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  John Madsen
John Madsen

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Valley City

Last College:
Snow College

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
WR

Experience:
2VL

UTAH: All-conference candidate will start at Z receiver ... 6-foot-5 stature and 37.5 inch vertical jump make him very hard to defend ... deceptively quick and fast, he ranks fourth on the team in the 10-yard sprint (1.63 seconds) and runs a 4.6 40 ... one-time walk-on has since earned a scholarship and a starting position.

2004-Played all 12 games and started 9 ... versatile receiver played mostly at E (7 starts), but also filled in a X (1 start) and Z (1 start) ... 27 grabs for 377 yards ... averaged 14.0 yards per catch and caught 5 TD passes ... career-high 6 catches for 50 yards and a TD vs. North Carolina ... 4 receptions vs. Utah State (69 yards and 1 TD) and Pittsburgh, in the Fiesta Bowl (27 yards, 1 TD) ... 3 receptions against both Texas A&M (53 yards, 1 TD) and San Diego State (62 yards) ... career-long 58-yard reception vs. SDSU ... returned one kickoff for 21 yards vs. Wyoming.

2003-Played in all 12 games and started against Colorado State and San Diego State ... walk-on led Utes with 2 catches for 82 yards and 1 TD against Texas A&M ... 1 reception for 15 yards against UNLV ... also played for special teams ... lettered.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Did not play high school football ... first year playing football was in 2002 at Snow College (practiced with Snow in 2001 but did not play) ... Snow went 8-2 and ranked 16th in the nation in 2002 ... lettered three years in baseball and two years in basketball for Hunter High School (Utah) ... all-conference in baseball twice and basketball once ... honor roll every term.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Leann Madsen ... one sister ... enjoys fishing and golfing ... economics major ... full name is John Christopher Madsen ... born May 9, 1983.

YEAR	G/GS	REC	YDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2003	12/2	3	97	32.3	1	45
2004	12/9	27	377	14.0	5	58
Totals	24/11	30	474	15.8	6	58
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