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Casey Wingard Athlete Profile

#4 Casey Wingard

Position: Tailback Height: 5-11 Weight: 183 Roster Years: 1977-1978 Hometown: Dayton, OH


Parents are James (machine opertator) and Christine ... brother Walt was former running back at University of Dayton.

Before BYU

High School - Attended Jeffereson High ... holds school rushing title ... coached by Bob Gregg.

Other Colleges - Attended San Jose Community College for two years ... team won Golden Gate Conference ... had over 1,000 yards rushing indvidual ... named school's back of the year.

1977 | Junior Year

45-yard TD run at Utah State was best of the regular season ... other long runs were 20 and 27 yard jaunts ... scored six TDs in Japan ... longest was 61-yard TD .. made front page of many Japanese papers ... returned kickoff for BYU in latter part of season ... exciting runner who can crack a long run.