2003: Started all 10 games, recording 35 total tackles (17 solo, 18 assists)... Led Aggie linebackers with 6 pass break-ups... Returned an interception (of Zak Hill) for 25 yards vs. Central Washington... Also recorded career-best 8 tackles (3-5-8) in that game... Had season's only Aggie INT by a non-defensive back... Broke up 2 passes vs. Western Oregon... Credited for a forced fumble at Saint Mary's, relieving Stevela Harper of the ball on a kickoff return in the 3rd quarter (recovered by Luis Amaral)... Posted solo sack for 7 yards against Sac State's Ryan Leadingham... Blocked two kicks on the year... Stuffed David Hendrix's 18-yard field goal try in the 4th quarter vs. Grand Valley State... Deflected and recovered John Bonicelli's punt in 2nd quarter at North Dakota State a week later.
2002: Appeared in 11 games as a backup Willie linebacker... Made 15 total tackles (5 solo, 10 assists), including a tackle-for-loss of 3 yards... Teamed up with Andrew McClure for a 6-yard sack of Humboldt State's Aaron Currell... Posted first career interception, nabbing Denny Bies' pass in the 2nd quarter vs. Western Oregon... Pick was one of two by Aggies in a 60-second span... Had season-best 1-2-3 tackles line in two games - vs. Abilene Christian and Humboldt.
2001: Participated in 8 games as a reserve... Recorded 4 total tackles (2 solo, 2 assists), including one for a loss of 2 yards... Lone TFL came against Central Washington's Ryan Adkins in the 4th quarter.
2000: Redshirted... Co-winner of GEORGE BELENIS AWARD as outstanding redshirt.
ROCKLIN HS '00: Starred in football and track & field... Named All-Sierra Foothill League and made Optimist All-Star Game as a senior... Also voted as team's defensive MVP as a junior, recording 80 tackles.. Won SFL title in discus, setting school record with 156-3 effort... Competed in shot, discus and sprints... Coached by former Aggie offensive lineman Matt Eckman... Contributed 100 hours of community service coaching area youth... Attended Boys' State.
PERSONAL: Born July 6, 1982 in New Jersey... Organizational studies major... Parents are Chuck & Debra Parisi... Chuck competed in track for Fairleigh Dickinson (N.J.)... Sports heroes are Lawrence Taylor and Dick Butkus... Non-sports heroes are his parents... Among his life's ambitions: hoping to meet Elizabeth Hurley.
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