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John Pace Athlete Profile

#59 John Pace

John Pace
Position: Deep Snapper Height: 6-2 Weight: 214 Roster Years: 2004 | 2007-2009 Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA Last School: Esperanza High School

Personal

  • Born in West Covina, Calif.
  • Married to Britlyn Mitchell
  • Parents are Marsha and Corey Pace
  • Father played center for BYU's football team (1976, '79-'81 )
  • Eagle Scout
  • Served mission to Tegucigalpa, Honduras 2004-2006
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Majoring in Political Science

Before BYU

  • Scholar athlete at Esperanza High in Anaheim, Calif.
  • All-Sunset league in football as a tight end and deep snapper
  • Two time all-league first baseman in baseball
  • Batted .400 as junior and .430 as senior
  • Three-sport letterman in football, baseball and weight lifting
  • Recruited by Arizona State and Utah


2004 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted on the BYU baseball team

2007 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore on BYU's nationally ranked 11-2 Mountain West Conference Championship team
  • Saw action in 12 games as a long snapper, snapping all PATs and field goals

2008 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior on BYU's nationally ranked 10-3 team
  • Saw action in all 13 games as a long snapper, snapping all PAT's and field goals

2009 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Saw action in all 13 games as a long snapper, snapping all PAT's and field goals