Adam Mangum

  • joined Dec 28, 2011
  • last login Aug 07, 2013
  • posts 106
  • comments 190

Adam has been following BYU football since he can remember, and has been a Cougar basketball fan almost as long. His other sports passions include baseball (Boston Red Sox), NFL football (New England Patriots), tennis and hockey. His other collegiate love is Purdue University.

Adam is the co-host of the Rise & Shout podcast, and contributes at VanquishTheFoe.com.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Boston Red Sox
  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL New England Patriots
  • NCAAF BYU Cougars
  • NCAAB BYU Cougars
  • NHL Boston Bruins
  • Tennis Roger
User Blog

KVN will return for 2013

All-American linebacker Kyle Van Noy has decided remain a Cougar for 2013 and not enter the 2013 NFL draft.

BYU starts quick, beats Virginia Tech 97-71


Tyler Haws fuels BYU's fast start and scores 42 points to lead the Cougars past Virginia Tech.

Podcast 94: Bowl recap and hoops WCC preview


In Episode 94 of the Rise & Shout Podcast, Matt and Adam recap the Poinsettia Bowl, sing praises of Kyle Van Noy and Riley Stephenson, and preview the WCC men's basketball season.

Podcast 93: Poinsettia Bowl Preview


Adam and Matt preview the Poinsettia Bowl (and almost every other bowl game) and also hope for Jabari.

Podcast 92: Jason Franchuk on hoops and QBs


Jason Franchuk of The Daily Herald comes on the podcast to talk the lack of identity for the basketball team, and the QB situation going into the bowl game. Matt and Adam then make a lot of jokes...

What a 16-team college playoff might look like


What would a 16-team playoff looked like in 2012? I'm glad you asked...

Podcast 91: Gurney talks Bronco, KVN and Jabari


In episode 91, Brandon Gurney comes on the podcast to discuss Bronco, Kyle Van Noy and Jabari, among other things. Matt and Adam then banter about Georgia coaching decisions, Van Noy's awesomeness,...

Podcast 90: Jay Drew talks football coaching staff


Adam is joined by Jay Drew to talk about the BYU coaching staff, who starts at QB, and a little about a guy named Jabari. And Matt and Adam beat 1990 like a dead horse.

BYU 81, UTSA 62: Cougars get back on track at home

After a tough weekend in Brooklyn, the Cougars return to Provo and take care of business against UTSA, led by Brandon Davies and Tyler Haws.

Podcast 89: A tough weekend for the Cougars


It was a tough weekend for BYU sports fans, but Adam and Matt are here to brighten your day with some hope for 2013 (or maybe not), and a lot of randomly inserted song titles from 1989.

Just how good is San Jose State?

Depending on who you ask or what you look at, you may think SJSU is a top 30 team, or simply mediocre. How good are the Spartans, and should Cougar Nation be more worried about this game?

Podcast 88: SJSU and NYC preview with Greg Wrubell


It's a big weekend for BYU sports, and we have you covered with our preview of both the basketball team's big weekend in NYC, and the football team's match-up against San Jose State, with special...

Podcast 87: Tough questions with Robbie Bullough


In Episode 87, Adam talks with BYUtv reporter Robbie Bullough about asking the tough questions, and Adam and Matt talk about all the major headlines surrounding BYU sports.

Podcast 86: GT recap and hoops preview


Adam is joined by Dick Harmon of the Deseret News to talk football and basketball. Matt also comes on to tackle those topics and the year 1986.

Coaching decisions haunt the Cougars

Two critical fourth down decisions seem inconsistent with a coaching staff that has played it aggressive throughout the season.

Podcast 85: ND in review and Georgia Tech preview


Adam and Matt look back at the Notre Dame game, including their experiences at the storied campus. They also preview Georgia Tech and break down the best music and movies from 1985.

Podcast 84: Notre Dame preview, mid-season MVPs


Adam and Matt break down the QB situation, preview the Notre Dame game, and discuss the best songs of 1984. Notre Dame blogger Chris Wilson then joins Adam to discuss the Fighting Irish.

BYU's Offensive Crisis Needs Resolution


The BYU offense is not good, and it's a combination of bad scheming and a lack of top talent , especially at QB and the OL. It's time for some change, or 2013 is going to be a lot like 2012 (or...

What we need to see from the offense: Part 3

Newsflash: the BYU offense has not been good. Here are three things the Cougars will need to do to be successful on Saturday.

Podcast 83: OSU preview, QB craziness, and Jabari


In episode 83, Matt and Adam discuss the fallout from the Taysom Hill injury, discuss the state of the offense, praise the defense, and preview the Oregon State game. They might also discuss the...

3 things we need to see from the offense

Even after a good offensive effort against a bad Hawai'i team, the unit still has a lot to prove. Here are three things we need to see from them against Utah State.

Podcast 82: Utah State preview with Jay Drew


In Episode 82, Jay Drew helps Adam analyze the Hawai'i game and preview Utah State. Matt comes on to do a little of the same and to play answering machine (awkward).

What we need to see tonight from BYU's offense


News to no one: the offense has been horrible. Here are four things we need to see tonight to give us confidence that this ship is turning around.

PODCAST 81: Hawaii preview with Greg Wrubell


In Podcast 81, Adam is joined by Greg Wrubell to recap Boise State and dissect two of the most remarkable, and disappointing, BYU games in recent memory. But first Matt and Adam return to the dark...

Podcast 80: Utah recap and BSU preview with Chadd Cripe


In Episode 80, we preview the game with the help of Chadd Cripe of the Idaho Statesman, and discuss what went wrong against Utah and what needs to go right against BSU.

Podcast 79: Rivalry game preview and Notre Dame's ACC decision


Adam and Matt talk rivalry week storylines and break down Notre Dame's decision to kinda join the ACC and what that means for the Cougars.

Podcast 78: Dick Harmon on Lessons Learned from WSU


In episode 78 of the Rise & Shout podcast, Adam is joined by Dick Harmon to talk about takeaways from week 1 and what the Cougars need to do to get ready for Utah and Boise State.

BYU Football Season Rankings No. 1: 1984

Adam finishes ranking the past 40 BYU football seasons, naming the 1984 team as the best. Robbie Bosco and a stout defense brought home a national title.

Podcast 77: WSU and Season Preview Spectacular


Adam and Matt continue their season preview and make some bold season predictions. They also preview the game one showdown against Washington State.

Podcast 76: Washington State Preview with Christian Caple


Rise & Shout Podcast 76: Washington State preview with Christian Caple of The Spokesman-Review. And positional previews continue with WRs, TEs and OL.

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