BYU Football Fall Camp Countdown: Inside Linebacker Preview
PROVO, Utah – The countdown to BYU football fall camp rolls on with the Cougar Tracks podcast.
Every day on the podcast a different position is sized up as the Cougars prepare for the 2019 football season.
The next position preview we’re looking at is the inside linebackers. This is a position group that didn’t establish a clear-cut starter coming out of spring practices this past March. Who will emerge during fall camp?
Show notes for this episode of the Cougar Tracks Podcast.
(6:51): Countdown to BYU Football Fall Camp: Inside Linebackers preview
(8:15): Trying to replace Sione Takitaki. Takitaki had 78 tackles last season at mike linebacker.
(10:22): BYU’s great history with inside linebackers. Could anyone emerge like a Cameron Jensen, Kelly Poppinga, Uani Unga, Brandon Ogletree, or a Sione Takitaki?
(11:15): Inside Linebacker is a position of concern heading into fall camp.
(12:12): The players looking to replace Sione Takitaki at Inside Linebacker.
MORE BYU Football Position Previews
- Running Back
- Offensive Line
- Outside Linebacker
- Wide Receiver
- Defensive End
- Tight End
- Interior Defensive Linemen
(12:34): Max Tooley moves from boundary linebacker to the inside.
(14:11): Ideal situation with the linebackers in 2019 if three guys are out there.
(16:57): Solofa Funa & Alex Miskela are two new faces that will be players to track in fall camp.
(20:57): James Giles is a preferred walk-on to keep an eye on. He’s the son of former BYU player, Scott Giles.
(23:00): Interview with former BYU Basketball head coach Dave Rose.
Listen to the entire episode and preview of the inside linebacker position on the Cougar Tracks podcast below.
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Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.