Tom Sorensen Athlete Profile

#53 Tom Sorensen

Tom Sorensen
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-5 Weight: 310 Roster Years: 2006-2008 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Vanderbilt

Personal

One of the top five most-recruited players in the state of Utah in 2003 ... lettered three years in baseball at Brighton HS ... served a Church mission in Canada after his freshman year at Vanderbilt ... parents are Chris and Jennifer Sorensen ... married to Whitney Lindsey ... recruited by Oregon, Nebraska, Utah, Stanford, Arizona State, Oregon State, Utah State, Air Force and Colorado out of high school.

Before BYU

Played at Vanderbilt as a freshman ... started eight games at center ... a unanimous All-SEC Freshman-Team selection ... second-team freshman All-American ... played four years varsity at Brighton HS ... helped lead team to three regional championships ... Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News First Team All-State selection ... ranked in the top 15 nationally among high school centers.




2006 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the 2006 season after suffering a season-ending knee injury during fall camp.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in seven games during the season ... part of an offensive unit that led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 14th in the nation in passing offense, averaging 298.4 yards per game ... also led the MWC and ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 442.8 yards per game ... part of an offensive unit that helped the Cougars lead the Mountain West with an average 30.1 points per game ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game.

2008 | Junior Year

Suffered a shoulder injury during fall camp.