Jacob Boren: DB #20, Class of 2017


Jacob Boren is a 5-foot-9 180-pound defensive back for Brigham Young University, part of the Class of 2017.

BYU summary: In three seasons at BYU (roster years 2019-2021), Boren has played in 14+ games (one start) and has 20 tackles, a forced fumble, two pass breakups, and two kick returns for 15 yards (BYUcougars.com).

  • 2022 (Junio).
  • 2021 (Sophomore). Played in 13 games (one start) and had 20 tackles (13 solo), with one forced fumble, and two pass breakups. Also returned two kickoffs for 15 yards. Named to PFN All-Independent second-team.
  • 2020 (COVID Sophomore). Played special teams but recorded no stats.
  • 2019 (Freshman). Played in one game
  • 2017-2018 (LDS Mission). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

High School. Boren prepped at Highland High School (Salt Lake City, Utah), where as a senior he had 53 carries for 737 yards and six touchdowns, 10 receptions for 208 yards, seven kickoff returns for 189 yards (27.0 yard avg), five punt returns for 43 yards, 35 tackles (32 solo), and three tackles for loss (MaxPreps). He runs a reported 4.38 forty time.

Recruitment. Boren was not recruited by BYU, he joined the team after a walk-on tryout in 2019.  He started at receiver but then moved over to the defensive secondary in 2020.

Social Media. Boren is not on social media, but you can connect with him on LinkedIn.

Resources: BYU Player Profile, MaxPreps Stats

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