BYU football: Cardinal commit Taysom Hill happy to be a Cougar
Stanford coaching change part of why Hill is in Provo
As a freshman, Hill knows he has plenty to learn. But he also knows he has plenty of resources to draw from as he develops. He is surrounded by several current and former BYU quarterbacks, including Nelson, Lark, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brandon Doman, and student assistant Max Hall.
"I love coach (Bronco) Mendenhall and coach Doman. It's fun having Max here and having Riley and James to learn from and work under and get myself ready to compete," Hill said. "Riley and James have been good for me. They've helped me in any way that they can. They've been here and they know the system. I'm constantly picking their brains and finding out what they're seeing on the field as I go through reads and progressions. I've had many film sessions with just Riley and I where we've gone in and watched film. I'll continue to do that and just become the best quarterback that I can."
Hill said the BYU offense suits his skills.
"I love it. You can't come to a better quarterback school. Coach Doman is a great coach. He's been great to get me comfortable with the offense and the plays. I love running this offense."
It didn't take long for Doman to find a role for Hill.
"He's kind of a multi-dimensional guy, an athletic guy, a backup quarterback role. That's where he is," Doman said. "He's helping us in a lot of different ways. As he improves and gets better, that will expand. He's helping us already."
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