Gary Crowton, who begins initial preparations today and tomorrow for the Cougars season-opener against Notre Dame Sept. 4 at LaVell Edwards Stadium."/>

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Two-a-Days Over, Cougars Prepare for Notre Dame

"We're ready to move on to play someone besides ourselves. We're not where we want to be yet, but I see us getting better with most practices and that is what you want. I like where we are as a team right now." That was Wednesday's status report from BYU head coach <b>Gary Crowton</b>, who begins initial preparations today and tomorrow for the Cougars season-opener against Notre Dame Sept. 4 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

While quarterback sophomore John Beck entered fall camp as the odds-on favorite to start because of his impressive off-season conditioning with teammates, junior Matt Berry surprised coaches and teammates during fall camp with his play and the fact his lingering hand injury was totally healed. Berry also worked out quietly with a quarterback-specialist personal trainer over the summer. While it...

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