David Mills Athlete Profile

#12 David Mills

David Mills
Position: Tight End Height: 6-2 Weight: 212 Roster Years: 1979-1981 | 1983-1984 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Alta High School



All-America

  • 1984 AP Honorable Mention
  • 1984 Athlon First Team
  • 1984 Football News Honorable Mention

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City ... parents are Ron and Argene Mills ... married Wendy Mc Nichols in April `82 ... they have a son, Kasey ... majoring in computer science.

Before BYU

A three-time letterman in football, basketball and track at Alta High ... was all-region and all-district for two years ... was all-state in football in `79 ... helped Alta High to its first state berth ... coached by Doug Berry (Southern Utah State).

Stats

Year    REC   YDS   TD   LONG   AVG/R   AVG/G
1981     6     64    2     31    10.7    0.5
1983     3     34    0     19    11.3    0.2
1984    60   1023    7     63    17.1    5.0


1980 | Freshman Year

Suited up for some varsity action and saw lots of playing time with the jayvee.

1981 | Sophomore Year

Backed up Gordon Hudson, scoring TDs vs. Wyoming and Utah.

1983 | Junior Year

Moved up to second-unit after Hudson's injury.

1984 | Senior Year

First Team All-American, Athlon magazine ...honorable mention by Associated Press and Football News ... First Team All-Western Athletic Conference ... caught 10 passes for 225 yards and the winning TD vs. Air Force ... vs. Wyoming he caught three TD passes ... caught 11 passes for 103 yards in the Holiday Bowl ... with a defender on each side in the Baylor game he caught a Bosco pass that floated perfectly towards Mills' outstretched arms.