Football Season Opener


Saleem Mahdi
Saleem  Mahdi

Pittsburg, Calif.

High School:


Fresno State: Gives the Bulldogs a deep threat who can run after the catch ? averages nearly 16 yards per reception for his career ? (1999) Had 14 receptions for 191 yards and two touchdowns, including a long of 49-yards vs. San Jose State ? was sixth on the team in receiving yards. (1998) Averaged 18.7 yards per catch with 187 yards on 10 receptions for the season ? hauled in two catches for 79 yards against Texas Tech ? caught his only touchdown of the season in the loss against Nevada. (1997) Redshirted. (1996) Sat out while fulfilling academic requirements.

High School: A 1996 graduate of Pittsburg (Calif.) High School ... ended his three-year career as the school's career leader in receptions (98) ... caught 37 passes for 586 yards and six TD's as a senior, earning All-Bay Valley League and second team All-East Bay honors ... selected to play in the Contra Costa County all-star game ... was a first team All-Bay Valley League, All-East Bay, and all-state choice as a junior ... played basketball and ran track.

Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1977, in Pittsburg, Calif. ... son of Saleem and Yvonne Mahdi ... has six brothers and five sisters.

Year    G-GS   Rec   Yds.   Avg.   TD   LG
1998    8-0    10    187    18.7   1    54
1999    10-0   14    191    14.1   3    49
Totals  18-0   24    379    15.8   4    54

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