It's no secret that BYU strength and conditioning assistant, <b>Tui Filiaga</b>, wanted his son to…
Filiaga Commits to BYU; Prepping for ACT Testing
"I had little intention of committing to BYU, but I did it (took an official recruiting visit) just as a courtesy," says Isley Filiaga, a 6-0, 295-pound defensive tackle from Timpanogos High School (Utah), who is perhaps the strongest prep recruit in the entire country. He confirmed that after fasting, praying fervently about his decision, he called BYU head coach Gary Crowton and verbally committed Sunday afternoon. "I was all set to sign with Utah State. I visited the school and felt that the situation they presented to me fit better. Then I got a visit from Coach (Steve) Kaufusi last week and he convinced me to at least take a visit with my teammate, Thor Pili." Shortly after he accepted the invitation, his teammate canceled his visit. Faced with the prospect of being the only recruit on campus, "Kaufusi told me it might be better to postpone my visit another week since no other players were visiting that weekend, but I wanted to get it over with." His host was fellow Samoan...
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