HIGH SCHOOL - He earned first-team All-Marmonte League honors as a senior, when he was in on 75 tackles, 15 of which were for losses, including eight quarterback sacks. He also had 18 quarterback hurries, a forced fumble, one recovery and a pass broken up playing primarily defensive end, though often moved inside to tackle. He played spot duty as an offensive tackle, inserted in situations that required an extra blocker. †As a junior, again at both end and tackle, he racked up 60 tackles, with 12 for losses including six sacks, along with 10 pressures. He started the last half of his sophomore year at end. Top games as a senior: in a 31-17 loss to Westlake, he made seven tackles, two of which were sacks, with three hurries; in a 43-7 win over Newbury Park, had had six tackles and four hurries as he helped limit the offense to 60 rushing yards on 20 attempts, over 100 yards below its season average. Under coach John Muller, St. Bonaventure was 8-4 his senior year; for coach Todd Therrien, the team was 11-2 his junior year, Marmonte East champions and CIF Southern Section semifinalist, and 10-3 his sophomore season. He also lettered twice in track (sprints and throws), with career bests of 140-0 (discus) and 42-0 (shot put).
ACADEMICS - He is undecided on his major at Colorado. He owns a 3.0 grade point average in high school.
PERSONAL - He was born June 2, 1995 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. His hobbies include playing adult league softball. An aunt (Barb Franke) played college basketball at the University of Wisconsin, and an uncle, Al Lorenzen, played basketball at the University of Iowa; his daughter (Jase's cousin), Haley Lorenzen, will be a freshman this fall on the women's basketball team at the University of Florida.
(First name rhymes with case, last name is pronounced franky.)