Robert Anae Athlete Profile

#57 Robert Anae

Positions: Offensive Guard, Center Height: 6-5 Weight: 250 Roster Years: 1980-1984 Hometown: Laie, HI Last School: Kahuku High School

Personal

Born in Long Beach, Calif., ... parents are FAmika (deceased) and Alice Anae ... father played center for the 1956 BYU squad ... brother, Brad, played defensive end for BYU from 1979-81 and in the USFL ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tulsa, Okla., ... majoring in political science.

Before BYU

Played at Kahuku High under Chuck Meade (San Jose State) ... all-state in football and all-league in basketball.




1980 | Freshman Year

Starting jayvee center ... traveled with the varsity and did the deep snapping in the Holiday Bowl against SMU.

1982 | Sophomore Year

Was backup to All-American Bart Oates.

1983 | Junior Year

Alternated as starting center with Trevor Matich.

1984 | Senior Year

Played in the Hula Bowl ... All-WAC second team ... moved to guard in spring practice ... the oldest player on the team, celebrating his 26th birthday at the Holiday Bowl ... outstanding lineman by the BYU coaches against Hawai`i and the Air Force Academy when he graded out at 95 percent efficiency ... played center for an injured Trevor Matich in the Baylor game and started the entire Tulsa game at center ... was the deep snapper for punts, PATs and field goals throughout the season.