Originally written on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 10/19/11
BYU Football: Heaps hanging in there, handling benching with maturity By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune Published Oct 19, 2011 01:52PM MDT Provo • The momentary longing, the pain and anguish in Jake Heaps’ eyes, told the real story on Saturday in Corvallis, Ore. Walking past the interview room outside BYU’s locker room near Reser Stadium after Riley Nelson had led the Cougars to a 38-28 win over Oregon State, Heaps stopped briefly and glanced through the doorway, where Nelson was describing the victory and his newfound role as the team’s starting quarterback. Head down and shoulders slumped, the highly recruited high school All-Ame... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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