85 Omar Sawyer
Omar  Sawyer


Ogden, Utah

High School:
Ogden HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 174

Wide Receiver



Quickly: Showed tremendous progress in spring drills, having a breakout day in spring game as he tallied 196 yards receiving on three catches, as he had TD catches of 72 and 80 yards... Big things expected of him this season.

2008 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games, starting three... Tallied 19 catches for 246 yards (12.9 ypc) ranking fifth overall and fourth among returners... Had season-high four catches at Boise State while tallying season-high 56 yards at Louisiana Tech on two catches, including tying his season-long of 33 yards, also doing so at UNLV.... Had total of six games with multiple catches.

2007 (So.): Saw action in 10 games... Had six catches for 96 yards for a team-leading 16.0 ypc... Had a career long 40-yard reception at Wyoming... Also had a 29-yarder at Hawai'i.

2006 (Fr.): Played as a backup wide receiver... Made first collegiate start at Boise State... Caught five passes for 51 yards on the season, including three for 33 yards against Hawai'i, one for 15 yards at Louisiana Tech and one for three yards at Boise State.

2005 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU.

High School: A second-team all-area selection... Was his team's MVP in 2004 and the outstanding wide receiver... Also competed in track and was an all-region long jumper and sprinter... Also played basketball.

Personal: Born Aug. 27, 1987 in Ogden, Utah... Son of Gerod and Betty Sawyer... His father, Gerod played fullback for USU, lettering in 1971 and 1972... Has three brothers... Majoring in exercise science... Hobbies include playing basketball and golf, and spending time with friends.

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