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.