Kaipo McGuire
Wide Receiver 80
170 lbs.
Pearl City, 
Last School
St. Louis High School
Roster Years

Career Summary

Kaipo McGuire came to BYU out of St. Louis High as a two-time member of the All-State First Team. The Blue Chip High School All-American went on to win the John Farley Award by the BYU coaching staff. McGuire was named to the All-Western Athletic Conference Second Team and caught a touchdown pass in six consecutive games as a senior. He also had 24 consecutive games with a catch during his time at BYU.


  • Signed as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 1997


  • Born in Honolulu, Hawai'i
  • Parents are Germaine and the late Emmett McGuire
  • Majored in psychology

Before BYU

  • Earned four letters at St. Louis High
  • Named to first team all-state twice  
  • Two-time Receiver of the Year
  • Blue Chip High School All-American
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1993

  • Made his first catch as a Cougar against the Air Force Academy
Sophmore Year 1994

  • Caught three passes for 51 yards at Air Force
  • Caught four passes for 37 yards at UTEP
  • Caught three passes for 53 yards against San Diego State
Junior Year 1995

  • Three catches for 45 yards vs. Wyoming...36-yard TD catch vs. Hawai'i
Senior Year 1996

  • Selected second team All-WAC by the coaches
  • Played in the Hula Bowl
  • Selected as the winner of the John Farley Award by the BYU coaches
  • Scored two TDs vs. Texas A&M
  • Had four catches for 68 yards and one TD at Washington
  • Had six consecutive games catching a TD pass
  • Had six catches for 69 yards and one TD vs. New Mexico
  • Coaches' receiver of the game vs. Texas A&M, New Mexico, Utah State and TCU
  • Had two catches for 63 yards at TCU
  • Had 24 consecutive games with a catch
  • Called the critical timeout with seconds remaining in the WAC Championship game vs. Wyoming that allowed the tying field goal to be set up
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1992

  • Redshirted
Medical Redshirt Year 1992