Steve Gatena
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Westlake HS '04

Last College:
Air Force

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 285

Position:
OT

Major:
Sociology

2006: Played in four games as a reserve... Listed is No. 2 LT on two-deep.

2005: Did not play due to injury.

AIR FORCE: Did not play due to injury.

WESTLAKE HS '04: Selected to Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News All-Region teams... First-team All-Southern Section and All-Marmonte League pick as a senior... Captured All-Ventura County and All-Academic Ventura County honors... Did not allow a sack in his senior year... Also made Southern Section All-Academic squad... Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman Award in 2003... Twice chosen on CBS Sportsline All-West Region squad... Team went perfect 14-0 and won state Div. II title in 2003... Named Lineman of the Year... Won National Football Foundation & Hall of Fame accolades... Also lettered in basketball (forward) and track & field (jumps).

PERSONAL: Born in Simi Valley, Calif.... Majoring in sociology... Parents are Gary & Judy Gatena... Proudest personal accomplishment was going through military training (at U.S. Air Force Academy).