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BYU football gets commitments from 2017 TE Bentley Hanshaw, 2018 OL Jacob Smith

It's turned into another busy week on the commitment front for the BYU football program, as two more players announced via Twitter on Thursday that they've pledged to play for the Cougars.

BYU scored a key commitment for the 2017 class in tight end Bentley Hanshaw of Moorpark, California, while it got yet another lineman for its 2018 class in Jacob Smith of Rosemount, Minnesota.

At 6-foot-6, 220 pounds, Hanshaw has received scholarship offers from Utah, Oregon State, Utah State and New Mexico, among other schools.

He is the son of former Cougar Tim Hanshaw and is close friends with another BYU commit for the 2017 class, fellow tight end Tanner Baker.

"The family feel it all has, I fell in love," he said by phone from Provo on Thursday afternoon.

In all, four tight ends have committed to the Cougars for 2017.

"I'm very grateful for all the other big schools that are showing interest, but that's made me really convince myself on BYU," he said.

As for Smith, the 6-foot-6, 315-pound offensive lineman has received interest from a number of Big Ten schools but committed soon after receiving a scholarship offer.

He will be just a junior in high school this fall.

"BYU was already my No. 1 school, and I just love it out here," he said by phone from Provo on Thursday night. "It's a good environment, it's a good program and the coaching staff and players make you feel like family. It's great out here."

Ryan McDonald is a sports reporter at DeseretNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @ryanwmcdonald.