Quickly: Earned a starting role last year, but will have to battle for a starting berth with the return of Nick Onaindia from injury. 2000 (Jr.): Started all 11 games at defensive end... Recorded 51 tackles for a total that was seventh on the team and second by a lineman... Had 10 tackles for loss, including at team-high-tying four sacks... Best tackle total was a seven-stop effort against Southern Utah... Had six tackles against Utah and North Texas as well. 1999 (So.): Returned to the field in 1999 after a knee injury caused him to miss most of 1998 and all of spring practice in 1999... Had nine tackles on the season, including two for loss... One of his tackles for loss was a sack... Twice had three tackles in a game, including at Georgia and against Boise State. 1998 (Fr.): Played in each of the first four games of the year in a backup role, before injuring his knee against Sam Houston State and missing the rest of the season... Made one tackle against Sam Houston State before the injury. 1997 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU... Was named the defensive scout team Most Valuable Player. High School: An all?state selection as a senior and a second-team pick as a junior at Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Ariz... Earned all-city, all-region, and all-valley honors and was named the Phoenix Player of the Year... Set a school record for season sacks with 14 and established a school mark for career sacks with 23... Invited to Arizona All-Star game... Voted the region defensive Player of the Year as a senior... Also competed in track and was third in the state in shot put as a junior and fifth in the shot put and discus as a senior... Named the Junior Athlete of the Year and the Senior Athlete of the Year at Mountain Pointe. Personal: Born March 30, 1979 in Phoenix, Ariz... Major is business administration and minor is marketing... Main hobby is water skiing.
Defense G/GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks 1998 4/0 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 1999 8/0 6 3 9 2-7 1-5 2000 11/11 31 20 51 10-36 4-24 Totals 23/11 37 24 61 12-43 5-29