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BYU quarterback Taysom Hill to miss bowl with season-ending injury; Mangum takes over

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (Highland High) carries the ball as Southern Utah linebacker Kyle Tauiliili pursues during their college football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, in Provo, Utah. BYU won 37-7.
BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (Highland High) carries the ball as Southern Utah linebacker Kyle Tauiliili pursues during their college football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, in Provo, Utah. BYU won 37-7. The Associated Press

Quarterback Taysom Hill will miss the final game of his collegiate career due to injury.

The senior suffered an elbow strain in the regular-season finale Saturday against Utah State and will not play in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21, BYU announced Monday.

Hill (Highland High) failed to finish four of his five seasons due to injury. The 2016 season was a medical redshirt year after playing just one game in 2015.

Sophomore Tanner Mangum (Eagle High) becomes the No. 1 quarterback after starting 12 games and setting freshman records in 2015.

Hill finishes his career No. 4 in school history with 9,744 yards of total offense. His 2,815 career rushing yards are the most by a BYU quarterback. Hill surpassed Steve Young in total touchdowns Saturday and ranks No. 5 in BYU history with 75.

BYU is off until the Poinsettia Bowl, likely against a Mountain West program.

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