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Kaipo McGuire Athlete Profile

#80 Kaipo McGuire

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1992-1996 Hometown: Pearl City, HI Last School: St. Louis High School

Career Summary

Kaipo McGuire came to BYU out of St. Louis High as a two-time member of the All-State First Team. The Blue Chip High School All-American went on to win the John Farley Award by the BYU coaching staff. McGuire was named to the All-Western Athletic Conference Second Team and caught a touchdown pass in six consecutive games as a senior. He also had 24 consecutive games with a catch during his time at BYU.


  • Signed as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 1997


  • Born in Honolulu, Hawai'i
  • Parents are Germaine and the late Emmett McGuire
  • Majored in psychology

Before BYU

  • Earned four letters at St. Louis High
  • Named to first team all-state twice  
  • Two-time Receiver of the Year
  • Blue Chip High School All-American

1992 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted

1993 | Freshman Year

  • Made his first catch as a Cougar against the Air Force Academy

1994 | Sophomore Year

  • Caught three passes for 51 yards at Air Force
  • Caught four passes for 37 yards at UTEP
  • Caught three passes for 53 yards against San Diego State

1995 | Junior Year

  • Three catches for 45 yards vs. Wyoming...36-yard TD catch vs. Hawai'i

1996 | Senior Year

  • Selected second team All-WAC by the coaches
  • Played in the Hula Bowl
  • Selected as the winner of the John Farley Award by the BYU coaches
  • Scored two TDs vs. Texas A&M
  • Had four catches for 68 yards and one TD at Washington
  • Had six consecutive games catching a TD pass
  • Had six catches for 69 yards and one TD vs. New Mexico
  • Coaches' receiver of the game vs. Texas A&M, New Mexico, Utah State and TCU
  • Had two catches for 63 yards at TCU
  • Had 24 consecutive games with a catch
  • Called the critical timeout with seconds remaining in the WAC Championship game vs. Wyoming that allowed the tying field goal to be set up