Jason Chaffetz
Kicker 16
175 lbs.
Winter Park, 
Last School
Middle Park High School
Roster Years


Born in Los Gatos, Calif., ... parents are John and Peggy ... John was a student manager for the football team at Penn State from 1953-56 under an assistant coach named Joe Paterno ... was Utah co-chairman for Michael Dukakis U.S. Presidential campaign ... is a half-brother to one of Dukakis' sons, John ... younger brother Alex, was a kicker at Kansas ... recruited by Arizona State, Air Force, Wake Forest, Texas Tech, Penn State and Illinois ... majoring in business with a communications minor ... worked part-time for a Salt Lake City television station in the off-season.

Before BYU

Prepped at Middle Park High, where he lettered in football, track and soccer ... named all-conference and all-league in football and all-city in soccer ... holds school record for longest field goal of 43 yards ... coached by former NFL pro Fred Steinfort (Boston College).


Field Goals
YEAR   FG     PCT   01-19   20-29   30-39   40-49   50-99   LG
1988   6-11   54.5    1-1     4-4     1-5     0-1     0-0   -
1989   10-14  71.4    0-0     4-4     4-5     2-5     0-0   47
Point-After Attempts
1988   36-38
1989   53-56
TOTAL  89-94
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1985

Did some kickoffs for the varsity ... did all of the kicking for the junior varsity, including a 46-yard field goal against Weber State.

Sophmore Year 1987

Kicked for the junior varsity.

Junior Year 1988

Was the primary PAT and short-range field goal kicker ... scored two fourth-quarter field goals at Freedom Bowl, including game-winner, with two minutes remaining ... was the only player from the Freedom Bowl selected to the 13th annual All-Bowl Team.

Senior Year 1989

Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference by the league media ... kicked a 47-yard field goal at Colorado State where he kicked four field goals and three PAT ... missed most of the San Diego State game due to a sore knee, but kicked a school record 37th straight PAT ... unofficially tied the school record with a 53-yard field goal in spring game.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1986

Medical Redshirt Year 1986