Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zach Wilson, BYU's latest quarterback star and a surging first-round NFL Draft prospect

    Sporting News "Former BYU quarterback Steve Young is naturally biased when it comes to discussing BYU quarterbacks. That didn't make the comparison he gave Zach Wilson in mid-November much less noteworthy.  “They (BYU) have a great quarterback (Zach Wilson)," Young said..." December 05

  • BYU to play Coastal Carolina due to Liberty's COVID issues

    The Score "No. 13 BYU is set to take on No. 18 Coastal Carolina Saturday after Liberty's COVID issues forced the Flames to pull out of their matchup against the Chanticleers, Sports Illustrated's Ross Dellenger reports. Both the Cougars and Chanticleers..." December 03

  • Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell got funny advice about facing BYU

    Larry Brown Sports "The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have been put in the difficult position of having to prepare for BYU on short notice. Coach Jamey Chadwell started to understand just how difficult that position is after talking to a few of his colleagues. Chadwell shared a funny story Thursday about..." December 03

  • Army and Navy pay tribute to rich traditions with uniforms for 121st matchup

    USA Today "The United States Military Academy and the Naval Academy unveiled their jerseys Tuesday for this year's annual Army-Navy football game, both of which honor the rich history of each institution. Army's jersey will honor the soldiers of the 25th Infantry..." December 01

  • BYU gets no love from College Football Playoff rankings

    Larry Brown Sports "BYU was hesitant to schedule a game with Washington because they did not want to put their perfect record on the line. They might want to rethink that strategy. The BYU Cougars received no love from the College Football Playoff committee when the rankings were released on Tuesday. The..." November 24

  • Cincinnati should play BYU to make College Football Playoff push

    USA Today "There’s not too much information a person can or should even attempt to glean from the first College Football Playoff rankings of any season, and this one in particular given the unusual scheduling circumstances teams are navigating.  But there’s one..." November 24

  • Washington trying to schedule BYU after Apple Cup cancellation

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Huskies are suddenly free next Saturday with the cancellation of the Apple Cup, but there may be an opponent they can line up quickly. According to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports, the Huskies are already trying to schedule a game against BYU on Saturday. As..." November 23

  • BYU QB coach says NFL interest in Zach Wilson is high

    Pro Football Talk "Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State’s Justin Fields are widely regarded as the two best quarterback prospects in the 2021 NFL draft, but another college quarterback is working his way up draft boards this season. BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is having an outstanding..." November 20

  • Boise State QB Jack Sears knocked out of BYU game with head injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Boise State already had a tough enough assignment in trying to stop Zach Wilson and the undefeated BYU Cougars. Their task got much more difficult after Jack Sears got hurt. Boise State first-string quarterback Hank Bachmeier had three touchdown passes in the team’s opener but..." November 07

  • Air Force football game at Army is off because of COVID-19

    Colorado Springs Gazette "Air Force's football game Saturday against Army is off because of a COVID-19 outbreak, multiple sources have told The Gazette. Attempts to reach Air Force officials for confirmation were not successful. " November 05

  • Due to attendance limits, Army-Navy game moved from Philadelphia to West Point

    USA Today "For the first time since 1943, one of college football's most iconic rivalries will be played on a school's campus.  The Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen will play its game at the U.S. Military Academy's West Point, New York campus on Dec. 12, both..." October 23