Ronney Jenkins Athlete Profile

#16 Ronney Jenkins

Ronney Jenkins
Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1996-1998 Hometown: Port Hueneme, CA Last School: Hueneme High School

Personal

Born 5/25/77 in Los Angeles, California...mother is Mary Jenkins and grandmother is Jean Cobbs...has one kidney...married Kala Bouscean in 1997...defensive end Shante Carver of the Dallas Cowboys is Ronney's second cousin...recruited by USC, UCLA, Nebraska, Colorado, and Washington...majoring in recreation management.

Before BYU

Lettered in football, basketball, and track at Hueneme High in Oxnard, California...rushed for 2,168 yards and 27 touchdowns during his senior year...set a national record by rushing for 619 yards and 7 touchdowns in a single game...named All-Ventura County and All-CIF as a tailback...runs a 4.3 in the 40-yard sprint...won county championship in long jump and relay...set school record in long jump at 24 feet.


1996 | Freshman Year

Selected as WAC Freshman of the Year...rushed for 733 yards for 11 touchdowns and caught 14 passes for three TDS...had three TDS off 156 yards rushing and a 34-yard kickoff return vs. Utah to be named WAC player of the week...had a 29-yard kickoff return vs. Texas A & M...had a 25-yard kickoff return vs. Arkansas St.,...had a 24-yard kickoff return at Washington..scored first TD vs. New Mexico...ran for 74 yards and two TDS vs. SMU...rushed for 52 yards, including an 18-yard TD at Utah St.,...two TDS off four catches for 81 yards and had a 33-yard kickoff return vs. UNLV...44-yard kickoff return, 48-yard catch and two rushing TDS at Tulsa...had a TD run at TCU...coaches' running back of the game vs. UTEP for nine carries and 66 yards, two catches for 16 yards...109 yards rushing vs. Rice...91 yards rushing and had one TD on the ground and one TD in the air at Hawai`i...selected as the team's rookie of the year by the coaching staff.

1997 | Redshirt Year

Ran sprints for the BYU track team...redshirted in football.