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Austin Nielsen Athlete Profile

#68 Austin Nielsen

Austin Nielsen
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-0 Weight: 277 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2006 | 2009-2011 Hometown: Glendale, CA Last School: Sandra Day O'Connor High School


  • Born in Glendale, Ariz.
  • Son of Jeff and Misook
  • Married to wife Breanna
  • Has one sister and one brother
  • Served an LDS mission to Tacoma, Washington
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Graduated from Sandra Day O'Conner where he played for Rick May
  • All-state honorable mention in 2006
  • Team's 2006 Athlete of the Year
  • Also lettered in track and field
  • Discus district champion
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Participated in Boy Scouts of America

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in three games

2011 | Junior Year

  • Played in one game against Idaho