Josh Larsen is the most recent commitment to the BYU football program (Class of 2020), announcing his commitment today via Twitter:
🔵So excited and grateful to receive a scholarship and commit to play football at BYU! Thank you @coachtuiaki for this opportunity!🔵 pic.twitter.com/OLPPQmvKet— Josh Larsen (@JoshLarsen19) April 29, 2019
Larsen preps at Woods Cross High School, where as a junior he carried the ball 10 times for 32 yards, had 12 tackles (six solo) and one pass defended in five games. As a sophomore he had 71 tackles (43 solo), one tackle for loss, one quarterback hurry, one pass defended, one fumble recovery, and one forced fumble. He’s also kicked some PATs and plays on the basketball team.
Larsen has seen recruiting interest from Utah, Utah State, and Weber State. His father played baseball for BYU and his mother was a Cougarette. Larsen is the seventh commitment for BYU’s football Class of 2020.
|Hometown:||Woods Cross, Utah||High School:||Woods Cross|
|Class:||2020||HT/WT:||6’4”, 230 lbs.|
|Position:||Tight End, Defensive End, Tackle||40 time:|
|Commit date:||April 29, 2019|
I caught up with Larsen to ask him about his recruiting.
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Larsen: I chose BYU because it’s a great school and my family has been going there. I look forward to just being out there in front of everyone, never had the opportunity to play in such a big stadium.
BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?
Larsen: Utah, Utah State and Weber State
BYU Insider: What is one of your greatest accomplishment in sports?
Larsen: When I was a sophomore we upset Timpview in the first round of the playoffs
BYU Insider: Who is a current player that you seek to emulate on the field?
Larsen: Clay Mathews—he’s nasty!
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