Adam Mangum

Editor, Podcaster

Adam Mangum is a former sports journalist who can't seem to get it out of his system. He has a degree in communications from BYU and an MBA from Purdue. Adam has been writing for Vanquish The Foe since 2011 and has been blogging about BYU since blogging was a thing. He's also the host of the Rise & Shout Podcast since 2010. When he's not watching sports, he's working as a marketer or hanging with his family.


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.

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