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Drew Reilly Athlete Profile

#36 Drew Reilly

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-1 Weight: 183 Roster Years: 2012-2013 Hometown: Valley Center, CA Mission: Laredo-Brownsville Last School: Colorado State


  • Parents are Russ and Kris Reilly
  • Has two older brothers, A.J. and Trevor, and a younger brother, Beau. Trevor plays defensive end/linebacker at Utah
  • Also has a younger sister, Savanna
  • Served LDS mission to the Laredo-Brownsville area of Texas

Before BYU

At Colorado State (2008)

  • Played in all 12 games, with two starts
  • Recorded 20 tackles (nine solo)
  • Earned academic all-conference honors following the season
  • Received all-county and first-team all-CIF honors as a linebacker in 2007 at Valley Center (Calif.) High School, north of San Diego
  • Also garnered second-team all-conference recognition as a senior receiver
  • Posted 144 tackles (74 solo) as a senior, including nine stops behind line of scrimmage
  • Also voted team's Defensive Player of the Year as a 2007 team captain
  • Caught 36 passes for 649 yards and six touchdowns in 2007
  • Helped the Jaguars win two CIF Division IV state championships, as a sophomore and senior
  • A four-sport athlete, lettered three years in both football and volleyball, twice in basketball and once in track
  • Helped volleyball team to consecutive state titles, as a sophomore and junior (contributed to four overall state titles, including two in football)
  • Earned San Diego all-academic and Scholar Athlete honors
  • Also recruited by Utah, Boston College and the University of San Diego

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirt due to NCAA transfer rules

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Battled injuries but saw time in five games