Ben Cahoon Athlete Profile

#86 Ben Cahoon

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-9 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 1995-1997 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Mountain View High School

Personal

Born 7/16/72 in Ogden, Utah...parents are Ken and Joan...served an LDS Church mission to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...married Kimberli Herbert in February, 1994...they have a a daughter, McKelle...prepped at Mountain View High...majored in physical therapy.

Summary

1998- Signed with the CFL's Montreal Allouettes after being drafted as the sixth pick in the first round...went to camps as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Other College

Set the school record for most receptions in a career (90) and in a season (78) at Ricks College...selected as team most valuable receiver...in his sophomore season he had 1,146 yards receiving and seven TDs...second most receptions in the nation as a sophomore...third in the nation in receiving yards...first-team all-region, first-team All-WSFL...first-team Academic All-American...honorable mention All-American.

1995 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted.

1996 | Junior Year

Clutch diving catch vs. Texas A&M...returned some punts vs. Arkansas State...had a TD catch from Kevin Feterik at Utah State...had a 12-yard TD catch at TCU...Academic All-WAC.

1997 | Senior Year

Caught four passes for 60 yards in the Spring Game...WAC Offensive Player of the Week (Arizona State)...GTE/CoSida Academic All-America, Second Team...GTE/CoSida Academic All-America District VIII...Second team All-Western Athletic Conference...Honorable mention post-season All-America, College Sports News...Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete...Academic All-WAC...selected by the coaches as the outstanding receiver for the season...led team with 57 catches for 931 yards and four touchdowns...ranked 23rd in NCAA in receiving and 36th in scoring...caught passes in all of BYU's 11 games this season...named coaches' receiver of the game vs. Washington...scored a 34-yard TD vs. Washington and had six catches for 106 yards...eight catches for 219 yards at Arizona State...chosen WAC Mountain Division Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts at ASU (also coaches' receiver of the game)...six catches for 119 yards vs. Utah State, including a 49-yarder, and caught 2 point conversion...six catches for 76 yards vs. Hawai'i...10 catches for 142 yards and a TD vs. TCU, also coaches' receiver of the week.