Derek Baljeu
Derek  Baljeu

Graduate Student

Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 240


Viticulture & Enology


Big Sky slate begins at Weber State

Aggies seek third straight win in Saturday's 4 p.m. (PT) Big Sky opener


Aggies set for Saturday's home opener vs. San Diego

6 p.m. kickoff at Aggie Stadium for the first home game of the Dan Hawkins era


Position Preview: Tight Ends

Young and talented group is ready to make an impact in all three facets of the Aggies' offense


Big Sky season opens with Weber State on Saturday

Kickoff from Aggie Stadium is 6 p.m.


Aggies head to Wyoming for another FBS matchup

UC Davis to battle the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon

2016: Saw action in six games, earning starts against Oregon, Southern Oregon and Cal Poly... Recorded two receptions and one fumble recovery at Oregon in the season opener.

2015: ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION... Started 9 of 11 games played... 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 end zone 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 pushed UC Davis up 13-7 in second quarter... Hauled in four passes for 37 yards against Southern Utah... Recorded at least one catch in the first 10 games. 

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.


EDISON HS: Finished with 100 tackles, including 53 solo, during his senior season... Selected CIF-Southern Section Southwest Division Defensive Player of the Year... Posted season-best 11 stops against Serra HS in finales after picking up 10 tackles against Huntington Beach earlier in the year... Recorded 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 that he's Dutch... Favorite facility he's played in is Angel Stadium in Anaheim... Also enjoys beach volleyball... Would like to visit Tahiti.

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
2016 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 18 0 0 0.0 0 0 25 172 3 22