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BYU football: What you need to know about media day

Former BYU football player Ziggy Ansah and BYU quarterback Taysom Hill laugh as they are interviewed during BYU Football Media Day in Provo, Monday, June 23, 2014.
Former BYU football player Ziggy Ansah and BYU quarterback Taysom Hill laugh as they are interviewed during BYU Football Media Day in Provo, Monday, June 23, 2014.
Ravell Call, Deseret News

PROVO — It's the end of June, and that naturally means it's time to talk football.

At least that's the tradition at BYU now.

On Thursday, Cougar coaches and players will fill the BYU Broadcast Building for the 2016 BYU Football Media Day, marking a little over a month until fall camp begins.

Here's what to watch for:

What: BYU Football Media Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: BYU Broadcast Building, Provo

On the air

• 9-10 a.m.: BYU State of the Program, on BYUtv (as well as www.byutv.org, Watch ESPN and ESPN3) and BYU Radio (Sirius XM Channel 143)

• 10 a.m.-noon: BYU Sports Nation Live, on BYUtv and BYU Radio

• 2-3 p.m.: BYU Football: 1996 Revisited, on BYUtv and BYU Radio

• Full webcast schedule (on www.byutv.org)

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The Deseret News will have five reporters on site to break down the day's news and discussion. Follow them on Twitter: Jeff Call (@AJeffreyCall), Dick Harmon (@Harmonwrites), Brandon Gurney (@BrandonCGurney), Brandon Judd (@brandonljudd) and Lafe Peavler (@LafePeavler).

Top storylines

QB talk: There won't be a starting quarterback named Thursday, but the talk about senior Taysom Hill and Tanner Mangum will be prevalent. BYU fans will be hanging on every thread of information they can get about the team's two talented quarterbacks.

Status of Tejan Koroma: There has been plenty of speculation about the playing status of the talented center during this offseason, in part, since he did not participate in spring ball. His name will inevitably be brought up several times, though don't expect any revelations.

A look back at 1996: Numerous Cougar players from the BYU team 20 years ago will be on hand to celebrate their special 14-1 season. It's a tradition of media day to celebrate unique teams or players from the past, and this time, it's the chance to highlight arguably the second-best team ever in BYU history.

Email: bjudd@deseretdigital.com; Twitter: @brandonljudd