BJ Peterson Athlete Profile

#86 BJ Peterson

BJ Peterson
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Brighton High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Gary and Lisa Peterson
  • One of six children, including five boys (oldest of five boys)
  • Served a church mission in the Philippines from 2003-2005
  • Speaks Tagalog
  • Majoring in civil engineering
  • Both mother and father graduated from BYU
  • Eagle scout

Before BYU

  • A two-year letterwinner at Brighton High School for coach Tom Cushing
  • Played both receiver and safety
  • Helped the Bengals to back-to-back region championships
  • Also lettered in soccer and basketball
  • Graduated from BHS with a 3.9 grade-point average

Stats

YEAR GMS NO YDS AVG TD LG
Receiving
2010 13 2 11 5.5 0 6
TOTAL 13 2 11 5.5 0 6

            


2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2009 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Saw action in 10 games
  • Contributor on special teams

2010 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in all 13 games
  • NFF Hampshire Honor Society
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Carried out the team flag vs. Wyoming
  • Had two catches for 11 yards on the season
  • Caught one pass for five yards at home against Nevada
  • Had a season-high six-yard reception vs. UNLV