Quickly: A two-time first-team all-Big West performer... Should be a strong candidate for the league defensive player of the year award... Will be trying to become just the sixth Aggie to earn first-team all-conference honors three times... Has started all 22 games in the last two years.
1999: Led the Big West with a 12.9 tackles per game average... Had 142 stops on the year, including 10 for loss... His 142 tackles were the sixth most in a season in USU history... Also had two interceptions, forced three fumbles and broke up five passes... Twice recorded at least 20 tackles in a game with 23 against New Mexico State and 22 at Kansas State... Recorded double-figure tackle totals in nine of 11 games on the season.
1999: Was a first-team all-Big West linebacker in his first year of starting at USU... Started all 11 games at strong side linebacker... Was second on the team in tackles with 107... His 107 tackles ranked fourth in the Big West... Four times he recorded at least 12 tackles in a game, including a season-high 19 against New Mexico State... Was named the Big West Conference player of the week after the NMSU game... Had 15 stops against Nevada and 12 against both Sam Houston State and Boise State...
1997: Played in a backup role and on special teams... Recorded 18 tackles on the year, including one for a three-yard loss... Most extensive action came against Idaho State when he recorded a season-high eight tackles... Also had five tackles against New Mexico and three stops against Colorado State.
1996 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU.
High School: Was a first-team all-East Valley and all-league selection as a senior... Recorded 132 tackles and intercepted three passes in 1995... Rushed for 246 yards and seven touchdowns as well... As a junior he had 50 tackles and rushed for 509 yards... Competed in track and was sixth in the 100-meters at the Sun Angel Classic.
Personal: Born Oct. 30, 1977 in Mesa, Ariz... Major is philosophy... Art is main hobby.