Kody Epps
Wide Receiver 0
Ht/Wt
5'
11"
|
185 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Los Angeles, 
California
Last School
Mater Dei High School
Roster Years
2020-2022


BYU Highlights

  • Played in eight games, starting four
  • Despite missing last five games with injury, finished the season with the team's second-most receptions, hauling in 39 passes for 459 yards and six touchdowns at 11.8 yards per grab and 57.4 yards per game. 
  • Named to Phil Steele All-Independent Second Team
  • Named to College Football Network All-Independent Second Team
  • Named Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by College Football News
  • Named to 2022 mid-season Freshman All-American Team by College Football News
  • First BYU freshman receiver to ever record consecutive games of 100+ receiving yards (100 vs. Notre Dame, 125 vs. Arkansas)
  • In 2020, played in six games. Had 18 rushing yards on two attempts with 5 receptions for 47 yards
  • Signed with BYU in 2019
  • See "Year" tab for further information

Personal

  • Major: Business Management 
  • Parents are Brooke Williams and Norman Epps
  • Has one brother and one sister

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Mater Dei High School 
  • Named USA Today First-Team All-American, one of just four wide receivers
  • In 2019, named OC Register Wide Receiver of the Year and Max Preps First-Team All-American
  • Set Mater Dei records with 93 receptions, 1,735 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior
  • Helped Mater Dei to a 12-1 record in 2019 and trip to the state title game
  • Posted a two-game playoff stretch with 21 receptions, 507 yards and 10 touchdowns
  • A two-time state champion as well as a three-time Trinity League Champions
  • Received the Tia O'hara Award
  • Coached by Bruce Rollinson
  • Also recruited by Oregon, Arizona State, Utah State, USC and Wyoming
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2022

  • Played in eight games, starting four
  • Despite missing last five games with injury, finished the season with the team's second-most receptions, hauling in 39 passes for 459 yards and six touchdowns at 11.8 yards per grab and 57.4 yards per game. 
  • Named to Phil Steele All-Independent Second Team
  • Named to College Football Network All-Independent Second Team
  • Named Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by College Football News
  • Named to 2022 mid-season Freshman All-American Team by College Football News
  • Through Week 7 (2022), holds Pro Football Focus's top grade (84.9) among WRs in the west.
  • New career-high in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (125) in loss vs. Arkansas.
  • Caught sixth touchdown of the season in loss vs. Arkansas, as of Oct. 15, one of four in the FBS to record a receiving touchdown in five-consecutive games. 
  • First BYU freshman receiver to ever record consecutive games of 100+ receiving yards (100 vs. Notre Dame, 125 vs. Arkansas)
  • Career-best 100 receiving yards on four receptions and first two-touchdown collegiate game in 28-20 loss to Notre Dame
  • Hauled-in third touchdown reception of the season, and third in three weeks in BYU's 38-26 win over Utah State.
  • Recorded second-career touchdown reception in BYU's 38-24 win over Wyoming on Sept. 24. 
  • Career-best five receptions for 45 yards and his first-career touchdown in loss at No. 25 Oregon on Sept. 17. 
  • 26 receiving yards on four grabs in BYU's 50-21 win over USF on Sept. 3.
Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2021

Medical Redshirt Year 2021

  • Missed season due to injury
2020

  • Played in six games
  • Had 18 rushing yards on two attempts with 5 receptions for 47 yards
  • Kody Epps in fall camp 2022

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  • Kody Epps puts on pads at fall camp 2022

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  • Kody Epps Aug 12

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  • Kody Epps vs. Oregon

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  • Kody Epps stretches for the pylon against Wyoming

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  • Kody Epps vs. Notre Dame

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  • Kody Epps, Micah Harper named Freshman All-American HM

    Kody Epps, Micah Harper named Freshman All-American HM