The BYU Cougars football program got an absolutely massive win on the recruiting trail Friday when Arizona tight end Jackson Bowers announced his commitment to the program via a video he posted on Twitter.

How big of win is this for the Cougars? Bowers chose BYU over a final list of schools that included the Alabama Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Ole Miss Rebels, Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies and his home state Arizona Wildcats.

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Listed at 6-foot-4 and 225 pounds, Bowers is a top-250 recruit nationally according to 247 Sports and a top-15 tight end.

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He becomes the eighth prospect to commit to BYU as part of its 2023 recruiting class.

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