Austin Riggs
Deep Snapper 84
Ht/Wt
6'
5"
|
225 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Eagle, 
Idaho
Last School
Eagle High School
Roster Years
2020-2022


Personal

  • Parents are Colleen and Duane
  • Father Duane played football at BYU
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Major: Communications 
  • Served a mission in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Eagle High School as defensive end and long snapper
  • Honor Roll member
  • Member of the 2017 Region Championship team 
  • Named 2018 All-State defensive end
  • Also recruited by Washington, Utah, Boise State and Stanford

Mission

  • Bulawayo , Zimbabwe
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021

  • Played in all 13 games to help BYU achieve a 10-3 season and No. 19 final ranking.
  • Served as the team's punt snapper in every game and also earned starting snapper duties for field goals and PATs over the final five games of the season.
  • Delivered consistently on-target deep snaps on 39 punts over the season as well as all of his PAT and field goal snaps.
  • Helped BYU rank No. 14 nationally and No. 1 among Independents in net punting (42.9). 
  • Proved a key partner with punter Ryan Rehkow to give BYU a field-position weapon, as Rehkow punted at an average of 48.7 yards per punt.
  • One of 26 players on the team to see action in each game.
Sophmore Year 2022

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Freshman 2020

  • Played in eight games overall in his first season with BYU, helping the Cougars go 11-1 and finish No. 11 in the final national rankings in 2020
  • Earned starting deep snapper duties against Texas State in BYU's sixth game of the year and continued in that role on BYU's punt team the remainder of the season
  • Rated the eighth-best long snapper in the nation by 247Sports
  • Tallied two tackles on punt coverage