"24. Dana Wilgar, defensive back (1973-76)
Wilgar had four very productive
seasons in the Cougar secondary. He was a two-time first-team All-WAC performer and AP honorable mention All-American. One of his best seasons came in 1975 when he had 93 tackles, three interceptions, a pass break-up and a forced fumble.
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For his BYU career, he totaled 280 tackles, 14 pass break-ups, eight interceptions and six forced fumbles."
While the offense has garnered most of the recognition over the years, the Cougars have had plenty of terrific defenses and defensive players. There have been stud linebackers, great defensive ends and tackles as well as some very talented safeties and corners, They have had numerous all-conference...