Jherremya Leuta-Douyere Athlete Profile

#43 Jherremya Leuta-Douyere

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-0 Weight: 230 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2015 Hometown: Garden Grove, CA Last School: Servite High School

Career Summary

Jherremya Leuta-Douyere was recruited by BYU after helping Servite High School win the 2009 State Championship. The linebacker played in 10 or more games every season while lettering all four years. Leuta-Douyere recorded a season-high five tackles and forced a fumble on UConn's first play from scrimmage in the Cougars' season opener his junior year. He started in 10 games during his final season. Leuta-Douyere registered a career-high nine tackles including a half tackle for loss and a half sack against San Jose State as a senior. 

Personal

  • Parents are Richard and Lita
  • Also recruited by Oregon State, Colorado, Hawaii and UCLA
  • Public health major

Before BYU

  • Coached by Troy Thomas
  • Helped his team to a 14-1 record and 2009 State Championship
  • All-League First Team
  • All-Pac 5 First Team
  • Trinity League Defensive MVP


2012 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in 10 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams
  • Made one tackle against New Mexico State
  • Recorded a quarterback hurry vs. Idaho

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Notched a career-high four tackles against Idaho State
  • Tallied three tackles and one forced fumble against Wisconsin
  • Recorded two tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Virginia in the season opener
  • Saw action in 12 games at outside linebacker

2014 | Junior Year

  • Recorded five tackles and forced a fumble on UConn's first play from scrimmage in season opener
  • Forced another fumble in win over Texas
  • In game against Virginia, registered seven total tackles, including five solo--both personal bests
  • Played in all 13 games, starting four of them
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior

2015 | Senior Year

  • Had seven tackles in the home win over Cincinnati
  • Notched a career-high nine tackles including a half tackle for loss and a half sack against San Jose State
  • Tied his career-high nine tackles and recorded 1.5 tackles for loss against Missouri
  • Played in 11 games and started 10
  • Lettered as a senior