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Peter Welsh Athlete Profile

#32 Peter Welsh

Peter Welsh
Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 205 Roster Years: 2010 | 2013-2015 Hometown: Bakersfield, CA Mission: Rosario, Argentina Last School: Bakersfield High School


  • Born in Bakersfield, California 
  • Parents are Leonard and Kathi 
  • Majoring in wildlife and wild lands conservation 
  • Brothers Kasey and Jesse played hockey at BYU
  • Served in the Argentina Rosario mission
  • Worked as a river rafting guide 
  • Eagle Scout  
  • Recruited by Utah State, Weber State and UC Davis

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Bakersfield High 
  • Three-year letterwinner 
  • First team All-CIF  
  • Two-time first team All-County 
  • Two-time first team All-League
  • Set a school record with 52 solo tackles 
  • Led team to CIF championship in 2007 and league championship three-straight years (2007-09) 
  • Honor roll student 
  • Four-time scholar athlete

2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Contributed as member of the scout team

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Returned from a mission and contributed as valuable member of the scout team

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Valuable member of the team but didn't see any game action

2015 | Junior Year

  • Played in one game, taking some offensive snaps for the first time in his career in BYU's win over Wagner