Nick Alletto Athlete Profile

#72 Nick Alletto

Nick Alletto
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-6 Weight: 325 Roster Years: 2004 | 2007-2010 Hometown: Parker, CO Last School: Ponderosa High School

Personal

Parents are Mike and Ann Alletto ... an Eagle Scout ... served a church mission in Bahia Blanca, Argentina ... speaks Spanish ... brother, Terrance, plays on BYU offensive line ... brother, Dan, also plays for BYU and is currently serving a mission.

Before BYU

A four-year honor roll student at Ponderosa HS ... a four-year letter winner in football ... also lettered in basketball and track ... helped lead Ponderosa HS to the 2003 Colorado State 5-A Championship with an 11-3 record ... started 44 straight games for the Mustangs on the offensive line ... considered the top lineman in Class 5A by the Rocky Mountain News ... a Rocky Mountain News All-Colorado South Team selection as a senior ... a two-time All-Continental League selection ... earned Denver Post Student-Athlete of the Week honors on Nov. 23 after leading Ponderosa HS to a 14-0 win over Mullen HS in the state semi-finals ... provided excellent run support and pass protection for an offense that averaged 25.8 points per game ... earned all-state honorable mention honors as a sophomore and first-team all-state honors as a junior and senior ... recruited by Oregon, Utah, Oklahoma, USC, Kansas State, Washington, Oregon State, UCLA, Colorado, Colorado State and Missouri.



2007 | Freshman Year

Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... earned letterman honors as a freshman ... saw action in five games during the season ... part of an offensive unit that led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 14th in the nation in passing offense, averaging 298.4 yards per game ... also led the MWC and ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 442.8 yards per game ... part of an offensive unit that helped the Cougars lead the Mountain West with an average 30.1 points per game ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... Academic All-MWC ... competed in nine games for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 6 nationally in passing per game (310.38) and No. 16 in total offense (444.77) ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU to a 55.7 third-down conversion percentage on the season (2nd in the nation).

2009 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw action in 12 games on the season, including 11 starts at right tackle ... Academic All-MWC ... played for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 17 nationally in passing per game (281.46) and No. 21 in total offense (427.15) ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.77 sacks per game ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU lead the nation with a 55.62 third-down conversion percentage on the season.

2010 | Senior Year

Earned letterman honors as a senior ... Academic All-MWC ... NFF Hampshire Honor Society ... played in 11 games ... helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 42 nationally averaging 168.1 rushing yards per game ... helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 34 nationally with 283 first downs ... helped BYU rank No. 4 in MWC (No. 1 in MWC games) and No. 21 nationally with 46.2 third-down conversion percentage, including a 12-of-13 (.923) day against CSU ... helped BYU rank No. 2 in MWC and No. 15 nationally with 88.0 red zone percentage ... helped BYU achieve seven 200-yard rushing games this season, the most for BYU since 2001, including an average of 198.5 yards in eight MWC games ... helped BYU hold opponents to zero sacks in four games and two or fewer in 11 games