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BYU fans usually have to travel to see their favorite cougars. But this year, athletes and coaches brought the fun to fans across Utah. Tyler Haws is a fan favorite and also a positive role model to kids and parents.
“There’s a lot of kids that look up to any athlete as a role model,” Tyler said. “You got to be in good behavior and doing what’s right, because those kids look up to you.”
Fans formed long lines to get autographs and take pictures with the players from the football, volleyball, soccer and basketball teams.
“The athletes are really really good role models…now they compete like crazy in the games but they’re really great off the field,” Tom Holmoe, the athletic director of BYU said. “They are students first, they’re athletes, they’re missionaries, they’re great kids.”
The Cougar Fan Fest is a casual, fun event where parents and children get the chance to interact one on one with some of the BYU athletes. Not only were fans able to meet their favorite athletes, but they were able to try on their gear, play games, go through obstacle courses and jump in bouncy houses. The supporters loved the environment that was created at the Cougar Fan Fest.
Tonight from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. you can find the coaches, athletes and activities in Sandy at the amphitheater park. Admission is free for everyone.