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BYU football: Cougar recruit turning heads

November 11, 2009
source: Deseret News

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It's very unique that a high school player receive a full college scholarship because of an Internet video, but that's what happened to BYU-bound Collin Keoshian, who was featured in the Los Angeles Times.

Keoshain is a running back who plays eight-man football at tiny Santa Clarita Christian School in California.? He runs the forty in 4.58 seconds but because he plays in an obscure league and small school, his talents are not well-publicized.

But BYU offerred Keoshain a full scholarship this past year after viewing a highlight video on Youtube.com, an angle that attracted national attention through the L.A. Times.

Wrote the Times:? "Keoshian is worthy of the exception. A 6-foot-2, 235-pound senior who can bench press 355 pounds, Keoshian has rushed for more than 5,740 yards, scored 113 touchdowns and made 255 tackles during his four years at SCCS, leading the Cardinals last season to their only Southern Section championship.

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