UC Davis takes on rival Sacramento State trying to send head coach out with a win
The UC Davis defense kept the offense off the scoreboard in the first quarter and had four interceptions in the first half
2011: Played in eight games for the season and finished with three assisted tackles... Added one fumble recovery in a win vs. UTSA.
2010: Recorded 14 total tackles (6 solos, 8 assists) in 9 games as a reserve... Also had 2.0 tackles for losses of 5 yards and a fumble recovery... Totaled season-best 4 tackles (2-2-4) vs. San Diego... Hit Cal's Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson for 4-yard loss for first collegiate TFL... Lone fumble recovery came in 3rd quarter kickoff vs. Portland State, after Corbin Cutshaw stripped returner A.J. Powell at 30-yard line... Named Aggies' Special Teams Player of the Week after South Dakota game.
2009: Appeared in 7 games as a reserve linebacker... Posted 2 solo stops plus 1 assist for 3 total tackles... Had 1-1-2 tackles chart vs. Winston-Salem State.
2008: Redshirted... Selected as team's Scout Defense Player of the Week after Cal Poly game.
DEL ORO HS '08: Starred on both sides of the ball, earning All-Metro Defensive Player of the Year honors by Sacramento Bee... Posted 78 tackles with seven sacks, while rushing for 757 yards and 21 touchdowns on offense... Helped lead team to 11-2 record and berth in Sac-Joaquin Section title game... Twice named Sierra Foothill League Defensive Player of the Year... Totalled 80 tackles on defense, 14 rushing TDs on offense as a senior... Earned Scholar-Athlete honors from National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
PERSONAL: Born in Roseville, Calif.... Majoring in history.. Parents are Mike & Becky Pahl... Mike played football at Sierra College... Career highlight was beating rival Nevada Union HS during his junior year.