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Rhett Sandlin Athlete Profile

#46 Rhett Sandlin

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-3 Weight: 245 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012 | 2015-2017 Hometown: Draper, UT Mission: Nashville, TN Last School: Alta High School


  • Parents are Kinnon and Julie

Before BYU

  • A three-year varsity 5A starter
  • Named the Alta defensive MVP as a junior
  • Two-year first team all-region honoree
  • Named 2011 First Team All-Region Outstanding Linebacker
  • Two-year all-state honorable mention
  • 2011 West Region postseason All-American honorable mention
  • Rivals.com Utah postseason top 10
  • Was also recruited by Stanford, Oregon State, Washington, Utah and Wyoming

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2015 | Freshman Year

  • Had tackles in the games against Boise State and UConn
  • Played in seven games before a season-ending injury
  • Earned letterman honors

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in all 13 games as a sophomore
  • Saw time at defensive end, linebacker and on special teams