Darren Handley Athlete Profile

#88 Darren Handley

Position: Tight End Height: 6-2 Weight: 235 Roster Years: 1985-1988 Hometown: Sandy, UT

Personal

Parents are Dave and Betty...brother, Todd, was a quarterback at Utah State...recruited by UCLA, Utah State, Utah, Nebraska, Hawai'i and Arizona...a business major with a minor in communications.

Before BYU

High School - Lettered in football, basketball and baseball at Alta High...an all-state football selection...named to USA Today, Street & Smith and Adidas All-America teams...team won state championship in '83 and '84 runnerup...coached by Doug Berry (Southern Utah State).



1985 | Freshman Year

Played mainly with the junior varsity, where he caught 19 passes for 224 yards and one touchdown...dressed for some varsity games.

1986 | Sophomore Year

Backed up Trevor Molini most of the season...started Air Force and Freedom Bowl games...had two key receptions vs. UTEP...had a 46-yard catch and run against had six catches against both San Diego State and UTEP...caught a 35-yard touchdown pass at Hawai'i.

1987 | Junior Year

Led the team with 52 catches and 636 yards...had six catches against both San Diego State and UTEP...caught a 35-yard touchdown pass at Hawai'i.