Jay Drew joined the Deseret News in 2019 after covering sports for The Salt Lake Tribune for nearly 30 years. A Utah native, he has covered BYU sports the last 14 years. The avid golfer (he’s played every golf course in Utah) and University of Utah graduate recently added Runnin’ Utes basketball to his list of coverage assignments. His Twitter handle is @drewjay.

Missing several starters on both sides of the ball, No. 19 BYU pulls out a gritty 38-24 win over the Cowboys Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium
Speaking to BYU Sports Radio Network before the 2022 matchup Saturday night, Holmoe said BYU-Wyoming “is a game we should be playing.”
Coach Kalani Sitake said before the game that Tyler Batty will play, but WR Gunner Romney remains out
Former Mountain West rivals meet in a regular-season game for the first time since 2010, BYU’s final season in the MW before becoming a college football independent.
No. 19 BYU Cougars host streaking Wyoming at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday with a lot to prove after getting rolled by Oregon last weekend.
Third-year sophomore was among the nation’s best punters in 2020 and 2021, but has struggled a bit this month for the No. 19 Cougars.
No. 19 Cougars and 3-1 Cowboys meet Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium for the first time since BYU’s 24-21 win in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl.
Walk-on Logan Lutui joined the BYU football program in August, but already has a start under his belt — last Saturday against Oregon.
BYU averaged just 2.5 yards per carry in games against Baylor and Oregon and will look to get its run game established Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
Reality check: BYU’s defensive players have had a lot of ‘heart-to-heart’ talks this week, defensive end John Nelson said, after humbling 41-20 loss to tackle-breaking Ducks.
BYU’s play-caller says he was ‘very’ surprised when the backup to starter Isaac Rex told coaches he plans to enter the transfer portal in December
Starter Isaac Rex says he’s almost 100% recovered from ankle surgery, while backups Ethan Erickson and Carter Wheat move up the depth chart.
Isaac Rex’s backup wants to play somewhere that will “utilize tight ends,” Bob Holker told the Deseret News
Nine-year Cowboys coach says he expects an ‘electric’ atmosphere in Provo when Wyoming visits LaVell Edwards Stadium for the first time since a 25-20 loss in 2010.
Meanwhile, special teams coordinator Ed Lamb said Monday that the competition to be the field goal kicker has been reopened after Jake Oldroyd struggled again.
BYU coach didn’t exactly give kicker Jake Oldroyd a vote of confidence Monday, but the junior remains the starting kicker on BYU’s depth chart.
What do the Cougars need to fix this week before Wyoming visits? Just about everything.
School official says behavior of some OU fans was “simply unacceptable” and that Oregon will investigate the inappropriate behavior.
The chant was similar to what USC athletic officials apologized for last year in Los Angeles.
Redshirt freshman from California caught five passes for 45 yards and a touchdown, but says he wasn’t totally happy with his performance
Scoring on their first six possessions, No. 25 Ducks regained some respect for the Pac-12, and sent No. 12 BYU packing with a deflating road loss.
BYU is a slight underdog against the No. 25 Ducks in Eugene, despite the Cougars having the higher ranking.
High-flying Cougars and homestanding Ducks meet for the first time in Eugene since 1990, a 34-16 Oregon win when BYU was ranked No. 4 in the country.
Hayes has played in Oregon’s Autzen Stadium and told his teammates to expect a rowdy atmosphere in Eugene come Saturday.
Meanwhile, receivers Gunner Romney and Puka Nacua are game-time decisions for Saturday’s showdown with Oregon at Autzen Stadium.
Utah released its 2022-23 men’s basketball schedule Thursday. Will a beefed-up roster see the Utes winning more games than last year?
BYU kept No. 9 Baylor in check last week, limiting the Bears to 289 yards on 80 plays; Oregon put up 70 points on FCS Eastern Washington.
The fifth-year junior is still BYU’s starting kicker, BYU special teams coach Ed Lamb confirmed Monday.
In a rare payday game for the Big 12-bound Cougars, No. 12 BYU will receive a healthy check in the game that will be officiated by Pac-12 referees.
Former Highland High star Jacob Boren is the grandson of University of Utah football great Bill Boren, but had no scholarship or walk-on offers and had to try out for BYU’s team.