Brent Carlson Athlete Profile

#52 Brent Carlson

Brent Carlson
Position: Linebacker Height: 5-10 Weight: 224 Roster Years: 1999-2003 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Durango High School

Personal

Parents are Chuck and Anna ...f ather played center for BYU in front of Gifford Nielsen ... prefers to spend his free time fishing...recruited by UNLV, Utah State, Army, and Washington State.

At BYU

In 2001: Competed in 12 games during the season, including the 2001 Liberty Bowl... credited with eight tackles on the season, seven solo takedowns... recorded a season-high two solo tackles at Wyoming... credited with a forced fumble against Air Force... recorded an unassisted tackle against Louisville in the Liberty Bowl.

In 2000: Participated in spring drills ... recorded two solo tackles in Blue/White scrimmage ... Saw action in all 12 games on special teams... also saw action at linebacker... recorded 10 tackles on the season, including six unassisted takedowns.

Before BYU

Named all-state as a senior ... voted state Defensive Player of the Year ...c o-captain of his team ... set Nevada high school record for most tackles in a season with 167 ... also lettered in baseball and golf ... set a school record for most home runs in a season ... was a straight-A student.

Stats

CARLSON's Career Stats
Year Gms UT AT TFL FR FC INT PD BK Hur Sck
2002 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 12 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000 12 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 32 16 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0



2000 | Freshman Year

Participated in spring drills ... recorded 2 solo tackles in Blue/White scrimmage ... Saw action in all 12 games on special teams ... also saw action at linebacker... recorded 10 tackles on the season, including 6 unassisted takedowns.

2001 | Sophomore Year

Competed in 12 games during the season, including the 2001 Liberty Bowl ... credited with 8 tackles on the season, including 7 solo takedowns ... recorded a season-high two solo tackles at Wyoming ... credited with a forced fumble against Air Force ... recorded 1 unassisted tackle against Louisville in the Liberty Bowl.

2002 | Junior Year

Saw action in 8 games during the season ... earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw significant action on special teams ... credited with 4 tackles on the season, including 3 solo takedowns ... tallied a season-high 2 tackles in the Cougars' 35-34 victory at Utah State.

2003 | Senior Year

Participated in spring drills ... will compete for playing time at linebacker during fall camp.