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

  • 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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  • September 24, 2022

    Bronson Kaufusi on Defensive Adjustments, BYU's Potential In 2022

    Former BYU star Bronson Kaufusi joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the season for the Cougars. Kaufusi has been covering the BYU football season on gamedays with his brother, Corbin, saying it's a great group this year in Provo. He mentioned tackling as a point of emphasis in this week's game against Wyoming. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    Alex Kirry On History of BYU-Wyoming, Keys to Matchup

    KSL Sports Zone's Alex Kirry joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the history between BYU and Wyoming and tonight's matchup against the Cowboys. Kirry says there's still some bad blood between the two former conference foes. He says BYU has to be able to run the ball, which they've struggled to do the last two games. He also mentions seeing more aggression in the pass game by quarterback Jaren Hall. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    The Blueprint: BYU vs Oregon

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down last week's loss to Oregon with The Blueprint. The guys divvy out the blame for last week's 40-21 loss at Autzen Stadium to the Ducks. Mitch and Matt discuss the poor tackling, offensive line and defensive scheme as part of the blame for the loss. 

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  • September 24, 2022

    Wild Week For BYU Football, Dallin Holker To Enter Transfer Portal

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to a wild week for BYU. The Cougars lost a tough game against Oregon last Saturday and kept taking blows when tight end Dallin Holker announced his intention to enter the transfer portal. 

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  • September 18, 2022

    Oregon 40, BYU 21: Twitter Spaces Postgame

    BYU football falls to the Oregon Ducks in Eugene. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down the game on Twitter Spaces.

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  • September 17, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights September 17

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 17, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Oregon with extended pregame coverage. The guys breakdown today's game with Three & Out and KSL Sports Zone's Alex Kirry. Ben Bywater joins to discuss the matchup as does Oregon insider Joey Mac. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    Score Predictions For BYU-Oregon

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with some score predictions and final thoughts on today's game between BYU and Oregon. It will be a tough battle for the Cougars, who are coming off an emotional high last week with the win over Baylor. Meanwhile, Oregon is looking for redemption on the national stage after an embarrassing loss to Georgia. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Oregon

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview today's game between BYU and Oregon 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 Ducks. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    Alex Kirry Joins For BYU-Oregon Preview

    KSL Sports Zone's Alex Kirry joins Mitch Harper to discuss today's matchup between BYU and Oregon. Kirry shares his observations from last week's win and what it will take to have a repeat performance today. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    Scouting The Opponent: Oregon Ducks

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte help you get to know this week's opponent in Scouting the Opponent. Oregon sideline reporter Joey Mac joins the show to preview the Ducks and today's matchup in Eugene. Oregon started their season 1-1, with a loss to Georgia and a win over Eastern Washington. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    Ben Bywater On Baylor Win, Oregon Prep

    BYU linebacker Ben Bywater joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss last week's big win and game prep for Oregon. Bywater discusses the emotions of the win and how much the home crowd impacted the game. Bywater also previews the matchup against the Oregon Ducks. 

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  • September 17, 2022

    BYU vs Oregon Gameday Live From Eugene

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs Oregon with pregame live from Eugene. After upsetting no. 9 Baylor last week, the Cougars will look to earn another impressive win today against the Ducks. The guys set the stage for a Top 25 matchup at Autzen Stadium. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights September 10th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 10, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get ready for a Top 25 matchup tonight between BYU and Baylor, speaking with RB coach Harvey Unga and WR Brayden Cosper. The guys preview the matchup with Alex Kirry and get to know the Baylor Bears with David Smoak. The guys look back at last week's win over USF in The Blueprint and preview BYU-Baylor with Three & Out. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    BYU/Baylor: Score Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with game predictions for BYU vs Baylor. The two teams met last week in Waco, with the Bears winning at home 38-24. With the home crowd and momentum building, the guys expect at BYU victory tonight. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs Baylor

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview the matchup between BYU and Baylor with Three & Out. The guys give a stat of the day, player to watch and bold prediction for the Top 25 matchup tonight in Provo. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Scouting The Opponent: Baylor Bears

    SicEm365's David Smoak joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to get to know BYU's opponent tonight: the Baylor Bears. Baylor enters tonight's game as the #9 team in the country and ready to lead the Big 12 conference into a new era. He says he's looking forward to BYU in the Big 12, saying they were his first choice in conference expansion. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Top 5: Last Five Ranked Matchups At LES

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. With a Top 25 matchup taking place tonight in Provo, the guys look at the last five times BYU played a ranked matchup at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The list includes great games like BYU vs Utah in 2009 and BYU vs Arizona State in 2021. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Alex Kirry on BYU-Baylor Matchup, Big 12 Preview

    The KSL Sports Zone and former Cougar Sports Saturday host Alex Kirry joined Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss tonight's matchup between BYU and Baylor. Kirry says the potential of missing Gunner Romney and Puka Nacua makes him waiver. However, with the performance last week by the wide receiver group some young players need to step up. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Brayden Cosper Ready For Home Crowd At LES Tonight

    BYU wide receiver Brayden Cosper joined Matt Baiamonte to discuss his performance in week one and look ahead at the matchup with Baylor. Cosper, who has struggled with injury throughout his BYU career, had a nice opening game against the Bulls. Having not played a home game since the 2020 season, Cosper is looking forward to playing in front of the home crowd tonight.

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  • September 10, 2022

    BYU Run Game Must Be Big Against Baylor

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the importance of the BYU run game tonight against the Baylor Bears. Last year in Waco, the Cougars mustered just over 2 yards a carry on the ground, a large part of the disappointing performance. After putting up over 300 yards on the ground last week, BYU will hope to continue that performance today. The guys discuss how the backs, and the offensive line, will be a key to a BYU win. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    Harvey Unga on BYU-Baylor Matchup, Impressions of Chris Brooks in Game One

    BYU running backs coach Harvey Unga joins Mitch Harper to discuss this group's performance against USF last week and the matchup today with Baylor. Unga mentions his impressions of Chris Brooks in his first game and the depth they have in the room. He also discusses how his unit can improve from their performance against the Bears last season. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    The Blueprint: BYU Wins Big Over USF

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte break down last week's BYU win over USF in The Blueprint. The guys divide up the credit for the win against the Bulls to the offensive line, Jaren Hall and the dominant running game. 

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  • September 10, 2022

    BYU Completes Investigation Into BYU vs Duke Volleyball Match

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to the press release from BYU about an alleged incident at the BYU vs Duke women's volleyball match a few weeks ago. BYU's investigation found no evidence of any racial heckling/language used against Rachel Richardson or any Duke players. The guys react to what has been a messy two weeks in trying to find the truth behind the allegations. 

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  • September 4, 2022

    BYU defeats USF, 50-21: Twitter Spaces Postgame

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte hosted a Twitter Spaces breaking down BYU's 50-21 victory over USF.

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  • September 3, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights September 3rd

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on September 3, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs South Florida with extended pregame coverage. The guys set the stage for the kickoff of the 2022 football season and are joined by wide receiver Keanu Hill and tight end Isaac Rex. The guys get to know the foe with Scouting The Opponent and preview the matchup with Three & Out. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    BYU vs South Florida: Score Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up the show with score predictions for the game between BYU and USF. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    Three & Out: BYU vs South Florida

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

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  • September 3, 2022

    Keanu Hill Takes On Bigger Role In 2022

    BYU wide receiver Keanu Hill joins Mitch Harper to discuss his offseason prep and today's matchup against USF. Hill discusses his progress over four years at BYU and how he has improved his game. Hill is slotted as a starting wide receiver, alongside Puka Nacua and Gunner Romney. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    Who Will Be Playing At Wide Receiver For BYU?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the wide receiver room and who will be seeing snaps against USF. Puka Nacua and Gunner Romney were held out often during fall camp and it is unclear their playing status today. The guys discuss the players that will step up for BYU.

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  • September 3, 2022

    Jaren Hall Is Ready To Breakout

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the impact of BYU quarterback Jaren Hall. Hall returns after a successful 2021 season and has his eyes set on the NFL. The guys discuss the heights the talented quarterback can lead this team to in 2022. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    Scouting The Opponent: South Florida Bulls

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte breakdown BYU's opponent: the South Florida Bulls. These two teams met last season, with BYU earning the win at home. In 2019, the Bulls beat BYU in Jaren Hall's first career start. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    Isaac Rex Talks Injury Rehab, USF Matchup

    BYU tight end Isaac Rex joins Matt Baiamonte to discuss his injury rehab and preparing for the 2022 season. Rex suffered a tough injury last November and has been looking at this USF game with the goal to return. He also discusses the talent in the tight end room. 

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  • September 3, 2022

    BYU Gameday Live From Tampa

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for BYU vs South Florida to open the 2022 season. The guys set the stage for the season opener and the final season of Independence. 

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  • September 2, 2022

    BYU Football 2022 Season Kickoff Special

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the kickoff of the BYU Football season with a special one-hour preview! The guys breakdown BYU vs South Florida, take a look ahead at the 2022 season for the Cougars and give some predictions for the game tomorrow. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights August 27th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 27, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with a season preview. The guys wrap up fall camp with defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki. They also go position-by-position to preview and breakdown the BYU roster. The guys also go through the 2022 schedule, give a record prediction, and give some bold predictions for the season. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Season Bold Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte finish the show with some bold predictions for the 2022 BYU season. The guys predict what the Cougars will look like next season, coming off a 10-3 season in 2021. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU 2022 Season Preview: Schedule Breakdown

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU football season with a season preview. The guys look at the 12 games on BYU's 2022 schedule and give a record prediction for the season. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Position Preview: Running Backs & Pass Catchers

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with previews of each position. The guys take a look at the running backs group, led by Cal transfer Christopher Brooks and Lopini Katoa. They also look at the group of pass catchers, led by wide receivers Puka Nacua and Gunner Romney. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Position Preview: Defensive Backs

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with previews of each position. The guys take a look at the defensive backs led by D'Angelo Mandell, Kaleb Hayes and Malik Moore. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    Top 5: BYU Teams With Top 25 Offense/Defense

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the times BYU teams have had a Top 25 offense and defense in a season. The list includes BYU's greatest teams, like 1984, 1996 and 2020. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Position Preview: Offensive Line

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with previews of each position. The guys take a look at the offensive line group, arguably the strongest position group on the team, led by tackle Blake Freeland and guard Clark Barrington. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    2021 BYU Football Season Recap

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look back at the last season for BYU Football with a 2021 season recap. Listen to the highs and lows of a 10-win season, breaking the losing streak against rival Utah, going 5-1 against Power 5 teams and falling short in the Independence Bowl. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Position Preview: Defensive Line

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with previews of each position. The guys take a look at the defensive line group, led by Tyler Batty on the edge and a depth of talent along the line. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    Ilaisa Tuiaki On Defensive Mentality, Depth At All Positions

    BYU defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to talk about fall camp and the progress of his defense. Coach Tuiaki speaks on the depth across the board on the defense and how that will be a strength next season. He also speaks on players who have stood out in fall camp. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    BYU Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get you ready for the 2022 BYU Football season with previews of each position. The guys take a look at the quarterback position, led by coach Aaron Roderick and returning starter Jaren Hall. 

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  • August 27, 2022

    One Week Away From BYU Gameday

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show breaking down the end of BYU fall camp and beginning of USF game prep. Coach Kalani Sitake mentioned on Tuesday that the team's been more physical this camp, but they haven't had any season-ending injuries. The guys discuss the status of the team headed into game week. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights August 20th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 20, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte breakdown another week of BYU fall camp with passing game coordinator Fesi Sitake and assistant head coach Ed Lamb. The guys discuss BYU's ranking in the preseason AP poll and which position battles are still raging on for the Cougars. They also reveal the top two players on their list of Top 10 BYU players in 2022.

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  • August 20, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 1 Jaren Hall

    ​Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 1 on the list: Jaren Hall.

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  • August 20, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 2 Blake Freeland

    ​Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 2 on the list: Blake Freeland.

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  • August 20, 2022

    Jacob Conover Having Great Fall Camp According To Teammates & Coaches

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the improvement of quarterback Jacob Conover in fall camp. Conover wasn't convincing in spring ball as the QB2 on the roster, but with his improvements in fall camp he is clearly the backup to Jaren Hall. Chase Roberts says he and his teammates can sense the swag and confidence in Conover as a leader on the team. The guys discuss what that means for BYU this year and in the Big 12 era. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    Ed Lamb On Engaging Players Throughout Fall Camp

    BYU assistant head coach and special teams coordinator Ed Lamb joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss fall camp. Coach Lamb discusses the competition at the safety position and who is poised to join Malik Moore in the starting lineup. He also discusses the talent at special teams and his confidence in his specialists. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    Top 5: Best BYU Passing 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 BYU passing offenses since 2000. The list includes some great seasons from some of BYU's best signal callers, like John Beck and Zach Wilson. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    BYU Ranked #25 In Preseason AP Poll

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to the news that BYU was ranked #25 in the preseason AP poll released on Monday. BYU ended the 2021 season at #19 in the AP poll and will face four teams ranked in the preseason. The guys discuss if #25 is the right ranking for BYU, who is rarely ranked in the preseason. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    Fesi Sitake Recaps Second Scrimmage, Breaks Down WR Unit

    BYU passing game coordinator Fesi Sitake joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss fall camp. He discusses how the offense has evolved over the years and the depth of talent in the wide receiver room. Sitake mentions having a rotation of 4-5 receivers, but that the top three would get about 80% of the snaps. He says Keanu Hill is currently the WR3, but Brayden Cosper and Chase Roberts have been pushing him throughout fall camp. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    Depth Chart Beginning To Emerge For BYU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss some of the position battles that remain during BYU fall camp. The guys discuss the offensive line and how the starting five is going to shakeout. BYU has more capable starters than positions available, which is a good problem to have. 

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  • August 20, 2022

    BYU Fall Camp Winding Down As USF Prep Begins Next Week

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to another week of BYU fall camp. The team held a practice today and coaches seemed focused on how the depth chart will shape up in the next week. The guys share their observations from a week's worth of practice. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights August 13th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 13, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to week two of BYU Football fall camp and their first scrimmage, which took place today. Offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick joined to discuss his thoughts on the scrimmage and who has stood out so far. BYUtv's Dave McCann joins to share his thoughts from the first few weeks of fall camp. Wide receiver Puka Nacua joins to discuss how he's built his chemistry with Jaren Hall. The guys also react to Zach Wilson's injury and the NFL preseason. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 3 Puka Nacua

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 3 on the list: Puka Nacua.

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  • August 13, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 4 Clark Barrington

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 4 on the list: Clark Barrington.

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  • August 13, 2022

    NFL Preseason: Zach Wilson Injury, Tyler Allgeier Debut

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the NFL preseason and some of the former Cougars in action this week. Zach Wilson suffered an injury last night in his first game, but reports say it is a bone bruise and meniscus tear that will force him to miss 2-4 weeks. Tyler Allgeier made is debut in the NFL with a couple carries and a great rep in pass protection. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Puka Nacua Talks BYU Fall Camp, Chemistry With Jaren Hall

    BYU wide receiver Puka Nacua joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss BYU football fall camp. Nacua talks about his second year in Provo and how he is leading the wide receiver group. He also talks about how he has established his connection with quarterback Jaren Hall. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Top 5: Last Five BYU Football Games Played In Florida

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the last five games BYU played in the state of Florida. The list includes the 2020 Boca Raton Bowl against UCF and a matchup with Florida State in 2010. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Dave McCann on BYU Fall Camp and Offensive Potential in 2022

    BYUTV's Dave McCann joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss BYU fall camp and who has stood out so far. McCann discusses the strengths of Jaren Hall and how he can take the Cougars to the next level. He also discusses the importance of the pairing of Isaac Rex and Dallin Holker. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Aaron Roderick Breaks Down BYU Football Scrimmage No. 1

    BYU offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss BYU's first scrimmage of fall camp. He talks about holding out some key players for the scrimmage, especially considering the Zach Wilson injury last night. Roderick discusses the quarterbacks, saying Jaren Hall took care of business. He also had high praise for Sol-Jay Maiava-Peters and Nick Billoups, who made plays with their legs. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Reaction To BYU Football Fall Camp Scrimmage No. 1

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss news and notes from BYU football's scrimmage today. The guys note some of the standouts from the scrimmage, according to head coach Kalani Sitake and offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    Key Position Battles For BYU Football Scrimmage

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte continue to discuss BYU football fall camp and Saturday's scrimmage. The guys discuss key position battles like the offensive line, the secondary and the running back group. 

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  • August 13, 2022

    BYU Football Hosts Scrimmage No. 1 of Fall Camp

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show breaking down week two of BYU football fall camp. The guys discuss today's scrimmage, the first of fall camp, and what the coaching staff wants to see from the scrimmage. They also talk about some of those position battles to watch for BYU football. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights August 6th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 6, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to week one of BYU Fall Camp which began this week. The guys highlight observations from the offensive and defensive units. Gunner Romney joins to discuss his excitement for the upcoming season and work this offseason. Mitch and Matt also discuss the most irreplaceable player on the roster and unveil no. 5 & 6 on the Top 10 BYU Players in 2022. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 5 Payton Wilgar

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 5 on the list: Payton Wilgar. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 6 Kaleb Hayes

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 6 on the list: Kaleb Hayes. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Who Is The Most Irreplaceable Player On BYU's Roster?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss who are the most irreplaceable players on BYU football's roster this season. Mitch mentions Tyler Batty along the defensive line, who is the key cog in the pass rush. Matt also mentions Puka Nacua, because of all his talent and different skillsets. Got it, thanks!Sounds good to me.Thank you!Are the suggestions above helpful?

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  • August 6, 2022

    Top 5: Best Transfer Players In BYU Football History

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the best transfer players in BYU Football history. The list includes BYU greats like Max Hall and Brad Oates. This season, the Cougars will rely heavily on transfer players like Puka Nacua and Chris Brooks. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Gunner Romney Is Ready For Football In 2022

    BYU WR Gunner Romney joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to react to day one of fall camp. Romney, returning for his fifth season at BYU, says he's ready to get on the field and play games this fall. He discusses his aspirations, what he's working on and his expectations this season. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    What Are The Goals For BYU Football In Fall Camp?

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the goals and priorities for BYU football in fall camp. Coach Kalani Sitake said it's competing with one another and setting the foundation for the season ahead. The guys also discuss Sitake's comments about developing young players and building depth. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Defensive Observations From BYU Fall Camp Week One

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss observations from day one of BYU fall camp this week. The guys focus on the defensive side of the ball, focusing on the rotation of players at linebacker and safety. Mitch and Matt update who is seeing the field as many defensive players are recovering from injury. 

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  • August 6, 2022

    Offensive Observations From BYU Fall Camp Week One

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to week one of Camp Kalani for the Cougar football team. The guys focus on the observations they made during practice from the offense, which left them with confidence across the board. Christopher Brooks, the transfer from Cal, was impressive behind a talented offensive line. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights July 30th

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on July 30, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get ready for BYU Fall Camp looking back at their predictions from last year and giving some bold predictions for the upcoming fall camp. The guys react to Pac-12 Media Days and comments made by the Pac-12 commissioner. The guys talk BYU pass catchers with tight ends coach Steve Clark and wide receievers coach Fesi Sitake. Clark and Campbell Barrington join the show to discuss playing together on the offensive line. The guys also unveil no. 8 and no. 7 on the BYU Top 10 Players in 2022. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 7 Gunner Romney

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 7 on the list: Gunner Romney.

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  • July 30, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 8 Malik Moore

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 8 on the list: Malik Moore.

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  • July 30, 2022

    Steve Clark on Tight End Depth Chart and Expectations In 2022

    BYU tight ends coach Steve Clark joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the tight end position group. Isaac Rex is still recovering from injury which opens the door for Dallin Holker and others to have more opportunity. Clark mentions the tight end/fullback hybrids like Houston Heimuli and Masen Wake as weapons that will have an impact. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    2022 BYU Fall Camp Bold Predictions

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte get ready for BYU Fall Camp 2022 with some bold predictions. Matt is all-in on Chase Roberts as the WR3 for BYU while Dallen says the job will be won by Keanu Hill. Mitch says Jacob Conover will prove he's the next up after Jaren Hall leaves for the NFL. Matt also says Jackson McChesney will be RB2 behind Chris Brooks and Mitch says Fisher Jackson will be a defensive standout. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    2021 Fall Camp Predictions: Where We Went Wrong

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look back at their fall camp predictions from last offseason. Both guys believed in Jaren Hall as the starter and said he'd easily win the job. Mitch was all bought in on Puka Nacua and Matt said don't sleep on Gunner Romney and Neil Pau'u. Matt also said that Tyler Batty would be the star of the defense in 2021. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Top 5: Most Career Games With 100 Rushing Yards

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, for the 100th list the guys guess the players with the most career 100 rushing yard games at BYU. The list includes Cougar greats like Harvey Unga and Tyler Allgeier. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Clark & Campbell Barrington Discuss Offensive Line Mentality and Competition

    BYU offensive linemen Clark and Campbell Barrington join Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the talented offensive line groups. They discuss their All-American honors and what it means to receive that accolade. They also share what it means to play together as brothers on the offensive line. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Wide Receiver Room Depth A Strength For BYU

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss BYU's wide receiver room and who will emerge as WR3 for the Cougars this season. BYU returns Puka Nacua and Gunner Romney, but lost Neil Pau'u to the NFL. The guys discuss the talent in the group and who can emerge as the third option. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Fesi Sitake Wants To Build Upon Past Offensive Success In 2022

    BYU wide receiver coach and passing game coordinator Fesi Sitake joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte from BYU Media Day. Sitake discusses how the offense has developed and where they are looking to improve this season. He also discusses the talent in the wide receiver group and potential for their top pass catchers this season. 

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  • July 30, 2022

    Pac-12 Commissioner Throws Shade At Big 12 Conference

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show discussing Pac-12 Media Day and comments made by commissioner George Kliavkoff. Kliavkoff mentioned the Big 12 throwing 'grenades' and attempting to destabilize his conference. The guys discuss the comments and the future of conference realignment in college athletics. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Cougar Sports Saturday Highlights July 23rd

    This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on July 23, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview the upcoming football season with assistant head coach Ed Lamb. BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope joins for a summer check-in with the basketball program. KSLTV's Sam Farnsworth share his predictions for BYU Football in 2022 and the guys unveil No. 10 and No. 9 on the Top Ten BYU Players in 2022. The guys also compete for win No. 50 in the Top 5. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 9 Tyler Batty

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 9 on the list: Tyler Batty. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Top 10 BYU Players in 2022: No. 10 Conner Pay

    Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte debut the Cougar Sports Saturday Top 10 BYU players in 2022. Mitch, Matt and Dallen ranked the ten best BYU players for the 2022 season, and they reveal no. 10 on the list: Connor Pay. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Sam Farnsworth Previews BYU Football in 2022

    KSLTV's Sam Farnsworth joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to preview BYU football in 2022. Sportsbeat on KSLTV will preview the upcoming season and Sam discusses some of his bold predictions for BYU. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Top 5: Who Will Be First To 50 Wins?

    Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guy will battle to be the first to earn 50 wins in the Top 5. It's the Top 5 of Top 5's to determine the champ. 

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  • July 23, 2022

    Mark Pope On A Wild Offseason For BYU Basketball

    BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope joins Mitch Harper to discuss the wild offseason for him and his team. Pope discusses the changing world of college athletics, the transfer portal and recruiting in the NIL era. 

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