Just hours before national letter of intent day, Lehi’s star outside linebacker Lincoln Bunker shared his commitment to play for the Cougars as part of the Class of 2018.
— Lincoln Bunker (@Bunk2DaFunk) February 7, 2018
Bunker preps at Lehi High School (Lehi, Utah), where he does a little bit of everything. As a senior he rushed six times for 30 yards and a touchdown, had 49 tackles (32 solo), with 10.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, seven passes defended, a forced fumble, and three interceptions. He was named a 5A All-State honorable mention at outside linebacker by the Deseret News. As a junior he rushed for four touchdowns and caught for another, had three fumble recoveries and handled nine kickoffs, 21 punts, and went 36-for-44 on PATs.
Bunker has a scholarship offer from Dixie State and has seen recruiting interest from Southern Utah, Washington State, Weber State, and Utah State.
|Hometown:||Lehi, Utah||High School:||Lehi|
|Class:||2018||HT/WT:||6’1”, 200 lbs.|
|Position:||Safety, Outside Linebacker||40 time:|
|Offer date:||Commit date:||February 6, 2018|
I caught up with Bunker to ask him about his recruitment:
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Bunker: BYU made me feel so welcomed and loved. Really made me feel like I needed to be there. And growing up in Utah you always dream of playing for the Cougs.
BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?
Bunker: Florida Georgia Line, Finding Nemo
BYU Insider: What is your greatest accomplishment in sports?
Bunker: Winning a state championship.
BYU Insider: Anything else you want Cougarfans to know?
Bunker: Just that I can’t wait to be a Coug and rep that Y after serving a two-year mission for the LDS Church.
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