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Mitchell Juergens Athlete Profile

#87 Mitchell Juergens

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-10 Weight: 181 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010 | 2013-2016 Hometown: Houston, TX Mission: Mexico City, Mexico Last School: Langham Creek High School


  • Born in Houston, Texas 
  • Parents are Kurt and Gretchen 
  • Finance major
  • Served in the Mexico Mexico City West mission 
  • Twin brother Garrett, is a punt returner and wide receiver on the team
  • Older sister Heidi was a Cougarette 
  • Favorite athlete is Wes Welker 
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Langham Creek High 
  • Unanimous First Team All-District in 2008 and 2009 as a wide receiver 
  • Second Team Academic All-State 
  • Also lettered three times in baseball
  • Named Second Team All-District as an outfielder in 2009

2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Scored his first touchdown at BYU on a 50-yard reception in the fourth quarter vs. UVa
  • Hauled in a career high of four receptions along with 41 receiving yards against Nevada
  • Also had 66 yards on three kick returns with a long of 24 in loss to Nevada
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in all 13 games, starting 11 of them
  • Season-high seven catches for 107 yards and two touchdowns against Cal
  • Grabbed a 47-yard TD pass for fourth score on the year and his second-straight game with a 47-yard touchdown catch, finishing the game with 87 yards and one TD
  • Third on the team with 28 catches for 424 yards on the season

2015 | Junior Year

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team
  • Had a career high in receiving yards with 172 yards on four receptions and two touchdowns vs. Boise State
  • Caught a career-high 10 passes for 74 yards against UConn
  • Recorded 55 yards on five receptions in the Las Vegas Bowl against Utah
  • Tallied 471 total receiving yards and two TDs on 37 catches as one of five BYU receivers with 35+ receptions and 450+ yards
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in all 13 games, starting six

2016 | Senior Year

  • Named to theWuerffel Trophy and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List
  • Finished with 34 catches, 333 yards and two touchdowns
  • Also had one punt return for 15 yards
  • Led the team in receiving at Utah with eight receptions for 52 yards
  • Had his highest number of receiving yards for the season against SUU with 82 on six catches to lead the team