Jacob Foutz
Last School
Sheldon High School
Roster Years
2013 | 2016-2019


  • Born in Portland, Oregon
  • Parents are Harold and Susan
  • Enjoys fishing, hiking and waterskiing
  • Majoring in urban and regional planning

Before BYU

  • 6A discus state champion (2012)
  • District discus and shot put champion
  • Holds his high school and district records in discus and shot put
  • Golden West Invitational champion in hammer (2012)
  • First-Team All-State in football (2011)


Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
17.00m/55-9.25 Shot put 2019 Texas Tech Shootout
55.46m/181-11 Discus 2019 Beach Invitational
64.28m/210-11 Hammer 2019 Pacific Coast Intercollegiate
19.86m/65-2 Weight throw 2019 Dr. Sander Invitational

Career Stats



  • Mesa
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016

Sophmore Year 2017


  • Took second place at the Air Force Invitational in the weight throw with a new personal best of 18.47m and also set a new record in the shot put of 14.64m
  • Placed eighth overall at the MSPF Championships in the weight throw with a 18.31m mark


  • Set a personal best of 58.14m in the hammer at the Oxy Invitational and took second place overall
  • Placed sixth in both the discus throw and the hammer throw with marks of 49.68m and 57.81m, respectively, at the Trojan Invitational
  • Set a new personal best in the discus at the with a mark of 50.55m at the Beach Invitational
Junior Year 2018


  • Won the weight throw with a career-best 18.54m (60' 10") at the BYU December Invite and took third in the discus (47.66m - 156' 4")
  • Took first in the weight throw (18.15m - 59' 6.75") and fourth in the discus (46.24m - 151' 8") in the Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Placed second in the weight throw at the Air Force Team Challenge (18.27m - 59' 11.25")
  • Threw a personal-best 15.09m (49' 6.25") in the shot put and won the weight throw (18.53m - 60' 9.5") at the Wildcat Open
  • Finished seventh in both the shot put (14.86m - 48' 9") and weight throw (18.13 - 59' 5.75") at the Iowa State Classic 


  • Competed in the hammer throw at the NCAA West Preliminaries finishing 32nd overall (59.69m - 195' 10")
  • Threw a career-record 61.19m (200' 9") to take second at the Sacramento State Open
  • Took first in the hammer with a mark of 60.50m (198' 6") at the Weber State Twilight Meet
  • Started the season finishing fifth in the hammer (55.87m - 183' 4") and eighth in the discus (47.89m - 157' 1") at the USC Trojan Invitational
  • Placed fourth in both the discus (47.42m - 155' 7") at the Aztec Open and hammer (57.59m - 188' 11") at the Aztec Invitational
  • Won the hammer throw with a distance of 59.89m (59.89m - 196' 6") at the UVU Collegiate Invite
  • Took fourth in the hammer (59.24m - 194' 4") and seventh in the discus (46.06m (151' 1") at the Pepsi Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the hammer at the Beach Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (59.94m - 196' 8")
  • Won the hammer throw at the Robison Invitational (59.70m - 195' 10") while also taking 12th in both the discus (47.08m - 154' 5") and shot put (14.49m - 47' 6.5")
  • Placed second in the hammer at the BYU Last Chance Meet (57.44m - 188' 5")
Senior Year 2019


  • Tossed a career-best 19.86m/65-2 in the weight throw at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge - No. 5 weight throw in BYU history
  • Won the shot put at the Texas Tech Shootout with a throw of 17.00m/55-9.25
  • Took third in the weight throw (19.84m/65-1.25) at the MPSF Championships
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2019 indoor season


  • Double-qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds where he took 26th in the hammer (61.11m/200-6) and 40th in the discus (51.59m/169-3)
  • Tossed a career-best 64.28m/210-11 in the hammer at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate - No. 10 all-time at BYU
  • Threw 55.46m/181-11 in the discus for a personal record
  • Competed in 14 meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2013

Medical Redshirt Year 2013