Austin Collie Athlete Profile

#9 Austin Collie

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 206 Roster Years: 2004 | 2007-2008 Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA Last School: Oak Ridge High School



All-America

  • 2004 Sporting News Freshman Second Team
  • 2008 AP Second Team
  • 2008 CBSSports.com
  • 2008 Rivals.com Second Team    
  • 2008 Sportsillustrated.com Second Team
  • 2008 Sporting News Second Team
  • 2008 College Football News Third Team

Personal

Father played football at BYU from 1979-1982 and in the CLF (Hamilton Tigercats) ... brother Zac played receiver for the Cougars ... parents are Scott and Nicole Collie ... father, Scott, was a receiver for the COugars from 1979-82 ... an Eagle Scout ... served a church mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... married to Brooke Pendleton ... son Nash ... recruited by Stanford, Arizona, Arizona State and Washington State, Oregon State, Colorado, Utah, and UNLV.

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AUSTIN COLLIE IN THE PROS
Sporting News

Provo Daily Herald

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USA Today
Sports Illustrated

Before BYU

Earned a 4.0 grade-point average ... a PrepStar and SuperPrep All-American ... named the Sacramento Bee's Most Valuable Player ... voted Northern California's Most Valuable Player ... an all-metro selection ... a fist-team all-section and all-state selection ... a top-5 nominee for the 2003 California Mr. Football award ... recorded 60 receptions for 978 yards as a senior ... credited with 24 touchdowns, including 18 touchdown receptions in his final season at Oak Ridge HS ... totaled 56 receptions for 857 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior ... posted 1,654 all-purpose yards (973 yards receiving, 368 yards rushing and 313 return yards) as a senior ... credited with 196 points ... defensively totaled 53 tackles, including 26 solo takedowns ... credited with two interceptions ... ranked fifth among receivers in the West by PrepStar magazine.

Stats

2008 GAME BY GAME
OPPONENT    Rec   Yds    TD   Long    Avg/R
NO. IOWA    7     80     0    30      11.4
WASHINGTON  5     74     1    38      14.8
UCLA        10    110    2    37      11.0
WYOMING     8     122    2    62      15.3
UTAH STATE  8     132    2    76      16.5
NEW MEXICO  9     155    1    58      17.2      
TCU         6     116    0    49      19.3
UNLV        7     113    0    30      16.7
CSU         9     156    3    58      17.3
SDSU        9     127    2    61      14.1
AIR FORCE   7     130    2    45      18.6
UTAH       10     104    0    19      10.4 
ARIZONA    11     119    0    36      10.8
Yr     Gms  Rec   Yds    TD   Long  Avg./R   Avg./G
2004   11   53    771    8    82    14.5     70.1
2007   13   56    946    7    66    16.9     72.8
2008   13  106   1538   15    76    14.5    118.2
TOTAL  37  215   3255   30    82    15.3     87.2
CAREER BESTS
Rec:  11 (vs. Arizona, Dec. 20, 2008) Las Vegas Bowl
Yds:  156 (at CSU; Nov. 1, 2008)
TD:    3 (at CSU; Nov. 1, 2008)
LNG:  82 (vs. San Diego State; Nov. 6, 2004)
BYU SEASON & CAREER RECORDS
   Receiving yards in a season: 1,538 (2008)
   Career receiving yards: 3,255
   Career receiving touchdowns: 30
   Career receptions: 215
   Receiving touchdowns in a season: 15-tied (2008)
   Receptions in a season: 106 (2008)
   
MWC SEASON & CAREER RECORDS
   Receiving touchdowns in a season: 15 (2008)
   Career receiving touchdowns: 30
   Receiving yards in a season (MWC games only): 1,023 (2008)
   Most 100-yard receiving games in a season: 11 (2008)
   Most career 100-yard receiving games: 17
   Consecutive 100-yard receiving games: 11
   Receiving yards for a junior: 1,538 (2008)
   All-purpose yards as a junior: 2,112 (2008)
   Receiving touchdowns in a season (MWC games only): 10-tied (2008)


2004 | Freshman Year

Named a Second Team All-American by The Sporting News ... named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year ... named Honorable Mention All-MWC ... holds the BYU freshman record for touchdown receptions (eight) and receiving yards (771) ... the national freshman statistical leader (4.8 receptions per game) ... led BYU in receptions (53) and touchdowns (eight) ... second on team with 771 receiving yards ... caught three passes for 54 yards including a 42-yard touchdown grab in his collegiate debut against Notre Dame ... led the Cougars with eight catches for 49 yards against Stanford ... caught four passes for 36 yards against top-ranked USC ... caught five passes for 94 yards including a 57-yard touchdown reception in game against No. 21 Boise State ... had a 40-yard touchdown reception against Colorado State ... posted a career high with 10 receptions for 70 yards against UNLV ... had three catches for 74 yards including a 40-yard touchdown reception from running back Curtis Brown against Wyoming ... collected six catches for 82 yards and a touchdown in victory over Air Force ... had three catches for 92 yards and two touchdowns against San Diego State including a career-best 82-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter ... led the Cougars with four receptions for 83 yards against New Mexico ... pulled in three catches for 74 yards and a touchdown against No. 5 Utah.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... earned second team All-Mountain West conference honors as a sophomore and earned honorable mention All-MWC honors as a kick returner ... led the roster with 56 receptions for 946 yards, averaging nearly 73 yards per game ... totaled a season-high 126 yards receiving in the Cougars' 17-10 win over Utah, including a 49-yard reception that set up the go-ahead touchdown ... credited with six games of over 100 yards receiving ... produced four straight 100-yard receiving games, including 111 yards against CSU, 109 yards against TCU, 102 yards against Wyoming, 126 yards against Utah and 107 yards against UCLA in the Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl ... was named the 2007 Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl MVP ... led the Mountain West Conference with seven touchdown receptions on the season ... named the MWC Offensive Player of the Week after racking up a record 366 all-purpose yards against Tulsa, including 237 return yards against the Golden Hurricane ... broke Pete Van Valkenburg's 35-year-old record with 366 all-purpose yards against Tulsa ... set the MWC single-game record for all-purpose yards (against Tulsa) ... averaged 25.8 yards per kick return.

2008 | Junior Year

A 2008 All-American, being named to the CBS Sports.com First Team, Associated Press Second Team, Sporting News Second Team, SportsIllustrated.com Second Team and Rivals.com Second Team ... named to the All-MWC First Team ... named a Biletnikoff Award finalist ... Academic All-MWC ... led the nation in receiving yards per game with 118.31 and total yards receiving with 1,538 ... was third in the nation in receptions per game at 8.15 and total catches with 106 fourth in the nation in touchdown catches with 15 recorded his first touchdown reception of the season in BYU's 28-27 win over Washington ... scored two touchdowns in each of three games against UCLA, Wyoming and Utah State .... totaled a new career-high 155 receiving yards against New Mexico, receiving MWC Offensive Player of the Week honors ... tied NCAA single-season record with 11 consecutive 100 yard receiving games against UCLA, Wyoming, Utah State, New Mexico, TCU, UNLV, CSU, SDSU, Air Force, Utah and Arizona ... 11 consecutive games also set a MWC and BYU record ... returned the opening kickoff against UNLV for a career-long 75 yards ... caught all three touchdown receptions in the first half against CSU ... Steve Young Offensive MVP Award.