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Thursday Night Lights

Daniel Coats

At the conclusion of every Thursday practice, the BYU football team experiences a full role reversal. The first and second team players take their place as sideline spectators, while the scout teams line up across from each other on the field. The ensuing full contact scrimmage has been lovingly dubbed "Thursday Night Lights."

Cameron Jensen stood alongside Ian Dulan and Aaron Wagner watching and supporting the defensive front seven. Quinn Gooch yelled out in excitement after a scout team defensive back laid a crushing hit on a wide receiver. The first team offense was just as vocal in support of their scout team counterparts. Of course, in addition to the cheers, lighthearted trash talking abounds. First string or...

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