Nathan Soelberg Athlete Profile

#13 Nathan Soelberg

Nathan Soelberg
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Roster Years: 1999 | 2002-2005 Hometown: West Valley City, UT Last School: Granger High School

Personal

Born in Murray, Utah ... parents are Stephen and Terri Soleberg ... served a Church mission in Oslo, Norway ... an Eagle Scout ... a member of the BYU track team ... holds a personal best 10.58 in the 100 meters and 23-00.75 in the long jump ... recruited by Utah State, Weber State and Utah.

Before BYU

Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior at Granger HS ... a three-year letterwinner in football and track ... also lettered (twice) in basketball ... an academic all-state selection ... played rec-league volleyball ... won the state 5A high school championship in the 100 meters and long jump.




1999 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted as a true freshman.

2002 | Freshman Year

Contributed as a member of the practice squad.

2003 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw increased playing time throughout the season ... competed in seven games ... credited with 13 tackles on the season, including seven solo tackles ... recorded a season-high four tackles at Notre Dame ... named Defensive Back of the game against Notre Dame.

2004 | Junior Year

Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... earned letterman honors after starting at cornerback in 10 of the Cougars' 11 games ... credited with 41 tackles on the season, including 25 solo tackles ... had a 60-yard interception return against Utah ... credited with five pass deflections ... posted a season-high nine tackles against top-ranked USC ... participated in spring drills ... posted two tackles in the annual Blue-White game ... will compete for the starting positiong at left cornerback during fall camp.

2005 | Senior Year

Earned letterman honors ... recipient of the Robbie Bosco Award, given to a member of the team who plays despite injury ... played in seven games during the season ... started at cornerback in all seven games he played ... recorded 35 tackles, including 26 solo takedowns ... had a season-high eight tackles, including seven solo tackles, against Boston College ... credited with seven tackles against Eastern Illinois ... recorded 2.0 tackles for a combined loss of five yards during the season ... had five tackles, all solos, against Colorado State ... suffered a broken wrist against Boston College and played the next five games injured ... suffered a regular season-ending injury against Colorado State ... returned to start against California in the Las Vegas Bowl ... participated in spring drills ... credited with one tackle during the annual Blue-White game.