Award Candidates
View SlideshowANDREW RICHDefensive Back6-3, 223, Sr.Ogden, UT / Snow JC

Dennis PittaAt BYU:2009: (Junior) All-MWC Second Team selection ... Academic All-MWC ...Phil Steele first-team All-MWC ... earned letterman honors as a junior ... started all 13 games at safety ... led the team in tackles with 85, 51 solo ... led the team with four interceptions for 91 yards ... recorded his first career sack against New Mexico ... forced two fumbles in the season opener against No. 3 Oklahoma ... named MWC Defensive Player of the Week following the Oklahoma game ... had 3.5 tackles for loss and three pass breakups ... recovered a fumble in the Utah State game ... had a career-high 12 tackles against New Mexico. 2008: (Sophomore) Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in all 13 games, including three starts ... Academic All-MWC ... made his first career start against Colorado State ... totaled 26 tackles on the season, including 13 solo ... intercepted a potentially game-tying touchdown pass in the endzone as time expired against UNLV ... forced a fumble against SDSU ... recovered a fumble at Utah State ... also recorded one pass breakup on the season.
OTHER COLLEGE: Led Snow College with 120 tackles and five interceptions in 2007 ... earned first-team all-league and second-team All-America honors at safety as a true freshman ... helped lead that Badgers to the NJCAA National Championship game ... posted an 11-1 record during the season.

Before BYU: A two-year letterwinner at Bonneville High School ... served as team captain ... earned defensive MVP honors ... a two-time all-region selection ... earned all-state honors ... also lettered in basketball for the Lakers ... maintained a 3.85 grade-point average in high school ... a member of the high honor roll.

Personal: Born in Ogden, Utah ... parents are Dan and Jodi Rich ... one of three children ... married to wife, Kimberly ... majoring in business management ... served a church mission in Portland, Oregon (2004-2006) ... father, Dan, played football at Weber State.

STATISTICS

        
Yr     GP   Solo   Ast  Total   TFL/Yds   Sacks/Yds  PBU   INT  FR  FF  BLK/K
2008   13   83    	13    26       --         --       1     1   1   1    --  
2009   13   51     34    85      3.5/4     1.0/1      3     4   1   2    --
TOTAL  26   64     47    111     3.5/4     1.0/1      4     5   2   3    --
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