BYU’s newest commit Chaz Ah You does it all: Passes, catches, intercepts, tackles, punts, and rides on helicopters

Chaz Ah You became the final commitment for BYU’s football Class of 2017, and he did it with flair as he rode a helicopter into LaVell Edwards Stadium this morning.

Ah You is a 6-foot-2 190 pound safety that prepped his first three years at Westlake but spent his senior season at Timpview High School.  As a senior he had 56 tackles, three interceptions with two returned for touchdowns, and six forced fumbles.  He also caught 36 passes for 659 yards and four touchdowns.

In his four years of football he was 90-185 passing for 1049 yards and eight touchdowns, rushed 163 times for 709 yards and seven touchdowns, and caught 63 passes for 1024 yards and 10 touchdowns.  Throw in a few kick returns and he had 2782 total all-purpose yards and 24 touchdowns (and a two-point conversion) on his career.  On defense he had 155 total tackles (90 solo), five tackles for loss, three sacks, 2 quarterback hurries, 11 pass break ups, a fumble recovery, and five interceptions.  He punted 59 times for 2018 yards (34.2 avg), landing 16 of those in the twenty.  Oh, and he also played on the basketball team and place seventh in the state championships in long jump his sophomore year.

Ah You is rated 4-stars by Scout, Rivals, and ESPN (grade of 81). Scout rated him the No. 2 safety in the west, while Rivals lists him as the No. 3 overall prospect from the state of Utah.  He held scholarship offers from Boise State, BYU, Duke, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan, Mississippi State, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, Utah, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington, Washington State, and Wisconsin.

Hometown: Provo, Utah High School: Timpview
Class: 2017 HT/WT: 6’2”, 190 lbs.
Position: Safety, Wide Receiver 40 time: 4.67
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat: 245/425 pounds
Twitter: @chazahyou3 Vertical: 37 inches
Offer date: June 10, 2014 Commit date: February 1, 2017

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