BYU’s quarterback room just got a bit bigger.

Former Boise State quarterback Cade Fennegan announced Thursday he will transfer to BYU and join the team this fall after getting a scholarship offer from the Cougars’ coaching staff. 

Fennegan, who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is familiar with BYU. He entered the Cougars’ 51-17 win over Boise State last season after starter Jack Sears was hurt, and Fennegan completed 15 of 26 passes for 182 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in relief.

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Fennegan played his first college season at Boise State in 2020 following a two-year Latter-Day Saint mission to Argentina. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound quarterback hails from Dallas, Texas, and also had a handful of scholarship offers from Group of Five programs, according to 247 Sports.

The Cougars are looking to replace NFL No. 2 overall draft pick Zach Wilson at quarterback. Fennegan joins a quarterback room that includes the three leading candidates to replace Wilson — Jaren Hall, Baylor Romney and Jacob Conover — as well as Sol-Jay Maiava-Peters and Nick Billoups, a transfer from Utah.

Fennegan’s father, Garth, played at BYU in the early 1990s.