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BYU Players Wear ‘Extend Kalani’ T-Shirts In Final Home Game

Nov 16, 2019, 6:14 PM | Updated: Nov 17, 2019, 2:57 pm
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BYU Coach Kalani Sitake speaks to fans after the announcement that BYU will play in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve after the game against Idaho State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

PROVO, Utah – Will BYU head coach Kalani Sitake receive a contract extension after this season?

Sitake’s contract is guaranteed through the 2020 season, but no coach at a major college football program enters the final year of his contract without assurances to his future beyond the final year.

Soon BYU is going to have to make a decision on whether Sitake will be the man of the future to lead the Cougar Football program. BYU players wanted to show their support for their head coach by wearing “#EXTENDKALANI” t-shirts. Some of the players wore the shirts during the Cougars postgame celebration for ESPN’s announcement that BYU was invited to the 2019 Hawaii Bowl.

Through 49 games as head coach of BYU, Sitake now has a 26-23 record and has led BYU to three postseason appearances in the first four years as head coach.

Throughout the season, players on this year’s BYU football team have been vocal to show their support for Sitake and what he means to the BYU Football program.

Linebacker Chaz Ah You acknowledged that players like himself knew Sitake’s job was on the line and that they wanted to play harder for him.

Isaiah Kaufusi also has expressed what Sitake means to the players and the program.

A lot of positives trending in Kalani Sitake’s way towards landing that coveted extension.

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.

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