6 Kevin Freeman
2003: Started all 10 games, leading the team in receptions (35) and receiving yards (626)... Posted two 100-yard games: 9-for-122 in opener vs. Grand Valley State, 7-for-152 in finale vs. North Colorado... Former was highest reception total by any player for the year, latter was team's best yards total... Also involved in season's longest play from scrimmage, a 57-yard TD from Ryan Flanigan against Central Washington... Continued his effectiveness as a runner, totalling 59 net rushing yards on 8 carries (7.4 average)... Had rushes of 13 and 14 yards in win over Western Oregon... Returned 4 kickoffs for 65 yards, including long of 24 vs. UNC.
2002: Played in all 12 games as a receiver/kickoff returner... Finished 3rd on team with 20 receptions... Scored total of 8 TDs for the year - 5 receiving, 2 rushing and 1 kickoff... Lone kickoff TD was a 96-yarder at Western Oregon in the third quarter... Averaged 23.4 yards per return for the year, highest average by an Aggie with 20-plus returns since Artemus Jones in 1997 (24.1)... Filled in as a starter for an injured Glenn Adriatico vs. Cal Poly... Scored pair of TDs in that game - a 2-yarder in the second quarter and 3-yarder in the fourth... Posted first 100-yard receiving game in NCAA first-round playoff at Central Washington, including a 34-yarder from fellow receiver Billy Zeier.
2001: Appeared in 5 games, catching 2 passes for 13 yards... First Aggie reception was 6-yarder against Western Oregon... Then caught 7-yarder a week later vs. Humboldt State.
OCEANSIDE HS '00: Named to All-Avocado League first team as an offensive player, but earned first team All-CIF honors on defense... Team went 11-2 and captured North County Section title in his senior year... Also a first team all-league pick in basketball... Averaged 13 points per game and was named team MVP... Golden State Exam honoree in economics... Made Honor Roll all eight semesters.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 28, 1981 in the Philippines... Age 21 throughout the season... Majoring in communication... Pretended to be Barry Sanders and Allen Iverson as a kid, presumably depending on the sport he was playing at the time... Says the hardest part about being a student-athlete is "proving that I'm a student first."