Jason Buck Athlete Profile

#99 Jason Buck

Jason Buck
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-6 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 1985-1986 Hometown: St. Anthony, ID



All-America

  • 1985 AP Third Team
  • 1986 Consensus

Personal

Parents are Sideny and Moeena...grew up in Michigan, Oregon and Idaho...married to former Roxi Orr...recruited by Texas, Alabama, Ohio State, Arizona, Maryland, Kansas, Texas Tech, Illinois and Georgia Tech...majoring in physical education.

Before BYU

Lettered in football, basketball and track at South Freemont High School...was honorable mention All-America and first team all-conference as a quarterback and linebacker...coached by Murland Rydalch (Ricks).

Other College

Went to Ricks College (Rexburg, Idaho) to tru out as quarterback but ended up returning home to work...came back after putting on weight and was moved to defensive line...set school record for most sacks in a season (17) as a freshman...voted the freshman defensive player fo the year...was first team All-America as a sophomore...sleected as the top defensive player of the year nationally by J.C. Gridwire...set a national JC record for most quarterback sacks in a season (25)...was one of the most sought after junior college players in the nation...two-time All-ICAC first team selection...team was ranked sixth in the nation after losing in the last seconds of the Valley of the Sun Bowl...has be clocked in the 40 at 4.6 seconds.



1985 | Junior Year

Named WAC defensive player of the year...third team United Press All-American...first team All-WAC...WAC defensive player of the week vs. San Diego State...led the team with 11.5 sacks and 26.5 quarterback hurries...called "the most dominating player I've seen" by Hawai'i coach Dick Tomey.

1986 | Senior Year

An Outland Award and All-America award candidate.