Margin Hooks
Wide Receiver 14
190 lbs.
Last School
Waco High School
Roster Years


Born in Waco, Texas...Parents are Margin Sr. and Larue...Recruited by Oklahoma, Texas Tech, New Mexico and TCU...Majoring in broadcast journalism.

Before BYU

Three-year football letterman at Waco High...all-academic team in 1995 and 1996...all-time leading receiver at Waco High...set school and state record with 102-yard punt return for a touchdown...all-state honorable mention as a wide receiver...ran 40-yard sprint in 4.5 seconds...attended the same high school as BYU coach Brian Mitchell.


As a senior led the team with 61 receptions and 718 yards receiving...finished career in 2nd place on BYU's all-time receiving list with 2,841...ranked fourth in the nation with a streak of 36 straight games with at least one reception...First Team All-Mountain West Conference as a junior.


BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1997

Scored on a 20-yard reverse during the Blue/White Game, caught five passes for 41 yards, and had a kickoff return for 30 yards...receiver of the game against Hawai`i, UTEP, and New Mexico...caught a 32-yard TD pass at SMU...three catches for 41 yards vs. Utah State...three catches for 97 yards, including one for 44 and one for 41 at UTEP...four catches for 80 yards and returned a kickoff for 25 yards vs. Tulsa...14-yard TD reception at New Mexico.

Sophmore Year 1998

Started all 14 games for the Cougars at wide receiver...ranked first among receivers with three touchdown receptions ...Coaches' award as the top receiver for his performance against Fresno State...caught five passes for 77 yards against the Bulldogs, including a 44-yard reception from Drew Miller that set up Ronney Jenkins for a four-yard touchdown run...led the team in receiving in six different games, including a 179-yard performance against Murray State...caught five passes for 179 yards and one touchdown against the Racers, including an 80-yard reception from Kevin Feterik... grabbed a season-best 83-yard reception for a touchdown (from Feterik) against UNLV...led the team and ranked 13th in the WAC in receiving with a career-high 49 receptions for 732 yards, averaging 14.9 yards per catch...averaged 56.3 yards and 3.8 receptions per game...gained 21 yards rushing on the season.

Junior Year 1999

Earned first team All-Mountain West Conference honors...led the MWC with 1,067 yards receiving, averaging a conference-best 97.0 yards per game...season total ranked sixth on the all-time single-season yardage list...led the league with an average 5.45 receptions per game... recorded a team, season-long, 77-yard touchdown reception (vs. Utah)...credited with a team, season-best eight receptions in a single game (vs. Washington)...extended his streak of consecutive games with at least one reception to 24 straight games, ranking fifth in the nation...recorded five or more receptions in nine of the Cougars' 11 regular-season games... listed as BYU reception leader in seven games on the season...recorded team-high yardage in nine games on the season...100 or more yards receiving in six different games, including a season-high 143 yards against Wyoming...100-yard games against Washington (140), California (108), UNLV (108) and Utah (139) least one touchdown reception in seven different regular-season games...recorded at least one reception of 35 yards (or more) in eight different games on the season, including six games with at least one reception of 40 (or more) yards...third on the BYU roster with 42 total points on the season, averaging 3.8 points per game...Coaches' receiver of the game honors following performances against Washington, Colorado State, California, Air Force and Wyoming...finished 1999 season with 2,123 career receiving yards and needs just 944 yards to become the Cougars' all-time receiving yardage leader...following his junior season, currently ranks ninth on the career yardage list.

Senior Year 2000

Led the Cougars with 61 receptions and 718 yards receiving...earned honorable mention All-Mountain WEst Conference honors...moved into second place on BYU's all-time receiving leaders for a career with 2,841, 225 yards behind Eric Drage...ranked fourth in the nation with a streak of 36 straight games recording at least one reception...against Mississippi State's All-American corner Fred Smoot, led the Cougars with eight catches for 68 yards...caught the game-tying touchdown catch against Virginia, his first TD of the season...had a season-high nine catches, 124 yards and a touchdown against San Diego State...had 189 career receptions, just 15 short of Matt Bellini's record of 204...named the coaches receiver of the game for the Florida State, Mississippi.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1996

Medical Redshirt Year 1996