Fresno State: Returns for his third season as a starter at left tackle and will be responsible for protecting Tom Brandstater's blind side ... should contend for All-WAC honors ... named to several preseason magazine's All-WAC teams ... a former walk-on who earned a scholarship in his second year with the program ... a tough player, who was been a big part of Fresno State's offensive success. (2007) Started all 13 games at left tackle ... was a key component of Fresno State's offense that averaged 32.8 points per game and nearly 420 yards per game. (2006) Started the first eight games of the season at left tackle before suffering an injury ... was a key player on the Bulldog line that set a school record with 12 quarterback sacks and opened holes for Dwayne Wright, the nation's No. 6 rusher. (2005) Saw limited action in his first season, appearing in six games. (2004) Signed with Nevada out of high school but had a change of heart and decided to walk-on at Fresno State before the season started. Redshirted.
High School: One of the top offensive lineman to come out of Nevada in years... a two-time lineman of the year for the state at Bishop Manogue High School ... a two-time all-state selection ... recruited by Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Arizona State.
Personal: Born September 27, 1985 ... parents' names are Fran and Frank Lepori ... he has two brothers, Tony and Charlie ... he is best friends with teammate Cole Popovich ... admires former Bulldog Garret McIntyre for his work ethic.
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