Josh Larsen: DL #57, Class of 2020

Josh Larsen is a 6-foot-4 300-pound defensive lineman for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2020.

BYU summary: In his first season at BYU (2021), Larsen played in three games and had one solo tackle and one quarterback hurry (

  • 2022 (Freshman).
  • 2021 (Redshirt). Played in three games and recorded one tackle

High School. Larsen prepped at Woods Cross High School (North Salt Lake, Utah), where he played offensive tackle, tight end, and defensive end.  As a senior he had 48 tackles (29 Solo), eight tackles for loss, four quarterback hurries, two passes defended, two fumble recoveries, one interception, and five sacks (MaxPreps). Larsen was named to the 5A All-State team as an honorable mention.  He also played basketball for Woods Cross.

Recruitment. Larsen was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.8024), who rated him the no. 19 overall prospect from Utah for the Class of 2020. Larsen was recruited by Utah, Utah State, and Weber State. He signed with BYU on December 18, 2019.

Personal. His father Jim was a pitcher for the BYU baseball team (1990, 1994), and his mother was a Cougarette.

Social Media. Follow and support Larsen on Twitter at @JoshLarsen19 and on Instagram at @joshualarsen_, and on LinkedIn.

Resources: BYU Player Profile, 247 Recruiting Profile, MaxPreps Stats, BYU Insider Recruiting Profile

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