BYU football: Alani Fua may be next Cougar pass rusher in line to wind up on a path to the draft

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  • Y Grad / Y Dad Richland, WA
    July 23, 2014 12:17 p.m.

    Duck outta water, Spokane Ute, that IS why the Lord invented DVR!

    At least we are united behind one team. GO HAWKS!

  • BigCougar Bountiful, UT
    July 21, 2014 9:55 p.m.

    part of me always felt like Bronson should've started on the OL when he came to BYU if he wanted to have a sure fire NFL career.

    Nonetheless I hope he and Fua garner a lot of attention playing the OLB position and have some big games.

  • Spokane Ute Spokane, WA
    July 21, 2014 4:49 p.m.


    It is and Amen Brother!

    Go Hawks!

  • DuckOuttaWater SLC , UT
    July 21, 2014 3:57 p.m.

    Spokane Ute:
    I'm a Seahawks fan! I thought it was sacrilegious NOT to watch them.

  • Spokane Ute Spokane, WA
    July 21, 2014 8:25 a.m.

    Y Grad/Y Dad

    U don't watch the Seahawks on Sunday? I hope you are staying smoke free in the Tri-cities; these wild fires are horrible.

  • Y Grad / Y Dad Richland, WA
    July 20, 2014 11:00 p.m.

    You know I'm really okay if I college player excels at the college level, but doesn't have it takes to play at the NFL level.

    I cheer for BYU Thursday through Saturday, and read about former BYU pros on Monday.

  • Taysom4Heisman Heber City, UT
    July 20, 2014 8:59 p.m.

    I think Fua will be drafted around the 4th or 5th round.

    He isn't a freak of nature like Ziggy or Kyle, so I doubt he will go super high.

    But he is still very fast and athletic, and is doing a good job bulking up as well.

    I would love to see him get drafted this year and then see Bronson get drafted either this year or next year.

    And I would be shocked if Troy Hinds isn't drafted down the road.

    BYU is becoming a factory for NFL pass-rushing talent. Hopefully we can become more consistent with producing draft picks at other positions.

  • idablu Idaho Falls, ID
    July 20, 2014 8:48 p.m.

    From an NFL perspective Fua's size is a problem. But he has instincts like Van Noy and probably a better tackler and better speed.

    I just don't think Kaufusi has the speed needed in the NFL for an OLB/Pass Rusher. He really didn't impress on the D-line last year. Maybe he will blossom in this new position.

    Right now, I don't think anyone on the defense is a sure NFL draftee. That could certainly could change with some stand-out performances this season.

  • IQ92 hi, UT
    July 20, 2014 5:04 p.m.

    Coach needs to be reminded that at BYU one says "he'll play at another level," not "he'll play on Sunday."