CougarCast: BYU Sports Keith Shirts and Tosh Macintosh chat about BYU Sports.

November 23, 2017  

Happy Thanksgiving! Another season comes to conclusion this Saturday. This year, it is mercifully over. Join Tosh and Keith as they discuss whether or not it matters if BYU stops Diocemy Saint Juste if they can't score any points. Then they talk about whether or not the result of the Hawai'i game should have any implication on potential offseason changes. Plus, Tosh loves pie but has a weird bias against Sweet Potato Pie.

November 16, 2017  

BYU welcomes the Minutemen of UMass to LaVell Edwards Stadium. Can the Cougars pick up a win on Senior Day? Tosh and Keith break it down.

November 8, 2017  

Tosh and Keith continue to decipher the issues with BYU Football's disappointing season. Can BYU cover up their deficiencies enough to get a win on the road -- without their starting quarterback?

November 2, 2017  

Tosh and Keith are jacked! The Cougars has beaten an FBS opponent! Now, the Fresno State Bulldogs.

October 26, 2017  

Last week, BYU lost it’s “jobber vs. jobber” match against East Carolina. That’s right, Iron Mike Sharpe won! This week, BYU gets another crack at a college football jobber, San Jose State University. This Saturday, Barry Horowitz vs. the Brooklyn Brawler — Card Not Subject To Change (unfortunately).

Even still, the energy and passion is still burning inside Tosh and Keith. These longtime friends who bond over BYU sports can still find a way to build on that friendship even in the dark times of BYU football. Take the time to enjoy their conversation about the Cougars before they take on the Spartans.

In this episode of CougarCast:

  • The role scheduling may have played in the loss to East Carolina. (1:35)
  • The role poor game-planning played in the loss to East Carolina. (3:40)
  • The role game-planning will play against San Jose State. (6:25)
  • A pro-style offense relies on rhythm and timing to be effective. (8:30)
  • What was behind BYU’s 4th quarter 212-yard passing explosion last week? (10:30)
  • Kalani Sitake has indicated that BYU will start playing “aggressive” football. (14:30)
  • The anatomy of the 2017 San Jose State Spartans football team. (15:30)
  • SJSU LB Frank Ginda and Safety Ethan Aguayo are tackling machines! (17:00)
  • The emotional state of San Jose State could be slightly better than BYU at this point of the season. (18:30)
  • The struggling BYU defense. (21:20)
  • Tosh’s great comparison of BYU’s 2017 trajectory in terms of English Soccer. And the implications of the Cougars standing in the overall college football landscape, and within the fanbase. (22:30)
  • BYU’s off-field woes. (24:10)
  • The role of that fans in the stands will play during the SJSU-BYU game. (29:50)
  • Keith’s game and score predictions. (33:40)
  • Tosh’s game and score predictions. (34:45)
  • Listener email: Quality of players, game plan, execution of game plan, and morale — what percentage of those 4 factors contribute to the troubles of BYU football this season? (36:30)
October 18, 2017  

In this episode:

  • Ball security problems for the Cougars have been a huge part of the rough start. (2:30)
  • BYU’s failure to have successful kickoff returns. (6:06)
  • Which BYU Football player has exceeded expectations? (9:30)
  • Which BYU Football player has regressed in 2017? (10:00)
  • East Carolina team and game preview (12:40)
  • ECU QB Thomas Sirk presents a difficult problem for BYU’s secondary especially when targeting Davon Grayson. (13:20)
  • Watching for “Body Blow Theory” for BYU following a game against a SEC team and the 2nd consecutive week on a cross-country road trip. (15:05)
  • The different reasons for why BYU is 1-6 and why ECU is 1-6. (15:50)
  • Can BYU survive a game that might be a “shoot-out?” (17:15)
  • Tosh’s incredible analogy — the “jobber” vs “jobber” matchup. (20:20)
  • Ten for Tosh! (22:00)
  • Tosh’s game and score predictions (31:15)
  • Keith’s game and score predictions (33:25)
October 5, 2017  

Tosh and Keith chop up the loss to the Aggies. Plus, they give a surprising preview of the matchup against the Boise State Broncos.

September 29, 2017  

The Cougars head up to Logan to take on the Aggies. This game is so important to BYU it is wild.

Keith flies solo this week. However, he was invited to be on the Full Court Press on KVNU -- The Home of the Aggies -- in Logan, Utah. Listen to their interview of him! 

Thanks to KVNU to letting CougarCast use their audio for the podcast.

September 20, 2017  

Tosh and Keith discuss the terrible and disasterous start the 2017 season. They answer a listeners email. Then dive into a strong evaluation about the new coaching staff. In particular, the remainder of 2017 gives a chance for Cougar fans to learn a ton about Kalani Sitake and his staff.

September 13, 2017  

Tosh and Keith are finally back in the same room together podcasting!

This week, they discuss the struggle to beat the Utes, and the struggle to move the football.

Then they look at the matchup against the talented and tough #10 Wisconsin Badgers.


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