BYU has added another impressive transfer to their roster as linebacker AJ Vongphachanh has committed to play for the Cougars. Vongphachanh’s choice of BYU comes after he considered several options including South Carolina, Minnesota, and Washington State.
Previously a four-year player for Utah State, Vongphachanh has played in over 30 games and has been an impact player for multiple seasons. His senior year in 2022 featured 101 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks.
With one year of eligibility remaining, Vongphachanh will be an immediate starter for the Cougars and will become one of their top defensive players. He will join Max Tooley, Ben Bywater, and several promising young players to strengthen BYU’s linebacker corps.
Vongphachanh joins a long list of transfers added by BYU, which includes the likes of Kedon Slovis, Aidan Robbins, Zay Bagnah, Jackson Cravens, and more. These new players will undoubtedly be critical to the team’s success in the coming season.
BYU’s recruitment of Vongphachanh marks a significant milestone in their continued efforts to build a strong team. The Cougars are looking to continue their winning ways and compete at the highest level in college football. With an exciting new roster that features some top transfer players, it appears that BYU is making all the right moves for the upcoming season.
Overall, Vongphachanh’s commitment to the Cougars is just what BYU needs to bolster their defense and contend for a conference championship. Fans of the team are already eagerly anticipating the upcoming season and cannot wait to see how the team performs with these new additions.