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Learning & Service

BYU provides an opportunity for student-athletes to grow mentally, physically and spiritually. The mission of the nation’s largest private institution is to “to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life.” To this end, BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. Likewise, the mission of the BYU football program is, “To be the flag bearer of Brigham Young University through football excellence, embracing truth, tradition, virtue and honor as a beacon to the world.”


  • BYU’s honor code requires a drug and alcohol-free commitment from its students, helping them to focus on spiritual, academic and athletic excellence.
  • Year after year BYU led the Mountain West Conference in the number of national and conference academic honors.
  • BYU players have earned Academic All-America recognition six times over the past four seasons
  • BYU student-athletes learn personal strength and commitment through living with honor and through serving others.
  • BYU has an outstanding academic reputation.
  • BYU maintains a certified NCAA CHAMPS Life Skills Program.
  • BYU has a full-time academic advisement staff and tutors.