UTAH: Did all of the placekicking and punting in spring camp ... listed as the co-starter at kicker and backup at punter going into fall ... showed accuracy and range kicking in the spring.
2004-Saw the field against Utah State and North Carolina ... 2-for-2 in PAT attempts against Utah State ... handled 4 kickoffs, averaging 34.2 yards per kick.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Played at Snow College in 2001-02 ... 75-yard punt was best in conference ... averaged 42.0 yards per punt in two years at Snow ... originally transferred to South Carolina, practicing there in August 2003, before leaving program ... prepped at American Fork High (Utah) ... all-region in football in only season he played ... set playoff record with 47-yard field goal ... American Fork's Special Teams Player of the Year ... lettered four years in soccer and was AFHS team captain ... all-state in soccer and his school's Offensive Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Son of Mont and Rachelle Beardall ... two brothers and one sister ... brother Derek walked onto the Utah team in the spring of 2005 as a defensive lineman ... married to the former Tawni Payne ... enjoys hunting and fishing ... worked with his dad as a big game guide on a ranch in eastern Utah when he was growing up ... economics major ... full name is Daniel J. Beardall ... born Aug. 24, 1979.
YEAR G/GS 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ TOT XP-XPA 2004 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2-2