Jason Scukanec Athlete Profile

#68 Jason Scukanec

Jason Scukanec
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 282 Roster Years: 1997-2001 Hometown: Vancouver, WA Last School: Mountain View High School

Personal

Born in Anchorage, Alaska...father is Bob and mother is Charlotte Brown...recruited by Washington, Washington St., Oregon, UCLA, Arizona St., USC, Idaho St., and Arizona...married Rebecca Anderson; they have one daughter, Taylor.

Before BYU

Lettered in football three times and track twice at Mountain View High...GSHL Lineman of the year...three-time all-league lineman...PrepStar All-American as a senior...coached by Eric Bernstein.




1998 | Freshman Year

Saw limited playing time as a backup to Jimmy Richards at center.

1999 | Sophomore Year

Participated in spring drills...saw time at guard and center...played in eight games during regular season.

2000 | Junior Year

Named All-Mountain West Conference Second-Team ... started all 12 games for the Cougars at center ... earned coaches' award for his performance against Air Force ... anchored an offensive line that did not allow a single sack in back-to-back games, marking the first time the Cougars have not allowed a single sack in consecutive games since the 1985 season ... provided pass protection for the top-ranked BYU passing offense, which averaged 274.6 yards per game.

2001 | Senior Year

Signed a free-agent contract with the Denver Broncos ... started 13-of-13 regular-season games for the Cougars and started at center in the Liberty Bowl against No. 22 Louisville ... earned First-Team All-MWC honors ... First-Team Media All-MWC ... The Sporting News First-Team All-MWC ... Football News First-Team All-MWC ... received coaches awards against Tulane, UNLV and Colorado State ... played center for No. 1 nationally ranked offense ... a member of the 2001 MWC Championship team ... helped BYU to a 12-2 record during the season, including a streak of 12 straight wins ... significant contributor for the top-ranked offense in the nation (averaging 46.8 points and 542.8 yards per game) ... provided protection for Heisman Trophy candidate Brandon Doman, who threw for o9ver 3,500 yards ... a key blocker for Doak Walker Award winner Luke Staley, who scored 28 touchdowns and rushed for 1,596 yards on the season.