Chris Denman
Chris  Denman

Tehachapi, Calif.

High School:

Fresno State: One of the most unheralded but consistent players on the Bulldog squad ... will contend for honors in his season ... a former walk-on that quickly earned a scholarship with consistent play ... enters the 2006 seasons having started 34 consecutive games ... held down the right tackle position for the better part of three full seasons and each season the Dogs have produced a 1,000-yard rusher ... a strong player who has developed into by his outstanding work ethic on the field and in the weight room ... came to Fresno State as a defensive lineman but was switched to offensive line during the spring of 2003. (2005) Started all 13 games at right tackle ... a key factor in an offense that ranked as high as fifth in the nation in scoring ... a huge contributor in Fresno State's offense that scored 42 points against No. 1 USC, most allowed by a Pete Carroll team. (2004) Started all 12 games ... a part of what may have been the best offensive line in school history ... helped the Bulldogs' rushing offense become one of the best in the nation, averaging 228 yards per game, the 15th-best in the nation ... Fresno State also had 36 rushing TDs, the fourth-best total nationally. (2003) Played in 11 games, starting nine ... improved as much as any lineman during the year. (2002) Redshirted.

High School: Played defensive end and tight end at Tehachapi High ... was all-league at both positions ... had 13 sacks and seven touchdowns his senior year ... an area All-Star and an all-area selection following his senior season.

Personal: Born Oct. 7, 1983 ... parents' names are Judy and Steve Denman ... has a sister, Kelli ... enjoys wakeboarding and snowboarding ... lists his parents as the people who most admires.

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