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BYU's Manaia Brown Sidelined with Leg Injury

The BYU practice sidelines is beginning to look a bit of a minor football version of a M.A.S.H. unit with the number of walking wounded warriors. A casualty from Wednesday afternoon's practice may sideline one of the team's most dominant defensive linemen for several weeks.

Junior defensive tackle Manaia Brown sustained an injury after another lineman inadvertently rolled on his leg during practice. He had an MRI Wednesday. Brown was carried off the field by cart. Players on both sides are obviously hungry for contact after a long summer layoff. BYU coaches, however, have to walk a fine line between continuing to allow aggressive contact or forcibly limiting the...