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Logan Taele Athlete Profile

#62 Logan Taele

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 295 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2016 Hometown: Columbus, OH Mission: Tucson, AZ Last School: Dixie High School


  • Served an LDS mission to Tucson, AZ
  • Has three brothers and sisters
  • Parents are Steve and Nicole
  • Majoring in Accounting

Before BYU

  • Also lettered in track
  • Took first place at state in track
  • 1st place all division champion in discus

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Tallied two tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack against Idaho State
  • Played in 10 games
  • Recorded three tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one rumble recovery and a blocked kick

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Notched three tackles, including a tackle for loss that scored a safety for BYU, cutting the Boise State lead to 16-34 with 1:26 left in the first half
  • Recorded a season-high eight tackles in the Miami Beach Bowl against Memphis
  • Notched 31 tackles on the season, including two tackles for loss
  • Played in 12 games
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore

2015 | Junior Year

  • Had six tackles including one sack and three TFLs in victory over Cornhuskers.
  • Started at nose tackle in place of Tuiloma vs. Boise State, tallying three tackles and a half sack
  • Registered two tackles for loss at Michigan
  • Was one of six BYU players to notch 6.5 or more tackles for loss
  • Played in 13 games and started 11
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Named to Phil Steele's Postseason All-Independent Second Team

2016 | Senior Year

  • Started all 13 games on the defensive line
  • Posted a career-best 37 tackles during the season
  • Had 6.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks
  • Season-best six tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss at Utah
  • Named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-Independent second team defense
  • Named to 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
  • First career forced fumble against Utah State