There will be some new faces joining the BYU Cougars football team in the 2019 season. Some could be new freshman or returned missionaries. However, the Cougars made one big coaching change that could have a big impact on the Cougar offense.
After offensive line coach Ryan Pugh left after one season to become the offensive coordinator at Troy, BYU found themselves in need of a new position coach. The decision to hire former Texas State offensive line coach Eric Mateos to replace him.
Mateos has made previous coaching stops at both LSU and Arkansas, among others.