Mike Salido
Running Back 22
190 lbs.
Union City, 
Last School
Moreau High School
Roster Years


Parents are Leroy and Barbara...was a BMX bike racer...BMX world European champion in 1982 and 1983...recruited by Oregon, Washington State, Boston College and Hawai'i...majoring in social work with a minor in physical education.

Before BYU

Lettered in football and track at Moreau High...ran 100 and 200-meter races and 4x100 relay...team MVP in football two years...All-Catholic League twice and player of the year twice...All-East Bay twice and All-Bay Area twice...All-Northern California as a senior...South County leading rusher two years in a row...coached by Tim Waish (UC Riverside).


1985- Injured a knee in a high school all-star game and sat out of school.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1986

Played on the junior varsity.

Sophmore Year 1987

Played behind Fred Whittingham...scored twice against Utah State and had 67 yards rushing...finished with 48 carries and 239 yards...also caught 12 passes for 49 yards.

Junior Year 1988

Third-leading rusher with 61 carries and 336 yards (two TDs)...caught 14 passes for 151 yards and a touchdown...alternated a lot with starting fullback Fred Whittingham.

Senior Year 1990

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1989

Suffered a broken leg in spring game...redshirted.

Medical Redshirt Year 1989

Suffered a broken leg in spring game...redshirted.