss this year's BYU squad and former CSS host Alex Kirry also joins the show. The guys preview tonight's matchup between BYU and Wyoming with Three & Out. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Wyoming

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

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  • September 24, 2022

    Kody Epps Impressing In Expanded Role This Season

    BYU wide receiver Kody Epps joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss his start to the season. Epps has seen a bigger role this season and has taken advantage of his opportunities. He speaks on how he ended up in Provo and his connection with quarterback Jaren Hall. He also discusses the mindset of the wide receiver room this season. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    Top 5: Career Touchdown Receptions

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the leaders in career touchdown receptions at BYU. The list includes greats like Austin Collie and Cody Hoffman. BYU tight end Isaac Rex as 16 career touchdown catches and could enter the Top 10 and beyond this season. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    Max Tooley on Bouncing Back After Oregon Loss

    BYU linebacker Max Tooley joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss last week's loss to Oregon and how the team is looking ahead to Wyoming. Tooley discusses putting the loss behind them and focusing on stopping the run against the Cowboys. Tooley also speaks on his hot start to the season. 

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