BYU receiver Samson Nacua celebrates a TD catch Virginia at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Samson and his brother Puka made BYU program history when they both finished the game with 107 receiving yards and a touchdown apiece.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

It’s not quite the moon landing, but the next two days will be out of this world for Samson Nacua. 

The former BYU and Utah receiver arrived in Indianapolis Thursday for his first minicamp as an undrafted free agent with the Colts. While there, under the watchful eye of head coach Frank Reich, Nacua will take his first “small steps” toward making a “giant leap” into the NFL.

His first objective is to make a good first impression.

“I want them to know I will do whatever they ask of me,” he told “BYU SportsNation” before his 6 a.m. flight to Indiana. “If they need me to go out there and catch a pass, I’ll do it. If they need me to go out there and block a defensive end, I’ll do it. If they need me to go play safety and tackle Tyler Allgeier, I’ll do it.”

Being a free agent is a familiar road for Nacua, who has walked this walk before.

“I was a walk-on at the University of Utah and earned my way from there and I earned my way to BYU. It wasn’t easy to get over here,” he said. “Now I have this camp invite as a free agent, or walk-on, it’s all the same to me. I’m …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *