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BYU Football Recruiting: QB Baylor Romney commits to BYU post mission

BYU lands the brother of a star recruit

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BYU received some good news Thursday when QB Baylor Romney affirmed his commitment to BYU. His younger brother Gunner (a BYU commit) confirmed the news via twitter:

Gunner is a 2018 4-star wide receiver who committed to BYU over summer. Baylor’s pledge to BYU further reaffirms Gunner’s commitment to BYU, as both brothers have longed been believed to be a package deal. Baylor said as much Friday on ESPN 960 radio.

Background on Baylor

Baylor was a member of the 2015 recruiting class and signed with Nevada before his mission. An ESPN 3-star QB, Baylor left straight on a LDS mission out of high school. Baylor was looking at some Pac 12 schools when he got home from his mission this past June, but his brother’s commitment to BYU drew him to Provo.

As far as playing style, Baylor is a dual-threat QB. As a high school senior in Texas, Baylor led his team to a District I (6A) championship. He passed for nearly 3,000 yards, and threw for 29 TD’s while completing over 70% of his passes.

Baylor is the second QB in BYU’s 2018 recruiting class that has pledged his commitment to BYU; Zadock Dinkelmann (nephew of Ty Detmer) committed to BYU back in May. BYU is currently one of the leaders to land 2018 5-star QB Tanner McKee, who will serve a LDS mission before enrolling in school.

Baylor’s senior highlights can be viewed below: