Although the BYU football season hasn't yet started, it is never too early to look at next year's batch of recruits. Bronco Mendenhall and his staff have already received commitments from five players and are recruiting several more.
But there are always a few athletes that could truly blossom as Cougars and are great fits for BYU, the ones that the coaching staff goes after harder than others. They could be trying to fill a void in a position left by a senior or draft-eligible underclassmen, or they could just like the way that they play.
So, here are five of those special players that Mendenhall should try to recruit to Provo.