David Christensen Athlete Profile

#2 David Christensen

David Christensen
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-10 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 2000-2003 Hometown: Clovis, CA Last School: Clovis High School

Personal

Parents are Stephen and Victoria ... father played football at BYU ... brother of Mets' outfielder McKay Christensen ... brother, Steve, played football at BYU from 1987-93 ... served an Church mission in Rochester, N.Y. after signing a Letter of Intent in 1997 to play at BYU ... recruited by UCLA, Oregon, Arizona State, San Diego State and Washington ... married Shelby Phillips in July, 2001.

At BYU

In 2001: Redshirted due to injury.

In 2000: Participated in spring drills... had two catches for 19 yards in the Blue / White spring game... played in six games as a freshman... saw significant action on special teams... returned two punts during the season, averaging 8.0 yards per return... credited with six kick returns on the season, averaging 22.2 yards per return... produced a season-high 45-yard kickoff return against New Mexico.

Before BYU

A three-year letterman in football at Clovis West HS ... lettered twice in basketball and four times in baseball ... a three-time all-league performer in football ... named All-C.I.F. ... gained 1,700 yards rushing and 22 TDs as a senior ... led baseball team in stolen bases and hit .435 as a junior center fielder ... named all-league in baseball.

Stats

Christensen's Personal Best 
KO Ret: 2 (Three times, Air Force; Oct. 12, 2002)
Yards: 58 (Air Force; Oct. 12, 2002)
Long: 45 (New Mexico; Oct. 13, 2001)
Rec: 5 (Syracuse; Aug. 29, 2002)
Yds: 4 (Syracuse; Aug. 29, 2002)
Long: 50 (Syracuse; Aug. 29, 2002)
TDs: 1 (Syracuse; Aug. 29, 2002)
Christensen's Career Stats
Year Gms Rec. Yds. Long Avg. TD
2002 8 11 117 50 14.6 1

2000 | Freshman Year

Participated in spring drills... had two catches for 19 yards in the Blue / White spring game... played in six games as a freshman... saw significant action on special teams... returned two punts during the season, averaging 8.0 yards per return... credited with six kick returns on the season, averaging 22.2 yards per return... produced a season-high 45-yard kickoff return against New Mexico.

2001 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted due to injury.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Credited with a career-hih five receptions for 74 yards in the Cougars' season-opening victory over Syracuse ... posted a career-high 50-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the Orangemen... gained 47 yards after catch (YACs) against Syracuse ... slowed by an ankle injury against Hawaii, recording just one reception for six yards ... had four kick returns of 29 yards or longer during the season, including a season-high 35-yard return at Air Force ... posted 3 punt returns for 38 yards in the Cougars' largest come-from-behind victory in school history, credited with a season-high 105 all-purpose yards in the Cougars' 35-31 victory at Utah State.

2003 | Junior Year

Saw limited action during spring drills ... after recording 2 receptions for 6 yards in the team's first spring scrimmage, suffered a shoulder injury... had shoulder surgery in March ... listed as a preseason selection to start at receiver for the Cougars ... is expected to be the team's first-string kick and punt returner.