BYU, like most programs, has received a steady influx of talent from players transferring into its program. Not every transfer is a success, but many of them are. Here is a look at 10 players who experienced success after transferring into BYU's program.
1998-2000, transferred from Michigan
Played at both outside and middle linebacker in 1999 before having his season cut short with an ACL injury. Was only able to play one game his senior season, sustaining a season- and career-ending knee injury against Florida State in 2000.
2011, transferred from USC
Fangupo has seen significant playing time at defensive end this season — his only season at BYU after transferring from USC. He's played in all 12 games, recording 23 tackles and 5.5 tackles-for-loss.
2000-2004, transferred from Air Force
Started as a sophomore at cornerback, recording 46 tackles that season. He battled injury problems the next two years, including a season-ending injury sustained during the first game of the season in 2003. He earned himself a medical redshirt and participated in 2004, recording 39 tackles and an interception that year. He finished his career at BYU with five INTs.
2004-2006, transferred from Washington State
Contributed heavily as a junior before earning the starting nod at inside linebacker as a senior. Ended his career at BYU with 90 total tackles and 7.5 tackles-for-loss.
2002-2005, transferred from Nebraska
He was beset by injuries during his time at BYU, but started in each of his final two seasons at both defensive tackle and at defensive end. He recorded 70 total tackles and five sacks over his career at BYU.
2010-present, transferred from USC
Kaveinga committed to BYU out of high school before electing to sign with USC. After two seasons there, he decided to transfer to BYU, earning himself the starting nod at mike linebacker after sitting out his required one season following the transfer.
2005-2007, transferred from Utah State
Played a big part at both inside and outside linebacker during his two years at BYU. He recorded 113 tackles while receiving All-MWC honors his senior year, in which he started at inside linebacker. He currently coaches outside linebackers at BYU.
1995-1996, transferred from Utah State
Was a punt and kick return specialist, leading the nation in punt return average his junior season with 21.9 yards per return. He returned a total of four punts for touchdowns and one kickoff for a touchdown over his career. He also saw time at both cornerback and wide receiver.
2010-present, transferred from Utah State
Nelson split starting responsibilities with Jake Heaps in 2010 before a shoulder injury ended his season. He entered this past season as Heaps' backup, but earned the starting job after leading BYU to a come-from-behind victory against Utah State.
2006-2009, transferred from Arizona State
After redshirting his first year, Hall went on to start for three straight seasons at quarterback after transferring from Arizona State. During those three years, he proved to be one of BYU's top QBs, compiling 11,365 yards passing and 94 touchdowns while leading BYU to a 32-7 record from 2007-2009.