Eddie Heckard
Cornerback 5
190 lbs.
Las Vegas, 
Last School
Weber State
Roster Years

BYU Highlights

  • Enters 2023 season with third-highest Pro Football Focus grade among returning Big 12 corners.


  • Mother is Morrissa Trimble
  • Has five siblings
  • Double major in professional sales and mechanical engineering at Weber State

Before BYU

  • Played in 49 career games for the Weber State Wildcats and was part of three teams that won Big Sky Championships and four teams that advanced to the FCS Playoffs
  • He earned All-America honors in 2022 and also earned All-Big Sky honors four times, including three first-team honors
  • He is one of nine players in Weber State history to earn first-team All-Big Sky honors three times. 
  • Finished his career with 30 pass breakups, the second-most in Weber State history
  • Had seven interceptions, six forced fumbles, and finished with 218 tackles and 13 tackles for loss and four sacks
  • Served as a team captain for the Wildcats in 2022 and helped WSU to the second round of the FCS Playoffs
  • Earned second-team 2022 All-America honors from the Associated Press
  • Earned first-team All-Big Sky honors for the third-straight season last season
  • Started all 13 games in. 2022 for the Wildcats and finished with 65 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack
  • Also had one interception, seven pass breakups and three quarterback hurries last season
  • Earned first-team All-Big Sky honors for the second-straight season in 2021
  • Started all 11 games in 2021 and had seven pass breakups and one interception
  • Recorded 48 total tackles with 35 solo tackles as a sophomore
  • Earned first-team All-Big Sky honors during the spring 2021 season (Covid-19) and helped lead the Wildcats to their fourth-straight Big Sky title
  • Led the Big Sky with nine pass breakups
  • Also had one interception and had 30 tackles with 22 solo tackles in the six-game season
  • Started all 15 games and earned second-team All-Big Sky honors during Weber State’s 2019 season, helping WSU win a third-straight Big Sky title and advance to the FCS Semifinals
  • Recorded three interceptions during the season, coming in wins over Southern Utah, UC Davis and Montana in the FCS Quarterfinals
  • Also had seven pass breakups and finished with 62 tackles with 42 solo tackles and 20 assisted tackles in 2019
  • Played for coach Tico Rodriguez at Desert Pines High School
BYU Hall of Fame

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Senior Year 2023

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