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2 Ammon Olsen

2014:

  • Played in all 12 games
  • Finished the season 241-381 with 3049 yards and 21 touchdowns
  • Led the team with 120 rushing attempts for 277 yards and four touchdowns
  • Had a throwing percentage of 63.3% and a 142.89 passing efficiency rating
  • Single Game Records (Idaho State)
    • Most passing attempts (65)
    • Most Passing yards (528)
    • Most completions (38)
    • Total offensive plays (79)
  • Postseason Awards
    • Big Sky Newcomer of the Year

SUU:

  • Returns to SUU this spring after transferring from BYU
  • Originally signed with the Thunderbirds out of high school in 2009, was SUU's backup that fall before serving an LDS church mission in Mexico
  • Transferred to BYU following his mission, where he spent the 2012 season as a redshirt and the 2013 as the No. 2 quarterback for the Cougars

Personal:

  • Earned Utah’s 5A Most Valuable Player honors last season after captaining Coach Les Hamilton’s Alta High Hawks to their second straight state championship and third consecutive region title
  • Was also named Utah’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2008 when he completed 193-of-306 passes (63.1 percent) for 3,209 yards and 36 touchdowns and ran for 860 yards and another 11 scores
  • Led his team to four second-half comeback wins last year
  • Was also a three-year letterman on the AHS basketball team and earned region MVP honors as a senior
  • Parents are Stephanie and Bryan Olsen. Is undecided upon a major course of study
Position: QB
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Draper, Utah
High School: Alta HS
Major: Economics
Experience: Transfer