As recently as early June, Tayo Fabuluje of Arlington, Texas, hadn’t received so much as a letter, or even a phone call, from BYU. In fact, coach Bronco Mendenhall later told him the coaching staff knew absolutely nothing about him.
Yet by mid-June, Fabuluje joined a fast-growing list of recruits who had committed to play football for the Cougars starting in 2010.
Fabuluje lives with Ross Apo, a BYU wide receiver commit and high school teammate. While he has only lived with the Apo family for about a year, Fabuluje has a bond with them.
“I’m grateful to Ross’ dad for allowing me to come stay with them, and I’ll never forget that because who knows where I’d be,” Fabuluje said.
Fabuluje moved in with the Apos during a difficult time in his own family.