Ben Cahoon
Wide Receiver 86
180 lbs.
Last School
Mountain View High School
Roster Years


Born 7/16/72 in Ogden, Utah...parents are Ken and Joan...served an LDS Church mission to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...married Kimberli Herbert in February, 1994...they have a a daughter, McKelle...prepped at Mountain View High...majored in physical therapy.


1998- Signed with the CFL's Montreal Allouettes after being drafted as the sixth pick in the first round...went to camps as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Other College

Set the school record for most receptions in a career (90) and in a season (78) at Ricks College...selected as team most valuable his sophomore season he had 1,146 yards receiving and seven TDs...second most receptions in the nation as a sophomore...third in the nation in receiving yards...first-team all-region, first-team All-WSFL...first-team Academic All-American...honorable mention All-American.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 1996

Clutch diving catch vs. Texas A&M...returned some punts vs. Arkansas State...had a TD catch from Kevin Feterik at Utah State...had a 12-yard TD catch at TCU...Academic All-WAC.

Senior Year 1997

Caught four passes for 60 yards in the Spring Game...WAC Offensive Player of the Week (Arizona State)...GTE/CoSida Academic All-America, Second Team...GTE/CoSida Academic All-America District VIII...Second team All-Western Athletic Conference...Honorable mention post-season All-America, College Sports News...Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete...Academic All-WAC...selected by the coaches as the outstanding receiver for the season...led team with 57 catches for 931 yards and four touchdowns...ranked 23rd in NCAA in receiving and 36th in scoring...caught passes in all of BYU's 11 games this season...named coaches' receiver of the game vs. Washington...scored a 34-yard TD vs. Washington and had six catches for 106 yards...eight catches for 219 yards at Arizona State...chosen WAC Mountain Division Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts at ASU (also coaches' receiver of the game)...six catches for 119 yards vs. Utah State, including a 49-yarder, and caught 2 point conversion...six catches for 76 yards vs. Hawai'i...10 catches for 142 yards and a TD vs. TCU, also coaches' receiver of the week.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1995


Medical Redshirt Year 1995