Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
BYU Sports
Jay Drew
Jay covers BYU athletics for The Salt Lake Tribune. You can follow him on Twitter @drewjay.

» E-mail

» Subscribe (RSS)




Nine Cougars on Phil Steele preseason all-independent team

There are only four independents in college football — Notre Dame, BYU, Army and Navy — so making an All-Independent team probably isn’t all that prestigious. That’s especially true of an All-Independent team in the preseason.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

But noted college football analyst Phil Steele is annually producing All-Independent teams now, and his latest iteration shows that nine BYU players made the preseason first team and seven more made the second team for the upcoming season.

Five BYU defenders, three offensive players and a specialist made the first team: quarterback Taysom Hill, running back Jamaal Williams, incoming receiver Devon Blackmon, safety Craig Bills, defensive back Robertson Daniel, linebackers Alani Fua and Bronson Kaufusi, defensive end Remington Peck and running back Adam Hine.

Cougars who made the second team include linebacker Manoa Pikula, defensive tackle Marques Johnson, offensive linemen Michael Yeck, Tuni Kanuch and Solomone Kafu, tight end Devin Mahina and punter Scott Arellano.

Notre Dame had 10 first-teamers and nine second-teamers.

Idaho and New Mexico State were independents in 2013, but will join the Sun Belt Conference in 2014.



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
 
Twitter
Football
Basketball
BYU Football Schedule
BYU Basketball Schedule
Jobs
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.