Ladd Akeo Athlete Profile

#51 Ladd Akeo

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-3 Weight: 220 Roster Years: 1983-1986 Hometown: Pearl City, HI

Personal

Parents are Paul and Zaida...recruited by Washington, Oregon State, Hawai'i, California and Notre Dame...majoring in psychology.

Before BYU

Lettered in three sports at Kamehameha School in Hawai'i...was all-state twice in football...a basketball all-star...placed in the discus at the league and state track meets...team MVP on defense...coached by Calvin Chai.



1983 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted.

1984 | Sophomore Year

Played a lot as a backup...an outstanding special teams player.

1985 | Junior Year

Underwent shoulder surgery after spring practice...recovered sufficiently to start at inside linebacker...had an important interception against Temple that stopped a drive late in the game...missed some action because of shoulder injury.

1986 | Senior Year

Had shoulder surgery following the 1985 season and missed spring practice.