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#193: Miami Beach Bowl Preview

  • Miami Beach Bowl Preview: BYU vs. Memphis.
  • Keys to victory
  • Players to know from Memphis
  • Score predictions
  • BYU Football 2015 recruiting update
  • BYU Basketball fell to Utah and lost Tyler Haws and Nate Austin to injury.  Can BYU overcome this difficult stretch coming up?
  • College Football Bowl Game Picks
  • Women's Volleyball heading to the Final Four
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#192: BYU-Utah on the Hardwood & Could Bronco leave for Oregon St?

Topics this week include:

  • The Miami Beach Bowl matchup has officially been announced.  BYU will take on the Memphis Tigers from the American Athletic Conference.  What are Mitch and Bean's initial thoughts on this game?
  • College Football Playoff shuts out the Big XII.  What impact does this have on realignment?  Will the Big XII expand and call BYU?  Time to strike while the iron is hot.
  • Coaching carousel is heating up and Bronco Mendenhall is at the center of it all.  Could Bronco leave for Corvallis and take the Oregon State job, if offered?
  • The Holy War: Basketball Edition!  BYU vs. Utah square off in the Marriott Center on Wednesday night to renew a long-time rivalry.
  • Keys to victory
  • Score predictions
  • Shout-out to Women's Volleyball
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#190: Bryan Kehl Interview

Topics this week include:

  • Interview with former BYU and NFL linebacker, Bryan Kehl.
  • We discuss Kehl's open letter on and discuss the state of BYU Football.
  • Preview this week's UNLV game.
  • BYU Basketball opens their season against Long Beach.
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2014-15 BYU Basketball Season Preview

Topics on this special edition:

  • BYU Basketball is back! Get ready for the Cougar Cager season with a season preview analyzing everything you need to know about your beloved BYU Cougars.
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#189: Back in the win column, Jamaal Injury, & Kehl’s Letter

Topics this week include: 

  •  BYU gets back in the win column with a victory over Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, 27-7.
  • Jamaal Williams suffers knee injury and is done for the remainder of the 2014 season.
  • Christian Stewart aired it out.
  • Does this game and the outlook remaining for 2014 change folks' stance on Bronco and this staff?
  • Former BYU linebacker, Bryan Kehl, released a letter of his own about Bronco and the current state of the program.
  • Cougar Center Voicemail
  • College Football Week 11 Picks
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#188: Derik Stevenson & MTSU Preview

  • Former BYU linebacker, Derik Stevenson, visits the studio to discuss his latest article here on Lawless and the current state of BYU Football.
  • The mindset of the team right now.
  • Boise State game recap.
  • Middle Tennessee Game Preview
  • Recruiting stories from Derik’s days back in Diamond Bar, California.
  • Week 10 College Football Picks
  • Jimmer Fredette opens the NBA season as a Pelican.
  • Shout-outs
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#187: What is wrong with BYU Football? & Boise State Preview

Topics this week include:

  • BYU dropped their third straight game of the season to the Nevada Wolf Pack, 42-35, last Saturday in Provo.
  • Where does the team go from here?
  • Is a change at defensive coordinator the answer?
  • What's the future of BYU Football? Has Independence worn off for BYU fans?  A ton of questions to answer and we hit on all of that in this episode.
  • Boise State Preview
  • Can BYU get a win on the blue turf?  A place they haven't won at in two tries.
  • Keys to victory and score predictions
  • The 11 most attractive BYU Football Players according to the Daily Universe.  We reached out to Chelsee Mace to give her womanly thoughts on this list.
  • College Football Week 9 Picks
  • Shout-Out: Women's Soccer
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#186: OT Loss at UCF/Nevada Preview

  • BYU falls 31-24 on the road to UCF, the crew discusses. 

  • The debate over BYU's coordinators continues. 

  • Injuries hurt the Cougs, but players stepped up when called upon. 

  • Nevada is this week's opponent, we preview the matchup. 

  • Cougar Center Picks Week 7. 

  • A special shoutout to a BYU women's soccer player. 
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#185: Utah State loss & problems facing BYU football

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Topics this week include:

  • A killer throwback intro. 

  • BYU suffers their first defeat of the season to Utah State. 

  • Bean and Robby let it all out in a emotional show. 

  • Where does the blame fall for this devestating home loss?

  • Taysom is out for the rest of the season, can Christian Stewart carry the load?

  • BYU faces UCF this week, where do the Cougs need to improve to get the win?

  • We miss Mitch, as he is on location in Florida.

  • College Football Week 6 Picks 

  • And a very special intro/outro song, very appropriate for this week in BYU sports.

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