Parents are Hal and Joyce...brother, Randy, was an offensive lineman at BYU...served an LDS mission to Denver, Colorado...married Therese Claborn in April, 1985...they have a son...recruited by Oklahoma and Oklahoma State...majoring in business education.
Attended East Central High, where he was a member of the school Hall of Fame and was a Boys State representative...played football two years and wrestled three...undefeated as a heavyweight wrestler as a junior and lost only one match as a senior...holds the state record for consecutive pins (47)...was ranked as the top prep heavyweight wrestler in the country by Amateur Wrestling News...coached by John Hogan (Northeastern State).
1982 | Freshman Year
Played jayvee ball before going on his mission.
1984 | Redshirt Year
1985 | Sophomore Year
Played offensive tackle in several games as a backup...was BYU's heavyweight wrestler and finished second in the WAC meet.
1986 | Junior Year
Injured his back wrestling and missed spring practice...backed up Chris Matau at left guard and saw spot duty throughout the season.