Jake Hatch continues his review and preview series of the position groups at BYU. In this edition, he examines how BYU's defensive line performed in 2015 and looks ahead to what should be a loaded defensive front for BYU in 2016 and on into the future. He also examines the recruiting future of BYU's defense front as Kalani Sitake has made it a recruiting priority to stock BYU's trenches.
February 23, 2016
BYU defensive end Graham Rowley talks about the Cougars' loss to Missouri and moving forward. Rowley gives a heartfelt interview about playing his last game at LaVell Edwards Stadium and what BYU has meant to him. He also talks about how BYU has changed him and made him into the type of man he is today and much more.
November 16, 2015
Cougar defensive tackle Graham Rowley talks about playing at home and about the loss at Michigan. He talks about how the team is hungry and is looking forward to playing against Connecticut. He talks about the defense improving and what the defense did to improve against Michigan now that the Cougars face the Huskies of Connecticut.
October 1, 2015
We've heard from Trent Trammell on BYU's receivers, Zac Stout on the running backs, and recently Devin Mahina gave his thoughts on BYU's linebackers. Now, De'Ondre Wesley gives his thoughts on BYU's talented, but young, defensive line in this edition of Evaluating the Foe.
March 27, 2014
Two years ago, BYU lost a few contributing defensive linemen to LDS missions. One of those players was then 6 foot-4 inch, 280-pound sophomore Graham Rowley who accepted the call to serve in Chicago, IL. Now back and suited up in a BYU uniform, Rowley looks to contribute this year despite having lost a lot of his former stature.
March 13, 2014
To be included on the Cougar front line of defense, one has to be a tough. While the linebackers might get most of the glory with their ‘As we go, so does the defense' mantra, if it weren't for the big three up front, the defense would probably go down a lot quicker. As one defensive lineman puts it, if you're not tough, you probably won't cut it.
August 24, 2011