Tell us about your mission.
I served in
Isn't Garner Meads (BYU basketball forward) in the same mission?
Garner and I actually had the chance to be companions for the last four months of my mission. He is a great guy and an outstanding missionary. He is looking forward to coming home in February and getting ready for basketball.
How have you changed physically since you came out of high school?
Well, I lost about 20 pounds on my mission. The other day I was 6'1", 212 pounds. I would like to play at around 230. I've started working out hard since I've been back (KC returned on December 19) and my bench is already back to 350.
What position do you think you will play at the Y?
I think that I will probably be a weakside linebacker. I had the chance to watch a tape of the
What about your brother Kelly, do you know his plans?
Kelly had a great senior year and actually finished his career with over 6,000 passing yards. He's got some trips set up for January, and of course he would like to end up at BYU but he's got to check out all of his options before he makes a decision.
Did you ever consider transferring while you were on your mission?
No, BYU is where I have always wanted to play and I can't really see anything changing my mind about that.
When will you be returning to
We're actually going to drive over there later today (January 1). I'm excited to get back with the team, see all the coaches again and start working. It's seems like a long time since I've played and I'm anxious to get back at it.