#16 Chris Badger
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not see any game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Signed with Notre Dame in 2010 and enrolled in January 2010 . . . left school after 2010 spring semester to participate in mission in Ecuador for LDS Church . . . returned to Notre Dame in June 2012 . . . first-team Utah 4A all-state defensive back for 2009 by both Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake City Deseret News . . . named defensive MVP on 2009 all-Valley team selected by Provo Herald . . . ranked 10th-best player and second-best defensive back in Midlands region (Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah) by SuperPrep . . . selected to Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 team for 2009 . . . one of 12 defensive backs from 11 Western states named to Western 100 … made 77 tackles and had three interceptions as senior safety in 2009 for Timpview High School in Provo, Utah . . . also played wide receiver . . . Provo Herald all-Valley selection as defensive back as junior in 2008 as one of only two juniors to earn all-state honors . . . led Timpview in tackles as junior in 2008 with 74 tackles, two interceptions and two forced fumbles . . . made 51 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as sophomore in 2007 . . . earned second-team all-conference recognition as sophomore, to go with all-Valley honorable mention notice . . . led Thunderbirds to four straight Utah 4A state titles, as starter each of last three seasons . . . in Utah 4A state title games Timpview defeated Salt Lake City Highland 21-12 in 2006, Pine View 50-7 in 2007 (defensive MVP of that game), Cottonwood 34-28 in 2008 and Springville 35-6 in 2009 . . . helped Timpview to four-year combined record of 49-3 – 11-2 in 2009, 13-0 in both 2008 and 2007 and 12-1 in 2006 . . . led Timpview to four straight Utah 4A Region 7 league titles, including 6-0 conference marks in 2009, 2008 and 2007 and 5-0 record in 2006 . . . played for coach Louis Wong at Timpview … son of Rod and Shauna Badger . . . enrolled in College of Arts and Letters.