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Crowton Preaches Composure and Consistency for USC


Composure here … Composure there … Composure everywhere. That's been the stern mantra from BYU coach <b>Gary Crowton</b> to his football team after Saturday's disappointing 37-10 loss to Stanford. "I was looking for consistency and we didn't have that in the second half. You can't win football games if you don't have any consistency. I thought we were very composed in the first game (Notre Dame). We just need to be more like we were during that first game."

The Cougars suffered a breakdown of sorts against the Cardinal with seven turnovers and an inordinate 14 penalties for 125 yards. "We talked about composure a lot after the game and coaches talked to us a lot about it on Monday, running back Curtis Brown told reporters today. "It's something we're definitely focusing on as a team." Crowton elaborated: "What I tried to do is show the team where... Recommended Stories