Loyal Cougars

Happy Corey Edwards/Eric Takenaka Day: 33 Days to Kickoff!

The 2015 Countdown to Kickoff continues with 33 days until BYU’s season opener. Each day we highlight the player or two that wear that day’s number on their jerseys. If you check back with us each day, by the end of the summer you’ll know every player on BYU’s roster in 2015.

Happy Corey Edwards/Eric Takenaka Day!
33 Days to Kickoff!

Corey Edwards


Redshirt Freshman Kicker (Projected #1/2 Kicker – Kickoffs)
5’9″, 180 pounds
2014: Redshirt
2012-2014: Taiwan Taichung Mission
2011: Greyshirt
Hurricane High School (Hometown: Hurricane, Utah) Class of 2011
2014 Stats: No game appearances (Scout Team)

Eric Takenaka


Redshirt Junior Defensive Back (Projected #1/2 Kat Safety)
5’10”, 205 pounds
2014: Sophomore (Snow College)
2013: Freshman (Snow College)
2012: Redshirt (Snow College)
West High School (Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah) Class of 2012
2014 Stats: Led Snow College in All-purpose yards with 21 rushing yards on 4 carries, 56 receiving yards on 6 catches, 573 kick return yards on 13 returns, and 27 punt return yards on 3 returns. On defense, recorded 55 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 forced fumble, 8 interception (1 returned for a TD), and 3 pass breakups.