Fresno State: Large, powerful player who has become a fixture on the offensive line over the last two seasons ... largest player in Bulldog history ... has continued to develop his strength and stamina ... has started 21 games in his career, including all 13 last season. (2009): Started 13 games at left guard ... caught the winning two-point conversion at Illinois with two seconds left in regulation and won an ESPN Helmet Sticker for the play ... was part of an offensive line that opened holes for NCAA rushing leader and first round NFL pick Ryan Mathews ... provided great protection for quarterback Ryan Colburn as the offensive line allowed only 20 sacks and the Bulldog offense was one of the top offenses in the nation, ranking in the top 20 in scoring, total offense and rushing. (2008): Played and started in eight games at left guard ... was part of an offensive line that opened holes for an offensive that ranked third in the WAC in rushing at 176.8 yards a game ... provided great protection for quarterback Tom Brandstater as the offensive line allowed only 19 sacks. (2007): Appeared in three games, backing up Cole Popovich.
High School: A physically impressive player who was as dominating in high school as any player the Dogs recruited ... ranked as the seventh-best offensive tackle in California by one recruiting service ... helped his team to a 13-0 record and San Joaquin Section Division II championship ... paved the way for an offense that averaged better than 45 points per game ... with his already developed physical strength and skills, could see action early on his career ... a mature player who finishes plays ... earned all-area and first-team All-Sacramento Bee Metro team ... selected the conference lineman of the year and first-team All-Nor Cal ... recruited by Arizona, BYU and Colorado.
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