Fresno State: Enters the fall as the back-up to Mike Stovall at left guard ? had a solid spring and should be a fine young player in for the 'Dogs in the future ? used his redshirt season to add strength and nearly 25 pounds. (1999) Redshirted.
High School: Prep Star All-American and Super Prep All-American who was nominated for the Shrine High School All-Star Game ? rated 15th in the West Region by Prep Star ? all-league selection as a junior and senior ? All-CIF pick ? second-team all-state selection ? all-county team as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born April 27, 1980 ? son of Pamila and Phillip Painchaud ? also recruited by Arizona State, Washington and Nebraska.