Steve Clements
Quarterback 8
200 lbs.
Roster Years


Born 4/12/71 in Houston...parents are Joe and Jill...father was a quarterback at Texas (1955-57)...mother was a Texas cheerleader...grandfather was a Texas baseball player...younger brother, Chuck, is a quarterback at Houston...recruited by Texas, BYU, Alabama and LSU...learned sign language as part of special education major.

Before BYU

Named to several high school All-America teams including Parade magazine and USA Today, which named him the Texas High School Player of the Year in 1989...set a state career passing record with 8,204 yards...threw for 3,712 yards and 35 touchdowns in senior year...qualified for the national junior Olympics in the high jump...coached by his father at Huntsville High.

Other College

Listed at number three going into fall practice.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1991

Transferred to BYU in August but sat out due to NCAA transfer rule.

Sophmore Year 1992

Competed as one of five for the spot vacated by Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer...emerged from spring practice in a two-man race with John Walsh...had a TD pass and was four of eight for 134 yards in the spring game...became the starting quarterback after an injury to Walsh against UCLA...suffered a shoulder dislocation in first quarter of Hawai'i game...underwent surgery in mid-October in Los Angeles.

Junior Year 1993

Participated in non-contact drills in the spring...started against Fresno State because of an injury to Walsh in the Notre Dame game...had a good closing series in both the UCLA and Notre Dame games.

Senior Year 1994

Threw a 59-yard TD to Tim Nowatzke in the spring game, where he was 25 of 33 for 284 yards.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1990

Redshirted at Texas.

Medical Redshirt Year 1990

Redshirted at Texas.