- Podcast 165: Cal preview, close call against SDSU
- Football’s Senior Day and Maui Tipoff Up Next for BYU
- Podcast 164: UNLV recap, 2015 schedule and hoops
- Gameday! Former Cougar walk-on retuns with UNLV to play BYU
- BYU Announces Neutral and Home November Games vs. Missouri
- Podcast 163: Jarom Jordan on Bronco and hoops newcomers
- Football Attendance, Winning, and the Real Ten-percenters
- Cougars lock down Seattle Pacific in final preseason tune up
- Podcast 162: Basketball preview and the college football playoff
- How BYU can round out its 2015 recruiting class
- Loyal Cougars Staff Predictions: BYU v. Middle Tenn.
- Chalk Talk: BYU vs. Boise State
- Cougar Tip-Off Thoughts
- Podcast 161: Dick Harmon on Bronco’s future
- The Taysom Hill Effect
Jaterrius Gulley commits to BYU, pushes Dan Smith off all-name team
- Updated: February 2, 2014
The first player to commit from this weekend’s visits appears to be Jaterrius Gulley of Hoover, Alabama.
Jaterrius Gulley, a big defensive lineman and native of Hoover, Ala., announced his commitment to the Cougars via his Twitter account following BYU’s historic 84-71 win over the Gaels. Gulley attended the game with several other recruits as part of BYU’s massive recruiting weekend that included paintball and snowmobiling in the Utah back country.
— jaterrius gulley (@JaterriusGulley) February 2, 2014
The 6-foot-3, 325-pound defensive tackle helped lead Hoover to back-to-back Alabama Class 6A state championships as a junior and senior. The space-eating lineman reportedly turned down offers from Troy, Southern Mississippi, Hawaii, and UAB to become a Cougar. He also received interest from Auburn and Mississippi State, according to Scout.com’s Total Blue Sports. His size and skill set seem to fit perfectly into playing nose tackle in BYU’s 3-4 defensive scheme.
Gulley has found himself a target of interest from fans as sort of a light-hearted, unofficial answer to comedy duo Key & Peele’s fictitious BYU player Dan Smith. We hope you take it as a sign of respect, Mr. Gulley. Kids named Jaterrius from Alabama generally don’t enter into many BYU recruiting discussions — that Coach Kaufusi and company have gone to such lengths to get Gulley to BYU speaks highly of the underrated recruit the Cougars think they have found.
Total Blue Sports interviewed Gulley two weeks ago.