Blair Tushaus Athlete Profile

#54 Blair Tushaus

Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 2010-2012 Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ Last School: Notre Dame Prep

Personal

  • Born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Parents are Kirk and Marianne
  • Majoring in pre-business management
  • Lists crochet as a talent
  • Favorite athlete is Colts center Jeff Saturday
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Army, California, Duke, Nevada, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Notre Dame, San Diego State and UNLV

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Notre Dame Prep
  • Ranked the No. 15 center in the country by Scout.com
  • Scout.com 4A-II first-team all-state
  • Named first-team all-region as a junior after helping Notre Dame to the 4A2 state title and a perfect 14-0 record
  • Won state championship in 2010
  • Suffered a torn ACL prior to his senior season
  • Coached by Scot Bemis


2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Contributed to the scout team

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in five games as the backup center, including games against Idaho State, Idaho, NMSU, Hawaii and Tulsa in the Armed Forces Bowl

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in 10 games
  • Helped block for 153.2 rushing yards per game
  • Contributed on the line when BYU rushed for 540 yards against Hawai'i