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) ... an 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 ... named 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.