Talan Alfrey is a 6-foot-3 205-pound defensive back for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2018.
BYU summary: Alfrey is starting his freshman season at BYU (BYUcougars.com).
- 2022 (Freshman).
- 2021 (Redshirt). Missed most of season with injury, but did play in one game
- 2019-2020 (LDS Mission). Uruguay and Fresno, California
High School. Alfrey prepped at Auburn Mountainview High School (Auburn, Washington), where he spent time at receiver, running back, quarterback, kicker/punter, and kick returner. As a junior he had 18 receptions for 221 yards and two touchdowns, 142 rushes for 581 yards and ten touchdowns, and completed 84 of 155 Passes for 1051 yards and seven touchdowns. On defense he had 89 tackles (61 solo), 10 tackles for loss, two passes defended, one fumble forced and one fumble recovered, and two interceptions. On special teams he had 28 punts for 925 yards (33.0 avg) and pinned opponents in the 20 nine times. He also had three kickoff returns for 88 yards (29.3 avg) and four punt returns for 17 yards (MaxPreps).
Alfrey was the NPSL Olympic’s all-purpose player of the year and made the All-Area first-team as a punter AND as a defensive back. He is also an all-league basketball player for Mountainview and a state qualifier as a member of the track and field team (long jump, triple jump, and 4×100).
Recruitment. Alfrey was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.8204), who rated him the no. 20 overall prospect from Washington in the Class of 2018. He held scholarship offers from Air Force, BYU, Idaho, and Nevada. Alfrey committed to BYU on July 17, 2017 and enrolled on September 1, 2021.