BYU football: Cougars get commitment from Utah State transfer running back Enoch Nawahine

Former Utah State running back Enoch Nawahine announced on Twitter Saturday night that he is transferring to BYU.

Wade Denniston, Utah State Athletics,

BYU has not been shy about adding running backs via the transfer portal this offseason — think Cal transfer Chris Brooks and Stanford transfer Houston Heimuli — and late Saturday, the Cougars added yet another.

Former Utah State running back Enoch Nawahine, whom 247 Sports reported had entered the transfer portal on March 8, announced his commitment to BYU on social media, writing “Turning dreams into reality.”

Turning dreams into reality🤍💙#Committed#GoCougs pic.twitter.com/xXclA8JTiT

— Enoch Nawahine (@EnochNawahine) June 12, 2022

An unrated recruit out of Kahuku High School in Hawaii, he was a member of Utah State’s 2019 class after originally committing to Boise State.

As a true freshman, Nawahine appeared in 10 games and carried the ball 16 times for 53 yards, averaging 3.3 yards per carry.

He also had two receptions for seven yards and tallied two tackles on special teams.

A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Nawahine was called to the Zambia Lusaka South Africa mission in February of 2020.

Called to serve in the ZAMBIA LUSAKA, SOUTH AFRICA mission🇿🇲 Excited to serve the lord and preach the gospel‼️

— Enoch Nawahine (@EnochNawahine) February 12, 2020

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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