|City/State:||Steamboat Springs, Colo.|
|High School:||Steamboat Springs|
AT COLORADO: 2009 (Sr.)—He was listed second at fullback the entire season, but was never called upon for scrimmage action. He did make his first collegiate appearance on special teams in the season finale against Nebraska, registering a wedge break on the kickoff coverage unit. He switched from defensive back (safety) prior to the start of spring practices.
2008 (Jr.)—He did not see game action after joining the team as a walk-on prior to fall camp, but practiced all fall as a defensive back.
HIGH SCHOOL—He graduated from Steamboat Springs High School in Steamboat Springs, Colo., where he lettered in football twice, in both his sophomore and senior seasons. As a senior, he started at both wide receiver and outside linebacker, totaling 50 tackles, forcing three fumbles and recovering two. An accomplished skier, he helped Steamboat Springs to the 2003 state championship as a sophomore. As a junior, he moved to Switzerland and skied competitively throughout Europe before returning to Steamboat Springs for his senior year. He lists his biggest game as his senior night contest in which Steamboat Springs won with a foot of snow covering the field.
ACADEMICS—He graduated from Colorado with a B.S. degree in Communication in December 2009.
PERSONAL—Born July 7, 1986 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Prior to joining the team as a walk-on, he worked in CU’s Sports Video department under director Jamie Guy. His older brother, Joel, lettered in both skiing and football at CU, and the two were teammates in 2008 in his first year on the team and Joel’s senior season. He decided to walk on because it was his childhood dream to be a CU football player. His goal after college is to take the business world by charge.