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40 Austin Cheney
Austin  Cheney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boise, Idaho

High School:
Borah

Last College:
Southern Virginia

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
CB

Experience:
1L


HONORS: Academic All-Mountain West (2014).

UTAH STATE: An intelligent and physical player who plays with a lot of energy and juice... Plays the game the right way with his effort and attitude.

2015 (JR): Did not play due to injury.

2014 (SO): Played in nine games and recorded a career-high two tackles against San José State (11/21) on special teams... Did not have any other stats during the season.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Recorded 34 tackles (22-solo, 12-assist) and an interception as a freshman at Southern Virginia University in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Utah Class 5A second-team all-state and first-team all-region honors as a prep senior in 2009 at Viewmont HS in Bountiful, Utah... Was also named his team’s MVP as he carried the ball 66 times for 370 yards (5.6 ypc) with five touchdowns and caught six passes for 38 yards... Also recorded 44 tackles... Had 62 tackles and two interceptions during his junior campaign at Borah High School in Boise, Idaho... Also played baseball at Viewmont HS and helped the Vikings to a 20-7-1 record and a third-place finish as a senior in the state tournament.

PERSONAL: One of four children of Jim and Jana Cheney... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Guatemala... Majoring in business administration... Is married to former USU women’s basketball player Elise Nelson.

DEFENSE G/GS UA-AT-TT TFL Sack INT PBU FF FR
2014 (So.) 9/0 1-1-2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0
2015 (Jr.) 0/0 0-0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9/0 1-1-2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0
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