Brent Nyberg Athlete Profile

#29 Brent Nyberg

Brent Nyberg
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 185 Class: Senior Roster Years: 1989-1990 Hometown: St. George, UT Last School: Dixie College

Personal

Born in St. George ... parents are Peter and Lucinda ... married Jaymee Thompson in May, 1989 ... they have a son named Jesee ... recruited by Dixie, Snow, Ricks, Southern Utah, Virginia and Southern California ... majoring in recreation management.

Before BYU

Played running back and defensive back at Dixie High ... lettered three times in football and basketball, two letters in track and one in baseball ... was all-state in football and basketball ... coached by Ray Odette.

Other College

Attended Dixie College and played two years before transferring ... named All-Western States Football League, All-America NJCAA and second team All-America Grid Wire.



1989 | Junior Year

Caught a 36-yard TD pass in the spring game, had four catches for 98 yards ... started the last nine games of the season ... had a great game against Penn State in the Holiday Bowl.

1990 | Senior Year

Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference ... had six catches for 51 yards in the upset over No. 1 Miami ... had a 16-yard TD in a victory over Washington State ... had eight catches for 151 yards in a loss at Oregon ... had six catches for 139 yards against New Mexico ... had five catches for 104 yards at Wyoming ... caught four passes for 116 yards, including a 55-yard TD in a victory at Utah ... had a six-yard TD catch at Utah State ... had a 39-yard TD catch at Hawai`i.