BYU wide receiver Puka Nacua is headed to the Reese’s Senior Bowl after another amazing season and a great career so far. Puka Nacua transferred to BYU last season and has been a great asset to the Cougar’s Offense and one of Jaren Hall’s favorite targets. Nacua could leave this season and go to the NFL he says that decision will come after the season and this bowl will be a great showing because of how many scouts will be there.
OFFICIAL! WR Puka Nacua @Asappuka from @BYUFootball is heading to the 2023 Senior Bowl!!! #GoCougs#TheDraftStartsInMOBILE™️@JimNagy_SB @PaniniAmerica #RatedRookie pic.twitter.com/3LJIpLSdxI
— Reese's Senior Bowl (@seniorbowl) November 21, 2022
Puka Nacua from Provo, Utah transferred from Washington in 2021 with his brother Samson to play together as they did in high school. Nacua has played in 20 games a Cougar and still has some eligibility remaining as a college athlete. He has been targeted 88 times, 1397 yards, 11 touchdowns and then 319 rushing yards and four touchdowns as a rusher. So far, his best game came against Baylor in 2021 where he had 168 yards and one touchdown.
Before coming to BYU in 2021 he played for Washington and Orem High School. Last Season Nacua played in 10 games. Nacua had 35 receptions for 666 yards and six touchdowns. He has shown that he can any where and still be productive.
The Reese’s Senior Bowl is an invitational game for college football players. These guys are either juniors or seniors and could declare for the NFL draft. Held at University of South Alabama on February 4, 2023. This all star game is here to showcase many of the countries best NFL prospects.
For over 73 years this bowl has served as one of the first steps into the NFL draft process for many current and former NFL players. “More than 900 NFL personnel, including key decision-makers from all 32 teams, and over 900 media members from around the country were credentialed last year.” Reese’s Senior Bowl has been a great starting place and many former Cougars have played in it. Most recently NFL stars, Kyle Van Noy, Jamaal Williams, Harvey Langi, Fred Warner, and Sione Takitaki.
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