2001: HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN, by Don Hansen?s Football Gazette... FIRST TEAM ALL-WEST REGION by D2Football.com... Offensive recipient of team?s Outstanding Lineman award... Started all 13 games at center.
2000: Played in 7 games after missing first half of season due to sprained knee... Started at center in NCAA playoff games vs. Mesa State and Bloomsburg.
1999: Appeared in 3 games (Texas A&M-Commerce, Humboldt State, Western Washington)... Also competed on UC Davis wrestling team at 275-lb. weight class.
ROCKLIN HS ?98: Played in Optimist All-Star football game... All-Sierra Foothill League lineman as senior... Lettered once in football, twice in wrestling and once in track & field... Placed 10th in CIF State Championships in 1998 after earning Sac-Joaquin Section championship at 215... Was Section finalist in 1997... Earned school record in shot put his senior year... Section finalist in shot... He was section qualifier in 1997.
PERSONAL: Born March 27, 1980 in Auburn, Calif.... Age 22 throughout season... Sociology and English double major... Brother, Mike, was his teammate on the Aggie wrestling team... Considering career in journalism if he doesn?t win the lottery.