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BYU football: Cougars open spring practices with a lot of new faces, but they aren’t really that young – Deseret News

Defensive lineman Uriah Leiataua and safety Jared Kapisi are the only seniors from 2020 who chose to take an ‘extra year,’ but BYU is still classifying last year’s…

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Calling any BYU football team young is a stretch, considering roughly two-thirds of the players any given year have served two-year missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
But the 121-player roster the Cougars distributed Monday as the first of 15 spring practices began in Provo includes only three players designated as seniors: safety Jared Kapisi, defensive end Uriah Leiataua and Mufi Hill-Hunt.
Kapisi and Leiataua are the only guys who were seniors last year who are taking…

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