Justin Luettgerodt Athlete Profile

#51 Justin Luettgerodt

Justin Luettgerodt
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-3 Weight: 240 Roster Years: 2004-2005 Hometown: Gladstone, OR Last School: Foothill Junior College


Parents are Kevin and Kirsten Luettgerodt ... younger brother is a standout basketball player at Putnam HS ... received scholarship offers from Cal, Washington State, Baylor and Iowa State ... also recruited by San Diego State, USC, Oregon, Idaho, San Jose State, Kansas and Texas A&M.

Before BYU

A first-team Gridwire Junior College All-American linebacker as a sophomore ... set a school record with 147 tackles in 10 games as a sophomore for the Owls ... the 2003 NorCal Defensive Player of the Year ... a first-team All-NorCal, all-state and all-region selection at linebacker ... posted over 20 tackles for a loss during the season ... credited with seven sacks as a sophomore ... recorded 14 sacks as a freshman at Foothill as a defensive end ... a first-team All-NorCal selection in 2002 ... helped lead Rex Putnam HS to a 9-2 record as a freshman ... earned all-conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior on both offense and defense at Putnam HS ... also a three-year all-conference selection in both basketball and baseball ... earned the Multnomah Athletic Club Scholar-Athlete of the Year award as a sophomore ...

Other College

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2004 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors ... saw action in nine of the Cougars' 11 games during the season ... started five straight games at right-side linebacker ... credited with 26 tackles on the season, including 14 solo takedowns ... posted 3.0 tackles for a combined loss of 23 yards, including 2.0 sacks for 21 yards ... credited with a season-high six tackles (vs. UNLV) ... suffered a season-ending injury against New Mexico ... saw limited action during Spring drills due to an off-season knee injury.

2005 | Senior Year

Started all 12 games at outside linebacker for the Cougars ... named the team linebacker of the year ... ranked second on the BYU roster with 72 tackles ... credited with 39 solo stops and 33 assisted takedowns ... registered a team-leading 10.5 tackles for a combined loss of 52 yards ... ranked second on the BYU roster with 4.5 sacks, including a season-high 2.5 sacks against Colorado State ... named MWC Defensive Player of the Week after being credited with four turnovers at Wyoming, including three fumble recoveries and an interception ... three of his four turnovers at Wyoming led to 21 BYU points ... had one interception in three straight games (Air Force, UNLV, Wyoming) ... credited with six turnovers in a three-week span, leading to a total of 35 points ... had five quarterback hurries, including a season-high three against TCU.