David Foote Athlete Profile

#27 David Foote

Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 2006 | 2009-2012 Hometown: St. George, UT Last School: Pine View High School

Personal

  • Son of Jerry and Patty Foote
  • Served an LDS mission to Colombia Bogota North 
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Three brothers and one sister
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Played at Pine View HS for Ray Hosner
  • Earned a 3.96 GPA
  • Team captain
  • Totaled over 1,200 receiving yards and 80 catches his senior year
  • Co-offensive MVP
  • All-region, All-State receiver as a senior
  • Also lettered in basketball


2006 | Redshirt Year

  • After enrolling in school in fall 2006, participated in spring practices prior to serving a mission.

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team.

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in 12 games on cover squad and at running back
  • MWC Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-MWC
  • Rushed for 53 yards on eight carries with one touchdown while totaling 36 yards on two receptions
  • Had nine tackles, seven solo on special teams
  • Led the team with 74 yards rushing at Colorado State, scoring the first touchdown of his career on a 31-yard run in the fourth quarter
  • Broke multiple tackles for a 31-yard reception vs. UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl

2011 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in all 13 games on special teams and at running back
  • Had 13 carries for 146 yards, totaled seven tackles and recovered one fumble
  • Recorded a 20+ yard run in four games
  • Rushed for 21 yards on a fake punt vs. UCF
  • Four carries for 30 yards vs. Idaho State
  • Five carries for 32 yards vs. Idaho
  • Had a 56 yard rush at Hawai'i
  • Recovered a fumble to set up a touchdown in the Armed Forces Bowl vs. Tulsa

2012 | Senior Year

  • Team captain (special teams)
  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Saw time on special teams, at running back and slot receiver
  • Had 42 rushing attempts for 198 yards for a 4.7 yards per carry average
  • Caught 12 passes for 122 yards and one touchdown
  • Had two kick returns for 35 yards and registered eight tackles on special teams
  • Recorded two tackles against Washington State in season opener and had four carries for 26 yards
  • Rushed for 39 yards vs. Hawai'i
  • Caught three passes for 29 yards vs. Oregon State
  • Posted two tackles vs. Notre Dame
  • Caught two passes for 33 yards vs. San Jose State including a 20-yard touchdown
  • Had four rushes for a season-high 52 yards vs. New Mexico State
  • Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society