Y’s Guys Podcast
3. June 6, 202301:37:41Tonight, Dave and Blaine welcome Jordan Leslie! Jordan was a grad transfer long before grad transfers were cool. Today, he’s only 31 years old, but he’s old school—and, he provided a blueprint for today’s crop of grad transfers to succeed at BYU.You can read more about Jordan in the Deseret News article published this week: https://www.deseret.com/2023/6/5/23749367/former-byu-cougar-jordan-leslie-set-the-standard-for-byus-new-group-of-grad-transfers
2. May 30, 202301:50:01Dave and Blaine welcome Jernaro Gilford—the man charged with getting BYU’s cornerbacks to play defense like he did when he was a player. Jenaro earned his sociology degree at BYU and his Masters in Education at Whittier. He has been the cornerbacks coach at BYU since 2016. It is a pleasure to have him on Y’s Guys tonight!
1. May 23, 202301:46:36This week Dave and Blaine are honored to welcome in studio BYU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amber Whiting and her amazingly talented daughter, Amari Whiting, who has committed to to play at BYU! Amber and Amari represent the present and future of women’s basketball at BYU. Amber just finished her first season as the Cougar’s head coach and her daughter, Amari, is a 4-star guard who will suit up for BYU this winter.
52. May 16, 202201:58:11Join Dave and Blaine in welcoming, in studio, Deseret News’ Sports Editor, Dick Harmon. It was one year ago this month when we started Y’s Guys and Dick was our very first guest! Dick has been the writer who has covered BYU longer than any other journalist on the planet and we are happy to welcome him back!
51. May 9, 202301:40:35This week Dave and Blaine welcome in studio, Michael Johanson, Director of Alumni Relations at BYU. The athletic teams aren’t the only ones getting ready to join the Big 12. New markets mean new opportunities for BYU alumni all over the country.
50. May 2, 202301:49:14Former BYU Cougar, former Ricks College Viking and former Orem Golden Tiger Jonny Harline joins Dave and Blaine this week, live from Las Vegas. Jonny is the man who caught one of the most celebrated touchdowns in BYU history—and, he currently plays the guitar in the band “Tiger Frog.”Dave, Blaine and Jonny talk about the three Cougars sent into the NFL Draft and what ithat means for BYU’s future recruiting.Women’s Hoops gets the nation’s top rebounder to come back for the Big 12.Kody Epps entered the transfer portal on Sunday night. He caught 39 passes for 459 yards and six touchdowns last season before getting hurt and missing the last five games. What does this mean to the recruitment of Kedon Slovis? What does this mean for the receiver room?Dave and Blaine talk about Kalani Sitake’s strategy to off-set the big spenders in the NIL, and basketball recruiting news.
49. April 25, 202302:01:11This week we had two fantastic guests—Byron Rex and Brandon Doman! Byron not only caught touchdown passes from Ty Detmer, John Walsh and Ryan Hancock at BYU, but his two son’s, Isaac and Preston are following in his footsteps! Former quarterback, Brandon Doman went 14-2 as BYU’s starting quarterback and was selected in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. With the NFL Draft later this week, we were happy to welcome Brandon back to Y’s Guys.Blaine Fowler is out of town on business this week, so we were honored to have Brian Logan join us as cohost with Dave McCann! Brian played defensive back at BYU in 2009 and 2010. He is also a football analyst for BYUtv on the pre- and post-game shows and pops in on BYU Sports Nation from time to time.Bobbleheads: Use code YsGuys50 to get 50% off. If you order more than one, you must order them one at a time right now! Sorry. We’re working on fixing that.Link: https://www.byustore.com/all-other/byu-deals/byu-bobblehead-sports-collection
48. April 18, 202301:23:09Dave McCann and Blaine Fowler visit with two great guests this week. First, Brian Logan joins Y’s Guys in studio. Brian played defensive back at BYU in 2009 and 2010. He is also a football analyst for BYUtv on the pre- and post-game shows and pops in on BYU Sports Nation from time to time. We also welcome women’s golf head coach, Carrie Roberts, coming to us from Riverside Country Club where the team is getting ready to compete in the WCC Championships beginning Thursday in Bremerton, Washington.Bobbleheads: Use code YsGuys50 to get 50% off. If you order more than one, you must order them one at a time right now! Sorry. We’re working on fixing that.Link: https://www.byustore.com/all-other/byu-deals/byu-bobblehead-sports-collection
47. April 11, 202301:26:31This week Dave and Blaine welcome Mat and Savanna Shaw, inviting them to tell their remarkable story of optimism and opportunity. This father-daughter singing duo is seen and heard by millions all over the world. Mat’s late father, Donald and his mom, Lisa are both BYU graduates—and Mat grew up in Southern California cheering for the Cougars! His BYU hat plays a prominent role in the music video we listen to during the livestream. They have 652,000 YouTube subscribers (74.1 million views), 546,000 Facebook followers, 146,000 Instagram followers, and their website has 647,000 subscribers. Enjoy the interview with Mat and Savanna!Bobbleheads: Use code YsGuys50 to get 50% off. If you order more than one, you must order them one at a time right now! Sorry. We’re working on fixing that.Link: https://www.byustore.com/all-other/byu-deals/byu-bobblehead-sports-collection