2002: Made Aggie debut in Humboldt State game... Did not catch a pass.
ARIZONA STATE: Attended one semester only... Did not play.
ROCKLIN HS ’01: Earned first-team All-Sierra Foothill League and second-team all-city honors as a senior... Added Offensive Player of the Year distinction and participated in Optimist All-Star game... Finished 2nd in receiving in SFL as a junior... Won team’s Thunder Award as a sophomore... Also a standout in basketball, earning second-team All-SFL honors as a senior and honorable mention as a junior... Helped team to 32-4 ledger and Sac-Joaquin Section title as a senior... Selected as team’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1999... Member of National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 19, 1982 in Sacramento, Calif.... Sociology major... Oldest of three sons of Mark & Tina Yäklich... Part of his pregame routine includes listening to Phil Collins’ hit “In The Air Tonight”... Considering careers as a stockbroker, teacher or coach.