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Cougar Linemen Setting the Bar

Jake Kuresa

The Mountain West Conference champion BYU Cougars are preparing themselves for the Ducks of Oregon in indoor practice facility this week. The team is not adding new plays to the offense or preparing to shut down the Duck's high powered offense, however. In fact, there has been hardly a ball in sight all week.

BYU's goal for this week of practice is simple: get healthy and stay conditioned. Players line up in their position groups and are put to the test in various conditioning and agility drills. "Out here, it not really the off-season, but we are training like it is," said freshman defensive tackle Matangi Tonga. "We go Monday, Wednesday and Friday where we lift and run. "We go D-line and O-line in... Recommended Stories