AT COLORADO: This Season (Jr.)—Enters the fall listed third at the “x” receiver position, and will also figure into the mix on special teams on returns.
2005 (Soph.)—He saw action in six games, mainly on special teams duty, though he caught two passes for 21 yards (one for 13 yards against New Mexico State and the other for eight versus Kansas). He moved into the backup role at punt returner a third of the way through the season, and often appeared as an “upback” in different return formations. He had one return (for 2 yards) at Oklahoma State.
2004 (Fr.)—He saw action in 12 games including the Houston Bowl (the only game he missed was Iowa State), as he played both offensively and on special teams. He caught three passes for eight yards and ran one reverse for one yard in scrimmage action.
HIGH SCHOOL—A SuperPrep All-Southwest and PrepStar All-Southeast performer (SP ranked him the No. 25 player in Louisiana), he earned all-district, all-region and all-River Parish honors as a senior. He earned second-team all-state and first-team all-district honors as a junior, and was ranked as one of the top 12 players in the state. He was all-district and all-Parish on both offense and defense as a sophomore, when he was all-state on defense. As a senior, he caught 40 passes for 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns, returning 15 punts for 330 yards and two scores with eight rushes for 100 yards and another TD. He caught 53 passes for 932 yards and 13 TDs as a junior, with 22 punt returns for 350 yards and 12 kickoff returns for 270 yards (and six rushes for 80 yards and a score). He played running back, receiver and cornerback as a sophomore, when he rushed 45 times for 994 yards and nine touchdowns (long of 70, seven runs over 50), with 20 receptions for 500 yards and five scores; he also passed for 200 yards and returned three kicks for scores (2 punt, 1 kickoff). On defense, he racked up 75 tackles (25 solo), with 10 interceptions, one for a touchdown, 20 pass deflections, three forced fumbles and two recoveries. Top games: in a 63-28 win over Lutheran as a senior, he caught three passes for 183 yards, all for touchdowns, including his career long of 96 yards, with one punt return for 55 yards; in a 56-13 win over South Lafourche his junior year, he caught eight balls for 163 yards and two scores, returned two punts for 90 yards and one kickoff for 60 yards for 313 all-purpose yards; and in a 30-28 loss to St. Charles Catholic as a sophomore, he had 230 yards of offense (190 rush, 40 receiving), returned two interceptions for 50 yards and scored four TDs (three rushing, one by pick). ESJHS was 10-2 his senior season, losing in the first round of the state playoffs, and was 9-3 his junior year and 10-3 his sophomore season under coach Larry Dautrieve. A two-time all-district performer in both baseball (.375 average with four home runs and 16 stolen bases as a junior) and basketball (guard; 22 points per game as a junior), earning three letters in both sports.
ACADEMICS—He is majoring in psychology at Colorado. He was an honor roll student as a junior and senior in high school.
PERSONAL—He was born September 22, 1985 in New Orleans, La. (La Place is a western suburb of the city). Hobbies include playing all sports, especially baseball, singing and drawing; he’s a fairly accomplished young artist, with second and third place finishes in local contests. He says he can “sing a little” as he is also a member of his church choir. A brother (Ky) played cornerback at Tulane; a cousin (Dequincy Scott) played football and baseball at Southern Mississippi and is now a defensive tackle with the Minnesota Vikings.