Ryan Rehkow
Punter 24
232 lbs.
Last School
Central Valley High School
Roster Years

Pronunciation: Ree-co (as in Uncle Rico)


  • Parents are Kim and Freddie
  • Has three brothers
  • Plans to major in business

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Central Valley High School
  • Rated the No. 1 kicker in Washington by Scout 
  • Named to All-Greater Spokane First Team as both kicker and punter
  • Two-time Class 4A All-State First Team
  • Earned All-Academic Greater Spokane League honors
  • Earned First-Team All-GSL honors in 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Named to the American Family Insurance All-USA Inland Northwest Postseason first-team in 2014 
  • Hit field goals of 57 and 52 yards in 2015
  • Coached by Ryan Butner 
  • Also played basketball 
  • Also recruited by Stanford, Washington, Washington State, Oklahoma State, Colorado State, Nevada and Idaho


  • London , United Kingdom
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021

  • Played in all 13 games at punter and holder, one of 26 players to appear in every game in 2021.
  • Recorded 40 punts for a total of 1,943 yards at an average of 48.6 yards (net avg. 42.8). 
  • Pro Football Network Independent Punter of the Year
  • Pro Football Network All-Independent First Team Special Teams
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team Special Teams
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  • Ray Guy Award – Ray’s 8 Awardee (Oct. 4)
  • Set a new BYU modern-day record with an 83-yard punt (breaking the old record of 81) in BYU’s 27-17 win over No. 19 ranked ASU
Sophmore Year 2022

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Freshman 2020

  • Earned starting role as true freshman in 2020
  • Named 2020 Phil Steele All-Independent First Team punter
  • Tallied 28 punts for 1,264 yards
  • Averaged 45.14 yards per punt on his 28 punt attempts (but didn't meet the NCAA minimum to be nationally ranked)
  • Placed 57 percent (16 of 28) of his punts inside the 20-yard line with only one touchback on the season
  • Career long of 61yards (against Houston) was one of two punts of 60 or more yards
  • Knocked eight punts over 50 yards
  • Rushed a fake punt for 49 yards in his lone fake attempt
  • 50 percent of his punts required a fair catch (14 of 28)
  • Had a season-high five punts against Houston, with three placed inside the 20 and a season long of 61
  • Helped BYU rank No. 15 in the nation as a team in net punting (41.57) in 2020
  • Ryan Rehkow


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