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Aaron Attig Athlete Profile

#18 Aaron Attig

Aaron Attig
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 214 Roster Years: 2005-2007 Hometown: Logandale, NV Last School: Moapa Valley High School


  • Born in Ogden, Utah
  • Parents are Margaret and Barto Attig
  • Accomplished clogger
  • Plays the French Horn and Tuba
  • Served an Church mission Madrid, Spain
  • Communicates fluently in Spanish
  • Recruited by San Diego State, UNLV, Southern Utah and Oregon State

Before BYU

  • Recorded 54 unassisted and 77 assisted tackles as a senior at Moapa Valley HS
  • Credited with four interceptions, one fumble recovery, one blocked kick
  • Also had 29 receptions for 492 yards, averaging 17.0 yards per reception
  • Averaged 4.7 yards per carry
  • Helped Pirates to a 6-5 record
  • Three-year football letterman
  • Also lettered three times in track and twice in basketball
  • Named the football team captain as a senior
  • All-state and all-conference receiver and linebacker
  • Named the Southern Defensive Player of the Year
  • Led team to a state title as a sophomore, and runner-up as a junior
  • Won the state championship in the high jump, long jump, 110-meter hurdles, 4x400-meter relay and 4x100-meter relay
  • Finished second, behind older brother, as a sophomore

2005 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted after returning from a Church mission

2006 | Freshman Year

  • Significant contributor on the game-preparation squad

2007 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors
  • Earned letterman honors, playing in nine games during the season
  • Contributor on special teams