Parents are Reg and Sherrie ... one of six children ... served an LDS Church mission in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ... recruited by Utah, New Mexico, UCLA, Oregon and Kentucky.
In 2001: Redshirted
Twice named all-state at Dixie High School ... earned all-region honors as a senior ... helped guide Dixie HS to state titles in both football and baseball ... named Salt Lake Tribune 3A MVP as a quarterback ... holds the state high school passing yardage record ... a three-sport athlete at Dixie, competing in football, basketball and baseball.
PENDLETON's CAREER STATS YEAR GMS CMP ATT INT PCT. LNG YDS TD YPG 2002 10 39 76 2 .513 26 376 2 37.6
Earned letterman honors, competing in 10 games during the season ... completed 39-of-76 attempts for 376 yards ... credited with 2 touchdown completions and 4 rushing touchdowns ... carried the ball 47 times for 149 yards ... recorded a season-high 182 yards n 17-of-39 attempts against Georgia Tech ... also ran for a season-best 44 yards on 12 carries against Georgia Tech.
Participated in spring drills ... suffered a broken finger in the second scrimmage of the season ... was 10-of-14 for 95 yards in the team's second scrimmage ... may consider switching to receiver or defensive back during fall camp.