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Garrett Juergens Athlete Profile

#23 Garrett Juergens

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-10 Weight: 184 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2016 Hometown: Houston, TX Mission: Chiclayo, Peru Last School: Langham Creek High School


  • Parents are Kurt and Gretchen  
  • Born in Houston 
  • Served in the Peru Chiclayo Mission for the LDS Church 
  • Brother Mitchell is also on the team 
  • Eagle Scout 
  • Majoring in finance
  • Also recruited by Utah, Air Force and Army

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Langham Creek HS 
  • 2008 All-District Second Team  
  • 2009 All-District First Team
  • 2009 All-State Academic Second Team 
  • Broke the school record for most rushing yards in one half, going 205 yards
  • Three-time baseball letterwinner 
  • 2009 & 2010 All-District First Team outfielder

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Member of the scout team

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Returned the first kickoff of his career, ending the game with a total of five for 99 yards and a long of 31 in loss to Boise State
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in five games

2015 | Junior Year

  • Returned a punt 39 yards for a career high in the fourth quarter to set the table for BYU's final score of the game against Cincinnati
  • Played in five games
  • Notched 51 yards on three punt returns and 40 yards on two kick returns
  • Lettered as a junior

2016 | Senior Year

  • Played in all 13 games as the punt returner. also had one start as a wide receiver
  • Averaged 8.6 yards per punt return (No. 33 nationally)
  • Posted a season-best 27-yard punt return against Arizona
  • Had a career high in punt return yards (68) and longest reception (11 yards) against SUU
  • Caught his first career touchdown against UMass
  • Totaled four receptions for 36 yards
  • Had a career-high 12 total receiving yards against Utah State