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Former BYU OL Tristen Hoge Signs Free Agent Deal With New York Jets

May 1, 2021, 6:02 PM | Updated: 6:08 pm
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BYU offensive lineman Tristen Hoge blocks for QB Zach Wilson against Washington during the 2019 season. (BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)
(BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU offensive lineman Tristen Hoge signed a free agent deal with the New York Jets after going undrafted in the 2021 NFL Draft.

He signed with the Jets shortly after the conclusion of the NFL Draft on Saturday, May 1.

Hoge will join former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson, who was drafted by the Jets with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

About Tristen Hoge

The Pocatello, Idaho native played for BYU from 2017-20. Hoge transferred to BYU after playing for Notre Dame in 2016.

He played in 26 games over the course of his career with the Cougars.

Hoge played in eight games as a senior in 2020 and helped lead BYU to an 11-1 record.

He was the second offensive lineman from BYU to have signed an undrafted free agent deal following the NFL Draft. Fellow former BYU OL Chandon Herring signed with the Tennessee Titans shortly after the draft ended.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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