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BYU Football Players Who Gained, Lost Most Weight Entering Spring

Mar 2, 2020, 4:20 PM
Zayne Anderson...
Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Zayne Anderson celebrates recovering a fumble from the San Jose State Spartans during NCAA football in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)
(Ravell Call, Deseret News)

PROVO, Utah – The weight room and nutrition are important components to the success of a college football program and the BYU Football team is no different.

Head Coach Kalani Sitake has made the weight room led by strength and conditioning coach Nu’u Tafisi a big piece to the way BYU’s program is run.

BYU Football players who added weight

Will Watanabe, DB – 202 (+12)

Gabe Summers, DL – 251 (+12)

Alema Pilimai, TE – 245 (+10)

Payton Wilgar, LB – 245 (+10)

Darius McFarland, DL – 254 (+9)

Keenan Pili, LB – 233 (+9)

Isaac Rex, TE – 247 (+7)

Keenan Ellis, DB – 218 (+6)

Mitchell Price, DB – 195 (+6)

Carter Wheat, TE – 236 (+6)

Javelle Brown, DB – 187 (+5)

Pepe Tanuvasa, LB – 230 (+5)

Ben Bywater, LB – 220 (+5)

Ammon Hannemann, DB – 205 (+5)

Rhett Reilly, QB – 180 (+5)

Austin Chambers, DL – 305 (+4)

Tavita Gagnier, DB – 196 (+4)

Kade Pupunu, LB – 225 (+3)

Kimball Henstrom, DB – 191 (+2)

Dax Milne, WR – 189 (+2)

Troy Warner, DB – 204 (+2)

Zac Dawe, DL – 271 (+1)

Players who lost weight since last season

Zayne Anderson, LB/DB – 200  (-22)

Mo Unutoa, OL – 290 (-14)

Max Tooley, LB – 215 (-10)

Neil Pau’u, WR – 215 (-8)

Alec Wyble-Meza, RB – 200 (-6)

Matt Bushman, TE – 240 (-5)

Jacob Talbot, WR – 200 (-5)

Lorenzo Fauatea, DL – 295 (-5)

Kavika Fonua, LB – 205 (-5)

Chris Wilcox, CB – 195 (-5)

Bracken El-Bakri, DL – 286 (-4)

Chapman Beaird, LB – 196 (-4)

Uriah Leiataua, DL – 259 (-3)

George Udo, DB – 201 (-2)

Kyle Griffitts, FB – 235 (-1)

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com 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.

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