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BYU Hires Veteran Defensive Assistant, Alumus Justin Ena to Staff

BYU rounded out its defensive staff as the school announced they hired San Diego State defensive line coach Justin Ena.

BYU announced the role for each defensive assistant.

  • Jay Hill: Defensive Coordinator, Safeties, Associate Head Coach
  • Justin Ena: Linebackers
  • Kelly Poppinga: Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive Ends
  • Jernaro Gilford: Cornerbacks
  • Sione Po’uha: Defensive Tackles

A longtime college football assistant, Ena played linebacker at BYU from 1997-2001. He was a two-time First Team All-MWC linebacker before playing in the NFL for four seasons, mostly with the Philadelphia Eagles.