BYU lands 2021 DT Victory Vaka

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BYU lands 2021 DT Victory Vaka

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https://www.deseret.com/2021/4/30/22413 ... ctory-vaka

Out of Westlake High School in Westlake Village in the Golden State, Vaka has had a rather complicated recruiting process. According to 247 Sports, in May of last year, he committed to Texas A&M but decommitted in November.

On Dec. 18, he announced a final six of BYU, Colorado, Florida State, Michigan, Penn State and Vanderbilt. He then committed to Colorado on Christmas Day before decommitting on Jan. 19 and announcing his pledge to BYU on Friday.

In all, he holds scholarship offers from 19 Power Five programs, according to 247 Sports, although that site reported that Vaka will actually initially join BYU as a preferred walk-on because of a scholarship crunch.


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A lot of those offers might have been pulled.


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The rumor mill had his A&M and Colorado offers were both pulled. He had a huge year and got tons of offers, but then didn't really didn't develop much. Plus he gained a lot of weight, notice he is listed at 6' 2" 350 (he would be much better at 310-320 range). BYU had back off him long before he listed them in his final 6 (before committing to Colorado).
If he gets back in shape and is willing to put in the work he will be a huge force for BYU.


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