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  David Dirkmaat
David Dirkmaat

Player Profile

San Jose, Calif.

Last College:
Fresno CC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 310




UTAH: All-conference candidate can play both tackle and guard, but will start at left guard ... has size and versatility.

2004-Played in all 12 games and made 11 starts ... after coming off the bench in the first game, he started five straight games at left guard, the next two at right tackle and the remaining four back at left guard ... in the regular season, he played 775 downs with 23 knockdowns ... tied for the team lead for total plays by an offensive lineman (775) ... 86% grade with two knockdowns against North Carolina ... 84% grade against Air Force ... season-high 4 knockdowns in back-to-back games against Utah State and Air Force ... 70% or better grade in nine games ... made the Athletics Academic Honor Roll.


PRIOR TO UTAH: All-Central Valley Conference player for Fresno City College ... Fresno CC was CVC champion in 2001 ... three-time all-league player for Silver Creek HS (Calif.) ... league's Most Valuable Lineman in 2000 ... Silver Creek won 2000 conference championship ... won science honors in high school.

PERSONAL: Son of Gerrit and Gloria Dirkmaat ... both parents went to BYU ... three sisters ... sisters Megan and Rebecca both rowed for Cal and Megan rowed for the U.S. in the 2004 Olympic Games ... sociology major ... full name is Gerrit David Dirkmaat ... born July 4, 1982.

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