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Jason Speredon Athlete Profile

#73 Jason Speredon

Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-5 Weight: 308 Roster Years: 2006-2010 Hometown: West Valley City, UT Last School: Granger High School



Conference Honors

  • 2010 All-MWC honorable mention
  • 2010 Phil Steele All-MWC Second Team

Career Summary

Jason Speredon came to BYU from Granger High School in Utah after being recruited by 47 different schools. Speredon saw action in 34 games on the Cougars' offensive line and lettered three seasons. He helped BYU rank sixth in the nation in passing offense in 2008 and No. 21 in third-down conversion percentage in 2010. As a senior, Speredon was a valuable contributor to an offensive unit that achieved seven 200-yard or more rushing games, the most for BYU since 2001. He also helped BYU to 39-13 overall record during his career and received all-conference recognition for his performances. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details. 

Professional

Signed free agent deal with the Arizona Cardinals in 2011

Personal

  • Parents are Joe and Carol Speredon
  • Eagle Scout
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Served a Church mission in Concepcion, Chile
  • Married to Shalee Fackrell
  • The couple has one daughter
  • Recruited by 47 different schools, including Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Stanford, Notre Dame, Nebraska and Oregon

Before BYU

  • Two-time Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune first-team All-State selection
  • PrepStar Magazine All-Region selection
  • SuperPrep All-Midlands selection
  • Recorded 75 tackles, including 12 sacks as a defensive lineman his senior year
  • Three-year starter for head coach Dan Eckert
  • Team captain
  • Student Sports Magazine Junior All-American
  • Three-time letterwinner in wrestling
  • Placed fourth in the state finals as a sophomore and third as a junior


2006 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the 2006 season.

2007 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman
  • Saw action in 12 games during the season
  • Part of an offensive unit that led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 14th in the nation in passing offense, averaging 298.4 yards per game
  • Also led the MWC and ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 442.8 yards per game
  • Part of an offensive unit that helped the Cougars lead the Mountain West with an average 30.1 points per game
  • Part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game

2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Competed in nine games for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 6 nationally in passing per game (310.38) and No. 16 in total offense (444.77)
  • Part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game
  • Vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU to a 55.7 third-down conversion percentage on the season (2nd in the nation)

2009 | Junior Year

  • Suffered a season-ending shoulder injury during fall camp

2010 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • All-MWC honorable mention
  • Phil Steele All-MWC Second Team
  • Started in all 13 games
  • Helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 42 nationally averaging 168.1 rushing yards per game
  • Helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 34 nationally with 283 first downs
  • Helped BYU rank No. 4 in MWC (No. 1 in MWC games) and No. 21 nationally with 46.2 third-down conversion percentage, including a 12-of-13 (.923) day against CSU
  • Helped BYU rank No. 2 in MWC and No. 15 nationally with 88.0 red zone percentage
  • Helped BYU achieve seven 200-yard rushing games this season, the most for BYU since 2001, including an average of 198.5 yards in eight MWC games
  • Helped BYU hold opponents to zero sacks in four games and two or fewer in 11 games