Cody Hoffman
Wide Receiver 2
210 lbs.
Crescent City, 
Last School
Del Norte High School
Roster Years

Career Summary

Cody Hoffman came to BYU after leading Del Norte High School to two league titles. He played in 50 games and started in 47 while lettering all four seasons as a Cougar. Hoffman became BYU's all-time leader in several categories: receiving touchdowns, receiving yards and all-purpose yards. He caught at least one reception in every game he played and holds the BYU record for his 18 career games with 100 or more receiving yards. As a sophomore Hoffman was also the Cougars' single-season leader in kickoff returns and kickoff return yards. He helped BYU to a No. 14 national ranking in total offense in 2013. Hoffman received several national and independent honors as one of BYU's most decorated wide receivers. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details. 


  • Signed free agent deal with the Washington Redskins in 2014

Before BYU

  • Caught 50 passes for more than 1,000 yards as a senior
  • Recorded seven 100-yard receiving games for Del Norte in 2008
  • Named to the All-Humboldy-Del Norte Conference team three consecutive times
  • Caught nine passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-28 win over rival Fortuna in October 2008
  • Contributed to the Warriors league titles his sophomore and junior years
  • Coached by Lewis Nova
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2010

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in 13 games, starting 10
  • First on the team with 527 receiving yards on 42 receptions and 7 touchdowns
  • Was also the Cougars' main kick returner, totaling a team-high 380 yards on 14 returns
  • Caught the first touchdown of his career at Florida State
  • Had 104 kick return yards vs. Wyoming
  • Caught five passes, including two touchdowns, for 71 yards vs. New Mexico
  • Had a team season-high 137 yards and 8 receptions against UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl, catching three touchdowns
  • Racked up 262 all-purpose yards vs. UTEP, the most since Austin Collie's mark vs. Tulsa in 2007
  • Added a season-high 51-yard kickoff return in the bowl game
Sophmore Year 2011

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Yahoo! Sports All-Independent Team, Phil Steele All-Independent First Team, FBS All-Independent Team
  • Became BYU's single-season leader in kickoff returns (36) and kickoff return yards (879)
  • Played and started in all 13 games
  • Led team in all receiving categories with 61 catches, 943 yards and 10 touchdowns
  • 1,825 all-purpose yards in 2011 are sixth-best single-season mark in BYU history
  • Had five 100-yard receiving games
  • Caught 8 passes for 138 yards and returned 8 kicks for 139 yards for 277 all-purpose yards for the sixth-best single game mark at BYU and a career high
  • Returned a kick 93 yards for a touchdown vs. UCF, the first kickoff returned for a score since 1998
  • Had a season-high nine catches for 162 yards and one touchdown at Oregon State
  • Returned seven kicks for 167 yards at TCU and had four catches for 67 yards
  • Caught six passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns vs. Idaho
  • Had seven receptions for 123 yards and one touchdown at Hawai'i
  • Caught 8 passes for 122 yards and tied his own BYU-bowl record with three touchdowns, including the game-winner at the Armed Forces Bowl vs. Tulsa
Junior Year 2012

  • All-America honorable mention
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team, FBS All-Independent Team
  • Named to the Bilentnikoff Award Watch List
  • Madness Independent Offensive Player of the Week, week of Sept. 10
  • Earned letterman honors and started all 13 games
  • Led BYU in all receiving categories with 100 receptions, 1,248 yards and 11 touchdowns
  • His 100 receptions and 1,248 yards are both second most in a single season in school history
  • Has caught a pass in 32 straight games and counting
  • Recorded school record five touchdown receptions at New Mexico State on career-high 182 receiving yards
  • Posted eight 100-yard receiving games
  • Caught a career-high 13 passes for 155 yards at San Jose State and recovered an onside kick
  • Had at least 10 receptions in four games
Senior Year 2013

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-American
  • Named to the 2013 CFPA Wide Receiver Trophy Watch List
  • Named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list
  • Caught eight passes for 108 yards against Utah
  • Tallied five receptions, 99 yards and one touchdown in win over Georgia Tech
  • Notched his 16th career game with 100+ receiving yards with 156 on seven catches and one touchdown vs Houston
  • College Football Performance Awards Hon. Mention WR of the Week (10/21 and 11/11)
  • Became BYU's all-time reception leader with his first catch against Houston
  • Recorded one touchdown, four catches and 57 yards in win over Boise State
  • Became BYU's all-time receiving touchdown leader with his score against Boise State
  • Became BYU's all-time receiving yards leader with his second catch vs Wisconsin
  • Recorded 113 yards, seven catches and two TDs against Wisconsin--tying Austin Collie for the BYU record with 17 career games with 100+ receiving yards
  • Earned first team All-Independent honors by College Sports Madness for the third consecutive year 
  • Received FBS All-Independent Team Honorable Mention
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team
  • Became BYU's all-time all-purpose yards leader with 5,015 in the bowl game vs Washington
  • Became BYU's all-time leader with 18 games with 100+ receiving yards
  • With 167 receiving yards against Washington, he recorded 100+ receiving yards in each of his four bowl games
  • Finished his career with 43 consecutive games with at least one reception
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2009

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year 2009

  • Member of the scout team