Derek Baljeu
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Derek  Baljeu

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 240

Position:
FB

Major:
Viticulture & Enology


09/20/2016

Big Sky season opens with Weber State on Saturday

Kickoff from Aggie Stadium is 6 p.m.

09/13/2016

Aggies head to Wyoming for another FBS matchup

UC Davis to battle the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon

09/07/2016

Southern Oregon visits Aggies for home opener

UC Davis looks to even early season record during Throwback Game.

09/02/2016

Experience defines Aggie's offensive backfield

Preview of quarterbacks and running backs

05/27/2016

Spring recap: Running backs, offensive line

UC Davis continues offseason training as summer nears

2015: Started 9 of 11 games played... ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION... Provided key blocking from his fullback position... Did not record a carry but finished fourth on the team with 24 catches for 167 yards... Rumbled into the endzone from the right side on an 11-yard swing pass from QB Ben Scott just before halftime at Hawai'i that gave the Aggies a 10-6 lead... His 11-yd TD reception from Scott a week later against Montana put UC Davis up 13-7 in second quarter... Hauled in four passes for 37 yards against Southern Utah... Had at least one catch in the first 10 games. 

2014:
Played in the first seven games of the season... Lone pass caught was a 5-yard TD at Portland State that brought Aggies within 17-14 late in the third quarter... Served as a blocking back for running backs so did not record a carry.

2013:
Redshirted.

EDISON HS: Finished with 100 tackles, including 53 solo, during his senior season... SelectedCIF-Southern Section Southwest Division defensive player of the year.Had season-best 11 stops against Serra HS in finales after picking up 10 tackles against Huntington Beach earlier in the year... Posted a season-high eight solo tackles during Edison's 31-3 win against San Clemente... Edison finished season with 13-2 overall record, winning the section title and advancing to the regional title game.

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif... Majoring in viticulture & enology... Parents are Edwin and Angela Baljeu... Little known fact about him is he's Dutch... Favorite facility he's played in is Angel Stadium in Anaheim... Also enjoys beach volleyball... Would like to visit Tahiti.

CAREER STATISTICS:


Year GP Att Yds Avg. Long TD Rec Yds TD Long
2014 7 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 5 1 5
2015 11 0 0 0.0 0 0 24 167 2 22
Totals 18 0 0 0.0 0 0 25 172 3 22