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Cougars offer fast Indiana lineman

Thomas Shoaf

The Cougar coaching staff has been riding a wave of recruiting success over the past couple of weeks. Last Tuesday, Coach Mendenhall extended a BYU scholarship offer to a talented prospect who hails all the way from Indiana.

A member of the 2013 class, 6-foot-6-inch, 250-pound Thomas Shoaf is not only tall but very strong for his age. "I bench 300 pounds and squat 450," he said. "I power clean 315. I play offensive tackle and pass rush defensive end." A two-way player, Shoaf excels on both side of the ball. However, he's being recruited by the BYU coaches as an offensive lineman. "I pass protect really well and... Recommended Stories