43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.
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2013 (Sophomore): Named to the 2013 Mountain West All-Academic team ... appeared in 12 games and started seven games at left guard ... made first career start at San Diego State ... pass protected for a line that only surrendered 11 sacks all season, which ranked in a tie for the seventh-best in the FBS ... helped offense lead the MW in scoring offense (43.4 ppg), total offense (546.2 ypg), passing (394.8 ypg), passing efficiency (153.5) and first downs (368).
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Named to the 2012 Mountain West All-Academic team ... played in 12 games on the season ... blocker on the kick return unit that averaged 21.2 yards per return on the year.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: An all-league, all-county and All-CIF player who led Paso Robles to the League Championship as a senior ... was the PAC 7 Defensive Lineman of the Year ... played in the PCA All-Star game and was captain of his high school team ... recorded 74 tackles, three sacks and one interception his junior year ... as a senior he recorded 131 tackles and four sacks ... also competed in the shot put (52') and discus (152') for the track and field team.
Personal: Born in Templeton, Calif. ... parents are Barbara and Mike and has one sister, Michelle ... lists his hobbies as hunting, fishing and gaming ... admires his dad the most ... chose Fresno State for its great education and sports ... majoring in animal science and lifestock management.