James Lark
Quarterback 7
200 lbs.
St. George, 
Last School
Pine View High School
Roster Years
2006 | 2009-2012


  • Parents are Cliff and Betsy Lark
  • Married to wife Rachel
  • Recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, Utah and USC
  • Served an LDS mission to St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Speaks Russian
  • Majoring in marketing management

Before BYU

  • Named Deseret News 3A MVP as a senior
  • A Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News First-Team All-State selection
  • Threw for 3,248 yards and 36 touchdowns
  • Finished his career with 6,739 passing yards, third most in state history
  • Tied state mark with 79-career touchdown passes
  • First-team All-State as a junior
  • Threw for 3800 yards passing, 41 TD, 13 interceptions, 650 yards rushing and 7 TD his junior year
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2009

  • Valuable member of the squad team
Sophmore Year 2010

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • MWC Scholar-Athlete
  • Saw action in four games
  • Completed 2-of-3 passes for 37 yards while rushing for 9 yards on 4 attempts
  • Completed one pass for 6 yards vs. UNLV and one pass for 31 yards in the New Mexico Bowl vs. UTEP
Junior Year 2011

  • Played in two games
  • Completed 2 of 6 passes vs. Idaho for 21 yards and had two rushes for 12 yards
  • Took snaps against New Mexico State
Senior Year 2012

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in eight games and started the final two
  • Went 2-0 in his two starts
  • Completed 73 of 116 passes for 778 yards and eight touchdowns
  • In first career start, completed 34 of 50 passes for 384 yards and six touchdowns, becoming one of just 10 BYU quarterbacks to throw at least six touchdown passes in a game
  • Rushed for first career touchdown and passed for first career touchdown against Weber State
  • Named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2006

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year 2006

  • Member of the scout team