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BYU Football Releases First Depth Chart Of 2021 Season At Annual Media Day

Jun 17, 2021, 8:06 AM
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The BYU Spirit Squad waves their team flags after running out before the rivalry game between BYU and Utah at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Colter Peterson, Deseret News)
(Colter Peterson, Deseret News)

PROVO, Utah – The annual BYU football Media Day is always a mega event for media members to get ready for a season. But it also gives us a pre-season glimpse at the first depth chart heading into a season.

On Thursday, BYU football released their first depth chart of the 2021 season in their annual Media Guide.

BYU has a lot of momentum coming into this season after producing an 11-1 record a year ago and a No. 11 finish in the final AP Top 25 poll. The big question centers around, who will replace Zach Wilson at quarterback.

BYU Football Depth Chart: 2021 Pre-Season

Here’s a look at who sits atop (rather who has an OR next to their name) the depth chart. Keep in mind, BYU football fall camp begins on August 5th, 2021. Then on September 4th, BYU opens the 2021 season in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium home of the Las Vegas Raiders.

Offense

Quarterback

Jaren Hall -OR-

Baylor Romney -OR-

Jacob Conover

Running Back

Tyler Allgeier -or-

Lopini Katoa

Miles Davis

Wide Receiver

Gunner Romney

Brayden Cosper -or-

Kade Moore

Wide Receiver

Neil Pau’u

Kody Epps -or-

Hobbs Nyberg

Wide Receiver

Chris Jackson

Keanu Hill -or-

Terence Fall

Tight End

Isaac Rex

Masen Wake

Carter Wheat

Left Tackle

Blake Freeland

Keanu Saleapaga

Left Guard

Clark Barrington

Seth Willis

Center

James Empey

Joe Tukuafu

Right Guard

Connor Pay

Campbell Barrington

Right Tackle

Harris LaChance

Brayden Keim

Defense

SE – Defensive Line

Lorenzo Fauatea

Hunter Greer

Kade Pupunu

Defensive End

Tyler Batty

Alden Tofa

Alema Pilimai

Nose Guard

Atunaisa Mahe

Caden Haws

John Nelson -or-

Jacob Palu

Defensive Tackle

Earl Tuioti-Mariner

Gabe Summers

Blake Mangelson -or-

Josh Larsen

Outside Edge

Uriah Leiataua

Fisher Jackson

Mike Petty

JACK

Pepe Tanuvasa

Uriah Leiataua

Alex Muti

MIKE

Keenan Pili

Morgan Pyper -or-

Jackson Kaufusi

Nick Nethercott

ROVER

Max Tooley

Tavita Gagnier -or-

Jackson Kaufusi

Isaac Matua

FLASH

Payton Wilgar

Ben Bywater

CINCO

Josh Wilson

Ammon Hannemann

NICKEL

George Udo

Javelle Brown

Jaylon Vickers

DIME

Caleb Christensen

Micah Harper

Jacob Boren

JOKER

Jared Kapisi

Dean Jones

Jason Money

Wes Wright

Strong Safety

Chaz Ah You

Talan Alfrey

Mitchell Price

Matt Criddle

Free Safety

Malik Moore

Hayden Livingston

Dean Jones

Matt Criddle

Left Cornerback

D’Angelo Mandell

Shamon Willis

Jacques Wilson

Right Cornerback

Keenan Ellis

Isaiah Herron

Ethan Slade

Kickoffs

Jake Oldroyd

Justen Smith -or-

Cash Peterman

Place Kicking

Jake Oldroyd

Justen Smith

Cash Peterman

Holder

Ryan Rehkow

Hayden Livingston -or-

Talmage Gunther

Long Snapper PK

Britton Hogan -or-

Austin Riggs

Long Snapper Punts

Austin Riggs -or-

Britton Hogan

Punter

Ryan Rehkow

Cash Peterman

Kick Returner

Caleb Christensen

Miles Davis

Punt Returner

Hobbs Nyberg

Talmage Gunther

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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BYU Football Releases First Depth Chart Of 2021 Season At Annual Media Day