Jon Monga
Jon  Monga

Henderson, Nev.

High School:

Fresno State: A strong All-WAC candidate as he enters his senior season ... was one of the league's top run stoppers last season ... a tough and tenacious player who has been an unsung member of the Bulldog defense ... enters his senior season with 17.5 career tackles for losses and 11.5 sacks. (2007) Had his best season as a Bulldog with 30 tackles, 11 tackles for losses and 6.5 quarterback sacks ... was among the WAC leaders in sacks for much of the season ... had a season-high of five tackles and one sack in the Roady's Humanitarian Bowl win over Georgia Tech ... set a career-high with three sacks against Louisiana Tech. (2006) Came up with four sacks in 12 games ... made two starts (Colorado State and Idaho) ... set a career-high with five tackles against Nevada in the opening game ... had a tackle for a loss and a fumble recovery against New Mexico State ... had two tackles and one sack at LSU. (2005) Played in seven games and had five tackles, 1.5 for losses and recorded one quarterback sack. (2004) Redshirted.

High School: A two-way player at Foothill High School, who was dominating as a defensive lineman as a senior ... recorded 50 tackles, 2.5 sacks, caused four fumbles, recovered two fumbles and had two pass deflections ... selected first-team All-Southern Nevada and was selected a team captain ... also participates in volleyball and track and field ... joins his high school teammate Mike Roland on Fresno State.

Personal: Born July 25, 1986 ... parents' names are Michele and Joe Monga ... has two brothers, Michael and Jordan, and two sisters, Tiare and Chantelle ... lists his favorite athlete as former All-Pro defensive lineman Reggie White.

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