Shay Muirbrook Athlete Profile

#46 Shay Muirbrook

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 235 Roster Years: 1993-1996 Hometown: Norco, CA Last School: Norco High School


Born 11/15/73 in Ogden, Utah...parents are Carl and Sherry...prepped at Norco High...majored in sociology.


1997- Signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders.

1993 | Freshman Year

Started the final nine games of the season...led team with nine tackles at UCLA...had 13 tackles and a QB hurry at San Diego State.

1994 | Sophomore Year

Second team All-WAC...selected by the coaches as the most outstanding linebacker...started every's leading defensive scorer and tackler...also led team with four fumbles caused...registered 12 tackles against Notre Dame, including an eight-yard sack and also had a 28-yard pass interception against the Irish...had seven unassisted tackles against Oklahoma in the Copper Bowl...had 10 tackles, a fumble recovery and two sacks at Air Force...against CSU he had nine tackles, including one for a loss, two pass deflections and cause and recovered a fumble.

1995 | Junior Year

Selected as co-captain...first team All-Western Athletic Conference by the coaches and the Football News...injured knee the week of UCLA game..nominee for Butkus Award...12 tackles, one for a loss, and one sack vs. UCLA...10 tackles, one sack vs. SDSU...pass interception vs. CSU...10 tackles vs. Wyoming...11 tackles, including seven unassisted tackles vs. Utah...selected as the team's Geneva Steelman of the Year.

1996 | Senior Year

WAC Defensive Player of the Year...All-WAC by the coaches...Defensive MVP of the Cotton Bowl...played in the East-West Shrine Game...WAC Defensive Player of the Year, Houston Chronicle (coordinators)...All-WAC, Football News and Houston Chronicle (coordinators)...winner of Cougar Club Competitor of the Geneva Steelman Award...winner of the Strength and Conditioning Award and was the Defensive MVP as selected by the BYU coaches...nominee for Butkus Award...WAC Defensive Player of the Week (Tulsa)'s linebacker of game vs. Washington, New Mexico, Utah State, UNLV and co-captain...11 tackles led team vs. Texas A&M...46-yard pass interception vs. Arkansas State and seven tackles...13 tackles and 2.5 sacks vs. New Mexico...had six tackles and a sack vs. SMU...tipped the opening pass by Utah State...had a fumble recovery and returned it for a 45-yard TD at unassisted tackles, a pass deflection and a 38-yard pass interception at Tulsa...had six unassisted tackles, three assisted tackles and a sack at TCU...had 5.5 tackles, a fumble recovery and a fumble caused vs. Rice...caused a fumble at Hawai'i...six tackles, plus two for losses, a pass interception and a pass deflection at Utah...had seven unassisted tackles, two assisted tackles and a caused vs. Wyoming...had 11 unassisted tackles, 1 assisted tackle, five tackles for 26-yards lost and six quarterback sacks for 38 yards against Kansas State in the Cotton Bowl.