Getting to know new BYU commit, TE Trey Andersen (Class of 2019)

Trey Andersen is a 6-foot-6 240 pound tight end and long snapper who made an official visit to BYU this past weekend and announced his decision to commit Wednesday night (Class of 2019).

Andersen preps at Lehi High School, where as a senior he caught 28 passes for 487 yards and two touchdowns (see highlights below).  He also plays for the Lehi basketball team.

Andersen is rated 3-stars by 247Sports. He holds scholarship offers from BYU, Eastern Washington, Montana State-Northern, and Weber State.  He has also seen recruiting interest from Boise State, Cal, Utah, and Utah State.  He is the 15th player to commit to BYU’s football class of 2019 and plans on serving an LDS mission right out of high school so he will join the Cougars as part of the class of 2021.

Hometown: Lehi, Utah High School: Lehi
Class: 2019 HT/WT: 6’6”, 240 lbs.
Position: Tight End 40 time: 4.81
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat: 265/365 pounds
Twitter: @TreyAndersen87 Vertical: 32 inches
    Commit date: January 23, 2019

I caught up with Andersen to ask him about his recruitment.

BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?

Andersen: Because it has been a dream school of mine for the longest time since my dad played there and I was wanting to become a legacy kid. I feel like BYU is a great fit for me to push me in the academic part of school. To be playing in front of 65,000 screaming fans.

BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?

Andersen: Eastern Washington, Utah, and Utah State

BYU Insider: What is your greatest accomplishment in sports?

Andersen: State champ in football and state champ in shot put for track

BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Andersen: “there is always someone out there working harder than you”

BYU Insider: Who is a current player (collegiate or pro) that you seek to emulate on the field?

Andersen: Rob Gronkowski

If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

About Tyler Christensen 784 Articles
Tyler Christensen is a teacher, sports writer, speaker, and ultra-marathon runner. He is the founder of BYU Insider, D1 Recruiting, Virtual School Assembly, and After the Run. When he's not writing or speaking, he's spending time at home in southern Utah with his amazing wife and four children.