Parents are Robert and Kay...served an LDS mission to Albuquerque from 1985-87...married Sarah Newby in April, 1989...transferred from Arizona, where he redshirted his freshman year...older brother, Ken, was a starting nose guard for BYU...recruited by UCLA, USC, Colorado and Utah...majoring in health care administration.
All-CIF in football and track...captain of the track team and MVP of the football team...set a school record in the 440.
Traveled with the varsity as third-string tight end and for special teams.
- Caught nine passes for 121 yards and scored two touchdowns
- Started against San Diego State when Darren Handley and Travis McBeth were hurt
- Moved into first-unit spot
- Caught five passes for 99 yards in spring game
- Started all 13 games...had a great 48-yard TD catch against Colorado State off a blitz
- First team All-America by The Sporting News, third team All-America by Associated Press, first team All-WAC by both the coaches and writers
- Featured in Sports Illustrated as one of the juniors who would be turning pro a year early
- Named a consensus All-America selection
- Caught 68 passes for 1,156 yards and two touchdowns - an NCAA record for yards by a tight end
- NCAA record stood until 2005
- Was 5th overall in the NCAA in receiving yards
- Had at least four receptions in every game but one as a senior
- Five 100-yard receiving games
- Season-best 162 receiving yards against San Diego State
- Drafted in the 10th round by the Cincinnati Bengals