Parents are John and Susan Deans... fourth child in family to attend BYU... served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Buenos Aires, Argentina... recruited by Nebraska, Illinois, Air Force, Iowa State and Cornell... married to Emily Deans, the current Olympic Sports Marketing Director at BYU.
In 2002: Expected to play a major role in the BYU offense... had seven carries for 45 yards in the Blue/White scrimmage... registered a game-high two touchdowns.
In 2001: Redshirted
Three-year letterwinner at Cherry Creek High School... played on two state championship teams... named All-Centennial League... a Denver Post Blue Chip player... carried the ball for more than 1,800 yards... led 1996 team to a 14-0 record... also lettered in track, competing in 100m, shot put, and discus.
Year Gms Gain Loss Net TD Long Avg.
2002 2 4 0 4 0 4 2.0
Total 2 4 0 4 0 4 2.0
2001 | Redshirt Year
2002 | Freshman Year
Participated in spring drills ... credited with seven carries for a team-leading 45 yards (6.4 y/c avg.) during the Blue/White scrimmage, including a game-high two touchdowns ... had one carry for four yards in the Cougars? 42-21 win over Syracuse ... stopped just shy of the goal line, his four-yard run set up a Marcus Whalen touchdown run in the second quarter.