Throughout the history of BYU football, dating back to 1922, just six jerseys/numbers have been previously retired — Eldon "The Phantom" Fortie (No. 40), Marion Probert (No. 81), Steve Young (No. 8); Gifford Nielsen and Ty Detmer (both No. 14); Jim McMahon (No. 9). Wilson, Bosco and Staley (No. 6) will join this elite group.
“Having your jersey retired at BYU is the ultimate honor reserved for the elite student-athletes who distinguished themselves in athletic competition, in the classroom and in the community,