In a move to add depth to their defensive backfield, BYU football recently acquired transfer cornerback Kamden Garrett from Weber State. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete brings a wealth of experience to the team, having competed in 37 games over four years with the Wildcats.
Throughout his tenure at Weber State, Garrett showcased his skills on the field, amassing an impressive record of 75 career tackles. Of these, 53 were solo tackles, and he also recorded five tackles for loss, one sack, and 14 pass breakups. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Garrett played a vital role in Weber State’s success, contributing to two Big Sky championships and three appearances in the FCS playoffs under the guidance of former head coach Jay Hill.
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During the 2022 season, Garrett’s standout performance earned him All-Big Sky honorable mention for the first time in his career. He played a key role in Weber State’s 10-win season and FCS playoff berth, accumulating 26 total tackles, including 20 solo stops, and six pass breakups. In the preceding year, as a sophomore in 2021, Garrett participated in nine games, notching 19 tackles and three pass breakups. He had previously played in all six games of the 2021 spring Covid-19 season.
Garrett played a pivotal role in the Wildcats’ consecutive Big Sky title wins during the spring season, culminating in a playoff appearance. As a freshman in 2019, he made his mark by contributing 13 tackles to the team’s triumph in the Big Sky championship and their subsequent journey to the FCS semifinals.
BYU’s acquisition of Kamden Garrett adds a seasoned and talented player to their roster, reinforcing their defense as they strive for success in the upcoming season. With his impressive track record and experience in high-stakes competitions, Garrett’s presence is expected to make a significant impact on the team’s performance.
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