Paul Lasike
Running Back 33
232 lbs.
Last School
Church College of New Zealand
Roster Years

Career Summary

Paul Lasike came to BYU from Church College of New Zealand. He was a three-time letterman who played in 38 games and started in 19. He tallied 843 rushing yards during his career. As a junior he was third on the team with 350 rushing yards. Lasike registered 322 receiving yards as a Cougar and was fourth on the team with 25 receptions for 267 yards as a senior. He helped BYU to a No. 10 national ranking in rushing offense in 2013. Lasike was also named to the 2014 College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details. 


  • Signed free agent deal with the Arizona Cardinals and later with the Chicago Bears


  • A rugby All-American for BYU
  • Served an LDS mission in Alabama


  • , Alabama
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2012

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in 12 games
  • Totaled 33 carries, 129 yards and two touchdowns, adding one reception for 25 yards
  • Had 10 carries, 40 yards and two touchdowns vs. Hawai'i and a 25-yard reception
  • Rushed 12 times for 44 yards vs. Idaho
Junior Year 2013

  • Rushed for 87 yards on 15 attempts and one touchdown in win over Texas
  • Had 31 rushing yards against Boise State
  • Played in all 13 games and started eight
  • Finished third on the team with 350 rushing yards
Senior Year 2014

  • Scored his first touchdown of the season on a 1-yard rush to put BYU up 7-3 against Nevada
  • Had first receiving touchdown of his career on a 20-yard reception vs. Nevada and ended game with career highs of 69 yards receiving on five catches
  • Scored his second rush TD of the year on a run over the right side for a 2-yard score with 20 seconds left in the third quarter, extending BYU’s lead to 21-7 in the win against Middle Tennessee
  • Carried the ball eight times for 70 yards with two touchdowns while also adding a career-long 26-yard touchdown reception for his career-high third TD of the game
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team
  • Registered his sixth and seventh rushing touchdowns of the year, punching in a 3-yard run to help BYU take a 28-24 lead with 3:11 left in the first half and a 7-yard run with 10:52 left in the fourth against Memphis
  • Fourth on the team with 25 catches for 267 yards and two scores
  • Rushed the ball 79 times for 364 yards and seven touchdowns while averaging 4.6 yards per attempt
  • Returned five kickoffs for an average of 18.6 yards per return with a long of 25
  • Started 10 games and played in 13 while earning letterman honors
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year