HIGH SCHOOL—He earned PrepStar All-West Region honors at running back as a senior, when MaxPreps.com named him second-team All-State at the position while Cal-Hi Sports named him third-team All-State in its multi-purpose category. He was named the San Jose Mercury News Offensive Player of the Year on its All-Area team, with the San Francisco Chronicle naming him to its All-Metro First-Team. The Contra-Costa Times selected him to its “Cream of the Crop” team, ranking him No. 17 of the 20 players on its list. He earned first-team West Catholic Athletic League honors and third-team All-Central Coast Section accolades (as a junior, he was first- and third-team, respectively). As a senior, he rushed 166 times for 1,951 yards and 32 touchdowns with a long run of 95 yards; he had 10 100-yard games, two 200-yard games and eight carries of 50 yards or longer. He also caught 14 passes for 385 yards and five more scores and added two touchdowns on returns (one punt and one kickoff), thus accounting for over 2,500 yards and 39 touchdowns for the year (he scored three or more TDs in eight games). As a junior, he rushed 49 times for 576 yards and nine touchdowns (long of 70), with six receptions for 111 yards and one TD; he also returned one kickoff for a score. On defense, he recorded over 100 tackles and had three interceptions as a senior, with 113 tackles, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two interceptions and two blocked kicks as a junior. Top games as a senior: in a 42-21 win over Bishop O’Dowd, he rushed 10 times for 232 yards and three scores (including the 95-yarder), with two interceptions on defense; in a 38-35 loss to Bellarmine, he had 21 carries for 277 yards and two touchdowns while making 13 tackles; and in a 56-14 rout of Burlingame, he gained 196 yards on just six carries, four going for touchdowns (including a 70-yard run); he had an interception on defense and scored five touchdowns overall. Top games as a junior: in a 49-20 win over Archbishop Riordan, he had 10 rushes for 193 yards and four touchdowns; and in a 43-42 loss to St. Ignatius, he had eight carries for 116 yards and two scores. Under Coach Mike Machado, VCHS was 8-6 his senior year, which included a 5-0 run in the playoffs where the Warriors averaged 51 points per game on their way to the CIF Central Coast championship (Severson scored 19 touchdowns in the playoffs). Valley Christian was 6-6 his junior year. He also has lettered three times in track (sprints); he was second in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in sectionals as a junior (he has exhibited 4.46 speed in the 40-yard dash).
ACADEMICS—He is interested in majoring in Business at Colorado.
PERSONAL—He was born January 2, 1995 in Whittier, Calif. His hobbies include working out and playing Xbox. His high school quarterback was Jay MacIntyre, son of CU Coach Mike.
(Last name is pronounced see-ver-son)