Getting to know new O-Line commit Tysen Lewis (Class of 2018)

Tysen Lewis is a 6-foot-5 255 pound offensive tackle and defensive end who committed last night to play for the Cougars (Class of 2018).

Lewis preps at Weber High School, where he has recorded 14 tackles (four solo), .5 tackles for loss, and a fumble recovery.  He was named to the All-Region first team and the All-Area second team.  He also plays on the basketball team.

Lewis is rated 2-stars by Scout and has not yet rated by Rivals or ESPN. He has a scholarship offer from Utah State and has also seen recruiting interest from Boise State, Montana State, Nevada, Oregon State, and Weber State.  He is planning to serve an LDS mission straight from high school and would join the Cougars for the 2020 football season.

Hometown: North Ogden, Utah High School: Weber
Class: 2018 HT/WT: 6’5”, 255 lbs.
Position: Offensive Tackle, Defensive End 40 time: 5.0
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat:
Twitter: @bigtlew72 Vertical: 28 inches
Offer date: June 14, 2017 Commit date: June 14, 2017
Rivals:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Scout:2 Stars (2 / 5)
ESPN:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Average:2 Stars (2 / 5)

I caught up with Lewis to ask him about recruitment:

BYU Insider:  Why do you feel BYU is a good fit for you?
Lewis: because of course the LDS influence there is which is a big part of my life and the coaching staff which is one of the best you’ll find anywhere. I felt a huge family atmosphere when I met most of the coaches because they didn’t seem like just a coaching staff but more than that they were best friends and had so much fun together.

BYU Insider:  What current or former BYU player do you admire and why?
Lewis: Drew Eide because he played at SUU with my brother and I knew him well and I always thought he was a stud player and person

BYU Insider:  What are some of your favorites?
Lewis: Linkin Park (band), and my favorite food is chips and salsa

BYU Insider:  Who is a current player (collegiate or pro) that you seek to emulate on the field?
Lewis: my O-Line Idol is Tyron Smith (Dallas Cowboys) because he’s so nasty and I love to watch him play

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