Carson Tujague was one of the surprise commitments to the BYU football program (Class of 2022), announcing his commitment on national signing day via Twitter:
Grateful for the guidance of my coaches and teammates!!!
Looking forward to the future of #BYUFootball
and joining the Brotherhood @BYUFootball
Thankful for #TEAM2J#NSD22@CoachPHadley @KalaniFSitake @BYUFBRecruiting@CriddleBenjamin pic.twitter.com/XtBiidtbk9
— Carson Tujague (@CarsonTujague) February 2, 2022
Tujague is a 6-foot-4 225 pound linebacker, defensive end, and tight end that preps at Western Albemarie High School (Crozet, VA). As a senior, he had 52 tackles (42 solo), with 9.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, a sack, and six fumble recoveries including one returned for a touchdown. He also had a 73-yard touchdown reception as the Warriors went 10-2. Tujague was a team captain and named to the All-District first-team as a tight end (ScrimmagePlayCVA.com) as well as to the All-Central Virginia First-Team. He can squat 480 and has a 33-inch vertical.
Tujague is rated 3-stars by 247Sports (80) and is the no. 46 overall prospect from Virginia in the class of 2022. He held scholarship offers from Florida International and Navy with interest from James Madison, Montana State, Utah, Utah State, Virginia, and Wake Forest.
Carson is the son of former BYU offensive line coach Garrett Tujague (2013-15) who has coached at Virginia since 2016. Coach 2J also played for BYU from 1989-1991. While Tujague spent most of his high school career at linebacker he is expected to play defensive end for the Cougs. He will be joining the team in 2022 as a preferred walk-on.