Rhett Sandlin
Linebacker 46
230 lbs.
Last School
Alta High School
Roster Years
2012 | 2015-2018


  • Parents are Kinnon and Julie

Before BYU

  • A three-year varsity 5A starter
  • Named the Alta defensive MVP as a junior
  • Two-year first team all-region honoree
  • Named 2011 First Team All-Region Outstanding Linebacker
  • Two-year all-state honorable mention
  • 2011 West Region postseason All-American honorable mention
  • Rivals.com Utah postseason top 10
  • Was also recruited by Stanford, Oregon State, Washington, Utah and Wyoming


  • Nashville , Tennessee
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2015

  • Had tackles in the games against Boise State and UConn
  • Played in seven games before a season-ending injury
  • Earned letterman honors
Sophmore Year 2016

  • Played in all 13 games as a sophomore
  • Saw time at defensive end, linebacker and on special teams
Junior Year 2017

  • Played in all 13 games
  • Totaled five tackles, including three solo stops
Senior Year 2018

  • Played in all 13 games, starting two
  • Totaled 20 tackles including 16 solo stops
  • Recorded first career interception returning it 20 yards against McNeese State
  • Tallied first two career sacks against UMass including three tackles for loss
  • Tallied first fumble recovery at Boise State
  • Tied career high solo tackles of four twice (UMass and New Mexico State)
  • Recorded career high total tackles of six against No. 17 Utah
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year