2004: Saw action in all 10 games as a reserve... Had 4 total tackles (1 solo, 3 assists).
2003: Appeared in 5 games, tallying 2 solo tackles and an assist for 3 total... First career tackle was a solo stop of Western Washington's Andy Olson.
2002: On roster, did not play.
2001: Attended UC Santa Barbara.
PALMA HS '01: Earned All-Monterey Bay League, first-team All-Monterey County and All-Salinas Valley honors as a senior, helping team to Central Coast Section championship... Posted 55 tackles and 4 forced fumbles... Named Most Valuable DB... Team went 21-3-1 in his two years on varsity... Member of National Honor Society, graduated with 3.95 GPA.
PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1983 in Monterey, Calif.... Dean's List student majoring in clinical nutrition... Parents are Alan & Diane Tarp, whom he lists as non-sports heroes... Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars... Related (once removed) to Joe DiMaggio... His pregame routine: "a cinnamon raisin bagel, a nap, a fruit smoothie and Mobb Deep in my headphones".