BYU Football with Kalani Sitake – October 8, 2019
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BYU Football with Kalani Sitake – October 8, 2019

October 9, 2019


BYE-WEEK AS THEY PREPARE FOR A TRIP TO TAMPA. WE HAVE THE COACH AND OFFENSIVE LINEMAN AS BYU FOOTBALL STARTS KNOW.>>THIS IS BYU FOOTBALL. WITH KILANI SITAKE. PRESENTED BY INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE. AND NOW, YOUR HOSTS, THE VOICE OF THE COUGARS, GREG WRUBELL.>>Greg: HELLO, ONCE AGAIN. BYU FOOTBALL FANS AND WELCOME BACK INSIDE THE BYU BROADCASTING BUILDING IN PROVO, UTAH. YEAR WEEKLY LOOK INSIDE FOOTBALL. AND A CHANCE TO INTERACT WITH KILANI ON SOCIAL MEDIA. YOU CAN JOIN THE CONVERSATION BY SUBMITTING QUESTIONS. AS WELL AS ON FACEBOOK, AND INSTAGRAM. VIA THE BYU-TV SPORTS ACCOUNTS. ON TONIGHT’S SHOW, WE WILL RECAP THE LAST GAME AT TOLEDO, DISCUSS WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE NEW Q.B. 1, AND PREVIEW THE FIRST EVER MEETING WITH SOUTH FLORIDA. GO INSIDE THE FILM ROOM WITH QUARTERBACK COACH, AND ASK A QUESTION TO MIKE SITAKE, AND STARTING LEFT TACKLE WILL JOIN US HERE IN STUDIO. LET’S GET TONIGHT’S BROADCAST UNDERWAY, BY WRINGING IN THE FOURTH YEAR HEAD COACH. IS KILANI SITAKE.>>HI, GUYS. [APPLAUSE]>>WHAT’S UP, HOW ARE YOU DOING. GOOD TO SEE YOU. GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>I WOULD HUG EVERYBODY BUT I DON’T HAVE TIME.>>IT WOULD TAKE YOU A LITTLE WHILE, A GOOD GROUP HERE TODAY.>>THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.>>AND WE WERE OFF LAST WEEK. SO THE WAY THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL CALENDAR BREAKS THIS YEAR, AND YOU GET TWO, AND IN THREE WEEKS AS IT TURNS OUT. THIS PAST WEEK, WHAT IS THE BYE-WEEK LIKE FOR KILANI SITAKE AND HIS TEAM?>>WORK. AND COACHES GET OUT TO RECRUIT AND A LITTLE BIT, FOR THE MOST PART WE WORK, AND WE WENT MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, AND GOT SOME PRACTICE IN. GOOD TO WREAK IN A NEW QUARTERBACK, SO THAT WAS GOOD TIMING IF YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE AN INJURY. TWO GUYS WORKED LORD, AND THEN FEEL GOOD ABOUT GOING INTO THIS WEEK AGAINST SOUTH FLORIDA.>>AND WE WILL GET TO MORE AN HALL IN A SECOND, BUT IT WAS A PRETTY INTENSE WEEK FOR HIM, BECAUSE HE HAD TO JAM A LOT INTO A SHORT SPAN OF TIME, BUT A LONGER PERIOD WITH NO GAME, SO IT WAS GOOD FOR HIM.>>YEAH, AND HE IS THE KIND OF GUY THAT IS JUST READY TO GO ANYWAYS. NOBODY WANTS TO SEE SOMEBODY GET HURT, BUT I THINK HE WAS ANXIOUS TO JUMP IN THE GAME, EVEN AT THAT MOMENT WE ARE DOWN, AND HE HAD TO CREATE A DRIVE, AND I THINK HE WAS READY TO ANSWER THE CALL. AND SO IT DIDN’T GO OUR WAY ON THAT LAST DRIVE, BUT HE HAS A LOT OF CONFIDENCE, AND I HAVE A ROT OF CONFIDENCES IN THE COACHES. AND THEN DEVISE A GAME PLAN THAT WILL WORK WITH THE STRENGTHS. AND FROM WHAT I HAVE SEEN FROM HIM, HE PREPARES WELL.>>SO LAST DRIVE, CAME IN THE LAST GAME, WHICH WAS ALREADY TEN YEARS AGO. A WEEK AND A HALF AGO, ALREADY, LONG ENOUGH IN THE PAST THAT IT SEEMS LIKE A LONG TIME AGO. WE WON’T DO AN IN-DEPTH BREAK DOWN. SIMS WE WERE OFF, LET’S LOOK DOWN WHAT ENTER IN TOLEDO. THIS GAME SAW BYU GET SCORED ON, BUT THEN BYU CAUGHT FIRE A LITTLE BIT, AND SCORES THE NEXT TWO OF THIS GAME. A LONG PUNT RETURN, SETTING UP IN RETURN.>>YEAH, GETTING THE BALL. AND I THINK HE SNOWED UP FOR THE GAME, AND HE HAS A LOT OF SKILL TOO. BYU HAD A OFF TIME LEAD. JUST A TREMENDOUS DAY. CONNECTS ON A SCORE. LAST TIME THEY PLAYED IT WAS TO JOIN A TOURNAMENT AND 75 YARDS. SO LONG PLAYS HAVE BEEN A THING WITH THESE GUYS.>>THEY HAVE A LOT OF ABILITY. HE IS A RECEIVER AND AS A REVERSE. AND RUNNING THE BALL AS WELL. SO DEFENSIVELY, HE STRUCKLED. HE WAS ABLE TO FORCE SOME FIELD GOALS AND UNFORTUNATELY, THAT PLAY WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO FIGHT THROUGH THE FIX, AND GET A STOP. BUT WHAT THEY ALWAYS DO, HE IS ALWAYS AROUND THE BALL ON THAT PUNT COVER, AND FINDS A WAY, HE RECOVERS IT.>>I LOVE IT, TWO SCORES PUT BYU UP BY A SCORE OF 21-14. THEY TOOK A LEAD, NORMALLY A SURE SIGN OF VICTORY FOR BYU, BUT THIS THIS GAME, TOLEDO WOULD COME BACK, TIE THE GAME EARLY. AND IT WOULD STAY THAT WAY UNTIL THE FINAL MINUTES OF PLAY. THICKS GOT CRAZY LATE, FOR ME LOOKING FOR A GAME CLENCHING SCORE.>>YEAH, OUR GUYS DO A GREAT JOB OF STRIPPING THE BALL, AND ALL SEASON LONG THAT’S ONE THING THEY FOCUS ON. SO UNFORTUNATELY WE HAVE THE BALL BACK, AND THEN TURNS IT OVER AGAIN. AND THEY ADVANCED THE BALL DOWN INTO THE GOAL LINE AREA. AND WERE ABLE TO SCORE, AND THEN WE WERE CAUGHT WITH TWO SECONDS LEFT, TRYING TO GET THE TYING SCORE.>>BYU PUT ITSELF IN A SCORING POSITION, BUT NEEDING A TOUCH DOWN. THAT WAS THE FINAL PLAY OF THE GAME, TRYING TO GET SHUMWAY IN THE BACK RIGHT PILEON, AND IT FALLS OUT OF BOUNDS AND THIS GAME WOULD END, AND BYU 21, AS THE COUGARS FAR 2-3, TOLEDO MEANTIME FOLLOWS ONE THAT GAME WITH A WIN AT HOME. LOOKING PRETTY GOOD.>>YEAH, JUST FRUSTRATING. WE HAD CRAZY TURNOVERS AND JUST COULDN’T PURPOSING THE BALL IN, GET ENOUGH POINTS. AND THEN DEFENSIVELY WE WERE ON THE FIELD TOO LONG. WE HAVE TO FIND A WAY TO GET OUT OF OUR DRIVES.>>WELL THE BIGGEST NEWS TO COME OUT OF THE GAIT, IS ANOTHER SERIOUS INJURY ON OFFENSE. TYSON WILLIAMS ONE WEEK, AND UNFORTUNATELY ZACH WILSON THE NEXT WEEK WITH THE HAND INJURY. BUT WE DON’T THINK IT IS SEASON ENDING RIGHT?>>WE DON’T KNOW THE EXACT TIMETABLE. WE KNOW HE WILL MISS THIS GAME, AND WE WILL EVALUATE IT AS WE GO ALONG. BUT LOOKING NOR WARD TO GETTING HIM BACK THIS SEASON.>>SO IT IS A FRESHMAN STARTER FOR BYU, AND AS IT TURNS OUT NOTHING NEW AS OF LATE. THEY HAD A FRESH PANT STARTER, JOE KRISH LOW A FRESHMAN IN 2017, AND LAST YEAR ZACH WILSON IN A 2018, AND HERE WE ARE JARRON HALL. BACK IN THE DAY, FRESHMAN ALMOST NEVER GOT TO PLAY QUARTERBACK, AND NOW IT IS A REGULAR OCCURRENCE.>>YEAH. IT IS HOW ADVANCED THE GAME HAS BECOME. UNFORTUNATELY QUARTERBACKS HAVE BEEN HURT EVERY YEAHER, HERE AT BYU FOR A WHILE NOW. SO KNOWING THAT WE WERE ABLE TO GET SOME DEPTH, AND SEE THE RUNNING BACK POSITION IS SOMETHING THAT GETS HURT AS WELL, SO WE WILL LEAN ON OUR DEPTH, AND WE DON’T EVER PLAN ON GUYING GETTING INJURED. BUT WE HAVE TO PLAN FOR IT JUST IN CASE. AND NOW WE WILL TEST IT.>>SINCE MATT PAUL LEFT, BYU HAS USED MULTIPLE STARTING QUARTERBACKS EVERY YEAR OVER THE LAST DECADE, EXCEPT FOR ONE. AND THE ONE YEAR WAS 2013, WHEN IT WAS DAYSON HILL THAT WENT THE WHOLE WAY, WHICH IS IRONIC. BUT HE WENT ALL THE WAY IN 2013 THAT’S IT. SO OVER THE SPAN OF TEN PLUS SEASONS YOU NEED MORE THAN ONE GUY IT LOOKS LIKE.>>YEAH, AND THEN THE SCHEDULES AND THE GAME WE HAVE, IT IS GOING TO TEST US. AND WOE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DEVELOP OURSELVES AND GET OURSELVES READY PHYSICALLY FOR THE GAME IN THE OFF SEASON. AND DONE WITH THAT THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLAYER AND DEPTH AND ADDED NEW PLAYERS TO OUR ROASTER. BUT THIS IS THE MOMENT THAT WE HAVE ASKED FOR. WITH THE SCHEDULE WE ARE AT, IF THE GUYS NEED THE NUMBER, CALL IT. WE SKEW WHAT HE WAS ABLE TO DO, AND HE IS A BIG PLAY WAITING TO HAPPEN AS WELL.>>IS INJURIES HAVE BEEN A BIG FACTOR, DID THE BYE-WEEK HELP AT ALL P.M. YEAH, I THINK FOR THE MOST PART IS GETTINGDOWNER GUYS MORE REPS AND ASSIMILATED GAME TYPE OF REMEMBERS. WHERE THEY CAN — IF WE NEED TO CALL ON THEM TO PLAY, ALL THE DIFFERENT POSITIONS, WE ARE ABLE TO DEVELOP OUR YOUNG GUY AS LOT, AND REALLY WORK ON A SCHEME AND IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE PLAY AT OUR BEST, AND GOING FENCE A REALLY ATHLETIC TEAM, AND WELL COACHED TEAM, SO WE HAVE TO BE READY, AND I THINK THE GUYS USE EVERY DAY TO PREPARE FOR THAT GAME.>>ALL RIGHT, THAT’S OUR LOOK BACK SEGMENT. A LOT MORE TO LOOKING AHEAD STILL TO COME. BYU FANS WITH SURE TO TUNE IN FOR YOUR DAY-TO-DAY PLAY-BY-PLAY. IT IS BYU SPORTS NATION WITH JAROM JORDAN. WHEN WE COME BACK, WE GO INSIDE THE FILM ROOM WITH QUARTERBACK COACH AND PASSING GAME COORDINATOR, AND PREVIEW THE MATCH ONE SOUTH FLORIDA, THIS IS BYU FOOTBALL WITH KILANI BYU FOOTBALL WITH KILANI SITAKE. IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE. HEALING FOR LIFE.>>BYU AND SOUTH FLORIDA, WE CAN SEE THIS BECAUSE U.S.F. IS COACHED BY CHARLEY STRONG WHO WAS IN HIS FIRST YEAR IN 2014, WHEN BYU WON BY A SCORE OF 41-7. GAME TIME FOR THIS SATURDAY, STARTING WITH COUGAR PREGAME LIVE. MOST GAME COVERAGE, AND ON BYU RADIO. EACH WEEK ON THIS SHOW, WE GET A LITTLE DEEPER INTO BYU’S MOST RECENT GAME. AS WE BREAK DOWN A FEW NICE PLAYS IN THE PREVIOUS GAME, ASSISTED BY OUR OWN JEREME JORDAN. THIS WEEK PASSING CHORD MAY FORTAKES US INSIDE THE FILM ROOM. HERE WITH QUARTERBACK COACH, ERIN, LET’S BREAK DOWN FILM.>>WELL, WE ARE STARTING OFF WITH A PLAY ACTION PASS. THIS IS THE CONCEPT WE RUN QUITE A BIT. AND TYPICALLY THE PRIMARY RECEIVER IS TRYING TO HIT BUSHMAN ON A OVERROUT. BUT IN THIS CASE, TOLEDO SAFETY IS PLAYED LOWER THAN THEY HAD SHOWN. ZACK DID A GOOD JOB FINDING GUNNER ON THE POP. THE IDEA IS TO GET IT TO BUSHMAN, AND YOU CAN SEE THREE DEFENDERS. TWO SAFETY PLAYING WELL, SO WE WILL THROW IT OVER THEIR HEAD IF THEY DON’T BACK UP.>>LET’S LOOK AT OUR RUN PASS OPTION.>>SO THIS IS A PLAY WHERE BASE ON THE NUMBERS IT WILL TELL YOU TO THROW IT. ZACK DID A NICE JOB OF NOTICING THAT THE LINEBACKERS HAD MOVED TO THE END OF THE DEFENSE. IF THEY JUSTIFIABLE A CREASE THEY COULD PLAY. FIVE GREAT DECISION THAT KIND OF GOES OUTSIDE OF WHAT WE TEACH, AND JUST AN INSTINCT PLAY BY HIM. AND THE TOUCH DOWN IN THE TENNESSEE GAME, TYSON HAD ONE SIMILAR TO THAT. AND IT WAS AN R.P.O. WHERE THE NUMBERS WOULD HAVE SAID THROW IT, BUT ZACK SAW THAT THE LINEBACKER HAD WATCHED TO THE EDGE OF THE DEFENSE, AND THERE WAS NO SUPPORT IN THE SECOND LEVEL. SO HE HANDED IT OFF, AND IT PAID OFF AND PLAYS WELL BLOCKED AND ALL YOU NEED IS A LITTLE ROOM.>>WITH STEVE CLARK WE LOOKED AT THE OVERROUT WITH BUSHMAN, AND AGAIN ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL ROUT THAT YOU WERE TRYING TO GET EARLIER. BUT BE THIS IS A CLASSIC ROUT APPARENTLY.>>YES, THIS IS THE EXACT SAME PLAY, REALLY. IT IS JUST THIS TIME WE JUST — IT IS PURE PLAY ACTION SEVEN MAN PROTECTION. ZACK HAD TO HOLD IT JUST A LITTLE BIT TO WAIT FOR BUSHMAN TO CLEAR THE LINEBACKERS. AND THEN THREW IT OUT THERE TO THE GRASS. AND MATT JUST MAKE AS GREAT CATCH HERE. ZACK HAS PLENTY OF TIME. AND MATT CATCHES THE BACK END OF THE BALL HERE, AND FIND AS WAY TO KEEP HIS FEET IN BOUND. IT IS A GREAT PLAY.>>WITH THESE LONGEST PLAY OF THE SEASON SO FAR, 75 YARDS.>>YEAH, THIS IS A THIRD AND LONG. WE WERE EXPECTING MAN COVERAGE, AND SO WITH RUNNING A LITTLE SWITCH ROUT. WE WILL TRY TO CREATE SOME TRAFFIC FOR THE INSIDE OFFENDER. TRY TO CREATE TRAFFIC FOR HIM TO DEAL WITH. AND THEN JUST LET HIM USE HIS SPEED. A GOOD JOB SAVING THE GRASS OUT BETWEEN THE NUMBERS AND THE SIDELINE. IF YOU BLEED TOO FAR OUT THERE YOU CAN MAKE IT HARD. AND HE GAVE ZACK A LET OF ROOM TO DROP IT IN. ZACK THREW A PERFECT BALL. HE WAS ONE OF OUR MORE EXPLOSIVE GUY.>>HALL WILL GET HIS FIRST CAREER START. WHAT CAN WE EXPECT IN TERMS OF WHAT HE DOES WELL?>>THIS WILL BE JARRON’S FIRST START. SO IT IS EXPECTED THAT HE MIGHT MAKE A FEW MISTAKES. THERE’S REALLY KNOW DROP SAW, HE IS A SMART GUY. GREAT COMPETITOR, SO WE HAVE A LOT OF TRUST IN HIM THAT HE WILL PLAY AT A HIGH LEVEL.>>OKAY, HAVE FUN IN TAMPA.>>ALL RIGHT, GREAT STUFF FROM A-ROD AND JEROME. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S TRIP TO TEAM MA, IT IS BYU AND USF. BOTH AFTER 2 AND 3. THEY HAVE BEEN SITTING ON TWO LOSS YEAH, AN ATHLETIC QUARTERBACK, THAT YOU CAN USE THE TEN PLAYS OR DEFENSE WAS PRETTY ACTIVE. AND CHARLEY STRONG IS A GOOD COACH, AND YOU LOOK AT THE THINGS THAT HE DID AT LOUISVILLE, AND LOOK AT THE THINGS HE DID AT TEXAS. AND THE ATHLETES THAT HE WAS ABLE TO RECRUIT, AND THEY HAVE GREAT ATHLETES THERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. AND REGARDLESS OF WHAT THEY DO, AND WHAT THEY BRING, WE HAVE TO BE READY OURSES AND ALL THREE PHASES. SO I REALLY FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH THE MATCH UP.>>THEY ARE ONE OF THE MORE DISRUPTIVE TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY WRITE NOW. THEY ARE TIED FOR THIRD IN TAKE AWAYS WITH 14 THROUGH FIVE GAMES, SO ALMOST THREE A GAME. THEY BRING A LOT OF PRESSURE, AND PLAY MAN COVERAGE, SO THEY TRY TO BANK ON THE QUARTERBACK MAKING MISTAKES. AND MAKING BAD THROWS AND I THINK WE WILL HAVE TO ESTABLISH THE RUN GAME AND BE ABLE TO BE BALANCED. WHAT JARON IS SAYING AGGRESSIVE,S AND DOESN’T THINK TOO MUCH, HE WILL BE FINE. SO THE GUYS WILL RALLY AROUND HIM, AND WHAT I HAVE SEEN FROM PRACTICE, I THINK HE WILL BE READY.>>U.S.F. CAN REALLY COME AFTER YOU. THEY ARE A TOP 5 IN THE COUNTRY. BY AND SAME TECH. BOTTOM 15 IN TSL SURRENDERED. AND A LOT OF SACKS SO IT SEEMS LIKE THERE’S HAVOC BOTH WAYS OFFENSIVELY AND DEFENSIVELY.>>YEAH, I THINK DEFENSIVELY OUR D LINE IS ABLE TO CONTROL THE FRONT, BUT ALSO STEAM WISE WE HAVE TO DO SOME THINGS THAT WILL HELP US HAVE SUCCESS AND GET US OFF THE FIELD. THEY GRUNT AS LOT ON DEFENSE, BUT THEY ALSO TAKE A LOT OF RISKS. AND THAT OFFENSE HAS BEEN A LOT OF THAT DEFENSE FOR A LONG TIME. THIS YEAR WE HAVE SEEN A LOT OF MAN COVERAGE AND A LOT OF PRESSURE. THAT BUZZ OFF TO A TREMENDOUS START, I THINK HE WAS 17-2 AT 1 POINT. BUT THEY HAVE GONE TWO AND NINE SINCE. SO THEY HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH THE UPS AND DOWNS.>>YEAH, THEY HAVE BEEN BATTLING WITH INJURIES AS WELL. THE QUARTERBACK POSITION, AND OTHER POSITIONS AS WELL. BUT WE WILL HAVE TO BE — I AM MORE FOCUSED ON WHAT WE CAN GET DONE, AND EXECUTING AT A HIGH LEVEL ON ALL THREE PHASES. AND SCORING POINTS AND CAUSING DISRUPTION.>>WHATEVER IT TAKES. WE HAVE CAPABLE PLAYERS AND AS A COACHING STAFF IT IS OUR GUYS TO CAUSE HAVOC, AND OFFENSE. SO THAT’S WHAT THE FOCUS HAS BEEN FOR A HEAD COACH. AND WE HAVE SEVERAL PLAYERS OFFENSIVELY WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR RUN GAME, I KNOW YOU ARE CONFIDENT. GIVE US THE SPARK, HE HAS A LOT OF SPEED. ANOTHER GUY TO ADD TO THE MIX IS TONY, WE SAW A LOT OF HIM IN THE SPRING. THEY WILL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES. BUT WE WILL RELY ON THE RUNNING BACK CORE, WITH SUE RUNNING THE LEAD, AND THAT BESSELY PLAY BEHIND A PHYSICAL LINE, AND WE WILL HAVE TO FIND WAYS TO GET POINTS WHETHER IT IS STORM IT OR RUN IT. MOMENTLY I THINK JARON IS READY FOR THIS. HE HAS BEEN CHOMPING AT THE BIT. HE IS A MULTISPORT ATHLETE, HE IS READY FOR THIS MOMENT. AND I THINK HE WILL BE ANXIOUS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY, WE HAVE TO PUT HIM IN A POSITION WHERE HE CAN FLOURISH AND DO WELL. AND THE BOYS WILL PLAY HARD. SO I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.>>Greg: SEEING JARRON’S COUNTER PART WITH THE OTHER TEAM, AND HE IS A RED SHIRT FRESHMAN. AND BOTH GUYS CAN GET AROUND A BIT AND SEE THEIR NUMBERS OF NOTE. MCCLOUD HAS ALREADY HAD THREE STARTED AS THEY HAVE HAD TO USE A COUPLE GUYS DUE TO INJURY. BUT I THINK THEY ARE BOTH DYNAMIC ENOUGH, SO WHERE BOTH DEFENSES WILL HAVE CERTAINLY IF NOT FIVE, BE CLEARLY AWARE OF WHERE THAT Q.B. IS.>>YES, VERY SIMILAR. GOING TO BE A GOOD MATCH UP. IT SHOULD BE GOOD WEATHER, AND ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO PLAY IN FRONT OF A BUNCH OF FANS.>>Greg: THE GAME WILL BE AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM. AND U.S.F. LIKE BYU, 2 AND 3 COMING IN. A COUPLE OF QUICK OVER PLAYERS TO WATCH. THEY HAVE A RUNNING BACK WHO HAD 150 YARDS RUSHING THIS PAST WEEKEND, AGAINST, CONE. A COUPLE OF GOOD LINEBACKERS. JUST A COUPLE OF GUYS NAMES TO NOTE, AND PEOPLE TO WATCH AS BYU LOCATORS GET ONE DOWN THERE IN TAMPA. THAT’S YOUR LOOK AHEAD TO BYU AND U, ISF. AS WE HEAD TO BREAK, WANT TO KNOW YOU CAN ENJOY A FURL HONEST BREAKFAST BUFFET, ALONG THE PROVO RIVER TRAIL, OUGHT AT THE RESIDENT INN MAYOR. COORDINATORS CORNER IS ON DEMAND. YOU CAN WATCH IT ON THE BYU-TV APP MONDAYS AT 1:00 P.M. EASTERN. AFTER THE BREAK, WHAT DO JARRON HALL’S TEAMMATES THINK OF HIM. THIS IS BYU FOOTBALL, WITH KILANI SITAKE.>>Greg: THE 6TH RANKS BYU WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM CONTINUES WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAY. WEDNESDAY AT 9:00 P.M. EASTERN ON THE BYU-TV APP. AGAINST PEPPERDINE, BYU ONE OF ONLY TWO UNBEATEN TEAMS IN ALL OF DIVISION ONE SOCCER AT 10-0-1. THEY LEAD THE NATION IN HOME ATTENDANCE AS WELL. ALL RIGHT, THIS SATURDAY AT SOUTH FLORIDA. [APPLAUSE]>>Greg: THE COUGARS WILL HAVE A NEW QUARTERBACK. RED SHIRT FRESHMAN, JARON HALL. HE IS SUCH A HUMBLE KID. A GREAT LEADER. A GREAT ATHLETE. ONE OF THE BEST ATHLETES ON THE TEAM.>>WHEN HE FIRST CAME HOME FROM HIS MISSION, THE MOST FOCUSED. MATURE DUDE. LIKE I DON’T THINK HE.>>VERY ATHLETIC. VERY HUMBLE, HE IS A REALLY GOOD GUY OFF THE FIELD AND ON THE FIELD. HE IS ONE OF THOSE GUYS THAT IS A NATURAL LEADER.>>THIS IS A ELECTRICKED INDIVIDUAL. HE IS CALM. AWARE OF WHAT IS GOING ON, AWARE OF THE DEFENSE, HIS OWN PLAYERS ARE THEY ARE.>>I HAVE KNOWN JAROM FOR A LONG TIME. HE IS SMOOTH. HE IS FUNNY AND CHARISMATIC. ON AND OFF THE FIELD. AND HE IS JUST A GOOD GUY TO BE AROUND, AND A GUY THAT YOU WANT TO PLAY WITH.>>HE IS A GOOD GUY, MAN. A GREAT Q.B. GREAT GUY, NEVER COMPLAINS. VERY HUMBLE KID. ALWAYS WORKING HARD. HE NEVER GIVES UP.>>POISED. POISEDEND HIS YEARS. A YOUNG GUY, BUT VERY CONFIDENT IN HIS ABILITY, AND READY TO STEP OUT ON THE FIELD AND DO THE JOB.>>AND HE IS THE MAN STARTING SATURDAY. TIME NOW FOR Q AND AND A, WE HAVE LIVE ADD AUDIENCE AND SOCIAL MEDIA QUESTIONS. A FRIEND IS AT THE MIKE, HELLO AGAIN.>>HEY, COACH. SO I HAPPEN TO KNOW YOU HAVE A BIRTHDAY COMING UP, ANY FUN PLANS?>>NOPE. JUST GOING TO — I HAVE A BIRTHDAY WISH, AND NO ONE WILL KNOW WHAT IT IS. ONCE YOU GET PAST — ONCE YOU GET HOME FROM YOUR MISSION YOU START COUNTING BIRTHDAYS AND CELEBRATING THEM. IT IS ALL ABOUT THE KIDS.>>THANK YOU FOR REMINDING ME HOW OLD I AM.>>WE DIDN’T GET A NUMBER,.>>OLD ENOUGH THAT I HAVE GRAY HAIRS ALL OVER THE PLACE.>>Greg: THIS IS A TRAVEL WEEK FOR YOU GUYS.>>YEP. EAST COAST, WE ARE USED TO IT NOW, SO THIS WILL BE OUR THIRD VISIT.>>Greg: AT TAR HEEL COUGAR ON TWITTER, ASKS IS THERE A DIFFERENT APPROACH BETWEEN RECRUITING PLAYERS THAT HAVE AND HAVE NOT HEARD OF THE LDS CHURCH BEFORE?>>A DIFFERENT APPROACH, FROM RECRUITING PLAYERS THAT ARE FAMILIAR.>>I THINK YOU BASE IT ON FOOTBALL, AND WHAT MAKES BYU UNIQUE, IS THINGS THAT WE DON’T SHY AWAY FROM. THAT’S THE STRENGTH OF WHAT BYU IS ABOUT, THE HONOR CODE, THE FACT WE PLAY THE GAME WITH CHRISTIAN VALUES AND TRY TO REPRESENT CAN CHURCH ON AND OFF THE FIELD. SO THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS THAT GUYS LIKE SOUP, AND TYSON REALLY THEY GRAVITATED TOWARDS. THEY SAW IT, AND THEY GOT TO MEET ALL THE FANS AND GET TO MEET PEOPLE AROUND SCHOOL.>>Greg: BACK INTO THE STUDIO HERE WITH LUKE LAYTON AT THE MIKE. HELLO, LUKE.>>HI. WHAT PLAYERS MOST LIKELY SKIP LEG DAY.>>WHAT PLAYER? WILL SKIP.>>LEG DAY.>>NONE.>>OKAY. WE DON’T FORCE THEM TO DO IT, BUT NONE OF OUR GUYS SKIP THOSE DAYS. EVEN THE KICKERS. IT IS IMPORTANT. HOW ABOUT THE COACH WHOSE STILL HILTS IT HARD.>>WE TRY TO PROMOTE EVERYONE WORK OUT. WE HAVE TO GET OUR COACHES SO THEY CAN STAY ON THE FIELD AND MOVE AROUND A LITTLE BIT. WE WORK OUT EVERY DAY AS A COACHING STAFF. PROBABLY NOT AS MUCH AS WE SHOULD, BUT WE TRY TO GET THE RINGS ON OUR WATCH FILLED IN.>>HOW ABOUT YOU AND LEG DAY.>>WALKING. EVERY DAY I STEP IS A LEG DAY. NY LEGS ARE NATURALLY STRONG FROM WALKING. TAKING TWO STEPS UPHILL IS ENOUGH.>>SOCIAL MEDIA FOR COACH. COACH, WHAT’S THE BEST WIN YOU HAVE BEEN A PART OF AS A PLAYER, OR A COACH?>>BEST WIN IS WHEN I WAS WITH LAVELL. HIS LAST GAME THAT WAS THE BEST. AND MY FIRST YEAR,NY FRESHMAN YEAR WE PLAYS NOTRE DAME. THAT WAS UP THERE, BECAUSE WE GOT TO BE IN SOUTH BEND. AND 94, BUT WITH LAVELL THE LAST GAME, IT JUST — IT JUST –>>AND THAT’S MY GUY. SO JUST TO SEE HIM GET THAT WIN, IT MEANT A LOT TO HIM. HE DIDN’T SHOW A LOT OF EMOTION, BUT IN THE LOCKER ROOM, IT WAS REALLY HEAVY. AND JUST FELT HIS LOVE.>>HOW ABOUT A COACH.>>AS A COACH, TO BE DETERMINED. WE’LL SEE. THAT YEAR HAS BEEN A LOT OF FUN, THERE’S OBVIOUSLY A LOT OF THINGS WE WANT TO GET DONE AND A LOT OF GOALS. SO WE’LL SEE.>>BACK IN STUDIO WE HAVE BRIAN WHITAKER AT THE MIKE.>>KILANI WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PRO FOOTBALL TEAM.>>SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS. MY GRANDPA IS FROM SAN MATEO. WHEN HE CAME FROM THE ISLANDS THAT’S WHERE HE SETTLED. OUR FAMILY IS RAIDERS OR 9ERS FANS. SO THE RIGHTEOUS ONES CHEER FOR THE 9ERS. AND THE ONES THAT NEED TO REFEINT CHEER FOR THE RAIDERS. THAT INCLUDES MY DAD. I SIDED WITH GRANDPA WITH THE 9ERS. AND THEY HAD THE MOST BYU FOOTBALL PLAYERS BACK THEN. SO THAT’S MY TEAM. PROKED WARNER IS DOING A GREAT JOB THERE.>>OVER THE YEARS RAIDERS — OR 9ERS MORE THAN THE RAIDERS HAVE HAD MORE BYU CONNECTIONS OVER TIME. SEEMS LIKE THEY ARE ALWAYS HAD SOMEBODY. NOT TOO MANY YEARS GO BY.>>THEY DO WELL WHEN THEY HAVE A BYU COUGAR ON THE TEAM.>>BY THE WAY THEY ARE OFF TO A 4-0 START THIS YEAR.>>I WAS PROUD OF FREDDIE, HE DID A GREAT JOB. JUST SEEING A LOT OF GUYS GETTING GOOD COVERAGE. WHETHER IT IS TAYSOM IN NEW ORLEANS, OR KYLE VAN NOY, WHAT HE IS DOING IN NEW ENGLAND, IT’S BEEN SPECIAL. SO THEY ARE MAKING AN IMPACT.>>Greg: FACIAL SOCIAL MEDIA QUESTION. FORMER BYU PUNTER ON TWITTER. AND JOHN ISNY ASKED ABOUT TONIGHT’S AUDIENCE. 40 IS THE LEGEND WEARING AN ALL BLACK JERSEY IN THE CROWD TONIGHT? AND SITTING NEXT TO OUR FRIEND D.J. THERE, WE HAVE A GUY IN THE ALL BLACK JERSEY. [APPLAUSE] BY THE WAY, THE RUGBY WORLD CUP IS GOING ON RIGHT NOW. AND NEW ZEALAND IS 3-0, AND THEY PLAY ITALY ON FRIDAY. HOW ABOUT RUGBY, WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND WITH RUGBY ANY AT ALL?>>WE ALWAYS FOLLOWED IT, BUT OBVIOUSLY I AM FROM BELMONTE SO THAT’S MY TEAM. THEY HAVE A GOOD FOLLOWING. SO MY MISSION WILL RISE SOON.>>THANK YOU FOR BEING IN THE CROWD WITH THAT, AND THANK YOU FOR NOTICING. MCKENNA MILLER LOOKING TO EXTEND A WIN STREAK WHEN THEY HOST SAN FRANCISCO THURSDAY NIGHT. 9:00 EASTERN, 6:00 PACIFIC ON THE BYUFV APP. COMING UP NEXT, OUR COUGARS IN THE NFL. GUYS LIKE FRED WARNER AND ALSO GET MIKES UP AND VISIT WITH STARTING LEFT TACKLE BRADY CHRISTENSEN. BYU FOOTBALL WITH KILANI>>BYU FOOTBALL WITH KILANI SITAKE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:.>>WELCOME BACK TO BYU FOOTBALL. KILANI SITAKE. IN FOR INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE. OUR COUGARS IN THE NFL, TAYSOM HILL, 32 TOTAL YARDS ON THE GROUND AND THROUGH THE AIR. IN THEIR WIN OVER THE BUCCANEERS. THEY WILL PLAY THIS SATURDAY BY THE WAY. FRED WARNER AND SITAKE TACKY PLAYS AGAINST EACH OTHER. THAT 9ERS GAME. AND KYLE VAN NOY, LAST WEEK THE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK. AND A QUARTERBACK HIT IN THE PATRIOTS BIG WIN OVER THE REDSKINS. AND NOTABLY, WILLIAMS STILL HAS SWAG. CHECK OUT THIS GET UP OVER THE WEEKEND. AFTERS HE WAS ON THE ROAD WITH THE PACKERS. FLAMINGOS AND THE STRETCH Y. ALONG WITH A NEON FANNY PACK, SO WELL DONE THERE. AND A SHOUT OUT FOR MAKING THAT AVAILABLE TO US. WE TAKE YOU INSIDE BYU PRACTICE WEEK BY WIRING BYU PLAYER OR COACH FOR A DAY UNDER THE HELMET, AND THIS WEEK WE DO SUBTLE STOCKING. WHAT IS THAT?>>OH, A DUNK.>>WANT SOME JUICE. THERE IT GOES, THERE YOU GO D LINE.>>Greg: YEAH.>>LAST ONE, BABY, LET’S GO.>>THE D LINE ON THERE, ONE, TWO, THREE.>>D LINE.>>MAKED UP, GOOD STUFF. A AS RED SHIRT FRESHMAN HE STARTED EVERY GAME AT LEFT TACKLE. THIS SEASON HE HAS RECLAIMED HIS SPOT FROM THE EDGE. AND THIS WEEKEND WILL BE PROTECTING THE STARTING QUARTERBACK. IT IS A PLEASURE TO WELCOME HIM INTO STUDIO C. LET’S SAY HELLO TO BRADY CHRISTENSEN. [APPLAUSE]>>WHAT’S UP, GUYS.>>HOW IS IT GOING. WHAT SHOES DO YOU HAVE ON TODAY.>>11S.>>RETRO 11S.>>CAN WE SEE THE SHOE ACTION HERE, IS THIS A ONLINE PURCHASE, WHERE DO YOU GET THESE.>>ON LINE, FOOT LOCKER. YOU HAVE TO GET THEM RIGHT WHEN MAY COME OUT OR ELSE THEY SELL OUT.>>THE BRADY CHRISTIAN SANE STORY, WHERE DOES IT START?>>IT STARTS WHEN I WAS SEVEN YEARS OLD. I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE GAME EARLY. I DON’T THINK I MISSED A GAME SINCE I WAS SEVEN.>>Greg: LIKE ANY FOOTBALL PLAYER.>>ANY GAME I PLAYED IN. I WASN’T LIKE A HUGE UTAH OR BYU FAN. I JUST LOVED FOOTBALL. SO I WENT TO UTAH GAMES WENT TO BYU GAMES JUST WENT TO THEM ALL.>>AND YOU SAID FROM LIKE YOU WERE SEVEN.>>YEAH, WHEN DID YOU BECOME REALLY AN OFFENSIVE LINEMAN.>>PROBABLY THE SAME AGE. I WAS BIGGER. WHEN OFFS LITTLE KID, AND I PLAYS OFFENSIVE LINE, AND DEFENSIVE LINE, BUT THEN EVERYONE CAUGHT UP TO ME, SO A LITTLE BIT OF LINEBACKER AND RUNNING BACK FOR A FEW YEARS. MOST MY YEARS HAVE BEEN OFFENSIVE LINE AND I HAVE LOVED IT.>>HIGH SCHOOL.>>ALTA HIGH.>>BE I THAT POINT, ARE YOU STARTING TO FIGURE OUT WHO YOUR FAVORITE TEAM IS AT THIS POINT? AND HIGHWAY DID RECRUITING GO.>>SO I WAS STILL GOING I REMEMBER ONE UTAH GAME WHERE THE FANS RUSHED THE FIELD AGAINST BYU. AND THEY GOT THE PENALTY OR WHATEVER. I WAS A PART OF IT. UNFORTUNATELY. SO I WAS STILL JUST A FOOTBALL FAN. IF I GOT INVITED TO UTAH GAME, AND THE RECRUITING PROCESS WAS LATE FOR ME. I WAS SMALL, JUST PLAYED SOPHOMORE BALL, AND THEN I WAS 200 POUNDS MY JUNIOR YEAR, PLAYS OFFENSIVE LINE, BUT UNDERSIZED. AND THEN A COUPLE OF SMALLER SCHOOLS CAME IN, BYU CAME IN LATE, AND I KNEW RIGHT AWAY.>>Greg: WHEN DID YOU FIRST BECOME ACQUAINTED.>>I KNEW HIM IN HIGH SCHOOL. AND HE WAS A MULTISPORT ATHLETE. HE PLAYED BASEBALL AND BASKETBALL, AND SO A PITCHER. SO I KNEW HIS COACH WAS BRAGGING ABOUT HIM QUITE A BIT. AND HE JUST — I WAS EXCITED WHEN I GOT THE JOB, AND KNEW THAT HE WAS A GUY THAT WAS GOING TO BE HERE. CREDIT TO THE COACHES AS THEY RECOGNIZED IT IN BRONCO, AND WE HAD TO RECRUIT HIM A LITTLE BIT. THE COACH DID A GOOD JOB OF GETTING HIM IN HERE, AND HE WAS A SPECIAL PLAYER. HE IS REALLY HUMBLE. NOT A LOT OF LINEMAN GET PLAYER OF THE GAME, AND HE HAS DONE THAT TWICE FOR US. ON OFFENSE, WE KNEW HE WOULD BE A SPECIAL PLAYER ONCE WE SAW HIM GET SOME WEIGHT ON, AND HIS ATHLETICISM AND TECHNIQUE IS GREAT. HE IS A GREAT PLAYER, AND HAS A REALLY GREAT FUTURE AT O LINE. IT IS AN ARGUMENT BETWEEN HE AND JAMES, WHICH ONE IS HARDER CENTER OR LEFT TACKLE. BE HE HAS THIS GREAT ATTITUDE AND YOU SEE THE PASSION HE HAS FOR THE GAME AND HIS TEAMMATES AND IT IS AWESOME. HE IS KIND OF A PRETTY BOY. HE ADMITTED THAT HE HAS JORDANS ON AND EVERYTHING. BUT HE IS OFF THE MARKET. HE HAS A WONDERFUL WIFE THAT TAKES GOOD CARE OF HIM. AND HIS GAME STEPPED UP EVEN MORE THIS YEAR SINCE HE GOT MARRIED.>>Greg: BACKTRACKING A LITTLE BIT, YOU BROUGHT UP THE UTAH FIELD STORMING THAT HAPPENED IN THE SAME GAME, YOU WERE AMONG THE FANS HITTING THE FIELD THAT DAY.>>YEAH, I WAS.>>BOTH TIMES.>>BOTH TIMES. I MIGHT HAVE RAN INTO HIM.>>ONE OF MY GOOD FRIENDS HE HAD SEASON TICKETS AND HE INVITED ME. AND I WAS LIKE YEP, YOU HAVE TO WEAR UTAH GEAR, SO I PROBABLY HAD A UTAH HAT ON.>>THAT HURT.>>IT HURTS ME TOO.>>BUT IT ALL WORKED OUT.>>FIRST SEASON — YOU WENT ON A MISSION TO NEW ZEALAND.>>YEP.>>WE HAVE THE GUY IN THE ALL BLACKS RIGHT THERE, THERE WE GO. SO THAT IS FAMILIAR. BY THE WAY, THE WORLD CUP IS GOING ON RIGHT NOW, DID YOU LEARN TO LOVE RUGBY AT ALL.>>YEAH, DEFINITELY. I HAD ASKED EVERYONE, ABOUT LIKE THE GAME, AND HOW — BECAUSE IT IS DIFFERENT. IT IS A LOT DIFFERENT THAN FOOTBALL. THE WAY THE FIELD IS SET UP, THE BALL IS ALWAYS GOING BACKWARD. THE RULES ARE VERY DIFFERENT, BUT EVERY CHANCE I HAD I WOULD ASK ABOUT THE RULES HOW IT WAS PLAYED. SO IT WAS FUN. I DO LOVE THE GAME.>>SO DABBLING IN RUGBY, FOOTBALL IS PRETTY ESTABLISHED ANY OTHER SPORTS.>>I LOVE THE GOLF. I LOVE LIKE ANY SPARE TIME IT IS JUST A GOOD MENTAL BREAK IT IS TOUGH AND IMARET MAD.>>Greg: ARE YOU ANY GOOD.>>NOT REALLY. BUT I LOVE IT.>>Greg: FIRST SEASON OFF A MISSION, YOU RED SHIRT HERE. THAT WAS 2017 RIGHT.>>YEP.>>Greg: THAT WAS THE YEAR WHERE THERE WERE STRUGGLING FOR THE TEAM, WHAT KIND OF CAREER WAS IT FOR YOU AS YOU WERE GETTING OFF THE MISSION.>>I WOWS CONSIDER THAT MY BIGGEST YEAR, AND BIGGEST GROWTH I WAS GOING 20 TAKITAKI EVERY PLAY. SOY WORKED ON MY TECHNIQUE AND FOCUSED ON ME THAT WHOLE YEAR. I WAS THREING TO GET THE DEFENSE BETTER, OBVIOUSLY, BUT I REMEMBER GETTING THE DEFENSIVE FILM JUST TO WATCH FILM AND TECHNIQUE, AND HOW I CAN BE BETTER. AND I IMPROVED A LOT THAT YEAR.>>>>IS IT POSSIBLE TO NOTICE SOMEBODY IN A YEAR LIKE 2017, DID YOU NOTICE HIM.>>TO GET HIS LEGS BACK, AND GET SOME OFF SEASON CONDITIONING AND TRAINING FOR HIM. AND HE IS AN UNBELIEVABLE PLAYER. HE HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE. BUT I AM COMFORTABLE SAYING THAT HE WILL PLAY A LOT OF FOOTBALL AS LONG AS HE WANTS TO. AND HE HAS A WONDERFUL FAMILY, AND EVERYTHING IS WORKING REALLY WELL IN HIS LIFE. AND I DON’T SEE WHY THAT SHOULDN’T BE HIS TRAJECTORY FOR HIS CAREER.>>Greg: BRADY, YOU HAD AFTER THAT 2017 YEAR, A COACHING CHANGE, WHAT IS IT LIKE TO PROVE YOURSELF, TO A NEW SET OF COACHES WITH COACHES GRIMES AND PUIG, AND THEN WITH COACH COMING IN THIS YEAR.>>THAT WAS GREAT. THE SPRING BALL WHEN THEY FIRST CAME IN, IT WAS A FRESH. EVERYONE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO PROVE THEMSELVES AGAIN, OR FOR THE FIRST TIME. AND SO I REALLY — I TOOK A LOT OF PRIDE IN PLAYING MY BEST EVERY DAY. THAT FIRST SPRING BALL WITH THEM. AND THEN EVEN WHEN COACH CAME IN, IT IS BRAND NEW AGAIN. IT DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU STARTED ALL THE GAMES LAST YEAR, YOU HAVE TO PROVE IT AGAIN. SO IT KEEPS YOU ON YOUR TOES. WE HAVE A BUNCH OF GOOD GUYS BEHIND US THAT ARE JUST NIPPING AT OUR HEELS. YOU TOLD ME EARLIER THERE WERE SMALLER SCHOOLS AND THEN BYU IS A BIGGER SCHOOL. BECAUSE THERE WEREN’T A TON OF BIG SCHOOLS AFTER YOU, WERE YOU A CHILLED ON THE SHOULDER GUY. DEFINITELY, I REMEMBER PLAYING UTAH STATE AND OTHER TEAMS I ALWAYS HAVE A LITTLE CHIP ON MY SHOULDER. JUST TO PROVE THAT I AM A GUY THAT IS SERIOUS. AND I CAN MOVE TO THEM THAT THEY MISSED OUT. OBVIOUSLY I DON’T WANT TO BE OTHER THAN HERE, BUT YOU DO PLAY WITH A CHIP ON YOUR SHOULDER EVERY GAME.>>CLANMY MENTIONED THIS THAT COACH GRIMES PICKED YOU AS THE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN TO YOU. YOU AREN’T NECESSARILY FOR GLORY OR HONORS WEEK TO WEEK, BUT WHEN THE O.C. SAYS YEAH OUR BEST GUY TWO TIMES IN FOUR GAMES WAS OUR STARTING LEFT TACKLE HOW DOES THAT SIT.>>YEAH. IT IS AWESOME. BUT I HAVE A LONG WAYS TO GO. I HAVE A LOT OF IMPROVEMENT, TECHNIQUE, AND BEING MORE PHYSICAL. SO IT IS AWESOME, BUT I HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO.>>THE TOLEDO GAME WAS THE LAST GAME FOR ZACH WILSON FOR A WHILE. I THOUGHT THE Q.B. CHANGE AND HOW YOU AND YOUR TEAMMATES ARE MESHING.>>YEAH, JARON IS EXCITED. HE IS A GREAT GUY IN THE LOCKER ROOM, AND GREAT OUT IN THE FIELD. WE ARE EXCITING TO SEE HIM PLAY, IT IS OBVIOUSLY A BUMMER FOR ZACK, OR ANYONE WHO GETS INJURED. WE JUST HAVE TO HAVE THE MENTALITY OF NEXT GUY UP. WE HAVE TO GO OUT AND GET THE PLAY.>>IS HOW IMPORTANT IS THE LEFT TACKLE FOR ANY RIGHT HANDED QUARTERBACK.>>THAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT. THAT’S WHY IN THE NFL THEY GET PAYED A LOT TO PROTECT TOM BRADY AND ALL THOSE OTHER GUYS PLAYING QUARTERBACK. SO R THE US, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE HAVE OUR BEST PASS PROTECTION GUY AT LEFT TACKLE. AND HE HAS HAD TOUGH MATCH UPS THIS ENTIRE SEASON. HE HAS DONE A GREAT JOB.>>WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE POSITION ITSELF, KNOWING IT COMES WITH ALL THAT RESPONSIBILITY.>>I LOVE IT. I TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN PROTECTING THE QUARTERBACK. IF THE D.N. IS ANYWHERE NEAR HIM, IT HURTS ME. AND I JUST WATCH THAT PLAY LIKE TEN PLUS TIMES. JUST THINKING OF WHAT I CAN DO BETTER. BECAUSE THAT’S I TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN IT.>>HOW MUCH IS HALL GOING TO HELP YOU AND YOUR LINE MATES IF THINGS TO BREAK DOWN, HE CAN MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN.>>YEAH, DEFINITELY. WE HAVE TO BE ALWAYS BE ON OUR TOES. YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN HE IS GOING TO MAKE A PLAY, OR WHEN HE IS GOING TO START SCRAMBLING SO WE ALWAYS HAVE TO STRAIN THE TIL THE VERY END.>>TOLEDO GAME. ALREADY A NUMBER OF DAYS AGO. YOU RACKED UP A TON OF YARDS, NOT AS MANY POINTS WHAT WILL IT TAKE FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE TO TAKE THAT TOUCH DOWN TALLY OFF FEW NOTCHES THIS YEAR?>>I THINK WE JUST HAVE TO BRING THE FIGHT TO THE OPPONENT. JUST FEELING THEM OUT AND SEEING WHAT THEY ARE DOING, AND HOW THEY ARE DOING IT. JUST COME OUT STRONG AND NEVER LEFT UP. WHAT WE ARE GOING TO FOCUS ON.>>MOVING IT ISN’T THE PROBLEM, IT IS JUST THAT PHYSICAL TOUCH.>>YEAH, WE JUST HAVE TO BRING THAT PHYSICAL MENTALITY, ESPECIALLY IN THE RED ZONE. SO THE RED ZONE KEY TO THROWING MORE TOUCH DOWNS.>>YEAH, DEFINITELY, TRICK PLAY INTO THE LEFT TACKLE.>>IT KIND OF WORKED. WOE WILL SEE HOW IT KIND OF WORKED. BRADY MAKE AS HECK OF A MOVE BY THE WAY FOR A LEFT TACKLE.>>YEAH, IT IS CALLED A HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIOR. TESTDY SIGNED TO BE RAN AGAINST HAWAII, BUT WE KEPT IT IN THE GAME PLAN, THERE WE GO. SNUCK OUT MADE A GUY MISS AND NOT GOOD ENOUGH TO MAKE ANOTHER GUY MISS. DIDN’T YOU YELL AT ANYBODY FOR NOT BLOCKING.>>I ALWAYS GIVE JAMES GRIEF FOR NO NOT BLOCKING HIS GUYS. BUT IT IS SUS A BAD ANGLE. SO JAMES MISSED ON THE HIGH SIDE, AND IT WAS A TOUGH PLAY. BUT YOU WERE EVASIVE.>>YEAH, YOU EVEN MADE A GUY MIS. I MADE A GUY MISS ONCE. TWO WAS TOO MUCH TO ASK FOR.>>I THINK TEXAS RAN THE EXACT PLAY. LAST WEEK BECAUSE THE LEFT TACKLE AND HE SCORED AND IT IS AWESOME. WE TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN BLOCKING AND PROTECTING. ALSO HEADING SOUTH TO FLORIDA FOR THIS WEEKEND.>>I AM EXCITED. THEY ARE A GREAT TEAM, GREAT UPFRONT. VERY ATHLETIC. AND SO WE HAVE TO BRING OUR A GAME.>>IT SEEMS LIKE HE IS SOMEBODY THAT WILL BE A POPULAR TEAMMATE, A GOOD LOCKER ROOM GUY, WHAT IS HE LIKE ON THE BOYS.>>HE IS A HARD WORKER, HE DOES IT BY EXAMPLE. HE IS A GUY THAT HAS DONE WHAT IS RIGHT, HE DOES IT ON AND OFF THE FIELD, AND I AM REALLY PROUD OF HIM.>>LAST COUPLE OF THINGS FOR YOU, HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE O LINE’S COMRADERY? WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO TOGETHER.>>IT IS PRETTY ROWDY. WE LIKE TO GO SHOOT SKEET. UP IN THE MOUNTAINS, I AM NOT A BIG GUN GUY MYSELF, BUT ALL THE OTHER GUYS ARE. AND I JUST LOVE BEING WITH THEM, THE WHEN WE GO OUT TO EAT, OR WHATEVER,.>>THAT MUST BE A TRIP.>>I AM SURE THEY LOSE MONEY THERE WHEN WE GO EAT, I AM SURE OF IT.>>Greg: MAYBE ALL YOU EAT DOES SOME DAMAGE THERE. WHAT TO YOU WILL MAKE THIS SEASON SUCCESSFUL? I THINK WE JUST HAVE TO TAKE IT GAME BY GAME. WE HAVE A LOT OF GOOD TEAMS AHEAD OF US. AND STILL A LOT OF THE SEASON LEFT. SO WE CAN STILL HAVE A VERY SPECIAL SEASON, WE JUST HAVE TO TAKE IT WEEK BY WEEK, AND GET MORE PHYSICAL EVERY WEEK.>>YOU KNOW IF THINGS GO YOUR WAY YOU WANT, THERE’S A BOWL GAME IN HAWAII IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE. THAT WOULD BE A NICE WAY TO END THINGS UP.>>YEAH, DEFINITELY. CAN’T BEAT HAWAII, BUT AGAIN JUST FOCUSED ON WEEK BY WEEK.>>WHICH IS SOUTH FLORIDA STARTING SATURDAY. GREAT HAVING YOU IN TONIGHT.>>THANK YOU.>>STICK WITH US AS WE HEAD TO BREAK. DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN HAVE YOUR GROCERIES WAITING TO BE PICKED UP FOR, BETTER OFF DROPPED OFF AT YOUR FRONT DOOR. ON THE APP ON YOUR PHONE, DOWNLOAD THE SMITH’S APP AND SAVE TIME, SHOP ONLINE. WE INVITE YOU TO BREAK DOWN COUGAR FOOTBALL ON AFTER FURTHER REVIEW THAT’S DEMAND NOW. AND FINALLY, THIS WEEK’S TRIVIA QUESTION, HOW MANY TEAMS LOCATED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, THE ANSWER NEXT. STAY WITH>>Greg: BEFORE THE BREAK, WE ASKED THIS QUESTION. HOW MANY TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA. DON’T SHOW THE ANSWER YET. HOW MANY TEAMS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA?>>SO FLORIDA STATE, FLORIDA, MIAMI, AND THEN YOU HAVE F,A, FIU.>>Greg: FIVE.>>WHO AM I MISSING. U.S.F. U.C.F.>>THERE YOU GO, THAT’S SEVEN. THE TEAM YOU ARE PLAYING THIS WEEKEND AND EVERYBODY ELSE.>>SEVEN. SEVEN FBS TEAMS. WAY TO GO. THAT WAS FUN. HELPS WHEN YOU PLAY ONE OF THEM.>>Greg: ALL RIGHT, LET’S GO TO THE DAY DOUBLE, WHAT IS THE NEXT QUESTION.>>WE HAVE NO QUESTION READY FOR YOU. A LOT OF PEOPLE MISS F.A.U. OR F.I.U.>>I WAS JUST TALKING ABOUT IT FROM SOMEONE FROM THE MIAMI AREA, SO THAT HELPS OUT. EXPLAIN THAT F.A.U. IS A 40 MINUTE DRIVE FROM MIAMI, AND F.I.U. IS RIGHT THERE.>>Greg: AND OF THOSE SEVEN, THE TEAMS THAT BYU HASN’T PLAYED YET WOULD BE F.A.U., F.I. U., AND FLORIDA.>>YEP.>>THEY PLAYED MIAMI AND FLORIDA STATE, AND NOW U.S.F.>>SO THEN FLORIDA — NICE TO PLAY FLORIDA AT SOME POINT.>>MAYBE THOMPSON GETS SOME OF THOSE TEAMS ON THE SCHEDULE TOO.>>Greg: IS A LOOK AT THE GAME DAY SCHEDULE BY THE WAY, RADIO COVERAGE, STARTS WITH A COUGAR PREGAME LIVE AT 1:30 EASTERN. AND THEN BYU. AND BYU RADIO AND THEN THE POST GAME COVERAGE.>>BYU’S FRESHMAN RECENTLY MAKING HAIR FIRST STARTS TEND TO DO REALLY WELL. THEY HAVE ALL WON THEIR FIRST STARTS. AND THAT IS A A GOOD THING. YOU WILL HAVE TANNER MANGUM. WON HIS FIRST START. JOE CRITCHLOW WON HIS FIRST START. TAYSOM HILL WON HIS FIRST START. THOSE ARE THE FIRST FOUR TO GO. I CAN TALK TO GREG ALL DAY ABOUT ALL THE STAT.>>ALL THE FUN STATS. THAT NO ONE ELSE CARES ABOUT.>>IF I DIDN’T GET THE SEVEN I KNOW YOU WOULD HAVE FILLED THEM IN. I KNOW THAT MYSELF AND THE OTHER COACHES ARE EXCITED TO GET THESE GUYS IN A POSITION THAT THEY CAN DO WELL, AND PERFORM BETTER THAN LAST TIME. AND OUR GUYS WORK HARD, AND I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING THE IMPROVEMENT. HERE IS A GOOFY STAT THAT WE WANT TO SEE REEVESSED. BYU HAS NEVER WON A GAME, THIS IS THE STATE OF FLORIDA. 0-7 ALL TIME, THAT INCLUDES THREE BOWL GAMES AND FOUR REGULAR SEASON GAMES. AGAINST DIFFERENT TEAMS OVER THE YEARS. BUT NEVER YET A WIN IN THE SUNSHINE STATE. SO THERE’S ONE TO SHOOT FOR, AND MAKE HAPPEN.>>THERE YOU GO. THOSE ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN. BYU’S LAST REGULAR SEASON GAME WAS IN 2014 AGAINST U.C.F., AND BYU HAS A GUY MAKING HIS FIRST START. CHRISTIAN STEWART WITH US IN THE INJURY REPLACEMENT. QUESTION HAVE THE STATS ON OUR SIDE RIGHT NOW. THREE OR FOUR BACK IN THE EASTERN TIME ZONE, YOU HAVE THIS EASTERN THING DOWN. WE ARE REALLY THANKFUL TO SEE THE GUYS THAT SHOWED UP. IT WAS A SPECIAL ONE FOR ME TO SEE PLAYERS THE WAY. I WAS REALLY JUST LOVING THE WAY OUR GUYS EXITED THE LOCKER ROOM, AND EMBRACED THE FANS THAT WERE THERE. AND SMILED WITH THEM, AND SHOWING THEM HOW MUCH THEY APPRECIATED THEM. THAT MATTERS TO OUR PLAYERS, I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THE FANS IN FLORIDA.>>FROM TOLEDO TO TAMPA, WE WILL SEE YOU AND BYU FANS OUT THERE. THAT WILL DO IT. TO REQUEST SEATS FOR NEXT WEEK’S SHOW, WE INVITE YOU GO TO BYU COUGARS.COM. SITAKE NEXT TUESDAY, AT 8:30 EASTERN, 5:30 PACIFIC, FOR PRODUCER JAROM JORDAN, SCOTT HILL, BRADY CHRISTIAN SAN, I AM GREG WRUBELL, THIS HAS BEEN BYU FOOTBALL WITH KILANI SITAKE HERE ON BYU-TV.

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