Recruitin': BYU Goes Back to the Well

Jeremy@jeremymaussSenior Writer IJune 17, 2009

PROVO, UT - SEPTEMBER 23:  Zac Collie #85 of the Brigham Young Cougars catches the ball against Marquise Charles #3 of the Utah State Aggies on September 23, 2006 at La Vell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah.  (Photo By Kent Horner/Getty Images)

BYU went back to Oakridge High School and secured their third recruit from the Arlington, TX school in defensive end/offensive tackle Tayo Fabuluje Jr. The other two to commit are four star wide receiver Ross Apo and linebacker Teu Kautai.

Fabuluje is going to play defensive end for the Cougars, and while he is not yet been rated by Rivals, he is a large man and should be no less than a three star recruit.

He stands at 6'6" and weighs 260 lbs., but to top it off he runs a 4.85, give or take two tenthsā€”because who knows how accurate or inflated high school 40 times are?

Just because Fabuluje is not yet rated by Rivals or Scout, does not mean he is not a good player. He was recruited by BCS schools such as Nebraska, Notre Dame, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Arizona, plus TCU, Utah, and San Diego State out of the Mountain West.

It does help to have other teammates go to the same college, but what also helps is to have a big time game against Oklahoma in Dallas, which is nearby the high school in Arlington.

Getting these types of recruits out of Texas will certainly help BYU to reach their goal to keep winning conference titles and make it to a BCS Bowl game.Ā 


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