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Jadon Wagner Athlete Profile

#49 Jadon Wagner

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-4 Weight: 245 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Lethbridge Last School: LCI


  • Born in Cranbrook, British Columbia
  • Parents are Glenn and Marilyn Mutch
  • Brother, Aaron, played linebacker for the Cougars
  • Served a church mission in Denver, Colorado
  • Recruited by Oregon, Washington State, Auburn, Oklahoma State, Boise State, Tulsa, UNLV, Utah State and Miami (Ohio)

Before BYU

  • Helped lead LCI to an 11-2 record under coach Cliff Walters
  • Named defensive MVP
  • Earned league defensive MVP honors
  • Named first-team All-Alberta
  • Selected to participate in the Canada Cup
  • Named All-Star linebacker of the tournament
  • Also played for the Calgary Colts and Okargan Sun in the Canadian Junior Football League
  • As a rookie, led the nation in tackles, averaging 10 per game
  • Received conference rookie-of-the-year honors
  • Was one of three players nominated for the CJFL Rookie of the Year award
  • As a second-year player, helped team to an 11-1 record and an appearance in the conference final

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman
  • Saw action in four games
  • Recorded one tackle on the season

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in 12 games with nine starts
  • Totaled 37 tackles, including 6.5 for loss and 1.0 sack
  • Season-best game came at Utah State, totaling 10 tackles, 2.0 for loss
  • Also had seven tackles at No. 4 TCU

2011 | Senior Year

  • Selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with the 44th overall pick of the 2011 Canadian Football League Draft but opted to return for his senior season
  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in all 13 games and started six
  • Recorded 37 total tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup
  • Had season-high six tackles vs. UCF
  • Notched 4 tackles and 0.5 tackle for loss vs. Utah State
  • Had sacks vs. New Mexico State and at Hawai'i
  • Broke up a pass vs. Tulsa in Armed Forces Bowl