Parents are Robert and Gwen...enjoys fishing, hunting, golf and horseback riding in his leisure time...plans to major in biochemistry at BYU...Eagle Scout ...served an LDS mission to Padova, Italy...recruited by Stanford, New Mexico, Boise State, Utah, Utah State and Idaho.
Named all-conference, all-region and all-state at linebacker, and all-region at tight end...also lettered in basketball and track...was named all-conference in basketball.
Academic All-Mountain West Conference as a junior and senior...received numerous academic achievement awards including National College Football Foundation and Hall of Fame National Scholar Athlete...second on team in tackles as a senior with 86, 50 unassisted.
Two-time letterman at Ricks College...named all-conference, all-region and all-American as a cornerback...was an all-region selection as a return specialist.
1998 | Sophomore Year
participated in spring drills
1999 | Junior Year
Earned Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors as a junior led the BYU roster with 96 tackles, including a team-leading 67 unassisted tackles, which ranked fourth in the Mountain West Conference season total (96) ranked ninth in the league produced four tackles for a combined loss of 18 yards, including one sack for a six-yard loss recorded a team-best four interceptions on the season equaled first team All-Conference performer Brian Gray with a team-leading eight pass breakups forced one fumble and recovered one fumble on the season earned defensive back coaches' award for performances against Wyoming, San Diego State, New Mexico and Colorado State produced double-digit tackles in five regular-season games, including a season-best 22 takedowns against Air Force earned MWC Defensive Player of the Week honors with 11 solo and 11 assisted takedowns against the Falcons twice recorded 11 solo tackles on the season, including performances against Virginia and Air Force recorded a 60-yard interception return against Colorado State also produced interceptions against New Mexico, Utah and San Diego State.
2000 | Senior Year
Had a season-high 13 tackles against Virginia...National College Football Foundation and Hall of Fame National Scholar Athlete...named a Verizon Academic All-American and All-District VIII Team...Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team...Circuit City National Scholar-Athlete of the Week...recipient of the NACDA Foundation Pigskin Classic Postgraduate Scholarship...All-MWC Second Team... Las Vegas Review Journal All-MWC First Team...The Sporting News All-MWC First Team...second on the team in tackles with 86 on the year, including 50 unassisted...recorded three tackles for loss...had an interception against Utah...recorded seven pass deflections on the year...named the coaches defensive back of the game in the Florida State, Air Force, San Diego State, Colorado State, New Mexico and Utah games.