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Matt Ah You Athlete Profile

#51 Matt Ah You

Matt Ah You
Position: Linebacker Height: 5-11 Weight: 220 Roster Years: 2003-2005 | 2008 Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA Last School: Lone Peak High School

Personal

  • Parents are Charles and Joyce Ah You
  • His father, Charles, was a three-year letterwinner for the Cougars from 1973-1975
  • Brother, C.J., plays defensive line for the St. Louis Rams
  • Brother, Jasen, is a coach at the University of Utah
  • Returned in 2008 from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania mission
  • Married to Kalynne Madsen of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
  • Eagle Scout
  • Recruited by Hawaii, Utah, Arizona State, UCLA and Colorado State

Before BYU

  • First-team, all-state selection as a linebacker and fullback
  • All-Region 7 Defensive MVP
  • All-Utah Valley Elite 11
  • Honor Roll student at Lone Peak HS
  • Averaged 5.5 yards per carry as a full back at Lone Peak
  • Helped Lone Peak to the State 4A championship game
  • Four-year letterwinner in wrestling
  • Rated the state's top wrestler in his weight class
  • Both wrestling and football team captain

Stats

YEAR SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS SACKS/YDS INT/YDS PBU QBH FR FF
2003 4 7 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 5 2 7 -- -- -- 1 -- -- --
2008 19 31 50 1.0/5 .5/2 -- 1 -- 1 --
TOTAL 28 40 68 1.0/5 .5/2 -- 2 -- 1 --

            


2003 | Freshman Year

  • Saw action in seven games as a true freshman
  • Credited with 11 tackles on the season, including four solo takedowns
  • Had a season high four tackles against Air Force

2004 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in six games during the season
  • Credited with seven tackles on the season, including five solo takedowns
  • Registered a pass break-up against USC
  • Tallied a season-high three tackles against San Diego State

2008 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Saw action in all 13 games for BYU, including two starts at inside linebacker
  • Totaled 50 tackles on the season, including 19 solo takedowns
  • Recorded one tackle for loss and one pass breakup in 2008
  • Credited with a half-sack against Utah
  • Recovered a fumble against Wyoming