Jonny Harline Athlete Profile

#13 Jonny Harline

Jonny Harline
Position: Tight End Height: 6-4 Weight: 238 Roster Years: 2004-2006 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Ricks Junior College


  • 2006 CBS First Team
  • 2006 College Football News First Team
  • 2006 ESPN First Team
  • 2006 First Team
  • 2006 The Sporting News First Team
  • 2006 AP Third Team


Born in North Brunswick, N.J. ... parents are Craig and Paula Harline ... served a Church mission in New York City ... speaks Spanish ... an honor-roll student at Orem HS and Ricks JC ... married to Tiare Naluai of Bountiful, Utah.

Before BYU

Prepped at Orem HS ... earned first-team all-region and all-state honors in football and basketball ... led the Tigers to a second-place finish in the state basketball playoffs and a quarter-final appearance in football ... named Orem HS MVP ... a three-year letterwinner.

Other College

A first-team All-Region 18 selection as a freshman ... led the Western States Football League with an average of over 20 yards per reception ... scored eight touchdowns on the season.


Yr     Gms  Rec   Yds   TD   Long  Avg./R   Avg./G
2005   12   63    853    5    37    13.5     71.1
2006   13   58    935   12    71    16.1     71.9
TOTAL  25  121  1,788   17    71    14.8     71.5
Rec:  10 (at New Mexico; Oct. 8, 2005)
Yds: 181 (vs. Oregon; Dec. 18, 2006)
TD:    3 (at Utah, Nov. 25, 2006
LNG:  71 (vs. New Mexico; Nov. 18, 2006)

2004 | Sophomore Year

Saw limited action on special teams as a sophomore.

2005 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... named first-team All-MWC... named Academic All-MWC ... named team receiver of the year ... saw action in all 12 games of the season, starting in nine ... ranked no. 7 in the Mountain West Conference in receptions per game at 5.25 ... named Nassau County Sports Commission John Mackey National Tight End of the Week for his play against New Mexico when he caught 10 passes for 123 yards ... caught seven passes for 123 yards against San Diego State ... had eight receptions for 100 yards and one touchdown at Notre Dame ... caught seven passes for 73 yards and one touchdown against California in the Las Vegas Bowl ... two of his four receptions against Wyoming went for touchdowns ... recorded 63 receptions for 853 yards ... averaged 13.5 yards per reception ... totaled 63 receptions for 853 yards on the season ... averaged 71.1 receiving yards per game ... recorded five TDs on the season ... credited with four tackles, including three solo takedowns ... had season-long reception of 37 yards against TCU and San Diego State ... participated in spring drills ... credited with six receptions for 89 yards in the annual Blue-White game.

2006 | Senior Year

Named a first team All-American by The Sporting News ... an ESPN first-team All-American ... earned College Football News, CBSSportline and first team All-America honors ... named third-team Associated Press All-American ... earned first team All-Mountain West Conference honors ... earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... a Mackey Award semifinalist ... named "the best tight end in the nation" by CBSSportsline ... earned CBSSportsline All-Bowl team honors ... named the Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl MVP ... credited with a season-high nine receptions for a Las Vegas Bowl record 181 yards and a touchdown in BYU's 38-8 victory over Oregon ... led the nation with 935 yards receiving, averaging 16.1 yards per reception ... led the nation with 12 touchdown receptions ... was twice selected by ESPN as the "Top Play of the Day," including a spectacular one-handed reception in the Cougars' 31-17 win over No. 15 TCU and a last-second touchdown reception to give BYU a 33-31 victory over Utah ... averaged 71.9 yards receiving per game ... posted a regular-season high seven receptions for 118 yards against Utah ... credited with three games with over 100 yards receiving ... scored a career-high three touchdowns against Utah ... statistically ranked as the top-returning tight end in the country entering the season ... named preseason All-Mountain West by The Sporting News, Athlon, Phil Steele and Blue Ribbon.