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Ridge Nielsen Athlete Profile

#58 Ridge Nielsen

Position: Linebacker Height: 5-11 Weight: 230 Roster Years: 2010 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Mountain View High School


  • Brother of teammate Riley
  • Son of Todd Nielsen and Kathy Amos
  • Recruited by Arizona State, Arizona and Utah
  • Also lettered in baseball and wrestling

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Mountain View HS under coach Tom Joseph
  • Red Zone Player of the Year
  • Tribune Player of the Year
  • All-state honors as a running back and defensive end