Lance Reynolds Staff Bio | Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends

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Lance Reynolds

Years at BYU

  • 1983-2012
  • 1979-1980

Years Overall

1979-2012

Coaching Experience

  • 2011-2012 BYU assistant head coach and tight ends coach
  • 2004-10 BYU assistant head coach and running backs coach
  • 2001-03 BYU assistant head coach and offensive line
  • 2000 BYU assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and running backs coach
  • 1985-99 BYU running backs coach
  • 1983-84 BYU junior varsity coordinator
  • 1982 Ricks College assistant head coach and offensive coordinator
  • 1981 Snow College assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and running backs
  • 1979-80 BYU graduate assistant

Bowl Games Coached

24

Of Note

  • Coached in 24 of BYU's 31 bowl games
  • One of the longest-tenured coaches in BYU history
  • Running backs coach for five of the top six rushers in program history
  • Part of the school's national championship team in 1984

Playing Career

  • Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1978 and played for the Philadelphia Eagles that same season
  • Honorable Mention All-American, All-Western Athletic Conference and Academic All-WAC at BYU in 1977
  • All-state in 1970-1971 at Granite High School where he led team to a third-place finish as a junior with a 10-1 record

Education

  • BYU (1980, B.S. in physical education)
  • Granite HS (Salt Lake City 1972)

Hometown

Salt Lake City

Mission

Seattle

Personal/Family

  • Married to Leslie Nielsen
  • Has five children
  • Sons Lance, Jr., Dallas, Matt and Houston have all played football at BYU