Joe Critchlow
Quarterback 10
220 lbs.
Last School
Franklin High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Sarah and David
  • Has one sister and three brothers
  • Majoring in finance
  • Speaks French
  • Is an Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Franklin High School
  • Was a two-time all-district selection
  • Named to the all-region team as a senior
  • Earned Mid-State Mr. Football title senior year
  • He set school records for career completions and attempts (415 of 683), passing yards (5,703) and touchdowns (68)
  • Completed 176 of 265 passes for 2,317 yards and 25 touchdowns in his senior season 
  • Received the Admiral William P. Lawrence Awards, which is given to the top high school football scholar-athlete in the Middle Tennessee area based on scholarship, sportsmanship and value to his team
  • Served as secretary in the National Honor Society
  • Also recruited by Vanderbilt, Virginia and Wake Forest


  • Montreal , Canada
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2017

  • Played in six games, starting the final three of the season
  • Became the third true freshman to win his first start (31-21 at UNLV) and the first to do so on the road
  • One of six true freshman quarterbacks to start a game at BYU
  • Went 2-1 as a starter (W's over UNLV and Hawaii, L to UMass)
  • Completed 55 of 101 passes for 642 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions
  • Went 14 of 22 for 160 yards and one touchdown in his first start at UNLV
  • Passed for 247 yards against UMass
  • Threw one touchdown pass in every start
Sophmore Year 2019

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the 2018 season
  • Between the LYnes web chat with Thomas Shoaf at Media Day 
Medical Redshirt Year