Lance Reynolds Athlete Profile

#54 Lance Reynolds

Lance Reynolds
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 303 Roster Years: 2001-2005 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School


Personal



Parents are Lance and Leslie Reynolds ... father, Lance, is the assistant head coach and running backs coach for the Cougars ... younger brother and one of the country's highly-ranked offensive line recruits, Dallas, signed a letter of intent with BYU in 2003 ... an Eagle Scout ... served a Church mission to Little Rock, Ark. ... has successfully gained over 60 pounds since returning from his Church mission ... recruited by Utah State, UNLV, Utah, Harvard, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Washington ... married Becky Snell in May, 2002.



At BYU



In 2001: Redshirted



Before BYU



A four-year letterwinner in football ... named all-league performer as a linebacker and tight end as a junior and senior ... as a three-year starter and team captain, helped lead Timpview to the state title as a junior, runner-up as a sophomore and a third-place finish as a senior ... earned most-inspirational honors as a senior.


2001 | Redshirt Year


Redshirted after returning from a Church mission.


2002 | Freshman Year


Contributed on special teams ... a significant contributor on the scout team ... credited with two tackles in the JV Cougars' victory over top-ranked Dixie State College ... also credited with a sack and an interception against the Rebels.


2003 | Sophomore Year


Saw limited action during spring drills due to injury ... switched from linebacker to offensive line midway through the season ... saw action at center against Boise State and UNLV


2004 | Junior Year


Earned letterman honors as a junior ... started at center in all 11 games for the Cougars ... anchored an offensive unit that averaged 24.3 points, 105.8 yards rushing and 279.5 yards passing per game ... entered the season as the starter at center ... participated in spring drills.


2005 | Senior Year


Started each of the Cougars' 12 games at center ... named second-team All-MWC ... named team offensive lineman of the year ... anchored an offensive line that provided pass protection for the nation's seventh-ranked offense, averaging 306.3 yards per game ... part of an offensive unit that produced 33.5 points per game, including an average of 46.5 points per game over the Cougars' final four regular-season games ... provided run blocking for an offensive unit that produced over 1,700 yards rushing this season and helped produce the Cougars' first 1,000-yard rusher since 2001 ... part of an offensive unit that allowed just over two sacks per game, equaling just one sack every 19.3 attempts ... through the first 10 games of the season, ranked second on the roster with 69.5 knock-downs ... averaging one knock-down every 11.3 plays ... recorded a season-high 16 knock-downs against Air Force and another 12.5 against Wyoming ... a Rimington Trophy candidate ... a Phil Steele's College Football Preview honorable mention preseason All-American ... a College Football News and Athlon Sports preseason first-team All-Mountain West Conference selection ... ranked among the top-30 players (at any position) in the Mountain West Conference by College Football News ... listed as the second ranked offensive lineman in the MWC by CFN.