Fresno State: Made a full-time switch to cornerback from running back following his sophomore year ... explosively fast player who is a major factor on kickoff and punt coverage ... usually the first person downfield to make a tackle on special teams ... possesses sprinter quality speed. (2003) Played in all 14 games, starting one ... registered 16 tackles and one interception ... his lone INT came against Boise State. It was the first pick of his career ... many of his tackles came on special teams, especially punt coverage, when he would blow past everyone and pick up a solo tackle on the returner ... also had one forced fumble and one pass breakup ... had a season-high four tackles at Hawaii. (2002) Played in 12 games ... carried the ball seven times for 11 yards ... on special teams, made 10 tackles, including seven solos. (2001) Played in all 14 games ... third on the team with 266 rushing yards ... averaged 4.4 yards per carry ... best game of the season came against Utah State, against which he rushed 23 times for 87 yards and a touchdown ... made five tackles on special teams. (2000) Sat out to fulfill NCAA academic requirements.
High School: Two-sport star at Leuzinger High, excelling in football and track ... helped lead his lead to a 10-3 record his senior year ... was named first-team all-state and the Bay League's MVP ... holds LHS's school record in touchdowns (33) and rushing yards (2,057) ... finished second in the 2000 state track meet in the 200 meters with a time of 21.1 ... fastest time in 100 meters in California as a senior.
Personal: Born June 28, 1981 ... mother's name is Sharon ... has four siblings ... enjoys playing video games ... also recruited by USC, UCLA and Arizona.
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