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BYU will be without one of their top returning tacklers when they open up the season against LSU, as the school announced that linebacker Francis Bernard will redshirt this season for personal reasons.

Bernard started all 12 games last season, recording 80 total tackles, 5.5 for loss and two sacks.

LSU and BYU open up the season on Saturday, September 2nd in the 2017 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston TX.
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I refuse to read into this. Wisconsin had some "top returning" people miss the first game and didnt matter.
Reply51 months
Probably got his weasel greased. Them cult members don't like sex
Reply51 months
BYU. But maybe but as well.
Reply51 months
But opens season Aug 26 against Portland State. Can we get some accuracy on here!
Reply51 months
Lighten up, Francis
Reply51 months
Any time you refer to backups as "bodies", you got problems
Reply51 months
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