AT COLORADO: This Season (Fr.)-Projected as a tight end his true freshman year in college.
HIGH SCHOOL-He earned PrepStar All-Region honors and Rivals.com rates him as the No. 41 athlete in the country while ESPN ranks him the No. 64 wide receiver and Scout.com as the No. 64 tight end in the country. He saw action at quarterback, tight end, wide receiver, defensive end, linebacker, punter and long snapper in his three years at Roosevelt High School, the last two of which he served as a team captain under coach Bill Stacy. In his career, he completed 81-of-169 passes for 1,523 yards and 12 touchdowns, he rushed 79 times for 294 yards and seven touchdowns and caught 37 passes for 560 yards and two touchdowns. As a senior, he earned first-team All-Big VIII League honors as an athlete and was Roosevelt's most valuable player. He started the season at tight end and in the first six games, he caught 15 passes for 215 yards and one touchdown. He rushed 50 times for 240 yards and six touchdowns and completed 48-of-82 passes for 978 yards and eight touchdowns with three interceptions. He switched to quarterback for the last four games of the season and in those games, he completed 38-of-59 passes for 877 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions. Roosevelt went 8-3 on the season and he was 3-1 as the starting quarterback. Against Poly, he completed 8-of-13 passes for 218 yards and four touchdowns and also had 11 rushes for 81 yards and two touchdowns in a 46-10 victory. In the season finale against Chaparral, he completed 14-of-22 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns. He opened the season against Torrance with five receptions for 47 yards, and against Bloomington, he had four receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown. His junior year, he earned second-team All-Big VIII League honors, completing 17-of-45 passes for 319 yards and two touchdowns while rushing 29 times for 64 yards and a score and catching 22 passes for 345 yards and five touchdowns. He saw spot duty on defense, registering one sack and five tackles on the season. His sophomore season, he was a back-up quarterback and completed 16-of-42 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns. That season he also punted, averaging 39.2 yards on nine punts with a long of 59 yards and he had two punts inside the opponent 20 yard line. He also participated in track & field for two years and as a junior, he was the school's top shot putter with a throw of 43 feet.
ACADEMICS-He plans on majoring in psychology at Colorado.
PERSONAL-He was born April 1, 1992 in Riverside, Calif. His cousin, John Mobley, played football at Kutztown University and was drafted in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, where he played for eight seasons. He was a Pro-Bowl selection in 1997 when he had 132 tackles and four sacks for the Broncos, with whom he won two Super Bowls. Another cousin, Cuttino Mobley, who played at the University of Rhode Island and recently retired from the NBA after a 10-year career with the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings and L.A. Clippers during which time he scored 11,964 points and was named NBA All-Rookie second team in 1998-99. He is also first cousins, twice removed with Rosie Grier, who played for Penn State and was named to the NCAA's 100th anniversary list of the 100 most influential student athletes before a 12-year career with the New York Giants and L.A. Rams where he was a two-time Pro Bowl selection in 1956 and '60. Grier was also a singer and actor and was a body guard for Robert F. Kennedy after leaving the NFL. He has worked extensively with his uncle's (Mark Thomas) community service organization, Project Feed, which has helped feed over 3,000 people (and is interested in following in his uncle's footsteps in becoming a pastor or preacher). He has also worked for countless other charities and community service programs through his church.