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Give ‘Em Hell, Brigham

Give ‘Em Hell, Brigham

By Garrett McClintock & Jeff Hansen
Covering everything about the state of BYU Sports.

Let’s make Vaughn Kimball proud and Give ‘Em Hell, Brigham
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Episode 50 - GOAT Defense, Crocs and Firesides
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April 22, 2021
Episode 49 - COVIDs 1 Through 18?
While Ted Nugent is out recovering from taking crazy pills, we discuss women's vball, the Arizona opening, and our GOAT BYU offense picks.
April 15, 2021
Episode 48 - The McKenzie Twins
A bit of an announcement this week - Give 'Em Magazines, Brigham is on hiatus as we pivot towards a bigger and better idea that came as a result of that. This week we caught up with the McKenzie twins, two legacy recurits from Pineview High School in St. George. We also give an update on the state of PPP and our thoughts on the new scoreboard and one certain defensive tackle recruit.
April 9, 2021
Episode 47 - Transfer Season
We're recapping pro-day and discussing the turnover of the basketball roster. Brought to you by
March 31, 2021
Ep 46 - Pro Day Preview
Besides shrimp in cinnamon toast crunch, we discuss pro day and recuriting updates. Brought to you by
March 25, 2021
Episode 45 - Mascot Battles
Jeff thinks Garrett would lose a fight with the Orange Blob Thing from Syracuse and Wichita State's mascot looks like Gordon Ramsey strung out on meth. We preview the tournament, give bracket advice and and talk about a few football things. Brought to you by
March 17, 2021
Episode 44 - Gotta Have Our Pooks
This title is a nod to Brooklyn 99, if you don't appreciate that, go watch the show please. Brought to you by
March 10, 2021
Episode 43 - What does Spring Ball Tell Us?
TL;DR - less than you probably think. This episode brought to you by and
March 4, 2021
Ep 42 - Brigham Coin
Jeff hears the fantastic news live on the air. You can purchase $GEHB here: We talk basketball, KenPom, Spring ball, Jakob Robinson and most importantly: Hirschi High Country Beef.
February 25, 2021
Episode 41 - Walk-ons and Financial Advice
In a slow week we have some fun news!
February 19, 2021
Episode 40 - Let's Get Funky
The coaching staff has new faces and moved to new places - we cover it all on this week's episode.
February 11, 2021
Episode 39 - The Worst Recruiting Class in America
Signing day is here and we get into the nitty gritty. Check out our awesome new shirts:
February 4, 2021
Episode 38 - Game Stop and Doge
After a few clerical errors caused us to lose money on sales on our merchandise, we decided to spend a lot of this episode on current events of the day sharing our thoughts on how we, the fans, should be winning at life. Sponsored by Garrett - DM him @gjmcclintock on Twitter for a mortgage quote today.
January 29, 2021
Episode 37 - Give Em Hell Magazine Is Coming
Aside from discussing Dairy Queen, Del Taco and transfer news, we are making a magazine and you can be in it! If you have a business you want featured, reach out to us!
January 21, 2021
Episode 36 - Coaching Search
We update the coaching search and discuss transfer portal philosophies with an exceptionally long divergence into the latest in grilling technologies. Brought to you by
January 14, 2021
Goodbye Texas, Hello A-Rod
We discuss the departures of Jeff Grimes and Eric Mateos and what Aaron Roderick brings to the table. Brought to you by
January 8, 2021
Episode 34 - 2020 Midseason Cougies
Welcome to part 1 of our award show - the awards for football season - recapping the year and looking at NFL Draft prospects from the 2020 squad. Brought to you by
December 31, 2020
Episode 33 - Bowl Game Recap and Appreciating Zach Wilson
The season is over - let's pause and reflect on Zach Wilson's greatness as well as the need for Jeff to move his router so his 2 year old doesn't unplug it while we are recording. Episode brought to you by Teeples Consulting:
December 24, 2020
Episode 32 - Signing Day and UCF Preview
We discuss today's adds, why cream cheese and peanut butter are great burger toppings and what to look for in the bowl game against UCF. Brought to you by:
December 17, 2020
BONUS - SDSU Postgame
You thought you were getting a post game episode but you're getting a deep look into where things are going wrong up front and why it starts with the recruiting strategy.
December 13, 2020
Episode 31 - SDSU Preview
We look back again at Saturday, look forward to this Saturday, point out how stupid the Mountain West Conference is, welcome Steve Pierce to CSI, and much more. Brought to you by:
December 10, 2020
BONUS - Coastal Post-Game Call In Show
We mixed it up after the first loss of the year and we got some perspective on the night from fans all over the emotional spectrum.
December 6, 2020
BONUS - Coastal Carolina Preview
It's officially official, lets go to Myrtle.
December 3, 2020
Ep 30 - Strange things are afoot
While everything blew up after we recorded there’s likely to be an emergency episode tomorrow. Enjoy our talk of the CFP Cabal and a listener nugget hidden This episode brought to you buy
December 3, 2020
Ep 29 - Exposing the CFP Cabal
CFP rankings are the talk of the week and we dive deep into that, touch on basketball and remind you all: don't make permanent decisions based on temporary circumstances. This episode brought to you by Teeples Consulting:
November 27, 2020
BONUS - Emergency Episode About UW "Negotiations"
We also discuss how NY6 games are selected. We will still be back on Wednesday.
November 23, 2020
Episode 28 - North Alabama Preview (ish)
We know what we're getting with that on Saturday so this week we are mostly revisiting scheduling, updating recruiting, discussing medical tourism and Charleston Chews and looking forward to the rest of the CFB season.
November 19, 2020
Episode 27 - Bye Week Tots
It is a bye week, we get to rest, and we get all over the place with a variety of topics. Check out the new shirts we've added at
November 11, 2020
Boise St Postgame
Our only complaint is we didn't get to 60 on the scoreboard. And why does Skip Bayless dress the way he does?
November 7, 2020
Episode 26 - Boise State
It's finally here - the Big One. We are talking almost exclusively about the game (other than Garrett's story about going on vacation to a place in the middle of a military invasion). Jeff shares some thoughts about the weather bug app, but it's a big, beefy, preview episode that you can let marinade for the next few days as the Cougars take on the Broncos.
November 5, 2020
Episode 25 - WKU Preview
Jam Packed Show: The McCluskies, King of Queens, Siaki Ika is in the portal, Ryan Smith bought the Jazz, our picks for the week, and a very in depth philosophical conversation about defensive strategies and how different programs do things and how we miss most of it because it's just not visible on broadcasts.
October 29, 2020
Episode 24 - Texas St Preview
This episode is jam packed: - Cougar Club is going to get better. We are doing your part, help us out! - The staff is putting the onus on the OL to step it up - Drop 8 is a myth. That isn't what we do every play. - Wilson and the NFL - Strength of Schedule - Our picks and look at Texas State
October 22, 2020
Houston Postgame
It was pretty, then it was ugly, then it was pretty again, then it was REALLY pretty. BYU wins the game and the spelling bee.
October 17, 2020
Episode 23 - Houston Preview
We take a further step back from Saturday's "clunker" and preview the Coogs of Houston for Friday night's matchup. We do our usual picks and while Jeff laments the Braves, he shares his love of professional Wiffle Ball.
October 15, 2020
UTSA Postgame
A dub is a dub.
October 11, 2020
Episode 22 - UTSA Preview
We are previewing the Roadrunners of UTSA, talking about if the hype is real, throwing out ideas for Cougar Club improvements, and what we expect to see on Saturday (and maybe Draft Day next year). We are joined by @JaredUTSA from the "Alamodome Audible" to preview the Roadrunners and get some insight into the young program. #GiveEmHell
October 8, 2020
La Tech Postgame
Enjoy the highlights of the game and the discovery of a new show with life changing consequences that was on ESPN2 while we recorded.
October 3, 2020
Episode 21 - Lousiana Tech Preview
We want to give a special shout out to for their totally accurate computer rankings, and Matt Cassell for going from career college backup to making 65 million dollars as an NFL QB. We break down the La Tech matchup and discuss the horrendous debate as well as what we think will happen with the schedule for the remainder of the season.
October 1, 2020
Troy Recap
We hop on for a quick unedited phone chat about the Cougars 48-7 win over the Trojans
September 27, 2020
Episode 20 - Companionship Inventory
Jeff is back and Garrett is on the move - we talk the upcoming game against Troy, some quarantine kitchen, our hosting styles, share a few mission stories and the current roster situation. Hellion of the week: Give 'Em Hell, Brigham merchandise:
September 25, 2020
Episode 19 - Welcome to the Mitchites
Jeff is at "Deer Camp" because nobody drew (nor likely put in for) a tag this year - so we have Mitch Harper in his stead to discuss the Army game, La Tech schedule announcment, Jake Wahlin commitment and the big news coming out of the Big 10. Shop for your official GEHB shirts here:
September 16, 2020
Episode 18 - BYE Week Buzz
Heading into bye week we discuss the reason for no game this week, give a few roster updates, get way deep into the BIG 10 situation, share reviews, and give some picks which we will probably be wrong on.
September 10, 2020
Navy Recap
There was nothing bad to say, so we said all the good stuff and then some.
September 8, 2020
Episode 17 - Strength and Conditioning and the Navy Preview
Game week is finally here - and so is our Etsy store. - use the promo code BEATNAVY for 10% off your order! Before getting into our preview of the Navy game, we talk with Terrance Motley - former S&C coach at BYU, LSU, Louisiana, and Colorado. He is a former BYU football and rugby player and knows his stuff and shares a ton of knowledge with us. Then we get to the nitty gritty of what the depth chart looks like and what we expect Monday night.
September 3, 2020
Episode 16 - Cougar Day
We are a week away from our first preview to tell you to gear up (literally) for Cougar Day and give some scheduling guesses and recruiting updates.
August 27, 2020
Episode 15 - Code Words
This episode has a surprise. It's also our longest. We discuss fandom, G5 financials, scheduling and practice notes as we get ready for the upcoming season recapping the whirlwind of a week in CFB at large and for BYU especially. Follow us on Twitter @GiveEmHellPod
August 20, 2020
Episode 14 - WTF Is Happening in CFB?
What a whirlwind of a week. But this might be our best episode yet. We cover everything that's happening in college football, where BYU stands in all of it and what the path forward looks like. The Dixie State football team is our Hellion for saving somebody stuck on a cliff by their hair.
August 13, 2020
Episode 13 - And Pigs Might Fly
While hope is waning on the 2020 season, we get on the phone with Matt Brown (@MattBrownEP) of Extra Points to discuss where BYU is at and what the schedule looks like at present and what will happen with 2020. Our Hellion of the Week is calling the Miami Marlins out on their attempt to ruin baseball. Wings are the kitchen topic du jour.  Support Matt and subscribe to Extra Points:
August 6, 2020
Episode 12 - Jeff’s Monologue
While Garrett is taking care of some prior engagements, Jeff interviews Bentley Redden and Jaxon Dart, shares his feeling about pork and previews a 2038 prospect.
July 31, 2020
Episode 11 - Taco Delays
After a quick trip to the taco stand, we sat down to record. We have 2 Hellions this week - the Woodall and Crockett families. We love hearing stories bout Cougar faithful bonding. TeeSpring shut us down and we are looking into other options - we will get you more shirts. Lastly, Jeff interviewed Elia Migao who updates his recruiting and where things stand with the Cougars for him and his twin brother. Lastly - please give Jeff some Glacier Park recommendations.
July 23, 2020
Episode 10 - Burning the Midnight Oil
We are back with lots of rants and ramblings as we didn't start recording until about midnight Garrett's time. After discussing what will happen with CFB this season (as cases trend down, football trends up!), we award Hellion of the Week to Ford for not screwing up the Bronco the way Chevy did the Blazer.  We also migrated from toaster ovens to cast iron and ice cream makers, but still landed on toaster ovens being important. We share ideas for the Cougar Club and discuss the new director - and lastly are joined for an interview with Brett Ciancia of PickSixPreviews. Brett discusses his outlook for the year and why he has BYU ranked #39 out of 66 P5 programs. Listeners get a 30% discount with the promo code "BYU" at checkout: Check out our teespring store to support the show with a G'EHB mask:
July 16, 2020
Episode 9 - Accepting the Inevitable
Our Hellion of the Week is Brock Day - support your local grocer if you have one. @twodaze on Twitter - check out Day's Market in Provo if you are nearby. Quarantine Kitchen: Jeff made BBQ Lasagna - Garrett is feeling sheet pan meals: We dive into the financial state of college football and come to terms with the fact that the Ivy League cancelling means other conferences will follow, and that if the Big 10 reports are true of moving to a conference only slate, BYU's schedule will look rather 1940ish. We close out our defensive preview and want to leave with you a deal:  Check out @PickSixPreviews pre-season mag and get 30% off using the code BYU at checkout:
July 9, 2020
BONUS - Crossover Episode with the BLOCKCAST
We hopped on the BLOCKCAST to give our thoughts and discuss the result of the Morgan Scalley investigation.
July 3, 2020
Episode 8 - Canada's Toaster Ovens
We recorded on Canada Day and wish the less 1% of our listeners that live in British Columbia a happy holiday. Garrett also goes on a rant on toaster ovens being greatly under appreciated. Our Hellion of The Week is Brynn Campbell - who because of dance getting canceled during quarantine decided to play in a girls tackle football league - and led her team to the championship. Quarantine Kitchen - Jeff talks about his green chili mac and cheese - there's enough dairy in it to empty the Cache Valley reserves.  Eventually we make it to the football portion of the show and discuss the defensive staff and scheme and what we expect going forward in 2020. Next week we will jump into position previews. Check out our "ZOOBIE" shirt and start owning the identity as one of us:
July 2, 2020
Episode 7 - Isaiah Herron, This One's For You (and the offensive preview)
,After a lively discussion on sunflower seeds,  we finish our offensive preview and get fired up in a conversation about Isaiah Herron's impact at BYU, his decision to pursue finishing his career at an HBCU and his decision to return to BYU and the impact he can have in Provo. We need more Isaiah Herrons in the world. If you were not aware of HBCUs, their goals, and how scholarships work at the FCS level, this episode will be of interest to you. Jeff says these are the best seeds on the planet - try them and get $5 off your first order: If you want Jeff's exact Jambalaya measurements - @rakoto10 on Twitter. Bug him. Stop using pancake mixes and do this instead: Our shirt of the week is "The Pet Peeve" - just get to the sticks man. And lastly, Ella Pope is our Hellion of the Week. Godspeed in Jacksonville, sister.
June 26, 2020
Episode 6 - Cheese Pizza With a Side of QB Controversy
We're back discussing a couple recruiting tidbits, basketball transfer news, and starting our offensive preview (we only made it through the coaches and QBs - the rest will come next week).  Jeff pontificated about his love of cheese pizza (he's probably going to start calling it pie) and Garrett shares an Asian dish that will melt your face off (reduce the chili garlic sauce if you don't want it that hot - we kept it in the fridge and made noodles fresh for leftovers): We've launched our "Statement Store" - grab a shirt to support the show, and if you send us an idea, we will put it together (and just might send you one):
June 18, 2020
Episode 5 - Bush League
Episode sponsored by Plan To Eat. Sign up for a free 30 day trial - no credit card needed. Clip and scale recipes, plan menus, generate shopping lists, it's great. If you decide to sign up, it'll help support the show: This week we talk about Caleb Lohner, other basketball roster tidbits, and the Weston Jones commit. We also discussed Ethan Atagi's transfer to Weber, and wish him the best of luck (#WeberState2xGreat3x) Our Hellions of the Week are the Rexburg Police Department. We have zero non-vulgar things to say about Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow and are grateful that they can rot in a cell for the rest of their lives. Quarantine Kitchen: Jeff's tidbit: don't wrap your ribs. It's not worth the effort and they just steam. Pull them at 195 and mop them as you wish. Garrett's recipe : One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta (also great with Andouille or Kielbasa) -
June 11, 2020
Episode 4 - Jeff's Crystal Ball
We're back to remind you to get involved in local elections - you can make a huge difference there! We also give you some updates on Weston Jones's recruitment, and the roster count situation. Hellion of the Week: CSI VIP Member Braiden Day's wife Kylie gave birth at 32 weeks to triplets: Finlee, Thatcher and Brigham. Bravo Sister Day. Quarantine Kitchen: Jeff threw it back to last season's tailgate recipes making Potato Volcanos: Garrett made Chicken Shawarma (and gives advice on grilling chicken in general): We also made Peanut Butter Oat Bars:
June 4, 2020
Episode 3 - Quarantine Kitchen
This week we give our inaugural "Hellion of the Week" award to Dave Kim, retired LA County Sheriff Department Forensic Firearms Expert who started a YouTube channel about shooting things, check it out (the audio is Korean, but the content is All-American): Quarantine Kitchen: Slice of Heaven spice mix: Chipotle Sweet Potato Patties: We talk attendance, long term results of COVID on college sports, update on Jaxon Dart and Raider Damuni and discuss Athlon's preview of the Cougars.
May 28, 2020
Episode 2 - Calling All Hellions
Lesson learned: We need a shorter agenda so we don't have a 54 minute show! Please send us your nominees for "Hellion of the Week" - somebody in Cougar Nation that is giving life hell. We are having merch made that we will send to them. We want good news. This week we are talking APR scores, impact of new recruiting coordinators Jasen Ah You and Jack Damuni, committable offers, financials of college sports and scholarship management, the new VP of advancement over the AD, and an update on Mac McClung. Links: CSI Promotion - 60% off your annual membership Bruce Garrett's Run Follow us on Twitter: @rakoto10 @gjmcclintock
May 21, 2020
Episode 1 - Off-Season, Transfer-Season, COVID-Season
This week we are talking about Tanner Toolson's commitment and what that means for Mark Pope and the basketball program, update on how the football offseason is going, including potential schedule adjustments, and dive into potential transfer targets for Mark Pope, as well as our favorite classic games. Follow us on Twitter: @rakoto10 / @gjmcclintock 2017 War on I-4: 1980 Holiday Bowl vs SMU: 2016 Oklahoma vs Texas Tech:
May 15, 2020