Aaron Latzke
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Cruz, Calif.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep HS '99

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240

Position:
DE

Major:
Mechanical Engineering

2002: Started all 12 games at right end... Finished 8th on tackles chart with 40 total (15 solo, 25 assists)... Was 2nd on team with 10.0 TFLs (7 solo, 6 assists) for 34 yards... Posted 3.0 sacks for 21 yards... Had 16 total tackles, 5.0 TFLs and 2.5 sacks in first two weeks... Credited for forced fumble, relieving Grand Valley State's Curt Anes on a 7-yard sack... Recovered a Dan Reece-induced fumble of Western Washington's Michael Westbrook.

2001: Did not play.

2000: Appeared in 12 games, tallying 30 total tackles (11 solo, 19 assists)... Had 3.0 TFLs (2 solo, 2 assists) for 30 yards, including 2.0 sacks for 17 yards... Had season-best 3-3-6 line vs. Western Oregon... Posted 13-yard TFL against Southern Utah, taking down RB Lane Earl in the first series of the 4th quarter... Recorded first career interception in NCAA semifinal vs. Bloomsburg.

1999: Redshirted.

BELLARMINE PREP '99: Lettered three years, helping team to 27-9 record and two West Catholic Athletic League titles... Earned first team All-WCAL and All-Central Coast Section accolades... Also participated in track, running the 300 hurdles and the quarter.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 31, 1980 in Gilroy, Calif.... Mechanical engineering major, hopes to design fuel-efficient automobile engines... Parents are Paul & Marcia Latzke... Sister, Brooke, played basketball at UC Davis... Would title his autobiography, "Space To Singularity in 2.4 Seconds"... Enjoys flying radio-controlled airplanes.