Brian McKenzie Athlete Profile

#20 Brian McKenzie

Position: Running Back Height: 5-10 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 1996-1997 Hometown: Sarasota, FL Last School: Arizona Western Junior College

Personal

Born 2/27/75 in Sarasota, Florida...parents are Freddie and Betty...prepped at Sarasota High...majored in sociology.

Summary

1998- Signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Other College

Transfer from Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona...second leading rusher in the nation...named First-Team All-American while rushing for 1,773 yards...was conference MVP.



1996 | Junior Year

Led the team in rushing with 950 yards...rushed for 176 yards and one TD at Utah...had 132 yards rushing at Tulsa...had 129 yards rushing, including a 44-yard TD at Hawai'i...ran for 97 yards and scored 2 TDs vs. Rice...rushed for 59 yards vs. New Mexico...scored a 17-yard TD vs. SMU...rushed for 62 yards and a TD at Utah State...scored two TDs rushing and caught two passes vs. UNLV...scored two rushing TDs vs. UTEP...scored a TD in the WAC Championship game vs. Wyoming...was coaches' offensive back of the game vs. UNM, USU, Tulsa and Hawai'i...selected as the team's outstanding offensive back by the coaching staff.

1997 | Senior Year

Participation was limited in spring drills due to thumb surgery...participated in the Senior Bowl...selected Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference by the coaches and was Second-Team All-WAC by the Houston Chronicle (defensive coordinators vote)...Cougar Club Crowd Pleaser Award...selected by the coaches as the offensive MVP for the season and for the best conditioned athlete award...had three catches for 37 yards vs. Washington...112 yards rushing and one TD at Arizona State...coaches' offensive back of the game vs. ASU...had 98 yards rushing and scored the game-winning TD in overtime at SMU, chosen coaches' offensive back of the game...rushed for 94 yards at Rice, including a 40-yard TD...coaches' offensive back at Rice...had 120 yards and a TD on 30 carries vs. Hawai'i, coaches' offensive back...chosen coaches' offensive back of the game at UTEP...23 carries for 187 yards and two TDs vs. Tulsa, the seventh-best single-game for a BYU back and was chosen WAC Mountain Division Offensive Player of the Week for the effort...rushed 24 times for 133 yards and two TDs at New Mexico, including a career-long 62-yarder for a touchdown on BYU's first possession and was chosen coaches' offensive back of the week.