Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
USU also had two players honored during the league's preseason meetings as senior center Tyler Larsen and sophomore linebacker Kyler Fackrell were both named to the league's 25-player preseason first-team.
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UTAH STATE: A super-strong tackle with a big-frame... Has an NFL-type body... Has good agility and feet after moving over from the defensive line.
2012 (RS-SO): Played in all 13 games, starting 12 at left tackle... Had an overall performance grade of 76 percent for the season... Carried out the right assignment 96 percent of the time, including two games where he graded out at a perfect 100 percent... Graded out above 80 percent five times in total performance, and above 90 percent in all 13 games in assignment... Posted 45.0 knockdowns, including a season-best 7.5 at No. 19 Louisiana Tech (11/17)... Only allowed two sacks during the season.
2011 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Saw action in six games at Idaho State in 2008, posting nine tackles with one sack and tackle for loss.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-year letterman in football at Lone Peak (Utah) High School, earning all-Region 4 honors in helping the Knights to the 2008 regional championship... Also lettered in basketball, track & field and wrestling... Was on the Lone Peak HS Honor Roll, as well as an Eagle Scout.
PERSONAL: Son of David and Barbara Whimpey... Has four brothers... Twin brother, Kyle, is a teammate on the USU roster as an offensive lineman... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission to Ventura, Calif., from 2008-10... Married the former Shaylee Capener, a Utah State cheerleader, in June, 2012.