Jim Balmforth Athlete Profile

#70 Jim Balmforth

Jim Balmforth
Position: Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 1988-1990 Hometown: Yuma, AZ


Parents are David and Kay...married Beckie Lewis in April, 1988...recruited by USC, Arizona and BYU before going to Ricks College...majoring in accounting.

Before BYU

Lettered twice in football and once in track at Kofa High...graduated in 1986...was pre-season all-state pick despite playing on a losing team...coached by Curt Weber.

Other College

Redshirted at Ricks in 1986 but started in 1987...all-conference selection...helped team to a 42-38 win over Walla Walla in inaugural Centennial Bowl (Pocatello).

1988 | Sophomore Year

Came to BYU after playing a year in junior college...made varsity traveling squad.

1989 | Junior Year

Earned starting spot in spring practice...started the first eight games...Academic All-WAC.