BYU vs. Hawaii 07

Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Aleva Hifo (15) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as he's hit by Hawaii Rainbow Warriors defensive lineman Zach Ritner (97) during Brigham Young University's homecoming game against the University of Hawaii held Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald

I start the 2019 edition of my annual BYU football Countdown to Camp with a veteran who has already proven he can be a major contributor. Aleva Hifo was the second-leading receiver for the Cougars in 2018 (28 receptions, 358 yards, 2 TDs), the sixth-leading rusher (30 carries, 129 yards, 2 TDs) and had the best passer efficiency on the team at 690.4 (1-for-1, 31 yards, 1 TD). Expect him to be involved in the BYU offense early and often this fall.

Daily Herald sports reporter Jared Lloyd can be reached at 801-344-2555 or jlloyd@heraldextra.com. Twitter: @JaredrLloyd. Instagram: @JaredrLloyd.

Jared is the BYU football reporter for the Daily Herald.

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