Blake Freeland
Offensive Line 71
Ht/Wt
6'
8"
|
305 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Herriman, 
Utah
Last School
Herriman High School
Roster Years
2019-2022


Personal

  • Parents are Debbie and James
  • Dad James played football for BYU football team in 1994-95
  • Mom, Debbie Dimond was an honorable mention All-American BYU women's basketball player (91-95)
  • Sister Sierra is on the BYU track and field team
  • Majoring in business
  • Has four sisters

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Herriman High School under Dustin Pearce
  • Principal's Honor Roll student
  • UHSAA Spirit of Sport Award
  • 2015 State Champions
  • Three-time team captain
  • Two-time all-region
  • Six-time all-state in track and field
  • State Champion in the shot put and javelin
  • 2018 all-state basketball
  • Two-time basketball team captain
  • Holds the 6A javelin state record
  • Also recruited by Utah, UCLA, USC, Washington and Vanderbilt
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Started the final seven games of the season at right tackle as a true freshman
  • Part of an offensive line unit ranked No. 12 by Pro Football Focus
  • Offense ranked No. 26 in passing yards per game at 284.7
  • Part of a unit that ranked No. 8 in total offense in the month of November with 520.6 yards per game
Sophmore Year 2021

  • Started all 13 games at left tackle
  • One of three offensive player and six players overall to start every game
  • Led BYU offense to...
    • Scoring 33 points per game.
    • Averaging 452 yards of total offense per game.
    • Converting on 46% of third downs.
    • Scoring on 89% of red zone trips (49 of 55), 75% of which (41) were touchdowns.
    • Allowing just 15 sacks on the season.
  • Named to Phil Steele All-Independent First Team Offense
  • Named to Pro Football Network All-Independent First Team Offense
  • Named to Joe Moore Award Midseason Watch list (with BYU offensive line)
  • Part of Pro Football Network Offensive Line of the Year
Junior Year 2022

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • Played in 11 games, starting eight
  • Tallied two solo stops on the season
  • Helped the BYU offense line rank No. 8 in the nation for the fewest sacks allowed (12 sacks in 12 games) while only allowing two pressures on 293 pass-blocking regular-season snaps. 
  • Contributed to the BYU offense ranking No. 4 in scoring (43.5), No. 7 in total offense (522.2), and No. 8 passing offense (322.1), while also adding 190.1 yards rushing per game in 2020.