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Steve Christensen Athlete Profile

#25 Steve Christensen

Steve Christensen
Position: Running Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 1987 | 1990-1993 Hometown: Clovis, CA


Parents are Stephen and Vickie...served a mission to Tegucigalpa, Honduras...recruited by Stanford, Washington State and Oregon State...majoring in English.

Before BYU

Prepped at Clovis West, where he was student body president and inter-school council president...was tailback and wide receiver...injured his senior year with a broken foot...voted to city-county all-star game.

1987 | Freshman Year

Walked on and played with the junior varsity...had a 99-yard kickoff return against the Air Force junior varsity...had a punt return of 70-yards for a touchdown...traveled to the All-American Bowl.

1990 | Redshirt Year


1991 | Sophomore Year

Switched from running back to receiver and was a return specialist with junior varsity.

1992 | Junior Year

Moved back to running back...had BYU's longest kickoff return of the season on a 41-yard run vs. San Diego State...led the return specialists with 312 yards...playing time increased against Wyoming and Notre Dame...rushed three times in a four-play scoring drive vs. Air Force...had his first collegiate TD in that drive...Academic All-WAC.