BYU football: How will Kalani Sitake’s staff changes impact program?

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake waves to fans as he heads to the locker room during game against UAB play in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. Earlier this week, the BYU coach introduced new additions and changes to his staff.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

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Making good on a promise to prepare BYU football for the Big 12 Conference, Kalani Sitake did some hiring, shuffling and elevating on his staff this week. The moves brought some new faces to engage with players, equipment, nutrition and academics. These promises were part of the chatter circulating around the program when BYU extended Sitake’s contract at the first of the season. Here is Jay Drew’s account of the names and titles announced on Monday.

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Question of the week: What — if any — impact will the new additions to Kalani Sitake’s BYU football staff bring to the program on and off the field?

Jay Drew: The five new hires, and three promotions, that BYU announced Monday for its football program should eventually pay big dividends. But fans who think the results will be instantaneous could be sorely mistaken.

Eventually, the product will be better on the field. But to make that happen, BYU has to get better players. Recruiting has to improve. That’s no secret. Everyone in the program, from head coach Kalani Sitake to the student managers and trainers, knows that.

As Sitake said Monday, the ultimate goal is to make players’ experiences better, so …read more

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