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Scholarship opens up for Leiataua

Scholarship opens up for Leiataua

He's LDS, a talented football player, and his heart was at BYU for quite some time. In fact, months ago he was hoping for the opportunity to play football as a Cougar. After several unofficial visits and football camps, Uriah Leiataua left Provo disappointed, having not secured that coveted Cougar offer. On Friday night that all changed.

It's been a long time coming for 6-foot-4-inch, 240-pound Uriah Leiataua of Dominguez High School in Compton, California. After many months hoping for a BYU offer, his wait has finally ended Friday night. "I'm excited, but kind of feel like it's been long and sort of frustrated about it," said Leiataua. "But, I'm most excited about my offer from BYU. I can't believe it finally happened. I...

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