UTAH STATE: A tough, intelligent player who takes great pride in what he does... Is one of the hardest workers on the team... Has great length, runs well and can hit hard.
2016 (SO): Played in 10 games during the season, making two starts… Finished the season with 39 tackles (17-solo, 22-assist), which included 2.0 sacks and 4.0 tackles for loss, while adding one quarterback hurry… Had a career-high nine tackles against Fresno State (10/22) and then added eight tackles, including 1.0 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss, the following weekend against San Diego State (10/28) in his first career start… Had eight stops, including 0.5 tackles for loss, the following weekend at Wyoming (11/5) before missing the rest of the season due to injury… Had four tackles, including 1.0 sacks and a career-high 2.0 tackles for loss, against Arkansas State (9/16).
2015 (RS-FR): Played on special teams in the first three games of the season against Southern Utah (9/3), at Utah (9/11) and at Washington (9/19), before missing the remainder of the season due to injury... Did not record any stats.
2014 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played in just four games during his senior season at Stansbury High School in Tooele, Utah, as he rushed for 208 yards on 41 carries (5.0 ypc) and was 12-of-25 passing for 133 yards with one touchdown, while recording 20 total tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss... Was named the Region 11 and North Region 3AA Most Valuable Player and earned Utah Class 3AA first-team all-state honors from both the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News as a prep junior as he rushed for 953 yards on 116 carries (8.2 ypc) with 19 touchdowns, and completed 41-of-85 passes for 680 yards with 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions... Also recorded 68 total tackles as a junior and added one interception as he helped lead the Stallions to back-to-back Region 11 titles... Was also named the Region 11 and North Region 3AA Most Valuable Player as a sophomore along with earning Utah Class 3AA second-team all-state honors after rushing for 1,149 yards on 150 carries (7.6 ypc) with 19 touchdowns, while completing 39-of-88 passes for 527 yards with four touchdowns... Also competed in track & field and placed fourth at the Utah Class 3AA state championships as a senior in the 100m with a time of 11.27.
PERSONAL: One of four children of Clint and Kristi Christiansen... Married to Nicole Stanworth... Majoring in civil engineering.
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