It's no secret in Provo that BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy didn't play as well in the latter half of the 2013 football season as he did in the first half. Van Noy has never publicly admitted to being injured, but he clearly hasn't been himself since the last part of October.
It seems like Van Noy has missed more open-field tackles this season than in his first three seasons combined.
More proof that Van Noy struggled down the stretch came Tuesday when the BYU senior was not named to the Associated Press All-America teams. It was a super year for linebackers, but Van Noy's absence on the most noteworthy All-America team is still a bit surprising, see as how he was on most preseason and midseason AA teams.<