Last updated on March 25, 2014
2013 (Junior): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... saw action in 12 games on special teams ... did not record any statistics ... walked on to the football team in the summer of 2013.
Prior to Fresno State: Played two seasons at Fresno City College under coach Tony Cavilia ... FCC went 8-3 his freshman season and 10-1 his sophomore season, compiling a undefeated regular season in 2011 before losing to San Francisco in the Nor-Cal Championship ... started all 11 games as a sophomore, finishing the season third on the team in tackles.
High School: Played for coach Eric Reis at Manteca High School, leading the team to a 8-2 record as a junior in 2008 and a 7-4 record as a senior in 2009 ... was a first-team All-League selection as a junior and senior ... earned second-team All-Area honors and was the teams defensive MVP both seasons he played varsity ... had 84 tackles, three interceptions and forced two fumbles as a senior, soring two touchdowns ... team captain.
Personal: Born in Manteca, Calif. on Feb. 14, 1992 ... son of Regena and Ron DeCosta, who both work for the City of Manteca ... has one older sister Karyn, who graduated from Fresno State with her Master's degree ... majoring in kinesiology-sports administration.