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Alex Kuresa Athlete Profile

#15 Alex Kuresa

Alex Kuresa
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-11 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 2011-2012 Hometown: Millville, UT Last School: Mountain Crest High School

Before BYU:

  • 2010 Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2010 Deseret News Mr. Football 
  • 4A All-State First Team in 2010 by Salt Lake Tribune
  • Owns nearly all state quarterback records, including total offense (12,917), passing yards (10,951), passing touchdowns (101), completions (751), and attempts (1,154)
  • Region 5 MVP in 2009 and 2010
  • Threw for 3,983 yards and 38 touchdowns as a senior
  • Started at quarterback as a freshman, completing his first 18 passes for 180 yards in the first high school game of his career
  • Led Mountain Crest to the 4A championship game in 2010 before losing by a point in double-overtime; went to three-straight semifinal appearances the years before 
  • In 2010 state semifinal, set semifinal records by completing 34-of-55 passes for 444 yards and four touchdowns
  • Also lettered twice in basketball and twice in track and field
  • Coached by Mark Wootton



Parents are David and Susanne ... born in Logan, Utah ... brother Jake played football at BYU and cousin Tyler Haws played basketball for the Cougars ... majoring in pre-business management ... favorite athlete is Jimmer Fredette ... also recruited by Oregon, Stanford, Colorado, Utah, Weber State and Utah State ... plans to major in business

2011 | Redshirt Year

Was the scout team quarterback