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BYU football: 10 players poised for breakout seasons

Published: Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:35 p.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars tight end Terenn Houk (89) prepares to be hit by Idaho State Bengals linebacker Mitch Beckstead (46) during a game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, November 16, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News) Brigham Young Cougars tight end Terenn Houk (89) prepares to be hit by Idaho State Bengals linebacker Mitch Beckstead (46) during a game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, November 16, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News)

PROVO — BYU’s media day last month brought with it the typical buzz associated with the team and its prospects for the coming season. The team returns a lot of veteran players who are likely due for improvement along with some up-and-comers, who were talked about with optimism by both coaches and players.

So which players seem to have created the most buzz with their offseason workouts and otherwise?

Here’s a look at 10 such players who would be smart stock buys for those looking for some quick gains heading into the 2014 football season.

FIRST UP: Algie Brown, 6-1, 219, running back

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