BYU introduces Mark Pope as their new men's head basketball coach at a press conference at the BYU Broadcast Building in Provo on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — Several former BYU players took to Twitter to show their support for the program's newest head coach, Mark Pope.

Pope was introduced as Dave Rose's replacement Wednesday, and a handful of BYU players who played under Rose shared their thoughts about the hire.

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That included former Cougar big man Brandon Davies, who learned from Pope when he was an assistant at BYU from 2011-15, prior to serving as Utah Valley University's head coach the past four seasons.

Former BYU player and current radio broadcaster Mark Durrant said the move is already paying off in recruiting.

Pat Forde, a national college columnist for Yahoo! Sports, sees some perfection in the move.

Luke Worthington, one of two seniors from last year's BYU team, also showed his support for the man who is taking over the helm.