Media Day 2011: Bryan Kariya

Jul 12, 2011 - Posted by Whitney Weekes on July 12, 2011 at 12:18 pm | Updated: July 12, 2011 1:06 pm

BYU Athletics caught up with senior running back Bryan Kariya during his first media day experience. 

"This is cool because it gives us the opportunity to get all these things out and be able to focus on football stuff after this," Kariya said. "It's good to be able to talk to the media and let our fans know what we're doing and then be able to focus on football and take care of business at the right time."

Media day not only has the media and fans excited about football season, but also the players. Kariya joined Jake Heaps, Matt Reynolds, JJ Di Luigi and many other players in expressing excitement for fall camp. 

"It kind of I think shows a transition from the summer really heading into season," Kariya said. "It really gets me excited to get to fall camp and get those things going."

Fall camp will give Kariya and his teammates a chance to see new things.

"I think it's going to be really cool to see how our special teams are going to turn out this year," Kariya said. "There has been a huge emphasis on that in the offseason. With all the new coaching staff, it's going to be this coaching staff's first fall camp together so that'll be something to look forward to."

Kariya said there isn't one team he's most looking forward to; he's excited for the entire schedule. 

"We have an awesome schedule and I'm glad to be here for my senior season in independence," Kariya said.