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Joel Theler Athlete Profile

#9 Joel Theler

Joel Theler
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2003-2004 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Brighton High School


Born in Evansville, Ind. ... parents are Jack and Carolyn Theler ... served a Church mission in El Salvador ... recruited by Utah, Utah State, Oregon, Oregon State, Colorado, Navy and Arizona.

Before BYU

A two-year letterwinner at Brighton HS ... named Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune First-Team All-State selection ... named Brighton HS most valuable player ... USA Today All-State honorable mention ... ran a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash ... played quarterback, running back, safety and receiver as a senior ... led Brighton to a 9-2 record.

2003 | Redshirt Year

Participated in spring drills after returning from a church mission.

2004 | Freshman Year

Participated in spring drills ... credited with four tackles in the annual Blue-White game, including three assisted takedowns ... expected to compete for playing time at defensive back ... named Prep Defensive player of the week against UNLV.