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Bad Breaks Can't Stop Jorgensen

Austen Jorgensen

As a junior at North Sanpete High School, Austen Jorgensen recorded a best-in-state 14 sacks. Three months after the season ended, the athletic linebacker committed to play for the BYU Cougars. Jorgensen will not get a chance to defend his title as the Utah sack leader due to an injury, but he will be back in pads and laying the wood in a few short months.

When Austen Jorgensen committed to BYU, the nationwide fan base wondered who the latest recruiting surprise was. Now, BYU fans all over the country know about the 6-foot-3, 225-pound inside linebacker. Knowing that Coach Mendenhall is not afraid to start true freshman at key positions, Jorgensen is working hard to get himself ready to compete for playing time next season. "I see myself playing... Recommended Stories