5 Jesse Oliva
2003: Enjoyed breakthrough year offensively... Started all but one game at wideout... Caught 17 passes for 234 yards... Led team with 3 TD receptions... Scored in each of last three games of season... First career reception was 7-yarder from Ryan Flanigan in 1st series against Grand Valley State... First collegiate TD capped 99-yard drive in 1st quarter vs. Cal Poly... Longest reception was 41-yard TD in 2nd quarter against Central Washington... Returned 4 punts for 22 yards.
2002: Returned from preseason injury to appear in 9 games, mostly on special teams... Returned 2 punts, one for 5 yards vs. Humboldt State... Lone kickoff return was 12-yarder at Western Washington.
2001: Appeared in 8 games, primarily on special teams... Posted 3 punt returns for minus-4 yards.
SUMMERVILLE HS '00: Earned All-Mother Lode League honors in football, basketball and baseball... Compiled 715 receiving yards and 8 TDs on offense, 5 interceptions on defense... Helped lead hoop team to 23-10 record and league title... Averaged 15.3 points per game as a point guard, capturing MLL Player of the Year merit... Batted .410 and committed just 2 errors as a shortstop in baseball... Captured first-team all-league in football... Once scored 4 TDs in a game... Finished with a GPA of better than 4.0.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 23, 1982 in San Jose, Calif.... Economics major... Parents are Mike Oliva & Diana Eveleth... Older brother, Mike, holds numerous UC Davis receiving records and signed a free-agent contract with the New York Jets in 2003.