UTAH: All-conference candidate at center ... named to the preseason Rimington Trophy watch list, honoring the nation's best center ... also named to the Outland and Lombardi award watch lists ... great skills, size and temperament for the position ... smart, strong and versatile ... 348-pound power clean ranks fourth on the team (power clean measures explosive power).
2004-Played in and started all 12 games at center ... second team all-conference ... in 11 regular season games, he played 775 snaps with 49 knockdowns ... tied for the team lead for total plays by an offensive lineman (775) ... had 5 games with 5 or more knockdowns ... a career-high 8 knockdowns vs. San Diego State with an 86% average grade ... 7 knockdowns against both North Carolina and BYU with an 84% and 87% grades, respectively ... back-to-back games with 6 knockdowns vs. Utah State and Air Force ... Academic all-MWC ... also made the Athletics Academic Honor Roll.
2003-Started first three games at left tackle before an ankle injury in game three sidelined him for the remainder of the season ... averaged 4.0 knockdowns and 79.5% overall grade ... 6 knockdowns vs. Utah State ... 3 knockdowns in just 11 plays vs. Cal before getting injured ... academic all-MWC.
2002-Played in seven games ... lettered ... averaged 93% in total blocking efficiency ... averaged 97% in pass blocking and 87% in run blocking ... averaged 100% hustle ... 2 knockdowns were against San Diego State ... against Michigan, was 100% in blocking efficiency (run, pass, total).
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-state and all-region ... two-year starter for Millard High (Utah) played both ways ... team captain ... Millard was region champ in 1998 and `99 ... lettered three years in football and one in basketball and wrestling ... National Honor Society three years ... high honor roll four years ... student body secretary as senior and vice president as sophomore.
PERSONAL: Son of Coley Boone and Sherry Peterson ... both parents attended BYU ... father played football for BYU ... from family of 10 children (five boys, five girls) ... brother Jason is a sophomore offensive lineman for Utah ... brother Aaron played wide receiver for Kentucky and has signed with the Carolina Panthers ... sister Amy played basketball and volleyball at George Mason University and played semi-pro ball for the San Diego Waves of the NWBL ... enjoys fishing and rabbit hunting ... graduated in May 2004 with a double major in economics and business administration ... is now in the MBA program at Utah ... scored a 640 on the GMAT ... full name is Jesse Rostenbach Boone ... born Jan. 28, 1982.