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Jake Hatch brings you daily coverage of the BYU Cougars with the Locked On Cougars Podcast. Locked On Cougars brings BYU fans the latest news and comprehensive coverage when it comes to the BYU football and basketball programs as well as a look at the other teams in the BYU athletic department. Jake gives you his unique insights and insider information about the Cougs as they continue "on the trail to fame and glory" every day along with interviews with players, coaches, experts and alumni that you can't find anywhere else. Locked On Cougars is proud to be part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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BYU Football Moves Up to No. 13 in CFP Rankings...
Jake Hatch reacts to a less-than-stellar day for BYU fans with the College Football Playoff rankings moving the Cougars up one spot while BYU basketball got smoked by USC & preps for St. John's
31 min
2
BYU vs. USC Hoops Preview with Trojan Wire's Ma...
Matt Zemek from Trojan Wire joined Jake Hatch to share his insights on the BYU football program as well as preview BYU vs. USC in hoops & Jake updates listeners on the latest in football scheduling
31 min
3
BYU Basketball Looks Ahead to Big Week & BYU Fo...
Jake Hatch reacts to a 3-0 BYU basketball program who now heads on the road, the chances BYU football add a game this weekend & what Logan Fano's commitment means for the Cougars
27 min
4
BYU Basketball Shows Versatility as They Prep f...
Jake Hatch recaps BYU basketball's back-to-back wins to open the season, previews the UVU Crosstown Clash & examines if BYU football can capitalize in recruiting
24 min
5
BYU Debuts at No. 14 in CFP Rankings, Kalani Si...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU football debuting at No. 14 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, shares comments from a fired-up Kalani Sitake & previews the Westminster opener in basketball
32 min
6
CFP Rankings Could Determine BYU's Course & Pul...
Jake Hatch shares what he went through Monday night with the rumor mill in full swing for BYU, breaks down how the CFP rankings tonight could chart BYU's course forward & talks some recruiting with two new commitments
27 min
7
BYU Doesn't Need to Kowtow to Washington or the...
Jake Hatch explains why BYU doesn't need to play the sucker for Washington or the Pac-12, shares some details on the BYU blackout uniforms comeback & examines Taysom Hill's first start
27 min
8
North Alabama Preview, Taysom Time & BYU vs Cin...
Jake Hatch examines the news of a potential BYU-Cincinnati matchup on December 5, previews the North Alabama game tomorrow & reacts to Taysom Hill starting in New Orleans
27 min
9
Pac-12 Approves Playing Non-Conference Games: S...
Jake Hatch examines the new guidelines the Pac-12 issued about playing non-conference games & how it would affect any potential matchups with the BYU football program
27 min
10
1984 National Champion Jim Herrmann on Kyle Mor...
1984 BYU team captain Jim Herrmann joined Jake Hatch to reflect on the life & legacy of BYU legend Kyle Morrell & a look at the NBA draft prospects for Yoeli Childs & Jake Toolson
36 min
11
Twitter Tuesday BYU Football Mailbag & BYU vs. ...
Jake Hatch addresses listener questions on a #TwitterTuesday mailbag while examining if playing the Holy War game on Thanksgiving weekend might actually be possible this season
30 min
12
BYU Football Static at No. 8 & Pac-12 to "Take ...
Jake Hatch examines the positive news of BYU staying at No. 8 in the national polls & calls for BYU to chase any opportunity the Pac-12 may offer to play a non-conference game if they're interestes
28 min
13
BYU Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Announce...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU basketball's non-conference slate of games being announced before catching up on other BYU hoops notes via Mark Pope's weekly media session
28 min
14
BYU Football Listener Mailbag & Early Signing P...
Jake Hatch lets the listeners program the Thursday podcast as he fields & answers the questions they have sent in before sharing who signed on the first day of the early signing period for BYU athletics
26 min
15
What Are the NFL Draft Prospects for BYU Footba...
Jake Hatch runs down the NFL draft prospects for a number of athletes in the BYU football program after talking with multiple people inside the program & those who evaluate NFL talent
29 min
16
BYU Football Staff Members Picking Up Interest ...
Jake Hatch recaps some of the highlights from Monday's media availability, explains the growing interest in BYU football staff members & Isaac Rex explains his lack of "swag" as a "simple man"
28 min
17
BYU Football Up to #8 in Polls Nearing Ceiling ...
Jake Hatch recaps BYU's moving up another spot in the national polls, looks back at the Boise State win with his film review & tries to find a name for the BYU-Boise rivalry game
29 min
18
The Curse of the Blue Turf is Dead as BYU Beats...
Jake Hatch recaps a 51-17 rout for the BYU football program Friday night at Albertson's Stadium as they crushed thee Boise State Broncos in a special postgame edition of the podcast
30 min
19
Boise State Game Preview: Who Has The Edge When...
Jake Hatch previews the high-profile showdown between #9 BYU & #21 Boise State as the two programs tangle for their annual rivalry matchup at Albertson's Stadium
28 min
20
Boise State Insider B.J. Rains & BYU Football N...
Jake Hatch was joined by Idaho Press Tribune Boise State beat writer B.J. Rains to preview the BYU showdown against the Broncos & examined why BYU needs to reward Kalani Sitake for this season
33 min
21
Boise State Game Biggest in Decade-Plus for BYU...
Jake Hatch explains the importance of the BYU-Boise State game Friday night, lets listeners hear from BSU head coach Bryan Harsin & catches up on some other Cougar news
29 min
22
Kalani Sitake 'Thankful & Grateful' to Face #21...
Jake Hatch recaps Kalani Sitake's weekly press conference as his ninth-ranked Cougars get ready to take on #21 Boise State Friday night before talking about the commitment of Trey Bishop
26 min
23
BYU Football Reaches #9 in Both Polls & Props t...
Jake Hatch shares his takeaways from his Western Kentucky film review, the Cougars jumping to #9 after moving to 7-0 & gives a shoutout to Isaiah Kaufusi & Kyle Griffitts for a cool moment postgame
29 min
24
BYU Improves to 7-0 With Humdrum Western Kentuc...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU's 41-10 rout of Western Kentucky with his thoughts on the win as well as those of his listeners in a special postgame edition of the podcast
20 min
25
Western Kentucky Preview: Big Red & Cosmo's Onl...
Jake Hatch previews the BYU vs. Western Kentucky matchup that appears to be lopsided game, but still has some unique storylines & opportunities for the Cougars inside of it
27 min
26
Zach Wilson's Thoughts on Heisman Hype & is Sia...
Jake Hatch shares his thoughts on the new recruitment opportunity BYU has to chase LSU transfer Siaki Ika & reacts to some of the comments Zach Wilson made to the media on Wednesday
28 min
27
Updates on BYU Football Scheduling & Expectatio...
Jake Hatch shares what he's learned about BYU's chances of adding more games this season in football & examines the rising expectations for both men's women's basketball for the Cougars
27 min
28
BYU Basketball Playing Second-Fiddle to Gonzaga...
Jake Hatch examines Kalani Sitake's comments about his efforts to build quality depth for BYU football before talking about the preseason WCC men's basketball poll that has BYU slated second
29 min
29
Keep Winning & Keep Rising for #11 BYU Football...
Jake Hatch looks back at the 52-14 win for BYU over Texas State after re-watching the tape, examines the Cougars' continued rise in the national polls & shares some thoughts on WCC hoops moving to Las Vega potentially
27 min
30
BYU Routs Texas State 52-14 & Cougar Fans Are H...
Jake Hatch looks back at the 52-14 win for BYU over Texas State with his own reaction to the game along with listeners thoughts on the blowout
30 min
31
Texas State Preview: Will BYU Avoid a UTSA Repe...
Jake Hatch previews the Texas State matchup for BYU football as the Cougars attempt to improve to 6-0 against the 1-5 Bobcats, which should happen if BYU is focused on the task at-hand
26 min
32
Midseason Awards Feature #12 BYU Football Promi...
Jake Hatch talks about Bill Connelly's midseason awards that feature BYU, answers listener questions in a #TwitterThursday mailbag & catches up on what we learned in media availability
29 min
33
Zach Wilson Hype Takes a Unique Turn While Texa...
Jake Hatch talks about the Zach Wilson hype machine taking a unique turn from those who work closely with him & Texas State Jake Spavital talked about facing the BYU football program
26 min
34
BYU's O-Line Has Message Delivered Loud & Clear...
Jake Hatch talked about the message sent with BYU's offensive line having all five positions put into a position battle before recapping highlights from Kalani Sitake's weekly press conference
28 min
35
#12 BYU Football's Surge in the Polls Continues...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU's latest poll slot as they checked in at #12 in the AP Poll, shared his film review takeaways from BYU-Houston & talked about the 6,000 fans who will be at LES this Saturday
26 min
36
#14 BYU Football Rallies Past Houston & Let The...
Jake Hatch has a special postgame edition to recap #14 BYU's 43-26 come-from-behind win at Houston Friday night
27 min
37
Houston Game Preview & How BYU Football Overcom...
Jake Hatch breaks down the personnel notes for BYU going into the Houston game with the big loss of Khyiris Tonga, shares some of the names to know about the Houston Cougars & gives his score prediction
27 min
38
BYU's Critical Need to Beat Houston & Happy Bir...
Jake Hatch shares his thoughts on why BYU needs to beat Houston Friday night for their reputation's sake, reflects on BYU basketball's televised practice & wishes Cosmo the Cougar a happy birthday
28 min
39
Brayden Cosper Thankful For Good Health & BYU B...
Jake Hatch examines storylines for BYU basketball as they kick off practices today, talks one-one-one with sophomore receiver Brayden Cosper & catches up on other BYU news & notes
30 min
40
BYU Doesn't 'Care About Hype' & Good & Bad News...
Jake Hatch recaps the injury news that's coming form the BYU football program, good & bad, before recapping BYU's Monday press availability with quotes from Kalani Sitake & his players
27 min
41
#14 BYU Wins Their 'Clunker' Beating UTSA & Sho...
Jake Hatch talks about the "clunker" of a win for 14th-ranked BYU football over UTSA & what lessons are to be taken away from the victory along with why he thinks the Cougars are on a historic track currently
27 min
42
#15 BYU Football vs. UTSA Game Preview & Examin...
Jake Hatch previews the matchup for #15 BYU football against UTSA on Saturday afternoon & takes a look at the West Coast Conference slate for BYU basketball
27 min
43
BYU Basketball Receiving Preseason Buzz & Perso...
Jake Hatch talks about the buzz around to the BYU basketball program as they prepare for their 2020 campaign & updates listeners on some of the personnel notes for BYU football this week going into the UTSA game
25 min
44
SB Nation's Cam Mellor Says He Feels Vindicated...
Jake Hatch talks one-on-one with Cam Mellor about his love for Zach Wilson & the BYU football program along with some thoughts on a third-straight game without fans in the stands for the Cougars
30 min
45
Kalani Sitake Filtering Out Noise Around BYU Fo...
Jake Hatch recaps an eventful Monday press conference for BYU football with comments from Kalani Sitake, Isaiah Kaufusi, Tyler Batty & Tyler Allgeier as well as picking a giveaway winner
26 min
46
BYU Football Vaults Up to #15 Nationally & Zach...
Jake Hatch reacts to Zach Wilson's superstar showing against Louisiana Tech, the Cougars moving up to #15 in the national polls & letting listeners have their say on the Cougars moving to 3-0
30 min
47
#22 BYU Football vs. La Tech Preview & Boise St...
Jake Hatch talks about the addition of Boise State to BYU football's 2020 schedule, shares a tidbit about scheduling going forward & previews the La Tech game tonight in Provo
27 min
48
BYU Basketball Workout Updates & Skip Holtz Pre...
Jake Hatch shares some updates on how BYU basketball is preparing for their season, La Tech coach Skip Holtz shares his thoughts on the BYU game & Yoeli Childs gets his chance to shine at the NBA Combine
29 min
49
Isaac Rex Ascending Toward Stardom & Don't Drin...
Jake Hatch shares some insights from BYU football practice this week, Isaac Rex shows off his fun-loving personality & a warning against hyping Zach Wilson too much too quickly
28 min
50
Tom Holmoe Taking Measured Approach To Filling ...
Jake Hatch played clips from Tom Holmoe about scheduling for BYU football, including Boise State & more, before talking about the weekly recognition that's flooding in the for the Cougars & former Cougs in the Pros updates
29 min
51
BYU Football Drops To #22 After Troy Thrashing ...
Jake Hatch shares some takeaways from the Troy win for BYU after re-watching the game, reacts to BYU dropping to #22 in the national polls & examines the huge opening line for the La Tech game
26 min
52
#18 BYU Football Crushes Troy 48-7 & Life is Go...
Jake Hatch recaps a 48-7 rout of Troy for the BYU football program with his takeaways from the game, comments from Kalani Sitake & his players, as well as you the listeners
37 min
53
#18 BYU Football vs. Troy Preview, Impact of Re...
Jake Hatch preview the Troy game for #18 BYU, talks about the announced return of the Pac-12/MWC & the potential opportunity for the Cougars, as well as their new proactive NIL move
28 min
54
BYU Football Down Tristen Hoge & Chaz Ah You Wh...
Jake Hatch explains the impact of BYU football losing starters Tristen Hoge & Chaz Ah You for at least this week, lets listeners hear from Jeff Grimes about Troy & says farewell to Sonny Detmer
24 min
55
BYU Football Will Face Troy & La Tech Sans Fans...
Jake Hatch talks about the decision to keep fans away from LaVell Edwards Stadium during the Cougars next two games, plays highlights from media availability & passes some personnel notes along
26 min
56
Zach Wilson Tells All on His COVID-19 Diagnosis...
Jake Hatch explains the situation revolving around Zach Wilson telling the world he's had COVID-19, reacts to Kalani Sitake's weekly press conference & catches up with former Cougars in the pros
29 min
57
#18 BYU Football Back to Work Prepping for Troy...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU football rising to #18 in the new AP Poll, talks about the Cougars resuming practices for Troy & shares some thoughts on a trio of high school prospects he's been impressed with
26 min
58
BYU Football Deserves More Respect & Mark Pope ...
Jake Hatch explains why he thinks BYU football's offense deserves more credit than they are getting in his eyes, lets listeners hear from Mark Pope & talks about a unique opportunity for BYU fans on gameday
29 min
59
Are BYU Football's Ranked Days Numbered & Thank...
Jake Hatch talks about the return of Big Ten football & how it might affect BYU's chances to remain ranked, answers listener questions & talks about a Thanksgiving start for BYU basketball
25 min
60
BYU Football Approaching COVID-19 Situation Adr...
Jake Hatch talks about the latest for BYU football with their handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, 2020 scheduling & weighs in on what he likes about Jake Wahlin's addition to the BYU basketball program
28 min
61
Kalani Sitake Says Army Postponement 'Right & R...
Jake Hatch reacts to a refreshingly candid Kalani Sitake as he dished on the reason(s) for the Army game postponement & the news that BYU has added an Oct. 2 game against Louisiana Tech
29 min
62
BYU Football Enters Top-25 at #21 While Having ...
Jake Hatch reacts to BYU football being ranked #21 in the new AP Poll & why it makes the Army game postponement sting even more for the Cougars as they try to get things back in order
27 min
63
BYU Football's Masen Wake Vows to Leap Again & ...
Jake Hatch talks one-on-one with BYU football FB/TE Masen Wake, reacts to Kalani Sitake's media session yesterday & catches listeners up on former Cougars in the NFL
30 min
64
Good & Bad News for BYU's Running Backs & Jeff ...
Jake Hatch shares some good & bad news on the running back front for BYU football, plays highlights from Jeff Grimes' appearance on DJ & PK in the Morning & recaps the accolades BYU is garnering
26 min
65
BYU Allowing 6,000 Fans at LES vs. Troy & Jake ...
Jake Hatch talks about the praise BYU football is receiving after beating Navy, what he makes of just 6,000 fans being allowed for the Troy game & why an offer to Jake Wahlin is a great decision for BYU basketball
28 min
66
BYU Football Obliterates Navy 55-3 & Kalani Sit...
Jake Hatch recaps his initial takeaways from BYU's 55-3 season-opening victory over Navy & lets listeners hear from players & coaches after the win
30 min
67
BYU Football vs. Navy Preview Part 2: BYU O vs....
Jake continues his two-part Navy preview with a look at the BYU offense against the Midshipmen defense & continues the Player Countdown at #0 with Brandon Davies
29 min
68
BYU Football vs. Navy Preview Part 1: BYU D vs....
Jake begins his two-part Navy preview with a look at the BYU defense against the Midshipmen offense & continues the Player Countdown at #1 with a tight race for the GOAT
25 min
69
BYU Announces Houston Game Change & Team Captai...
Jake Hatch breaks down what went into BYU agreeing to play Houston in Houston rather than Provo, the announcement of team captains/leadership council & more in a weekend edition of the show
28 min
70
QB Shuffle with Jacob Conover on BYU Football's...
Jake Hatch explains how the addition of Jacob Conover to the BYU football roster affects the quarterback room & lets listeners hear highlights from Jeff Grimes' media session yesterday
28 min
71
Navy Preview with Sing Second Sports & Player C...
Jake Hatch talked with John & Chris from Sing Second Sports about the BYU-Navy game on Monday & caught up on the Player Countdown with #5 Kyle Collinsworth & #4 Fred Warner
48 min
72
Enoka & Elia Migao Commit to the BYU Football P...
Jake Hatch breaks down the latest for Matt Bushman & his season-ending injury & reacts to the news of Elia & Enoka Migao's commitment to be members of the BYU football program
26 min
73
Matt Bushman & Hinckley Ropati Injured at BYU F...
Jake Hatch examines what the injury to Matt Bushman will do to BYU's offense, let's listeners hear from Kalani Sitake & Ken Niumatalolo about their teams & continues the Player Countdown series
30 min
74
It's Game Week for BYU Football & Player Countd...
BYU begins Game Week preparation for Navy seven days out & Jake Hatch shares his insights on the opening line & more about the game before continuing the Player Countdown series
28 min
75
BYU Football's Focus is Firmly on Navy & Player...
Jake Hatch recaps BYU football's Thursday media availability with comments from Troy Warner & Lopini Katoa before catching up on the Player Countdown with numbers #11 & #10
27 min
76
BYU Football Locks in UTSA & Texas State & Ken ...
Jake Hatch examines the official additions of the UTSA & Texas State to the BYU football schedule before listeners heard from Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo on the BYU season-opener
30 min
77
The Revenge of BYU's Defense as Navy Prep Begin...
Jake Hatch shares his takeaways from BYU football media availability with Kalani Sitake & Neil Pau'u before continuing the Player Countdown & passing along a transfer portal update
28 min
78
The Latest in BYU Football Scheduling News & Pl...
Jake Hatch shares all he has learned about BYU football's scheduling as they seek to round out their slate of games, catches up on the Player Countdown series & wishes Eric Mika well in Serbia
32 min
79
BYU Football Keeps on Adding Games with Utah Ja...
Jake Hatch examines the big opportunity that the BYU football program has this fall that you see from the Utah Jazz' playoff run, updates listeners on scheduling news & former Cougars in the NFL
27 min
80
BYU Football Begins Navy Prep in Earnest, UTSA ...
Jake Hatch recaps BYU's final fall camp scrimmage, examines the UTSA game rumorsfrom Brett McMurphy & continues the Player Countdown series with #17 Andy Boyce
29 min
81
BYU Football Wrapping Fall Camp Today, Roster C...
Jake Hatch explains what to expect from the presumed final scrimmage of fall camp for BYU, what the QB depth chart is currently & examines the Army & reported Texas State matchups for the Cougars
33 min
82
Excitement Building for BYU Football vs. Navy &...
Jake Hatch talks about the excitement that's building both inside & outside of the BYU football program for the Navy season-opener with comments from Kalani Sitake & Chris Wilcox details his steps to getting back into action for the Cougars
28 min
83
BYU Football Reportedly Set to Face Army & Eric...
Jake Hatch talks about the reported Army matchup on Sept. 19, examines the veteran offensive line for the Cougars with comments from Eric Mateos & continues the Player Countdown
28 min
84
Examining Why BYU Football's Offense is Beating...
Jake Hatch explains why BYU's offense is winning so often against the defense in fall camp so far, catches up on the Player Countdown & talks about some high school prospects he watched Friday
32 min
85
BYU Football Boldly Moving Forward with Troy Se...
Jake Hatch explains what the Troy home & home series for BYU football indicates in his opinion before talking about the WCC cancelling fall sports & the effect it will have for other BYU programs
31 min
86
Aaron Roderick Explains Advantage of BYU Footba...
Jake Hatch recaps Aaron Roderick's media session as he explains the importance of practices for BYU despite unknowns about their season before talking about the NCAA's latest proposals & continuing the Player Countdown
29 min
87
BYU Football Has a Unique Opportunity This Fall...
Jake Hatch explains what BYU football has staring them in the face that quite unique should the football season be played this fall & talks O-line with senior right tackle Chandon Herring one-on-one
30 min
88
BYU Football 'Going Until They Tell Us to Stop'...
Jake Hatch recaps a wild Monday in college football & how it related to the BYU football program as they're practicing before turning his attention to Zach Wilson's comments about fall camp & an update on Uriah Leiataua
28 min
89
BYU Football Fall Camp Insider Updates & Colleg...
Jake Hatch reacts to the news of the college football season being in peril, shares what he's learned from his sources about fall camp for BYU & continues the 2020 Player Countdown
33 min
90
Kalani Sitake on BYU Football vs. Navy, the MAC...
Jake Hatch reacts to the bad news that came Saturday of the MAC punting on the fall, let listeners hear from Kalani Sitake about BYU-Navy & continued the Player Countdown with #26 Rod Wilkerson
21 min
91
BYU Football Locks in Navy Season-Opener, Tom H...
Jake Hatch plays comments from Ken Niumatalolo & reacts to the news of the BYU season-opener against Navy, examines Tom Holmoe's statement about the season & continued the Player Countdown
28 min
92
Hinckley Ropati Reports for Fall Camp & BYU Fo...
Jake Hatch shares some insight into the addition of Hinckley Ropati to the BYU football program, talks about the MWC/AAC scheduling announcements helping the Cougars & continued the Player Countdown
30 min
93
BYU Football Fall Camp Day 1 Reaction, Roster U...
Jake Hatch recaps all of the happenings from the opening day of BYU fall camp with comments from Kalani Sitake & Isaiah Kaufusi, as well as notes regarding the program roster-wise
28 min
94
How the Big 12 9+1 Model Affects BYU Football &...
Jake Hatch examines the Big 12's 2020 schedule model & how it may impact BYU, answered some listener questions & continued the Player Countdown with numbers #31 & #30
29 min
95
BYU Football Opens Fall Camp Today, Player Coun...
Jake Hatch talks about the open of fall camp for BYU football & what's going on for the Cougars as they prepare for a season filled with unknowns, before catching up on the player countdown
29 min
96
BYU Football Left Hanging by the SEC, Jaylon Vi...
Jake Hatch updates listeners on Jaylon Vickers' transfer, what the SEC going conference game-only means for BYU football & chats on a Fan Friday with Tanner Plummer
35 min
97
ACC & SEC Scheduling News Affecting BYU Footbal...
Jake Hatch talks about the latest news involving ACC & SEC scheduling & it's impact on BYU football, continues the Player Countdown series & catches listeners up on other BYU news & notes
27 min
98
What a 10-Game BYU Football Schedule Could Enta...
Jake Hatch examined a proposal for a revamped BYU football schedule that's enticing, continued to the Player Countdown & picked the first winner for Cougar gear among the listenership
28 min
99
BYU Football Takes the Field, Yoeli Childs adds...
Jake Hatch shares the latest of what he's learned about fall camp for BYU football, examines what an NBA combine invite for Yoeli Childs means & continued the 2020 Player Countdown
27 min
100
BYU Football Gets the Band Back Together Today ...
Jake Hatch shares what he's learned about BYU football beginning their official preparations for this fall, continued the Player Countdown with Matt Payne & recapped a busy recruiting weekend
28 min