SportsMemo.com
Username:
Password:
Sports Memo Ad 0
SATURDAY CFB LIVE CHAT
w/ the Sportsemo Cappers
Thoughts and Analysis
FREE HALFTIME PICKS
Not a forum member?
CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR FREE
Sports Memo Ad 0
VIP FREE PLAY EMAIL
Enter email on front page
Free Play w/ analysis
See who's hot at Sportsmemo
Special unpublished offers
Register and account today!
Sports Memo Ad 1
HOCKEY PACKAGES
SAMMY P and IAN CAMERON
Actions starts October 8
October Package $299
Full Season Package $999
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Sports Memo Ad 2
20* Prepaid Pack
Handicapper of your choice
Next Five 20* selections
Discounted Rate of only $99
Purchase online
Sports Memo Ad 3
WEEKLY FOOTBALL
Tuesday-Monday Coverage
College Football or NFL $99
CFB/NFL Combo $149
Great option for daily purchasers
CLICK HERE TO CASH IN

HOMERECAPRADIOFORUMBLOGSLIVE ODDSTOOLSBESTBETSHANDICAPPERSTWITTERRSS FEEDFACEBOOKEMAIL & CONTACTS

NCAAF Betting Tips: BYU could thrive in new role of Independent

06.30.2011     10:58 AM     Alatex Sports     Printer Friendly

Submitted by Alatex Sports

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
BYU Cougars 
2010: 7-6 SU/ 8-5 ATS 
Returning Starters: 10 off/5 def


Much has been made about BYU leaving the Mountain West Conference to become an Independent and I believe this inaugural season of flying solo has a chance to be special. The Cougars finished 7-6 in 2010 with a New Mexico Bowl victory over UTEP after opening the season with just one win in its first five games. The young Cougars struggled early with freshman quarterback Jake Heaps getting his feet under him against some tough competition. They however finished strong with five wins in six games, and the only loss coming in a fourth quarter collapse against rival Utah, 17-16. 

Head coach Bronco Mendenhall took over the defense last year which yielded immediate improvements. Thirteen of the Cougs’ 16 interceptions came in their last five games and they finished ranked 32nd nationally in pass efficiency defense. They will add Daniel Sorensen to the secondary this year after missing the past two seasons on a church mission and Romney Fuga will be back from a knee injury to plug the middle of the defensive line.

On offense, Heaps settled in the second half of the season and wound up with a solid 15-9 TD-INT ratio and 2,316 yards. BYU also returns running back JJ Luigi who rushed for 917 yards and eight touchdowns and was also the leading receiver with 45 catches. The offensive line returns four starters, including All-America left tackle Matt Reynolds.

Overall, the Cougars lost only 13 lettermen and return 60. This is an experienced bunch with a coach who has a history of success. Mendenhall is now 56-21 in his career at BYU and with lots of challenges as an independent, I expect this team to be focused. The Cougars start the season as a potential "earner" with two winnable road games at Ole Miss and Texas.

Tags: College Football BYU Cougars Bronco Mendenhall Brent Crow




This blog is closed to new comments.

Visitor Comments:

mjm129
06/30/2011 12:01 PM
Love the fact they play a 3-4 defense too. When the front is active it really allows for them to be more exotic behind it which can really make up for a lack of high end spend. So few teams play the 3-4 in college and it really is tough to prepare for especially non-conference. Mendenhall can coach





VIP EMAIL CLUB
Add Your Email Address:
How did you find us?


More VIP Email Options
 
Email
PowerNFLCFBMLBNBA
Current Blog Topics
Brent Crow Hot Links
Current Blog Topics
SportsMemo Ads
Daily Plays
$20
Ian Cameron's NHL has been a solid source of profits for years banking +9.98 units of profit since 2012. He is ready to deliver a rock solid totals winner on the ice tonight with his 10* NHL Top Total. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for $20 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next NHL Hockey report is free.

$39
Teddy is locked and loaded with his 20* Big Ticket Thursday Night TV winner as San Diego travels to Denver, putting his long term 31-19 62% Big Ticket Run on the line. This pointspread is going to move. Take advantage of this opportunity right now! Fresh off a 75% NFL weekend, Teddy is primed to deliver more profits right here. This play must cash or you will receive his next selection at no additional charge.

$30
Ian Cameron and his clients cashed in with his one and only NFL Football release last week and he is ready for more NFL profits on Thursday night in an AFC West battle between the Chargers and Broncos live on CBS with his 10* NFL Thursday Night Football winning report. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for just $30 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next NFL report is free.

$30
Ian Cameron flat out WINS in College Football and has been delivering the goods with an awesome 89-75 record for 54% winning action banking +17.6 units of profit since the start of the 2013 season. He is ready to deliver a rock solid Friday night national TV winner with his 10* CFB Friday Watch & Win On ESPN2. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for $30 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next CFB report is free.

$39
Off another 20* winner last week (MAC Total of the Year), Paul Stone has now hit six of his eight 20*s this season and he's looking to get a beat on the betting markets with this Big XII Game of the Month selection for Saturday. Get in early for $39; guaranteed to cash or Paul's next top rated football play is free.


Extended Services
-----------SportsMemo-----------
SportsMemo Ads
Discussion Forum
-------------------------------------
Post Subject
Date
09.27 15:48
09.17 08:52
09.11 11:52
09.11 09:40
09.06 19:08

-------------------------------------
Current Blog
-------------------------------------
Brent Crow     10.16.2014 1:44 PM
Brent Crow     09.21.2014 7:11 AM
Brent Crow     09.11.2014 1:58 PM
Brent Crow     08.29.2014 12:59 PM
Brent Crow     03.08.2014 7:21 AM

More Blog Entries Submitted by Brent Crow

-------------------------------------
-----------SportsMemo-----------





Copyright © 2007 SPORTSMEMO, INC, 1-800-575-3069. Sportsmemo.com is the nation’s premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Get free football picks, free NFL picks, free college football picks, free baseball picks, free NBA picks, free college basketball picks, free hockey picks, free golf picks, and free soccer picks from the nation’s top handicappers. Sportsmemo's sports betting insight and analysis comes from some of the most respected sports handicappers in the sports gambling industry including Ted Sevransky (Teddy Covers), Brent Crow of Alatex Sports, Rob Veno, Erin Rynning, Otto Sports, Andrew Lange, Sammy P Sports, Ian Cameron, and Paul Stone. Listen to these handicapping experts daily on the Sportsmemo Radio Show from Noon-2 pm PST on Fox Sports 920AM in Las Vegas and the web at Sportsmemo.com.  Missed the Sportsmemo Radio Show?  Past shows are available on Sportsmemo.com's radio archive page. Looking for daily sports betting tips and sports betting advice on the MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, AFL, and PGA? Check out the interactive sports betting posting forum, matchup statistics, power ratings, expert handicapping blogs, and original sports betting articles from the Sportsmemo team that specializes in sports information from a pointspread perspective at Sportsmemo.com.   Oct 22, 2014 05:40 PM.