Jason Chaffetz Athlete Profile

#16 Jason Chaffetz

Position: Kicker Weight: 175 Roster Years: 1985-1989 Hometown: Winter Park, CO Last School: Middle Park High School

Personal


Born in Los Gatos, Calif., ... parents are John and Peggy ... John was a student manager for the football team at Penn State from 1953-56 under an assistant coach named Joe Paterno ... was Utah co-chairman for Michael Dukakis U.S. Presidential campaign ... is a half-brother to one of Dukakis' sons, John ... younger brother Alex, was a kicker at Kansas ... recruited by Arizona State, Air Force, Wake Forest, Texas Tech, Penn State and Illinois ... majoring in business with a communications minor ... worked part-time for a Salt Lake City television station in the off-season.

Before BYU


Prepped at Middle Park High, where he lettered in football, track and soccer ... named all-conference and all-league in football and all-city in soccer ... holds school record for longest field goal of 43 yards ... coached by former NFL pro Fred Steinfort (Boston College).

Stats

Field Goals
YEAR   FG     PCT   01-19   20-29   30-39   40-49   50-99   LG
1988   6-11   54.5    1-1     4-4     1-5     0-1     0-0   -
1989   10-14  71.4    0-0     4-4     4-5     2-5     0-0   47
Point-After Attempts
YEAR   NO  
1988   36-38
1989   53-56
TOTAL  89-94


1985 | Freshman Year

Did some kickoffs for the varsity ... did all of the kicking for the junior varsity, including a 46-yard field goal against Weber State.

1987 | Sophomore Year

Kicked for the junior varsity.

1988 | Junior Year

Was the primary PAT and short-range field goal kicker ... scored two fourth-quarter field goals at Freedom Bowl, including game-winner, with two minutes remaining ... was the only player from the Freedom Bowl selected to the 13th annual All-Bowl Team.

1989 | Senior Year

Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference by the league media ... kicked a 47-yard field goal at Colorado State where he kicked four field goals and three PAT ... missed most of the San Diego State game due to a sore knee, but kicked a school record 37th straight PAT ... unofficially tied the school record with a 53-yard field goal in spring game.