Reno Mahe Athlete Profile

#20 Reno Mahe

Reno Mahe
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 1998-1999 | 2001-2002 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Dixie Junior College

Personal

Parents are Sateki and Eva...Junior?s given first name is Sateki...favorite athlete is Jerry Rice...recruited by Washington, Oregon, Utah, Utah State, USC, UCLA, and Oregon State... married to Sunny Tonga (BYU volleyball player)... has one son, Jeffery?the couple is expecting a daughter in November 2002.

At BYU

In 2002: Named as preseason first-team All-MWC selection by the MWC media, Sporting News, Street & Smith's, Athlon Sports, Phil Steele and Jim Feist ... also named by Athlon Sports as preseason honorable mention All-American selection ... named by the Sporting News as the preseason MWC Offensive Player of the Year ... ranked by the Sporting News as the 25th top receiver in the country and ranked 29th by Jim Feist.

In 2001: Listed as a starting receiver in all 14 games as a junior, including a key start against Utah just six days after having his appendix removed... earned both First-Team All-MWC and First-Team Media All-MWC honors... received coaches awards for his performances against Nevada, Utah State, Colorado State, Utah and Mississippi State... recorded a team-leading 91 receptions for 1,211 yards on the season... averaged 13.3 yards per reception and 93.1 yards per game... credited with nine touchdown receptions... ranked ninth nationally, averaging 7.0 receptions per game... also saw time at running back, recording 15 carries for 174 yards, including a season-high eight carries for 69 yards at Hawaii... threw one pass for 17 yards against Cal... registered 189 yard receiving in the Cougars' 41-38 win over Mississippi State... recorded 10 or more receptions three different times during the season, including a season-high 14 receptions at Hawaii for 181 yards... registered 12 receptions for 96 yards against Tulane, less than two weeks after suffering a broken bone in his foot... scored at least one touchdown in all but six games during the season... registered at least one touchdown in four straight games to end the regular season, including two TDs against Mississippi State and Hawaii... registered 1,414 all-purpose yards as a junior... finished the 2001 season ranked 18th nationally in receiving yards per game (93.15).


In 1998: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman ... ranked second on the BYU roster with 481 yards rushing behind Ronney Jenikins, who recorded 1,307 yards rushing on the season ... averaged 4.9 yards per carry ... produced seven TDs on the season, including six rushing touchdowns ... tallied 181 yards receiving and ranked third on the roster with 851 all-purpose yards ... credited with 171 yards on kick returns and 18 yards on punt returns ... had six carries for 25 yards at Alabama in first-ever collegiate game ... recorded a season-high 70 yards rushing in the Liberty Bowl (vs Tulane).

Before BYU

Was team MVP at Brighton High...team had a 10-1 record...was Utah Gatorade Player of the Year...two-time first-team all-state... all-region and region MVP...lettered four times in football...also lettered in basketball and track.
A second-team, Junior College Gridwire All-America selection at Dixie in 2000 as a Sophomore... named first-team All-WSFL... led the nation in receiving, recording 57 receptions for 1,387 yards and 19 touchdowns... averaged 24.3 yards per reception... led the Western States Football League in receiving and scoring, recording 122 points on the season.

Stats

Mahe's Personal Best 
Rsh: 12 (Hawaii, Oct. 17, 1998)
Yards: 70 (Tulane, Dec. 31, 1998)
Long: 57 (Arizona St., Sept. 6, 1998)
Rsh. TDs: 2 (UNLV, Oct. 10, 1998)
Rec. 14 (Hawaii, Dec. 8, 2001)
Yards: 189 (Miss. St., Dec. 1, 2001)
Long: 62 (Miss. St., Dec. 1, 2001)
Rec. TDs: 2 (Miss. St. & Hawaii, 2001)
Mahe's Career Stats
Year Gms Rsh Yds Long Avg. TD Rec Yds Long Avg TD
1998 13 98 510 57 4.9 6 16 181 29 11.3 1
2001 13 15 180 55 11.6 0 91 1,211 62 13.3 9
2002 2 3 18 7 2.5 0 12 118 26 8.75 0
Total 28 116 708 57 6.3 6 119 1,510 62 12.7 10



1998 | Freshman Year

Played in all 13 games as a true freshman ... ranked second on the BYU roster with 481 yards rushing behind Ronney Jenikins, who recorded 1,307 yards rushing on the season ... averaged 4.9 yards per carry ... produced seven TDs on the season, including six rushing touchdowns ... tallied 181 yards receiving and ranked third on the roster with 851 all-purpose yards ... credited with 171 yards on kick returns and 18 yards on punt returns ... had six carries for 25 yards at Alabama in first-ever collegiate game ... recorded a season-high 70 yards rushing in the Liberty Bowl (vs Tulane).

1999 | Redshirt Year

Attended Utah Valley State College (did not participate in football)

2001 | Junior Year

Listed as a starting receiver in all 14 games as a junior, including a key start against Utah just six days after having his appendix removed... earned both First-Team All-MWC and First-Team Media All-MWC honors... received coaches awards for his performances against Nevada, Utah State, Colorado State, Utah and Mississippi State... recorded a team-leading 91 receptions for 1,211 yards on the season... averaged 13.3 yards per reception and 93.1 yards per game... credited with nine touchdown receptions... ranked ninth nationally, averaging 7.0 receptions per game... also saw time at running back, recording 15 carries for 174 yards, including a season-high eight carries for 69 yards at Hawaii... threw one pass for 17 yards against Cal... registered 189 yard receiving in the Cougars' 41-38 win over Mississippi State... recorded 10 or more receptions three different times during the season, including a season-high 14 receptions at Hawaii for 181 yards... registered 12 receptions for 96 yards against Tulane, less than two weeks after suffering a broken bone in his foot... scored at least one touchdown in all but six games during the season... registered at least one touchdown in four straight games to end the regular season, including two TDs against Mississippi State and Hawaii... registered 1,414 all-purpose yards as a junior... finished the 2001 season ranked 18th nationally in receiving yards per game (93.15).

2002 | Senior Year

Named as preseason first-team All-MWC selection by the MWC media, Sporting News, Street & Smith's, Athlon Sports, Phil Steele and Jim Feist ... also named by Athlon Sports as preseason honorable mention All-American selection ... named by the Sporting News as the preseason MWC Offensive Player of the Year ... ranked by the Sporting News as the 25th top receiver in the country and ranked 29th by Jim Feist... A Street & Smith?s preseason honorable mention All-America candidate ... a consensus preseason All-MWC first-team selection (MWC media, The Sporting News, Street & Smith?s, Athlon Sports, Phil Steele?s College Football Preview, Jim Feist?s College Football Preview)... rated by Street & Smith?s as having the ?best instincts? in the MWC ... finished with four receptions for 35 yards, averaging 8.8 yards per reception in the Cougars? season-opening win over Syracuse ... led the Cougars with eight receptions for 83 yards, including 33 yards after the catch in the Cougars? 35-32 win over Hawaii ... credited with one carry for 13 yards.