Nick Kurtz Athlete Profile

#5 Nick Kurtz

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-5 Weight: 205 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: El Cajon, CA Last School: Grossmont College

Personal

  • Son of Scott and Idma Kurtz
  • Has an older brother
  • Studying pre-business and hopes to be an entrepreneur

Before BYU

  • Four-star JC prospect, No. 4 receiver and No. 22 overall JC player in the country according to Rivals.com
  • Attended Valhalla High School in El Cajon, Calif., prior to two seasons at Grossmont College
  • Composite rating of No. 6 JC receiver and No. 8 overall recruit out of California by 247Sports.com
  • Produced 1,301 yards and 18 touchdowns for Grossmont’s passing attack the past two seasons
  • Recorded six multi-touchdown games, including two three-TD outings, while totaling more than 100 yards on four occasions, including a single-game high of 174 yards
  • Averaged nearly 15 yards per catch while amassing 87 receptions overall
  • Consistent performer, totaling 10 scoring receptions as a freshman and added eight more during his sophomore campaign in 2013
  • Contributed 67.1 receiving yards per game as a sophomore in 2013 to ranked No. 6 in the Southern California Football Association’s Southern Conference
  • Ranked No. 3 in 2012 with a 77.4 yards-per-game average
  • Named first team all-conference both seasons at Grossmont
  • Coached at Grossmont by Mike Jordan
  • Had more than a dozen offers from programs including USC, Oregon and LSU