Fresno State: Emerged as one of the top kickers in the WAC ... handled all kickoff duties his freshman and sophomore campaigns ... kicked the majority of the 2003 season with a ankle injury that shortened his delivery but may have increased his accuracy. (2003) Second-team All-WAC honoree ... made 35-of-35 extra point attempts ... converted on 21-of-28 field goals on the year, including two game-winners, one of which was Oct. 28 against Rice ... made 14 of his last 17 field goal attempts ... his only misses in his last 12 field goal attempts were once from 47 yards and another on a slippery, muddy field at the Silicon Valley Football Classic ... tallied three field goals in a game against three different opponents: Oregon State, Louisiana Tech and UTEP ... longest field goal of the year came from 47 yards out ... was named WAC Special Teams Player of the Week twice. (2002) Redshirted ... honored at the Kiwanis Torch of Excellence dinner. (2001) Handled every kickoff the entire year ... had 14 touchbacks ... has the ability to place his kickoff wherever the kickoff play dictates ... kicked two extra points, both against Nevada. (2000) Handled the kickoff chores the entire season.
High School: Played football two years at San Ramon Valley High School ... was named first-team all-league and all-county two times.
Personal: Born July 19, 1982, in Santa Clara, Calif. ... parents' names are Nancy and Ed Ecker ... has two brothers, Chadd and Gregg ... also recruited by California, Colorado, Washington and Oregon State.