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  Brent Casteel
Brent Casteel

Player Profile
Hometown:
San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
Antioch HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 198

Position:
WR

Experience:
4VL

08/30/2008

Utah 25, Michigan 23

Utah 25, Michigan 23

10/28/2006

Utah vs. UNLV

Utah vs. UNLV

UTAH: Started at least part-time his entire career ... honorable mention All-American as a freshman and second-team all-conference as a sophomore ... versatile player was one of the team's top receivers and rushers, and also returned punts and kickoffs ... 128 career receptions ranks tied for seventh all-time at Utah while 1,654 reception yards stands 11th ... 17 career TD receptions is tied for sixth at Utah and 3,012 career all-purpose yards is 11th ... 33 career kick returns for 715 yards with 11 punt returns for 94 yards.

2008- Played in 13 games with 10 starts ... 564 receiving yards ranked second on the team and 43 catches was third ... four receiving touchdowns ... also rushed 17 times for 92 yards and a touchdown ... took over punt returns at midseason and led Utah with 91 yards (on 10 returns) ... also had three kickoff returns for 80 yards ... 827 all-purpose yards was third on the team ... career-high 105 receiving yards against Oregon State ... two of his six catches against BYU went for touchdowns ... scored Utah's first touchdown against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on a seven-yard reception ... five catches for 77 yards against TCU ... 40 yards rushing on four carries against Colorado State ... 41-yard punt return against San Diego State ... four punt returns for 33 yards against TCU ... 46 yards on two kick returns against Alabama ... long kick return of 34 yards against SDSU.

2007-Season-ending knee injury in the second game (against Air Force) ... started in the first two games ... led Utah with seven catches for 64 yards and a touchdown in the first game against Oregon State ... injured early in game two and did not have any stats ... lettered.

2006-Second-team all-Mountain West Conference ... named Utah's Top Wide Receiver ... played in all 13 games, with 11 starts ... a quarter of his 39 receptions went for touchdowns ... 10 touchdown receptions led Utah and ranked third in the MWC ... second on the team in both receiving (600) and rushing (262) yards ... averaged 15.4 yards per catch and 5.1 yards per carry ... led Utah in MWC games with 468 receiving yards ... averaged 77.3 all-purpose yards per game - best on the team ... season-high 100 yards receiving against BYU included a 19-yard TD reception that put Utah ahead 31-27 with 1:19 remaining in the game ... also had outstanding games against Colorado State (92 receiving yards) and UNLV (86 receiving yards) ... led Utes with 66 rushing yards (9.4 yards per carry) against Tulsa in the Armed Forces Bowl ... also had one catch for 18 yards and a touchdown vs. Tulsa ... eight kickoff returns for 143 yards (17.9 average).

2005-Honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... played in all 12 games and started in five ... 39 receptions ranked third on the team and 426 yards rated fourth ... 35 rushes for 208 yards ... 20 kickoff returns for 464 yards led the team and ranked fourth in the MWC ... averaged 10.9 yards per catch, 5.9 yards per rush, 23.2 yards per kick return and 91.5 all-purpose yards per game ... season-best 77 receiving yards against TCU ... rushed for a career-high 74 yards and a TD against Arizona ... returned four kicks for 102 yards against San Diego State. 2004-Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-league and all-conference ... Antioch High (Calif.) team captain ... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Charles Casteel and Jacqueline Broden ... has three sisters ... enjoys playing in pool tournaments ... sociology major ... full name is Brenton Casteel ... born July 12, 1985.

YEAR	G/GS	REC	YDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2005	12/5	39	426	10.9	2	41
2006	13/11	39	600	15.3	10	49
2007	2/2	7	64	9.1	1	36
2008	13/10	43	564	13.1	4	40
Totals	40/28	128	1654	12.9	17

YEAR RUSH YDS AVG TD LONG 2005 35 208 5.9 1 59 2006 51 262 5.1 0 21 2007 3 (-13) 0.0 0 0 2008 17 92 5.4 1 18 Total 106 549 5.2 2

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