Michael Wadsworth Athlete Profile

Morgan UngaMichael WadsworthFred Warner

#30 Michael Wadsworth

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 221 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2015 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Hawai'i


  • Exercise science major
  • Has four brothers and six sisters

Before BYU

  • Played at Hawai'i in 2009 (Freshman)
  • Appeared in all 13 games primarily on special teams
  • Recorded seven solo and four assisted tackles
  • Recovered one fumble at Washington State
  • Career-high two tackles at Washington State and against Navy
  • A 2009 graduate of Silverado High School in Las Vegas, Nev
  • Lettered in football, basketball and track
  • Played three years of football, seeing action at wide receiver, defensive back and kick returner
  • As a junior was named first-team all-conference and all-region as a defensive back and first-team all-state as a kick returner
  • Had eight kickoff or punt returns for touchdowns while leading school to a division title
  • As a senior was named first-team all-region and all-conference and second-team all-state at defensive back
  • On offense, totaled nearly 1,000 yards of offense and nine touchdowns
  • Averaged 6.2 tackles per game on defense
  • Named to the first-team all-state academic team in basketball
  • Helped lead track team to a regional championship as a sophomore

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted in 2012

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded two tackles against Virginia
  • Tallied two tackles against Idaho State
  • Played in all 13 games and tallied six tackles
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore