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Watch the BYU coaching staff take on the JUGS machine


As part of their week 1 recap of fall camp, BYU released this video highlighting their first week of practice, with the best portion of the video featuring eight members of the coaching staff trying to catch a simulated punt from the JUGS machine.

The ball was launched about 100 feet in the air and the coaches had to perform with the entire team watching. Of course, that prompted some trash talk, and some of the coaches even felt it was necessary to gear up with some gloves. Spoiler alert: None of that helped the majority of them.

When it's all said and done, of the eight coaches that attempted, only one (defensive coordinator Nick Howell) successfully catches the ball...and then the team goes nuts.

No word yet if Howell is officially adding the title of "return specialist coach", but you can bet that it's on Bronco Mendenhall's mind after seeing the rest of his staff give it a try.