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BYU Football Coach Offers Tongan Teen Who Barely Plays Football a Scholarship After Meeting for 15 Minutes

BYU Football Tongan Teen

The biggest surprise of college football’s National Signing Day is Motekiai Langi, a 6’7″, 410-pound teenager from Tonga with so little football experience that people thought he was a hoax. BYU gave Langi a scholarship, despite the fact that head coach Bronco Mendenhall met him for a grand total of 15 minutes and, as Deadspin notes, his entire recruiting evaluation was …

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