Fresno State defeats Southern Utah; photos by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Last updated on May 12, 2015
2014 (Junior): Started all 13 games at center ... 2014 Academic All-Mountain West selection ... blocked for running back Marteze Waller who was a second-team All-Mountain West selection after rushing for 1,368 yards, the seventh-most in Fresno State single-season history ... center on offensive line that opened holes for running backs who tallied nine, 100-yard rushing games on the season. ... member of an offensive line that helped produce 406.1 yards of offense per game that ranked No. 4 in the Mountain West ... aided the rushing offense to 182.4 yards per game and 22 touchdowns via the ground game and protected for a passing attack that produced 223.7 yards per game ... member of the first offensive line unit at Fresno State to start every single game together over the course of the season since starts by game began being recorded in 1990 by the school.
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.
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