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Bruce Hansen Athlete Profile

#2 Bruce Hansen

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-0 Weight: 218 Roster Years: 1980-1981 | 1985-1986 Hometown: Hacienda Heights, CA


Parents are Wendell and, Brian, played linebacker at BYU...another brother, Regan, is a linebacker for BYU...married the former Cyndee Crittendon in June, 1986...majoring in broadcasting and film production...served an LDS mission to Mississippi.

Before BYU

Acquired 11 letters through football, basketball, baseball and track...was all-region in football and basketball...all-state in football and baseball (pitcher) for American Fork High...a Centenary prep All-American...coached by Don Mower (BYU).

1980 | Freshman Year

Saw limited playing time with the jayvee because he was traveling with the varsity...had 14 carries for 64 yards, including an 18-yarder vs. Wyoming.

1981 | Sophomore Year

Was the fifth-leading rusher on the varsity with 176 yards on 35 carries...scored one touchdown...caught 14 passes for 106 yards.

1985 | Junior Year

Had 64 yards on 15 carries for a 4.27 average...caught four passes for 53 yards and one touchdown.