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Jay Linford Athlete Profile

#61 Jay Linford

Position: Nose Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 248 Roster Years: 1981-1983 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT


Parents are Grant and Lazaun...married Allison Smith in March '78...a cousin to former Cougars Paul and Ray...majoring in business management.

Before BYU

MVP on defensive and all-state at Granite High...coached by Wayne Startin (BYU)...was the state powerlifting champion as a junior...played with Kevin Walker, a BYU teammate, at Granite.

Other College

Attended Snow College in Ephraim, Utah...started as a nose guard and offensive guard...was first team all-conference and all-region...recruited by SDSU, Wyoming, Utah and USU.

1981 | Redshirt Year


1982 | Junior Year

Saw extensive action with jayvee.

1983 | Senior Year