81 Casey Poppinga
Casey  Poppinga


Evanston, Wyo.

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Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255

Tight End



Academic all-Big West (2000)

Utah State: Listed as the starter at tight end... One of the more experienced players on the offensive side of the ball with two letters.

2001 (Jr.): Started five games... Pulled in three receptions for 38 yards and one touchdown... Had a 22-yard reception against Oregon as well as a 10-yarder against Connecticut and a six-yard catch against South Florida... His touchdown came against Connecticut.

2000 (So.): Started nine games... Was fifth on the team in receptions with 15 for 190 yards... Caught a two-point conversion... Had at least one reception in nine-of-11 games... His three catches against Idaho were season high, while his 56 yards on two receptions against Boise State was his best yardage total.

1999 (RS): Redshirted after transferring from Wyoming.

Previous College: Lettered at Wyoming in 1996, but did not record any statistics before going on an LDS Mission in 1997 and 1998.

High School: Was an honorable mention All-America selection by USA Today as a senior at Evanston High School... Also earned first-team all-state honors that year as well... Was a two-time all-conference selection... Selected to play in the Wyoming Shrine Bowl... Also competed in track and was third in the 110-meter hurdles and sixth in the 300-meter hurdles... He also played basketball... Was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Oct. 15, 1977 in Evanston, Wyo... Son of Dennis and Vicki Poppinga... His brother Brady plays football at BYU... Is a business administration major... Married and his wife?s name is Britt.

Receiving Stats

Year	G/GS	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG
2000	  11/9	  15	  190	12.7	  0	49
2001	    8/5	    3	    38	12.7	  1	22
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