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.
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.