Tyler Cook's main goal this off-season is to gain weight after battling mononucleosis last year but the 2014 linebacker from Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta also wants to see his recruitment pick up.
That has happened recently for the 6-foot-3, 210-pound prospect who finished with 58 tackles and 7.5 sacks in his junior season.
San Jose State offered first and then BYU followed up and Cook said he's been talking with a few other programs, including some in the Pac-12, as well.
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"I got introduced to (San Jose State) and I got to talk with coach Donte (Williams) who's a really cool guy and I got to talk to the head coach," Cook said.
"They have an incredible linebackers coach so I know I'll be able to bond with him and he's a really cool guy."
The BYU coaches told Cook they'd pass his highlight film up to the head coach and they were clearly impressed because the Vista Murrieta standout landed his second offer in recent days.
Cook said he talked with BYU outside linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga and the Cougars are definitely an option early in his recruitment.
The main focus for Cook is to gain the weight back - and it's happening fast. The goal weight is 220 and the 2014 standout said he's getting closer.
"It's huge," Cook said.
"I've already put on 15 pounds since the end of the season and I weigh 210. I'm really excited about this next season coming up and what I can do to help my team and what I can do to help myself."
Arizona State, Boise State, Oregon, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, Washington and Washington State have all shown interest and Cook is trying to set up some unofficial visits and junior day trips soon.
"We're still putting our schedule together for junior days," Cook said. "I've been talking to a lot of colleges and trying to get my schedule together to see what works out."