Ammon Olsen Athlete Profile

#15 Ammon Olsen

Position: Quarterback Height: 6-3 Weight: 209 Roster Years: 2012-2013 Hometown: Draper, UT Last School: Southern Utah University

Personal

  • Parents are Bryan and Stephanie Olsen
  • Has three siblings
  • Served in the Mexico City North Mission
  • An Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Utah’s 5A Most Valuable Player and Gatorade Player of the Year honors as a senior while leading Alta High School to the 2008 state title
  • Completed 193 of 306 passes (63.1 percent) for 3,209 yards and 36 touchdowns and ran for 860 yards and another 11 scores as a senior while leading his team to four second-half comeback wins
  • Member of back-to-back state championship teams in 2007 and 2008 as well as three consecutive region title teams
  • Exceptional athlete was also a three-year letterman on the AHS basketball team, earning Region 2 MVP honors as a senior
  • Attended Southern Utah University as a freshman in 2009, playing in six games while completing 57.1 percent of his passes (8 of 14) for 115 yards and two touchdowns 
  • Added 44 yards rushing on 10 carries (4.4 ypc)
  • Coached in high school by Les Hamilton


2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Quarterbacked the scout team

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • His first game as a Cougar came against Middle Tennessee
  • Completed his first pass vs Idaho State