BYU Football presents Vae Soifua


BYU offered a scholarship to 2022 offensive line prospect Vae Soifua on Friday. Soifua, who weighs 6’5,285 pounds, is preparing for Orem High School. I was fortunate enough to catch up with Soifua to discuss his recent offer from BYU and get an update on his recruiting.

Soifua grew up around Provo, and getting a BYU deal has been a lifelong goal. “It was a real blessing to receive an offer from a college that I grew up watching,” Soifua said. “I was born in Utah and stayed in Provo for a very long time – it was always a goal to get an offer from them.”

Proximity isn’t Vae’s only connection to BYU. Her sister plays golf for the Cougars.

BYU OL Coach Darrell Funk is Vae’s primary contact at BYU. “We haven’t met in person yet,” Soifua said of his relationship with coach Funk. “But I think we have a really good relationship right now.”

Besides BYU, Soifua has received offers from FAU, Idaho, and SUU. He also hears from representatives of USC, the State of Utah and the State of Boise.

On what will be the most important factors in its recruitment, Soifua said: “The coaching staff and their development, and education at school.”

Soifua played the right tackle last season for Orem High School. His physicality stands out on the film – you can check out his best moments for juniors below.

At the moment, Soifua is anticipating a decision from the summer school: “I will probably sign up before the season or around then.”

The recruitment deadlines end on June 1. Prospects will be able to meet coaches during tours or at summer camps.

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