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Cougar Sports Saturday is BYU sports talk by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans. Listen every Saturday from 12-6 p.m. MT on the exclusive radio home of the BYU Cougars, KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM and on KSL.com

Cougar Sports Saturday is BYU sports talk by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans. Listen every Saturday from 12-6 p.m. MT on the exclusive radio home of the BYU Cougars, KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM and on KSL.com
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Cougar Sports Saturday is BYU sports talk by Cougar fans, for Cougar fans. Listen every Saturday from 12-6 p.m. MT on the exclusive radio home of the BYU Cougars, KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM and on KSL.com

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Episodes

August 17th Highlights

8/17/2019
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This is a compilation of segments from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 17th, 2019. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte wrap up their coverage of Fall Camp, talking with Ed Lamb, Steve Clark and Isaiah Kaufusi. They got a chance to Know the Foe with Tennessee and USC and revealed No. 2 on the KSL Sports Top 10, Matt Bushman. Jay Drew joined the show to cover Fall Camp and had some accountability on their Fall Camp Bold Predictions

Duration:01:33:38

Fall Camp Bold Predictions Accountability

8/17/2019
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Producer Dallen Graff comes back in for some Fall Camp bold predictions accountability. The guys made some bold predictions ahead of Fall Camp and they take a look at what they got right and what they got wrong. Matt was wrong about not having a season-ending injury and will probably be right about Jake Oldroyd winning the kicking job. Mitch was wrong about Isaiah Kaufusi moving to MLB and Darius McFarland emerging as #2 on the TE depth chart. Dallen looks to be correct about Ty'Son Williams...

Duration:00:09:27

Ed Lamb says BYU Aspires to Beat Utah

8/17/2019
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Coach Ed Lamb talks with Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte about Fall Camp and specifically the player run practice they had this week. He was excited to see the players coach each other and the teamwork he saw. Keenan Pili has been moved into the competition for MLB and Coach Lamb said that although he has shined at the flash linebacker spot, that job is Zayne Anderson's, so they wanted to give Keenan a chance to compete for a starting job. Coach Lamb also talked about Dmitri Gallow's...

Duration:00:13:09

Top 10 BYU Players in 2019: No. 2 Matt Bushman

8/17/2019
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TE Matt Bushman comes in at no. 2 on the KSL Sports poll of Top 10 players for BYU. Bushman enters his junior season with a lot of preseason hype and potential NFL aspirations. He is the best receiver on the roster and is looked at as one of the best TE's in the nation. He was a freshmen All-American and had a dip last year, but emerged late with a connection between him and Zach Wilson. Mitch only had him at 5 on his list, but says he is happy to be wrong about Bushman.

Duration:00:07:13

Know the Foe: USC Trojans

8/17/2019
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USC insider Ryan Abraham joins the show to preview the USC Trojans. USC has had a hectic offseason with the hire of Kliff Kingsbury, who then left to coach in the NFL, to the hot seat that HC Clay Helton currently sits on. Ryan is excited to have coaches in the program that can establish a solid, cohesive offense for the Trojans. He says the fanbase is split on Coach Helton and would like to have a bigger name jump in like Urban Meyer. JT Daniels started as a freshman last year and Ryan sees...

Duration:00:13:39

Best Week One Victories for BYU

8/17/2019
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Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch and Matt for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys guess the best opening game victories since 2000. The list includes obvious victories like the 09 win against #3 Oklahoma and the Mangum Hail Mary against Nebraska. Other games included the 04 win against the Fighting Irish, the 01 blowout of Tulane and the 2016 win against Arizona. Matt gets the victory this week.

Duration:00:09:03

Jay Drew Loves the Talent on the BYU Roster

8/17/2019
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Deseret News BYU beat writer Jay Drew joins the show to talk about his new position and what he has seen from BYU Fall Camp. He says that he's been impressed by the amount of players that 'look like' ball players. Guys like Ty'Son Williams have impressed him. This is surely one of the most talented teams in the independence era, but Jay would hesitate saying the best because of the talent gap at WR. Jay says that Moroni has been taking classes to prove the path of his major to the NCAA and...

Duration:00:12:40

Isaiah Kaufusi is Happy to see Healthy Guys in Fall Camp

8/17/2019
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Mitch and Matt had the chance to talk to LB Isaiah Kaufusi and he has been excited about the progress during Fall Camp. He is happy that they've stayed relatively healthy apart from Hank Tuipulotu. Isaiah has been impressed by his brother Jackson in the MLB competition as well as Chaz Ah You. He loves seeing the smack talk from Dayan Ghanwoloku and the defensive identity. The guys are worried about the lingering question mark at MLB being so close to Week 1.

Duration:00:10:15

Know the Foe: Tennessee Volunteers

8/17/2019
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Tennessee football beat write Blake Toppmeyer joins Mitch Harper to preview the Volunteers ahead of their match-up in Knoxville. BYU and Tennessee face off on September 7th and it will be a big game for both teams as BYU will be a measuring stick of sorts for Tennessee and BYU will be coming off a tough Week 1 game against Utah and travelling to a big SEC stadium. Blake says the for the Vols, BYU is the most compelling game on the schedule. He also says that both the offensive and defensive...

Duration:00:10:23

Steve Clark says Matt Bushman is Living up to the Hype

8/17/2019
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TE Coach Steve Clark talks after practice about the Tight Ends and specifically Moroni Lualu-Pututau's status. Coach Clark says it's tough to return from injury and his status for Game 1 will depend on what they see next week in practice. Clark gave a lot of praise to Matt Bushman in all aspects, especially his strength and confidence. Coach Clark has seen the uptick in explosive plays with the offense and he thinks they have the personnel to implement that into the offense. Matt is...

Duration:00:08:27

Fall Camp is Coming to an End

8/17/2019
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Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show with some thoughts on Fall Camp, which ends next week. The Cougar Sports Saturday Poll asked fans what development in Fall Camp makes them the most excited and the majority of fans have said Zach Wilson's health. The guys are relieved to see Wilson healthy and not having any lingering issues. Mitch and Matt would say the talk of explosive plays during practice as the most exciting development from camp. Mitch points out that these types of...

Duration:00:11:11

August 10th Highlights

8/10/2019
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This is a compilation of segments from Cougar Sports Saturday on August 10th, 2019. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte started the show with the news of Yoeli Child's 9-game suspension and how it will impact BYU's season. Coach Tuiaki and QB Zach Wilson joined the guys after BYU's scrimmage and gave their thoughts on how the team looked. The guys shared No. 4 & 3 on KSLSports Top 10, Khyiris Tonga and Zayne Anderson. Tony Castricone joined the show to preview Washington in this week's Know the...

Duration:01:08:30

BYU Fall Camp: Coach Ed Lamb

8/10/2019
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Matt Baiamonte talked with Coach Ed Lamb after practice on August 7th.

Duration:00:03:19

BYU Fall Camp: K/P Jake Oldroyd

8/10/2019
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Matt Baiamonte talked with K/P Jake Oldroyd after practice on August 7th.

Duration:00:04:12

BYU Fall Camp: OL James Empey

8/10/2019
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Matt Baiamonte talked with OL James Empey after practice on August 7th.

Duration:00:04:03

BYU Fall Camp: TE Matt Bushman

8/10/2019
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Matt Baiamonte talked with TE Matt Bushman after practice on August 7th.

Duration:00:04:11

Know the Foe: Washington

8/10/2019
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Tony Castricone, the voice of the Huskies, joined Mitch Harper this week to preview Washington in our series of Know the Foe. Washington has had a lot of success over the last few years and now have to replace Jake Browning, Myles Gaskin and 9 starters on the defense. This team is still being hyped, with Top 25 appearances on pre-season polls, but they have to have guys step up this season under Chris Petersen.

Duration:00:10:23

Kalani Sitake is Pleased After BYU's Scrimmage

8/10/2019
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Coach Kalani Sitake talks to media after BYU's scrimmage on Saturday. Kalani was happy with what he saw today and especially remaining healthy. Kalani said that the running backs stood out today, specifically new Cougar Ty'Son Williams. Kalani said that he stood out on the field and has emerged as a leader for the team. Coach Sitake said that Zach Wilson and Jaren Hall looked good, despite not fully participating. Kalani is happy with what he's seeing and hoping to build on this for the game...

Duration:00:12:58

Emmanuel Esupka is Competing and Ready for Game One

8/10/2019
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Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte had the chance to sit down with RB Emmanuel Esupka after practice this week and talk about what his experience has been so far in Provo. Sup had the chance to hike the Y, which he said was more difficult than he anticipated. He has enjoyed the competition within the RB group and seeing the other guys have success and growth. He has his eyes on the NFL and is ready to prove himself this season for the Cougars.

Duration:00:08:06

Top 10 BYU Players in 2019: No. 4 Khyiris Tonga & No. 3 Zayne Anderson

8/10/2019
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DL Khyiris Tonga comes in at no. 4 on KSLSports Top 10 BYU Players. Khyiris is coming into his junior with a lot of hype, including NFL draft aspirations. Khyiris is an anchor on the defense and heads a very talented defensive line that is expected to do great things. Mitch and Matt were very high on him, having him as #1 on both their lists. LB Zayne Anderson came in at no. 3 on the list. Zayne is ready to lead this defense to success this season, coming off an injury-riddled 2018.

Duration:00:09:21