Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/15/13
Not many BYU players shined in a 27-17 loss to Wisconsin, but one that did was senior linebacker Kyle Van Noy. Van Noy could have easily left school last year and been a first or second round draft pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Instead, he returned and has played with his signature tenacity, keeping him atop draft boards for the upcoming draft. Going into the game with Wisconsin, Badgers Head Coach Gary Andersen had some kind words for Van Noy. “The Van Noy kid is a good linebacker. He’s one of the top linebackers in the country … He is very talented and you have to account for him every snap.” Andersen would know better than any opposing coach as the former Utah State coach has played BYU each of the last four years. It’s safe to say he’s seen plenty of Van Noy. Van Noy didn’t disappoint against the Badgers with eight tackles, two for a loss and an interception. The interception was the seventh of his career. Getting in to the backfield is something Van Noy excels at with a tackle f...
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