The Green Bay Packers signed WR Colby Pearson on January 2, 2018.
Played in 41 games with five starts…A three-year letterman, he amassed 864 receiving yards on 76 receptions (11.4 avg.) and eight touchdowns…Upped his reception total each year of his career (0, 2013; 16, 2014; 22, 2015; 38, 2016)…Played in all 13 games for the second time in his collegiate career as a senior in 2016 to go along with a career-high four starts…Recorded the second-most receptions (38) and receiving yards (384) by a Cougar on the season…Posted a team-leading four TD receptions, another career high…Averaged 10.1 yards per reception and caught at least two passes in every game on the year…Registered a season-best four receptions on five different occasions…Tallied 55 receiving yards on four receptions (13.8 avg.) vs. West Virginia (Sept. 24), tying a mark for his second-most receiving yards in a game that he set vs. Fresno State (Nov. 24) in 2015…Led the team with his average of 13.8 yards per reception vs. the Mountaineers…Saw action in all 13 games for the first time at BYU and made the first start of his career as a junior in 2015…Caught 22 passes for 210 yards (9.5 avg.)…Scored his first and only touchdown of the season vs. Wagner (Oct. 24), a 16-yard reception…Logged a season-high four receptions in back-to-back weeks, vs. Missouri (Nov. 14) and vs. Fresno State (Nov. 21)…Saw the field in nine games in a breakout sophomore year in 2014, earning him the first letter of his career…Totaled 270 receiving yards, 16 receptions and three TDs, and averaged 16.9 yards per reception…Hauled in three catches for 22 yards (7.3 avg.), including the first touchdown catch of his career, a 4-yarder during a drive that tied the game at 10, at Central Florida (Oct. 9)…Notched five receptions for 109 receiving yards (21.8 avg.) at Boise State (Oct. 24), all of which were career highs…Caught a career-long 81-yard pass, which also marked his second career score, against Boise State…Scored on a 37-yarder for the Cougars’ first touchdown of the game at Middle Tennessee (Nov. 1)…Saw action in eight games as a true freshman in 2013, primarily on special teams…Studied exercise science…Graduated from Blackfoot (Idaho) High School, where he helped lead his team to the 4A IHSAA championship…Caught 77 passes for 1,246 yards (16.2 avg.) and 22 TDs his senior season, while also playing safety…Lettered all four years in football as well as basketball and baseball…Married, wife’s name is Malery…Lives in Orem, Utah…Given name Colby A. Pearson; born in Blackfoot, Idaho.