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Brian Soi Encouraged Isley Filiaga to Sign at BYU


It's no secret that BYU strength and conditioning assistant, <b>Tui Filiaga</b>, wanted his son to commit, sign and play for the Cougars this fall. What IS interesting is who strongly encouraged him to sign with BYU: Utah State bound defensive tackle <b>Brian Soi</b>.

Tui's son, Isley Filiaga, a 5-11, 285 pound defensive tackle, was the last to send his faxed letter of intent yesterday to BYU's football offices. Filiaga attracted a lot of recruiting attention early from Nebraska, Kentucky, Utah, BYU, Oregon Washington, Arizona, California, Boise State and Utah State, but most backed off because of reservations about whether he would be qualified to enter a... Recommended Stories