AT COLORADO: This Season (Jr.)-He was unable to compete in spring practices as he finished up rehabilitation following knee surgery that sidelined him all of his sophomore season.
2010 (Soph.)-He had a solid spring and continued that into the fall, but in the first major scrimmage of camp (Aug. 12), he went down late with a torn anterior cruciate ligament and was lost for the season. He had 18 tackles (11 solo), two third down stops, a forced fumble and a recovery in the three main spring scrimmages; he had nine tackles and a forced fumble before being injured in the fall scrum. He had entered the fall listed second at strong safety.
2009 (Fr.-RS)-He saw action in six games, all on special teams (the first and last three), recording one knockdown block on return unit duty. He was the team's Defensive Scout Player of the Week for the Kansas game. He had 10 tackles (five solo) and a third down stop in the three main spring scrimmages.
2008 (Fr.)-Redshirted; practiced at safety his true freshman year in college. He was the scout team special teams player of the week for the Eastern Washington game.
HIGH SCHOOL-He earned All-West Region honors from PrepStar as a senior, when he was second-team All-CIF and first-team All-County and All-Avocado League. He was Carlsbad's Lifter of the Year, as playing both safety and linebacker, he racked up 82 tackles, with eight for losses including one-and-a-half quarterback sacks, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble. He played in the inaugural All-Star Classic as a teammate of fellow recruit Ryan Deehan. As a junior, he was named All-Avocado League, leading his team with 100 tackles along with two quarterback sacks, a forced fumble and made three interceptions playing primarily safety. As a sophomore, he had 63 tackles, a quarterback sack and a fumble recovery. His top games as a senior included a 12-tackle performance in a 27-24 win over Cathedral, and 14 tackles, a forced fumble and recovery in a 24-20 loss to Rancho Buena Vista. As a junior, he had 14 tackles in a 17-7 win over Vista. Under head coach Bob McAllister, Carlsbad went 8-2 his senior season, advancing to the first round of the playoffs, while his sophomore and junior teams both captured CIF championships: CHS was 10-2 in his sophomore year and 10-0-2 his junior year (when he had a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown in the championship game). In addition to his three letters in football, he also lettered twice in track (high jump) and participated in basketball as a freshman.
ACADEMICS- He is majoring in Sociology at Colorado. He earned Scholar-Athlete recognition his sophomore through senior years as he maintained a 3.6 grade point average as a prep.
PERSONAL-Born December 19, 1989 in San Diego, Calif. Hobbies include wakeboarding, snowboarding, music, working out and going to the beach. He and his team volunteered for the Carlsbad 5K race every year.