Born in Honolulu, Hawai`i ... parents are Michael and Marilyn ... older brother, Michael, played at Colorado and was a strong safety for the Miami Dolphins ... married Julie Anderson in `82 ... graduated early from high school to participate in BYU spring practice ... a pre-med major.
Had three letters in football, three in basketball and two in track ... was first team All-CIF two years in a row at Carlsbad High ... team MVP two years in a row ... all-league and player of the year ... broke a number of school records ... was the basketball team's MVP ... all-league in baseball and led team to league finals two years in a row ... holds school record for most basketball steals in a season.
Year REC YDS TD LONG AVG/R AVG/G 1981 29 376 5 49 13.0 2.6 1983 29 532 5 44 18.3 2.6 1984 55 879 11 42 16.0 4.6 1985 23 436 2 51 19.0 4.6
Had several acrobatic catches during an outstanding season ... caught TD passes vs. Air Force, UTEP, Colorado, San Diego State and Colorado State ... missed a couple of games due to injuries ... had a 39-yard reception vs. Washington State in the `81 Holiday Bowl ... opened the season with five catches for 85 yards, including a 49-yard reception vs. Long Beach State.
Was the fifth-leading receiving ... best game was vs. San Diego State, when he caught nine passes for 188 yards and a touchdown ... was receiver of the week vs. San Diego State, UCLA and Utah State.
Co-captain ... played the entire season with a hairline fracture of an elbow ... extended his streak to 34 consecutive games catching a pass, not including receptions in three Holiday Bowls ... First Team All-Western Athletic Conference ... honorable mention All-America by Associated Press, United Press International and Football News ... five times selected as receiver of the game by the Cougar coaches, vs. Hawai`i, Wyoming, New Mexico, San Diego State and Utah ... second-leading receiver on the team ... WAC player of the week vs. Utah after catching eight passes for 162 yards and a TD ... ESPN offensive player of the game vs. New Mexico when he caught three TD passes ... caught three passes for 35 yards and a TD vs. Michigan in the Holiday Bowl ... TD catch in that game was leaping grab at the back of the end zone.
Old Spice Co-Player of the Game by Raycom TV vs. Boston College in the Meadowlands' Kickoff Classic ... had 10 catches for 241 yards and a TD in that BC game ... reinjured his knee in the Wyoming game.