Right here’s extra proof that switch quarterback Kedon Slovis has discovered a becoming house at BYU for his remaining season of faculty soccer eligibility.
Slovis is one among three transfers who has been voted a BYU staff captain by his teammates, becoming a member of cornerback Eddie Heckard and linebacker AJ Vongphachanh.
“This group (management council) will meet commonly, have a accountability to advertise our tradition and be caretakers of the connection our staff has with Cougar Nation. I really feel actually good about our management.” — BYU soccer coach Kalani Sitake.
In all, the Cougars could have eight staff captains and 10 co-captains, coach Kalani Sitake introduced Monday. The 18 gamers will make up the staff’s management council.
The opposite 5 captains are tight finish Isaac Rex, offensive linemen Connor Pay and Kingsley Suamataia and defenders Tyler Batty and Ben Bywater.
“I’m so happy with these captains and for our gamers for simply confirming what we thought of this staff,” Sitake stated in a faculty information launch. “Our gamers assume extremely of their teammates they voted for and it’s a good signal that high to backside we have now nice individuals to be the voice of our staff.”
Among the many co-captains, punter Ryan Rehkow will signify the specialists.
The opposite 9 co-captains are cornerback Jakob Robinson, security Malik Moore, defensive lineman Atunaisa Mahe, receivers Kody Epps, Chase Roberts and Keanu Hill, working again Aidan Robbins and offensive lineman Paul Maile.
“This group (management council) will meet commonly, have a accountability to advertise our tradition and be caretakers of the connection our staff has with Cougar Nation,” Sitake stated. “I really feel actually good about our management.”
The Cougars open their first season within the Large 12 on Saturday in opposition to Sam Houston (8:15 p.m. MT, FS1).
BYU additionally had eight captains and 10 co-captains final yr. Among the many gamers who will serve in that capability for a second-straight season are Pay, Batty, Bywater, Moore and Rehkow.
Earlier Monday, Sitake held his first weekly press briefing of the season and stated the Cougars are near being prepared for the opener.
“The one concern I’ve is ensuring we get the ultimate elements completed, and that’s actually taking a look at all the main points of what we are able to accomplish within the subsequent week and everyone is doing that,” Sitake stated.
“However so far as concern, I’m not actually involved about (a lot). I really feel like we have now the suitable guys which might be right here on the staff, the gamers, and we undoubtedly have the suitable guys which might be instructing them and ensuring they’re caring for all the main points that may finally turn out to be an enormous a part of the sport.”