Calvin Close Athlete Profile

#63 Calvin Close

Calvin Close
Position: Offensive Tackle Weight: 225 Roster Years: 1976-1977 | 1980-1981 Hometown: Camarillo, CA


  • 1980 AP Honorable Mention


Parents are Don and Evior...served a mission to Hawai'i...general studies major.

Before BYU

Coached by Al Jacobus at Sweetwater High School...was all-league first team two years, All-CIF Honorable Mention in 1978 and All-CIF 2nd Team 1979...all-league honorable mention in 1979 in basketball...was the No. 1 triple jumper and long jumper in his county...National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete.

1976 | Freshman Year

Busy throughout season as a JV regular and varsity reserve.

1977 | Sophomore Year

Started on varsity squad.

1980 | Junior Year

Named honorable mention All-America and All-WAC first team...against Utah named coaches' player of the game on the offensive line.