With the stands packed more fully than in previous years, BYU’s annual spring game was a great success for first year Cougar head coach Kalani Sitake and his new staff. There was excitement in the air as a rejuvenated fan base turned out in droves to see BYU’s revamped offense square up against Coach Sitake’s vaunted defense.
March 28, 2016
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
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
As a defensive lineman, Kesni Tausinga helped Bingham High School's football team win a second 5A state football championship last November. He also helped Highland's rugby team win a state title last May as well. Last week, the 6-foot-1-inch, 285-pound future BYU Cougar won the heavyweight state wrestling title for a second year in a row, becoming a champion of all trades.
February 14, 2011
BYU is loaded with commits from Bingham High School, and all of them attended BYU's Junior Day along with more than 200 other prime prospects. It was an opportunity for commits to work out with BYU coaches and learn more about the school, and for players such as Kesni Tausinga, it was also a chance to go against some of the best regional talent and represent their school.
June 4, 2010
The dynasty of Highland Rugby, coached by Larry Gelwix, boast 19 national champions in 25 years and was the featured subject of director Ryan Little's movie ‘Forever Strong.' The movie shot Highland Rugby into the national spotlight. Last weekend, two future BYU teammates faced of one against each other as Highland played United for the right to be called a national champion.
May 26, 2010