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Legacy Recruit Preston Rex Signs With BYU On National Signing Day

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PROVO, Utah – National Signing Day is upon us and the BYU Cougars are looking to finish strong with a solid class that continues to show progress in Kalani Sitake’s program. One of the more intriguing additions to the 2020 class is versatile athlete Preston Rex who comes from a legacy family.

Signee: Preston Rex

Height, Weight: 6-0, 187-pounds

Position: Safety

Hometown: San Clemente, California

School: San Clemente High School

Commitment Date: 5/29/2019

Enrollment: 2022 after serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Offers: Air Force, Army, Navy, Penn

247Sports Composite Star Ranking: Three-star recruit

247Sports State of California Ranking: No. 191

Versatile playmaker during his senior year at San Clemente High School, Preston Rex can play at wide receiver or safety, but at BYU he will begin his career as a safety. The son to former BYU All-American tight end Byron Rex and younger brother to current BYU tight end Isaac Rex. Preston will serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before enrolling at BYU. Along with being recruited by BYU, Rex received a lot of interest from in-state rival Utah State.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.