Quickly: First-name is pronounced Day-von... Started nine games last season at linebacker and gives that group leadership and experience... Enters the fall listed as the starting Aggie linebacker. 2006 (So.): Started nine games, while playing in 11 on the year... Did not play at Nevada and then saw limited time against Boise State due to injury... Finished third on the team with 68 tackles... Recovered three fumbles on the season and returned one 64 yards for a score at Boise State... Other fumble recoveries came at San Jose State and against New Mexico State... Had an interception at San Jose State and broke up three passes on the year... His 4.5 tackles for loss tied for fourth on the team... Best tackle games were season opener at Wyoming and season finale against New Mexico State when he had nine... Also had eight stops at Arkansas and at Louisiana Tech... Made seven tackles at BYU and at San Jose State... Despite missing a game, his 602 plays on defense were second on the team to Caleb Taylor (606). 2005 (Fr.): Started six games, including the first two and last four games of the season... Finished the year with 44 tackles to rank eighth on the team... Made eight tackles in his first collegiate game at Utah... Matched that total in the season finale at New Mexico State... Had five tackles at Alabama... Recorded a sack against Fresno State, had an interception against Hawai'i, and recovered a fumble against Louisiana Tech. High School: Was a four-year letterwinner and earned team MVP and first-team all-league honors as a quarterback as a senior... Played quarterback, wide receiver, outside linebacker and safety. Personal: Born Sept. 8, 1987 in Los Angeles, Calif... Son of Alecia Benson and Cary Hall... Majoring in exercise science.