Kickoff at Aggie Stadium set for 2 p.m. on Saturday
UC Davis visits Wildcats on Saturday at 11 a.m. (Pacific) in Ogden, Utah
Northern Colorado posts 56-27 victory as Stuart ties career field goal mark
UC Davis continues Big Sky action against Lumberjacks on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Aggies hold early leads against No. 13/12 Grizzlies before falling
2010: ALL-GREAT WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... Set career highs for field goals made (13) and attempted (17) en route to 65 points... Successful on all but one of 27 PAT attempts... Scored game-winning 21-yard field goal with 6:34 remaining in rainy Causeway Classic win... Season-long field goal was his first: 43-yarder early in third quarter at Cal... Scored three FGs twice: at Weber State (42, 24, 42) and Cal Poly (39, 20, 19), the latter of which earned GWC Special Teams Player of the Week honors... Also selected as Aggies' Special Teams Player of the Week after Weber game... Hit 5-for-5 on PATs twice: at San Diego and at North Dakota.
UC DAVIS CAREER LISTS: Enters 2011 with 203 points, needing 71 to eclipse Eddie Loretto (1987-88) for Aggie career scoring record... With 35 field goals made, needs 13 to surpass Loretto for that school benchmark... (Note: Loretto held the NCAA Division II scoring record (among kickers) for a time)... Has connected on 98-for-101 PATs, looking to become sixth Aggie to crack century mark for extra points made.
2009: ALL-GREAT WEST CONFERENCE FIRST... Voted as team's OUTSTANDING SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER for second straight year... Led Aggies with 66 points, converting 12 of 15 field goals and 30 of 32 on PATs... Ranked 4th in GWC at 6.0 ppg... Twice earned GWC Special Teams Player of the Week honors: after hitting game-winning FG at Portland State, and for 3 FGs vs. Cal Poly... Drilled 52-yarder late in 3rd quarter vs. Mustangs, tying school record held by three others (including Benirschke)... Successful on all four FG attempts of 40-49 range, including 48-yarder at Boise State... Also hit 46-yarder in 3-FG game vs. Western Oregon.
2008: ALL-GREAT WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Earned team's OUTSTANDING SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER award... Led Aggies and finished 2nd among GWC kickers with 72 points... Hit 10-for-13 on field-goal attempts and was perfect on 42 PATs... First Aggie kicker to hit 100 percent of PATs since Rafael Fernandez went 35-for-35 in 1989... Made his last six FG attempts of the year, including season-long 36-yarder vs. North Dakota... Earned GWC Special Teams Player of the Week after the game, in which he scored 10 points... Scored season-high 13 ponts vs. Iona (7-for-7 PATs, two FGs).
MONROVIA HS '07: Named all-area, All-Southern Section and All-Rio Hondo League as a junior and senior... Added all-state honors as a senior... Hit 15 of 21 field goal attempts and 45 of 46 PATs for 90 points in 2006... Drilled kicks of 50 and 47 yards in different games vs. La Salle HS... Set school record with 54-yarder... Planted 75 of his kickoffs for touchbacks... Scored 48 points as a junior (10 FGs, 18 PATs)...Honored by National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
PERSONAL: Born in Arcadia, Calif.... Majoring in aeronautical science & engineering... Mother is Joanne Kelley... Started playing football because his older sister was on the team... Sports hero is Adam Vinatieri... Lists two non-sports heroes: his late father as well as his cousin, USMC 1st Lt. Jared Landaker.