Luke Ashworth Athlete Profile

#29 Luke Ashworth

Luke Ashworth
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Roster Years: 2005 | 2008-2010 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School

Personal

Parents are Brent and Charlene ... served a church mission in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2006-2008) ... a four-year honor roll student at Timpview High School ... one of nine children ... brothers Adam and Dave played football at Dixie State College in St. George, Utah ... grandfather earned All-America honors at BYU ... an Eagle Scout ... recruited by UNLV, Arizona State, Utah, Washington and Stanford.

Before BYU

A Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News All-State wide receiver ... a Deseret News first-team all-valley selection ... named to the Daily Herald Elite-11 team as a senior ... a three-year starter for the T-birds ... credited with 62 receptions as a senior ... scored 17 touchdowns as a senior ... posted over 1,100 yards as a senior ... on the defensive side of the ball, recorded 48 tackles, including two sacks ... totaled 20.5 sacks throughout his career at Timpview HS ... considered one of the top three high school prospects in the state of Utah ... helped lead Timpview HS to the 2004 4-A State Championship ... an all-state baseball player for Timpview HS.

Stats

YEAR GMS REC YDS TD LONG AVG/R AVG/G
Receiving
2005 11 6 90 0 34 15.0 8.2
2008 13 3 49 0 31 16.3 3.9
2009 13 28 387 4 48 13.8 29.8
2010 13 32 368 7 62 11.5 28.3
TOTAL 50 69 894 11 62 13.0 17.9

 
BYU GAME RECORDS
   Receiving touchdowns in a half: 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
   Receiving touchdowns in a game (tied): 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
   Touchdowns in a half (tied): 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
MWC GAME RECORDS
   Receiving touchdowns in a game (tied): 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
CAREER HIGHS
   Receptions: 6 vs. Washington (2010), Wyoming (2010)
   Receiving Yards: 113 vs. Colorado State (2010)
   Receiving Touchdowns: 4 vs. Colorado State (2010)
   Long Reception: 62 vs. Colorado State (2010)


BYU GAME RECORDS
   Receiving touchdowns in a half: 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
   Receiving touchdowns in a game (tied): 4 (vs. CSU, 2010)
   Touchdowns in a half (tied): 4 (vs. CSU, 2010) 

2005 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a freshman ... saw action in 11 of 12 games ... credited with 90 receiving yards on six receptions ... averaged 15 yards per reception ... longest catch was a 34-yarder against TCU ... caught a 23-yard pass against Colorado State ... had a 19-yard reception against Utah ... saw action on special teams ... made five tackles, including four solos.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in all 13 games for the Cougars, including four starts ... special teams contributor ... caught three passes for 49 yards, averaging 16.3 yards per reception ... caught a season-long pass of 31 yards at Utah State.

2009 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw action in all 13 games, including four starts ... caught 28 passes for 387 yards and four touchdowns ... caught his first career touchdown against Utah State, a 48-yard score ... averaged 13.8 yards per reception and 29.8 yards per game.

2010 | Senior Year

Earned letterman honors as a senior ... All-MWC honorable mention ... played in all 13 games, starting two ... named MWC Player of the Week and College Football Awards Wide Receiver of the Week after setting career highs of 113 receiving yards, four touchdowns and a long reception of 62 yards at Colorado State ... four touchdowns of 62, 7, 36 and 8 yards all came in the first half, tying a 58-year-old BYU record for most touchdowns in a half, setting a BYU record for most receiving touchdowns in a half and tying BYU and MWC records for most receiving touchdowns in a game while setting a stadium record ... four catches against the Rams were his only receptions of the day ... finished the season with 32 receptions for 368 yards while tying for a team-high 7 receiving touchdowns ... caught a team-high six passes for 24 yards in the season opener against Washington ... had six catches for 57 yards and a touchdown vs. Wyoming and five catches for 83 yards and a touchdown the two weeks before his record day at CSU ... last catch of his BYU career was a nine-yard touchdown in the New Mexico Bowl vs. UTEP