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Roger Gourley Athlete Profile

#24 Roger Gourley

Position: Fullback Height: 6-1 Weight: 210 Roster Years: 1972 | 1974-1977 Hometown: Provo, UT


Parents are CArlyle (supervisor at Geneva Steel) and LaRae Gourley ... both attended BYU ... his brother George played ball for Cougars a few years ago. 

Before BYU

High School - A sprinter and football player for Provo High, Roger was two-time all-state selection as running back ... bulldogs placed second in the state in 1972 (his  junior year) and also reached the state finals in 1973 ... coached by Bry Lake ('72) and Jack Branin ('73). 

1974 | Freshman Year

Averaged 4.4 yards per carry for 45 attempts ... 

1975 | Sophomore Year

115 yards on 34 carries (3.4 average) ... also caught eight passes for 35 yards ... saw action while reserve for Todd Christensen ...injured leg while in a game against New Mexico.

1976 | Junior Year

Second leading rusher ... 172 yards on 35 carries, 84 yards on eight receptions ... scored two TDs as a second unit on varsity.

1977 | Senior Year

Good mileage in Spring game ...