BYU’s Heaps poised to become the next Jimmer

While his quarterback was upstairs during rounds of radio and television interviews, BYU offensive coordinator Brandon Doman dished about Jake Heaps.

This is what Doman said: “People think Jake’s better than Jake is right now.”

Doman followed those cautionary words by promising that if Heaps learns to work on his game the way his buddy Jimmer Fredette did in college, “then he will become the best quarterback in the country. I don’t shy away from saying that.”

Doman’s mixed message, as delivered in the BYU Broadcast Center last week during the Cougars’ Media Day, is not news to Heaps. It is well received by the sophomore QB, who knows the expectations of BYU quarterbacks.

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