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Brenden Gaskins Athlete Profile

#16 Brenden Gaskins

Brenden Gaskins
Position: Quarterback Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 Roster Years: 2007-2009 Hometown: Farmington, NM Last School: Glendale Community College

Personal

  • Born in Farmington, New Mexico
  • Parents are Paul Gaskins and Kristal Foutz
  • Oldest of five children
  • Served a church mission in Urugay (2002-2004)
  • Eagle Scout
  • Recruited by Tulane, Nevada, Oklahoma State out of high school
  • Signed with Nevada out of high school
  • Served a church mission before attending Nevada
  • Majoring in business at BYU
  • Married to wife Lindsey

Before BYU

  • Redshirted at Nevada as a true freshman
  • Transferred to Glendale Community College
  • Helped lead the Gauchos to a 9-2 record and a No. 5 national ranking as a redshirt freshman
  • Earned Conference Player-of-the-Week after leading the Gauchos to 38-23 win over Scottsdale
  • Completed 15-of-26 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns in the victory
  • Ranked second in the Western States Football League with 138 completions for 1911 yards and 18 touchdowns
  • Earned Academic All-America honors
  • Earned second-team All-Confernce honors
  • Named the Glendale CC MVP at the Valley of the Sun Bowl
  • Earned first-team all-district honors at Farmington High School
  • Led Scorpions to the state playoffs as a junior and senior
  • Earned first-team all-state academic honors
  • Eamed the 4A New Mexico Offensive Player of the Year
  • Earned first-team all-state honors

Stats

YEAR    GP   EFFIC   ATT-CMP-INT   PCT   YDS   TD   LONG   AVG/G
2007    6    65.10   4-2-1         50.0  31    0    25     5.2  
2008    3    109.43  12-7-0        58.3  73    0    36     24.3
TOTAL   9            16-9-1        56.2  104   0    36     11.6


2007 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in six games during the season
  • Credited with 2 completions for 31 yards in back up duty at quarterback

2008 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Saw action in three games--UCLA, Wyoming and SDSU
  • Completed 7-of-12 passes on the season for 73 yards
  • Threw a season-long pass of 36 yards against UCLA

2009 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Saw action in five games
  • Picked up one tackle Colorado State
  • Carried out the team flag prior to the TCU game