Colby Bockwoldt Athlete Profile

#46 Colby Bockwoldt

Colby Bockwoldt
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-2 Weight: 226 Roster Years: 1999-2003 Hometown: Sunset, UT Last School: Northridge High School

Personal

Parents are Rod and Debbie ... enjoys reading, music and working out .... recruited by Nebraska, Stanford, Colorado, Army, Arizona, Oregon, Cal, Utah State, Washington State, Weber State and Utah.

At BYU

In 2001: Competed in 14 games as a sophomore, including the 2001 Liberty Bowl... credited with 25 tackles, including 18 solo takedowns... recorded one sack on the season for five yards (vs. Nevada)... credited with one pass deflection on the season... recorded a season-high five tackles against Cal, including four solos and one assisted tackle.

In 2000: Participated in spring drills... recorded four tackles, two pass break-ups and one QB hurry in the spring game... saw action in seven games on both special teams and at linebacker... recorded 10 tackles on the season, including eight solos and two assisted takedowns... produced a career-high three tackles against Utah State, including two solo stops.


In 1999: Redshirted

Before BYU

A member of the Northridge High School Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA ... named to the all-state and all-conference teams as a senior at Northridge High School ... regarded as one of the top five recruits in the state of Utah ... also a standout track athlete, won the 5A state title in the 4x100 relay.

Summary

2003- Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL draft.

Stats

YEAR GMS UT AT FR FC INT PD BK HUR SACK
2000 7 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 13 18 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
2002 12 51 34 1 3 0 1 0 6 3
TOTAL 32 77 43 1 3 0 2 0 7 4
BOCKWOLDT's Personal Best 
UT:  9 (Wyoming, Nov. 9, 2002)
AT:  8 (Utah, Nov. 23, 2002) 
TFL: 3 (Twice; Utah, Nov. 23, 2002)
SCK: 1 (Three times; Utah, Nov. 23, 2002)
PD:  1 (Twice; Utah State Oct. 4, 2002)
Hur: 2 (Twice; Wyoming, Nov. 9, 2002)



1999 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted.

2000 | Freshman Year

Participated in spring drills... recorded four tackles, two pass break-ups and one QB hurry in the spring game... saw action in seven games on both special teams and at linebacker... recorded 10 tackles on the season, including eight solos and two assisted takedowns... produced a career-high three tackles against Utah State, including two solo stops.

2001 | Sophomore Year

Competed in 14 games as a sophomore, including the 2001 Liberty Bowl... credited with 25 tackles, including 18 solo takedowns... recorded one sack on the season for five yards (vs. Nevada)... credited with one pass deflection on the season... recorded a season-high five tackles against Cal, including four solos and one assisted tackle.

2002 | Junior Year

Earned All-Mountain West Conference honorable-mention honors ... recognized as the team's top linebacker ... started all 12 games for the Cougars at weak-side linebacker ... ranked third on the BYU roster with a career-high 85 tackles, including 51 solo takedowns (ranked 7th among league linebackers) ... produced three games with 10 or more tackles, including a season-high 11 tackles against Utah ... recorded a season-high nine solo tackles against Wyoming ... ranked 9th in the MWC with 12 tackles for a combined loss of 49 yards ... twice recorded three tackles for a loss against San Diego State (3-7) and Utah (3-18) ... had at least one tackle for a loss in 8 of 12 games during the season ... recorded 3 sacks on the season and forced 3 fumbles ... credited with 6 hurries, including two against Hawaii and Wyoming.

2003 | Senior Year

Selected Defensive MVP of the 2004 Hula Bowl with five tackles and one sack...a 2003 All-MWC honorable-mention selection...started among the conference leaders with 77 tackles on the season, including 42 solo takedowns (ranked second on the BYU roster)...ranked third in the MWC and led the BYU roster with 19 tackles for a combined loss of 63 yards, including 4.5 sacks...posted three double-digit performances on the season, including a season-high 12 tackles in the Cougars, 3-0 loss against Utah...recorded a season-high four tackles for a loss against the Utes...racked up 11 takedowns against Stanford, including a season-high six solo tackles against the Cardinal...led the BYU defense with a 13-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown in the Cougars' 44-36 win over San Diego State, the Cougars first defensive touchdown of the season...credited with two tackles for a combined loss of eight yards, including a sack for a five yard loss...registered two tackles in the Cougars' season-opening victory over Georgia Tech...part of a defensive unit that held the Yellow Jackets scoreless in the second half and did not allow a single touchdown on the night...limited the GT offense to just 96 yards rushing and 147 yards passing, including only 20 yards rushing in the second half...part of a defensive unit that held Utah to just three points and 184 yards off their season total yardage average...participated in spring drills...slated as the starting right-side linebacker entering fall camp...helped lead the Blue Team to a 14-7 victory in the annual Blue-White scrimmage, recording 3 solo tackles, including 2 sacks for a combined loss of 19 yards...also credited with 2 quarterback hurries.