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Tony Pennyman
Tony Pennyman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hayward, Calif.

High School:
Hayward

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 166

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
04/07/1985

Experience:
2L

Quickly: Should be on of the nation's premier return men as well as one of the top wide receivers... Is the leading active receiver at USU with 116 catches in his first three years... Combines with Kevin Robinson to be a top wide receiver combination and return unit. 2005 (Jr.): Earned second-team all-WAC special teams honors... Was named WAC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts against UNLV and vs. Nevada... Against UNLV he had two kickoff returns for 133 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown the first time he touched the ball on the year... Against Nevada he had three returns for 207 yards, including a 99-yard return for a score and an 84-yard return to the 15-yard line... Led USU in receiving with 63 catches for 741 yards... Also had five touchdown receptions... In his first game of the year against UNLV (he was suspended from the season opener at Utah), he pulled in a career-high 10 receptions for 97 yards and one touchdown... Caught nine passes for a season-best 99 yards against Nevada... Had at least four receptions in all 10 games he played as well as recording at least 70 yards in seven of those contests... Had two touchdown receptions in season finale against New Mexico State... Led the WAC in all-purpose yardage at 146.0 per game... Averaged 29.3 yards per kickoff return to rank fifth in the country... That average was second in USU history for a season... Tied the school record for kickoff returns for touchdowns in a season (2) and in a career (2). 2004 (So.): Shared the team's top sophomore award with Joe Lindsay... Finished the year one catch shy of the team lead as he had 43 receptions for 598 yards and two touchdowns (Kevin Robinson led the team with 44 catches for 602 yards)... Ranked eighth in the Sun Belt in receiving yards per game (54.36)... Caught at least three passes in each of the first 10 games... Had a season best eight catches for 117 yards against North Texas... Had three 100-yard games, including 119 yards against UNLV (four receptions) and 114 against UL-Monroe (seven receptions)... Had touchdown receptions against Idaho and UNLV. 2003 (Fr.): Played in his first year at USU... Did not play in the first two games before seeing action in each of the last 10 contests... Had 10 catches for 88 yards and a long of 21... Pulled in three balls for 24 yards against Arkansas State... His first collegiate reception was for 21 yards at Arizona State... Finished the year with catches in each of the last three games. High School: A unanimous first-team all-league selection as a wide receiver his junior season... Earned first team all-league honors his senior year as a defensive back, while earning second-team honors as a wide receiver... As a senior he had 28 receptions for 778 yards and 10 touchdowns... Also had nine interceptions his final year... In his junior season he had 41 catches for 1,100 yards and 15 touchdowns... Recorded seven interceptions... Blocked 15 punts in his career and set a league record with five interceptions in one game... Also played baseball and ran track and was named the top sprinter in his school. Personal: Born April 7, 1985 in Oakland, Calif... Son of LaSharonda Guilford and Antonio Pennyman... Has four brothers and four sisters... Undecided on his major... Likes to spend time with his family and friends and play video games.

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