Jake Mossawir
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep HS '00

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 247

Position:
DE

Major:
Political Science

2003: Played in all 10 games, starting final 6 at right defensive end after Pila Fatukala went down with injury... Led team with 4.0 sacks for 24 yards... Tallied 33 total tackles (13 solo, 20 assist) including 7 for losses of 29 yards... Shared team's Defensive Player of the Week honors after Causeway Classic win... Posted 6-1-7 tackles chart plus recovered QB Blake Mori's fumble in 4th quarter (forced by Dan Reece)... Also had 3 solo stops in opening series in 3rd, including 2 for no yards... Compiled 6 total tackles each against Saint Mary's and Cal Poly... Credited for 2.5 sacks for 17 yards vs. Central Washington, giving him team lead... Also blocked Matthew McDowell's 43-yard field goal try in that game.

2002: Co-winner (with Ryan Flanigan) of COACHES' AWARD as team's most improved player... First defensive lineman to win that award since Alonzo Grant in 1995... Voted Defensive Player of the Week after Humboldt State game... Posted season-best 5 tackles (3-2-5) in that contest... Played in all games except NCAA quarterfinal at Texas A&M-Kingsville... Finished season with 17 total tackles (11 solo, 6 assists), including 5.5 sacks for 40 yards... Also forced a fumble, the result of his 14-yard sack of Sac State's Blake Mori.

2001: Played in 5 games, issuing one tackle... Lone stop was for a 4-yard loss on a passing play to Mark Dreiing of Western Oregon.

2000: Redshirted.

BELLARMINE PREP '00: Enjoyed monstrous senior year, earning first-team distinction for All-Central Coast Section, All-West Catholic Athletic League, All-Mid-Peninsula, San Francisco Examiner All-Metro and All-San Jose Mercury News teams... Recorded 103 tackles as a linebacker... Also named Most Valuable Linebacker in the WCAL and team's defensive MVP... Starter in the Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Game (for Silicon Valley area)... Helped basketball team to undefeated season and league title in 1997.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 23, 1981 in San Jose, Calif.... Dean's List student, majoring in political science... Parents are Mark & Marcy Mossawir... Marcy is assistant A.D. at Bellarmine... Best athlete he's faced is Tab Perry, now a receiver at UCLA... Among his non-sports heroes is his brother, Ben, a graduate student at Stanford.