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QB Controversy: Riley Nelson and Taysom Hill

The social dynamics in the game of football -- particularly those involving the quarterback position -- are incredible to behold.

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Journal of Discourses: Of Bronco and Riley

Thoughts on Bronco Mendenhall, Riley Nelson, and James Lark; their relationship; and the guiding principles of BYU football.

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Riley Nelson: Wanton Recklessness

Arm strength or back health are hardly Riley Nelson's biggest problems as a quarterback. It's responsibility with the football.

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The BYU QB Dumpster Fire Grows

BYU's handling of quarterbacks in the last three years has been a fiasco.

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BYU confirms Hill injury; Nelson says he'll start

Six hours after Vanquish The Foe first reported the evaluation of a possibly-serious leg injury to BYU quarterback Taysom Hill, BYU has confirmed his injury:

By simple math, BYU could have run the clock below 20 seconds before 4th down by kneeling the ball three times, but on first down, a quarterback draw was called.

Meanwhile, Jay Drew is also reporting a follow-up of sorts to what we heard from Bronco Mendenhall after the game. Coach Mendenhall said that Riley Nelson was "really close" to playing against Utah State. Drew tweeted this:

So, it looks like we'll be waiting until Monday's standard press conference for any official word. In the mean time, I'll be over here popping antacids like Saul Bloom.

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Taysom Hill having X-rays

The dynamic freshman quarterback may be seriously injured after BYU's win over Utah State.

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Bronco keeps fanning flames of QB question

After a game in which Taysom Hill threw 24-36 for 235 yards and rushed for another 80 yards, Bronco Mendenhall stuck to his guns of loyalty to Riley Nelson in the post-game of the win over Utah State:

Whether he is serious, or simply showing outward loyalty to Nelson out of respect ... well, we're still waiting to find out.

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What if Riley Nelson never came to BYU?

Riley Nelson didn't start his career at BYU. What if that hadn't changed?

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What is at stake in BYU's quarterback decision

As BYU coaches face a difficult choice, can they learn from history? Can BYU fans?

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Why Bronco is Right to Support Riley Nelson

Fans are clamoring for a permanent change at quarterback, and Bronco is resisting them. Is that the right choice?

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Temperance for Taysom: Staying even with frosh QB

Taysom Hill is just the fourth true freshman to start at quarterback for BYU. A look at the past, and reasoning from both sides, should help us stay even-keeled through the experience.

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