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Connell Hess Athlete Profile

#56 Connell Hess

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-0 Weight: 224 Roster Years: 2010-2011 Hometown: Boise, ID Last School: Capital High School


  • Born in Omaha, Neb.
  • Son of Chad and Tammy
  • Two brothers
  • Served an LDS mission to Richmond, Virginia
  • Majoring in finance
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Attended Capital High School
  • Played for Todd Simmons
  • Team Defensive MVP
  • First-team SIC
  • Second-team all-state honoree by the Idaho Statesman
  • Also lettered in basketball and track

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • MWC Scholar-Athlete
  • Played in six games on special teams and defense
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Had nine tackles
  • Notched a sack against
  • Had three tackles vs. New Mexico
  • Sack came vs. UNLV