The Burlsworth Trophy recognizes the most outstanding collegiate football player that began his career as a walk-on
No. 25 Fresno State improves to 3-0, coming back from six-point fourth-quarter deficit to win 41-40
Fresno State vs. USC - USATSI Gallery - Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
Last updated on April 4, 2014
2013 (Senior): A former walk-on, he earned a scholarship entering his senior season ... played in all 13 games, drawing three starts at nickle back vs. UNLV, Utah State and USC in the Las Vegas Bowl ... recorded 44 tackles on the season, including 37 solo stops ... had 4.0 tackles for a loss and one sack, which came in the Sept. 20 victory against Boise State when his pass breakup on a fourth down in the final minute to seal the 41-40 victory ... finished the season with three pass breakups and one quarterback hurry ... his 10 tackles on special teams tied for the most on the team ... had a career-high eight tackles on Sept. 28 at Hawai'i ... had five games in all where he posted five or more tackles.
2012 (Junior): Appeared in all 13 games ... totaled 14 total tackles on the year ... his nine tackles on kickoff coverage ranked second on the team for special teams tackles ... recorded a season-best six tackles against Colorado (four solo and two assisted).
2011 (Sophomore): Did not see game action.
2010 (Freshman): Did not see game action.
High School: Played at Moreno Valley High School.
Personal: Born May 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... one of six children in his family ... hobbies include playing video games and all other sport activities ... his favorite athlete is LaDanian Tomlison because he is a great role model and running back ... admires his mother, Patricia, the most because she makes life happy even through hard times ... chose Fresno State for the football program ... majoring in criminology-law enforcement.