Ethan Slade
Safety 26
190 lbs.
Last School
Orem High School
Roster Years

BYU Highlights

  • Redshirted in 2021, playing in two games (vs. Arizona, vs. Idaho State)
  • Entering his freshman season in 2022


  • Major: Pre-Business
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Parents are Joelle and Rick
  • Enjoys motorcycle riding

Before BYU

  • Recorded two carries for 14 yards and a touchdown, four receptions for 95 yards (23.8 average) and had four two-point conversions as a senior for Orem High School
  • Defensively, amassed 96 tackles, including 50 solo, six TFL, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and eight interceptions, with three returned for touchdowns
  • Returned four kickoffs for 170 yards (42.5 average) and two touchdowns and one punt return for a 58-yard touchdown
  • Led the state (4A) in interceptions and helped the Tigers to back-to-back state titles
  • Played basketball at Orem as well
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Navy, Southern Utah, Utah and Utah State
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2022

  • Played in 11 games
  • Recorded 17 tackles (eight solo) with one tackle-for-loss, a quarterback hurry and three pass breakups
  • Career-high five tackles (two solo) in BYU's 38-26 win over Utah State
Sophmore Year 2023

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Played in two games (vs. Arizona, vs. Idaho State).
Medical Redshirt Year

Freshman 2020