Colby Jorgensen Athlete Profile

#17 Colby Jorgensen

Position: Tight End Height: 6-7 Weight: 228 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2011 | 2014 Hometown: Provo, UT Mission: Calgary, AB, Canada Last School: Timpview High School

Before BYU

  • No. 15 all-around athlete in the nation and No. 20 Midwest prospect by SuperPrep Magazine
  • Ranked No. 19 prospect in the state by
  • Ranked No. 28 nationally by among tight end prospects
  • Participated in the prestigious SPARQ competition at Nike headquarters
  • Helped team win state championships in 2008 and 2009 and the state quarterfinals in 2010
  • Helped Timpview win region titles in 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Totaled 50 tackles, six sacks and one interception in 2010
  • Also started on 2010 state championship basketball team
  • Honor roll all four years
  • Coached by Louis Wong


  • Parents are Trent and Julie

  • Born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah

  • Brother, Austen, played for BYU, as did a cousin, Spencer Hadley 
  • Favorite athlete is former BYU All-American Dennis Pitta 
  • Also recruited by Notre Dame, UCLA Stanford, Utah and Utah State


2011 | Redshirt Year

Did not play due to preseason shoulder injury