Morgan Pyper
Linebacker 10
Ht/Wt
6'
2"
|
220 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Idaho Falls, 
Idaho
Last School
Hillcrest High School
Roster Years
2018-2022


BYU Highlights

Sophomore Year 2021

  • ​​​​​Recorded a career-high seven tackles (four solo, three assist), including half a tackle for loss in 34-20 win at Utah State
  • Tied career-high with seven tackles (four solo, three assist) in 66-49 win over Virginia
  • See "Year" tab for further information

Personal

  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Milan, Italy
  • Parents are Darla and Lon
  • Majoring in Elementary Education
  • Has four brothers and one sister

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Hillcrest High School under Jeff Marshall
  • 2015 Eastern Idaho Player of the Year
  • 2015 High Country Conference Player of the Year

Mission

  • Milan , Italy
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Versatile athlete who switched from running back to defensive back
  • Played in five games in 2019 as a redshirt freshman
  • Totaled two tackles playing special teams
  • Registered an assisted tackle in BYU's road win at Utah State
  • Had a solo takedown in BYU home win over Liberty
Sophmore Year 2021

  • One of 26 players on the team to play in all 13 games, starting one (vs. Virginia).
  • Eight games with at least one tackle.
  • Recorded a career-high seven tackles (four solo, three assist), including half a tackle for loss in 34-20 win at Utah State.
  • Tied career-high with seven tackles (four solo, three assist) in 66-49 win over Virginia. 
Junior Year 2022

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Joined the program as a mid-year enrollee
  • Played running back as a member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • Played in all 12 games
  • Tallied eight total tackles including four solo stops
  • Had one fumble recovery against Navy