Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
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HONORS: Academic All-WAC/Mountain West (2012, 2013); National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society (2013).
2013 (SR): Played in all 14 games and finished the year with nine total tackles (2-solo, 7-assist)... Had a season-high three tackles at San Jose State (9/27) and added two stops at New Mexico (10/19)... Also had one tackle each against Air Force (9/7), Weber State (9/14), Colorado State (11/23) and No. 24 Fresno State (12/7) in the inaugural Mountain West Championship game.
2012 (JR): Played in 12 games during his first season at Utah State... Finished the year with eight tackles (3-solo, 5-assists), including a season-high four against Idaho (11/24)... Also had two tackles at San Jose State (10/13)... Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone against Utah (9/7) for his first career touchdown.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: A two-year letterwinner at Snow College at safety during the 2010 and 2011 seasons, serving as a team captain during his sophomore campaign... Helped the Badgers to the Top of the Mountains Bowl title in 2011, finishing with a 10-3 record... Started all 13 games in 2011 and earned first-team all-league honors as he recorded 72 tackles to go along with five interceptions... Also returned a fumble 60 yards for a touchdown... Was on the Dean's List at Snow College.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner in baseball and football at Manti (Utah) High School and earned academic all-state accolades in both sports... Earned second-team all-state honors as a linebacker/safety during his senior season in 2006... Played third base and the outfield on the baseball team.
PERSONAL: Son of Ron and Holli Christensen... Has three sisters... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Halifax, Nova Scotia... Married to the former Lottie Johnson... Graduated from Utah State in the spring of 2014 with a human movement science degree emphasizing in exercise science.