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Saints Quarterback Derek Carr Calls Taysom Hill a Hall of Famer

On Wednesday, Saints starting quarterback Derek Carr joined the Pardon My Take podcast. In the podcast, he discussed former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and his

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Saints Quarterback Derek Carr Calls Taysom Hill a Hall of Famer

On Wednesday, Saints starting quarterback Derek Carr joined the Pardon My Take podcast. In the podcast, he discussed former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and his

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Kedon Slovis Selected by D.C. Defenders in UFL Draft

On Wednesday, former BYU quarterback Kedon Slovis was selected by the D.C. Defenders in second round of the UFL draft. The UFL has eight total teams, so Slovis

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Apr 17, 2024; New York, New York, USA;  U.S. Olympic athlete Jimmer Fredette poses for a photo at the Team USA Media Summit at Mariott Marquis. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Jimmer Takes Home MVP and Championship Trophies at 3x3 Quebec Challenger

Jimmer Fredette's impressive performance led Miami (USA) to a championship win at the FIBA 3x3 Quebec Challenger on June 28-29, 2024. The team was undefeated in

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Feb 11, 2024; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Kansas City Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco (10) runs against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner (54) during overtime in Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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22 Former BYU Football Players are Currently on NFL Rosters

Ever since Kalani Sitake was hired in 2016, he has emphasized the importance of getting his players to the NFL. For the most part, he's been very successul in t

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Jun 2, 2024; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Guardians second baseman Daniel Schneemann (10) hits an RBI double during the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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Former BYU Baseball Star Daniel Schneemann Makes History in MLB Debut

Six years after starting his professional baseball career, former BYU baseball standout Daniel Schneemann made his MLB debut on June 2, 2024 for the Cleveland G

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Dec 17, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) drops back to attempt a pass against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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Zach Wilson will Wear a New Jersey Number with the Denver Broncos

New Denver Broncos quarterback Zach Wilson will wear a new jersey number in his first year in Denver. In his first practice as a Bronco, Wilson wore a no. 4 jer

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New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson tries to elude the pressure of Miami Dolphins defensive tackle
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Zach Wilson and the Denver Broncos to Face the Jets in Week Four of NFL Season

On Wednesday night, the NFL unveiled the 2024 schedule. Former BYU star Zach Wilson, who was traded to the Denver Broncos in April, will travel back to New York

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Oct 21, 2023; Provo, Utah, USA; Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Kedon Slovis (10) passes the ball
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Five BYU Football Players Ink Free Agent Deals

On Saturday, five BYU football players signed as undrafted free agents following the NFL Draft. Quarterback Kedon Slovis signed with the Indianapolis Colts, run

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Oct 21, 2023; Provo, Utah, USA; Brigham Young Cougars offensive lineman Kingsley Suamataia (78)
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The Kansas City Chiefs Select BYU Offensive Tackle Kingsley Suamataia in the Second Round of the NFL Draft

On Friday, BYU starting left tackle Kingsley Suamataia was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round of the NFL Draft. Suamataia, who transferred t

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Mar 2, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Brigham Young offensive lineman Kingsley Suamataia (OL65) talks
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ESPN Ranks Kingsley Suamataia and Kedon Slovis as Some of the Best NFL Prospects Available at Their Positions

On Friday night, the second round of the NFL Draft kicks off in Detroit. Three BYU players were invited to the NFL Combine, and therefore, are candidates to be

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Jan 14, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua (17) scores a
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Puka Nacua Inks Footwear and Apparel Deal with Jordan Brand

Last year, Puka Nacua went from a fifth round draft pick out of BYU to a household name. Nacua broke the rookie records for both receptions and receiving yards

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Dec 10, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) drops back
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Jets QB Zach Wilson is Being Traded to the Denver Broncos

Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is on the move. On Monday, reports surfaced that Wilson is being traded to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a pick swap. Wilson w

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Jan 14, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua (17) runs after a
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Aaron Donald Believes Puka Nacua 'Can Do Things That Have Never Been Done' Before

Puka Nacua's record-breaking rookie season was well documented. The former BYU star broke a long list of records, including the rookie records for receptions an

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Three BYU Players in the NFL Impacted by Monday's Free Agency Moves
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Three BYU Players in the NFL Impacted by Monday's Free Agency Moves

We've reached the free agency portion of the NFL offseason. Monday was full of free agency signings across the league. Three former Cougars in the pros, in

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Three BYU Players Invited to the 2024 NFL Combine
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Three BYU Players Invited to the 2024 NFL Combine

On Tuesday, the NFL released the names of 321 players that are invited to the 2024 NFL Combine. Three former Cougars were invited to the combine. Offensive

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Former BYU Star Fred Warner Will Play in His Second Super Bowl
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Former BYU Star Fred Warner Will Play in His Second Super Bowl

Former BYU star Fred Warner will play in his second Super Bowl. Warner, a team captain, was pivotal in helping the 49ers overcome a 17-point halftime deficit to

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Mel Kiper Projects BYU Tackle Kingsley Suamataia in the First Round of the NFL Draft
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Mel Kiper Projects BYU Tackle Kingsley Suamataia in the First Round of the NFL Draft

In December, BYU left tackle Kingsley Suamataia declared for the NFL Draft. On Tuesday, Suamataia was projected to be a first-round pick by ESPN's Mel Kiper.

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Puka Nacua Sets Record for Most Receiving Yards by Rookie in Playoff Game
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Puka Nacua Sets Record for Most Receiving Yards by Rookie in Playoff Game

Puka Nacua continues to break records in his rookie season

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Rams Share Behind-the-Scenes Video of Decision to Draft Puka Nacua
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Rams Share Behind-the-Scenes Video of Decision to Draft Puka Nacua

The Rams scouting department hit a home run with fifth-round draft pick Puka Nacua

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Former BYU WR Puka Nacua Breaks Rookie Receiving Record
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Former BYU WR Puka Nacua Breaks Rookie Receiving Record

Puka Nacua has broken various records during his rookie season with the LA Rams. On Sunday, Nacua broke the biggest record of all when he broke the rookie

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Zach Wilson Throws Two Touchdowns to Lead Jets Over Texans
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Zach Wilson Throws Two Touchdowns to Lead Jets Over Texans

Wilson returned to the lineup and led the Jets to a dominant victory

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Puka Nacua Breaks More Records with Long Touchdown Catch
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Puka Nacua Breaks More Records with Long Touchdown Catch

Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua continues his historic rookie campaign

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Zach Wilson Leads Wild Comeback Win Over Giants
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Zach Wilson Leads Wild Comeback Win Over Giants

Wilson led a late two-minute drill to send the game to overtime

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Fred Warner Leaps Over the Line to Stop QB Sneak
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Fred Warner Leaps Over the Line to Stop QB Sneak

The former BYU linebacker channeled his inner Kyle Morrell on Monday Night Football

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Patrick Mahomes Gives Zach Wilson a Shoutout After Tough Loss
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Patrick Mahomes Gives Zach Wilson a Shoutout After Tough Loss

Mahomes said he has watched Wilson since his BYU days

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