News:Taysom Hill tore his left LCL and injured his hamstring last Friday night against Utah State, and will miss the remainder of the season, according to the Deseret News.
Analysis:Taysom Hill showed tremendous promise as a first time starter, both throught he air and with his legs. He's got plenty of upside, but will need to prove his health prior to 2013 to be worth a selection.
News:Taysom Hill went 24-of-36 passing for 235 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in BYU's 6-3 win over Utah State on Friday night. Hill also ran 19 times for 80 yards.
Analysis:Taysom Hill started once again for Riley Nelson, who has been bothered by a bad back. He ran the offense extremely well, throwing for a high percentage and running the ball effectively as well.
News:Taysom Hill was 12-of-21 passing for 112 and two touchdowns and ran for 143 yards and another score in BYU's 47-0 win over Hawaii on Friday night.
Analysis:Taysom Hill absolutely shined in his first start on national television, controlling the offense and mixing in a good combination of run and pass, running 15 times and throwing 21 times. BYU knows they have a solid replacement when Nelson can't go.
News:Taysom Hill could start this week against Hawaii with Riley Nelson a game-time decision due to a back injury, the ABC 4 KTVX Salt Lake City reports.
Analysis:Taysom Hill outperformed Nelson last week after Nelson left due to a sore back and poor play and could take over the job. However, it may be best for fantasy purposes to avoid the situation until a dependable starter emerges.
News:Taysom Hill ran for BYU's only touchdown in their 7-6 loss on Thursday night to Boise State.
Analysis:Taysom Hill was inserted into the game after Riley Nelson was ineffective and did a solid job, going 4-of-10 passing for 42 yards and rushing it 12 times for 72 yards and the touchdown. One has to wonder if this performance might lead to increased playing time in the future.
BYU's Hill Has Two Touchdowns in Win over Weber State
News:Taysom Hill had two rushing touchdowns in BYU's 45-13 win over Weber State on Saturday.
Analysis: Blowouts give coaches opportunities to get the players of tomorrow in today's games, and Taysom Hill certainly capitalized on his opportunity. He finished the game with six rushes for 27 yards and two touchdowns. Impressive stuff and a good display of why BYU recruited him.