Jonny Linehan Athlete Profile

#31 Jonny Linehan

Position: Punter Height: 6-0 Weight: 201 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2015-2016 Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand Mission: Adelaide, Australia Last School: Takapuna Grammar


  • Joined team after winning three consecutive national championships with BYU rugby
  • He is married to former BYU soccer player Marrissa Nimmer
  • Served a mission in Adelaide, Australia

2015 | Junior Year

  • In his college football debut, had five punts for 255 yards with two over 60 yards and two downed inside the 20-yard line, averaging 51.0 yards per punt in the 33-28 win over Nebraska
  • Booted a 77-yarder in the third quarter against the Cornhuskers, No. 6 on the BYU all-time list for distance on a single punt
  • Had a career-high 11 punts at Michigan
  • Notched a career high of three punts 50 or more yards vs. ECU
  • Booted a season-high four punts inside the 20-yard line, averaging 47.4 yards per punt on five punts with a long of 58 against Cincinnati
  • Lettered as a junior and played in 12 games
  • Named to Phil Steele's Postseason All-Independent First Team