BYU football: Former Arizona State OL Sione Veikoso transferring to BYU

Fans cheer as BYU and Arizona State compete during an NCAA college football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. Former ASU offensive lineman Sione Veikoso announced his commitment to BYU just days after entering the NCAA transfer portal.

Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News

BYU is adding a transfer from Pac-12 territory to its roster.

Former Arizona State offensive lineman Sione Veikoso, who entered the NCAA transfer portal earlier this week, announced Thursday via social media that he is headed to BYU.

Tempe✈️ Provo #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/bX3mAlQFGL

— Sione Veikoso (@SioneVeikoso72) May 5, 2022

Who is Sione Veikoso?

The 6-foot-7, 325-pound lineman hails from Kailua, Hawaii, and was a two-star recruit in the 2018 recruiting class prior to leaving on a two-year church mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He originally committed to Oregon State in 2020 before flipping to Arizona State later that year, according to his 247 Sports recruiting profile.

Veikoso redshirted last year after playing in one game for the Sun Devils and will have four years of eligibility as a redshirt freshman.

He joins former Oregon offensive tackle Kingsley Suamataia as the second Pac-12 offensive line transfer to join the Cougar program in recent months. 

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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