The Nacua brothers were listed as co-starters at wide receiver. Both Puka and Samson were limited during fall camp due to injuries, but coaches expect both brothers to be available on Saturday against Arizona.
Dallin Holker – Tight End
Not technically a newcomer, but Holker is a recently returned missionary. Holker is the backup tight end on the depth chart.
Campbell Barrington – Right Tackle
Campbell Barrington, the younger brother of Clark Barrington, is the backup at right tackle as a true freshman. BYU fans will be hearing the Barrington name for years to come.
Kaleb Hayes – Cornerback
Oregon State transfer Kaleb Hayes is the backup to Keenan Ellis at cornerback.
Jakob Robinson – Nickel
Jakob Robinson is the co-starter alongside Caleb Christensen at nickel.
Blake Mangelson – Defensive End
Blake Mangelson is listed at 6’5, 245 pounds. The PWO out of Juab High School in Nephi, Utah was listed as a standout by defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki.
John Nelson – Nose Tackle
John Nelson signed with BYU as part of the 2020 signing class. After using his grayshirt last season, he enrolled at BYU in January. Nelson is a name to watch at nose tackle.
Cash Peterman – Kicker
Cash Peterman is the co-backup at kickoff and the third-string placekicker.
Samson Nacua – Punt Return
Nacua is listed as the third-string punt returner.