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

Personal:

 

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