Michael Alisa brings punch to BYU running game
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Oct 20, 2011 03:46PM MDT
Provo • Since Riley Nelson took over as BYU’s starting quarterback, the Cougar offense has been humming along — driving the length of the field, chewing up the clock, scoring points.
Nelson, however, isn’t the only new player in BYU’s backfield.
At the same time that coach Bronco Mendenhall switched from Jake Heaps to Nelson, Michael Alisa became the Cougars’ dominant running back.
He has been outstanding, too.
Prior to victories against San Jose State and Oregon State, Alisa had carried three t...
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