The sophomore running back already has the tools to be a star for BYU football, and he now finds himself in a unique position as he will be looked upon to be a leader in 2019 with only a single season of NCAA experience on his resume. He is the only returning running back that played significant minutes for BYU during the 2018 season.

The key to a successful 2019 season for BYU football, as told by the players, is finishing strong. 2018 was proof of that as BYU won it’s bowl matchup against Western Michigan, just one game after squandering a fourth quarter lead to Utah.

Zach Wilson expects to be fully recovered and ready to play in BYU’s home opener against Utah on Aug. 29 after he underwent surgery, which successfully repaired the labrum in his right shoulder.

Former BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum was spotted at the XFL summer showcase on June 8 in Houston, Texas.