AT COLORADO: This Season (Soph.)—Enters the fall listed third at left cornerback following spring drills.
2005 (Fr.-RS)—He did not see any game action, but dressed for seven games including the Champs Sports Bowl. He was the Scout Team Defense Award winner for the New Mexico State game as selected by the coaching staff.
2004 (Fr.)—Redshirted; he did not see any action but practiced the entire year at cornerback. He was the Scout Team Defense Award winner for the Kansas game.
HIGH SCHOOL—A three-year letterman in football, he was named his team’s MVP during his senior campaign when he garnered first-team All-Del Rey League, All-CIF, all-area (South Bay) and all-region (southern section) accolades. During his junior season he was honored as Junipero’s Rookie of the Year, while being named to the first-team all-league and All-CIF squads. As a senior at quarterback, he completed 60-of-94 passes for 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns, tossing just one interception; he also rushed for about 600 yards with eight more scores, including a 5-yard game-winner against Cathedral. On defense, he played mostly at free safety and finished the year with 40 total tackles, six interceptions, three forced fumbles and three recoveries. As a junior, he passed for 850 yards and eight TDs, rushed for 350 yards and four scores, and racked up 93 tackles with seven interceptions, three forced fumbles and three recoveries on defense. Under coach Scott Altenberg, Junipero Serra was 9-4-his senior year, and won league titles both his junior (13-1) and sophomore (9-2) seasons. He lettered two times in track, with prep bests of 11.4 (100-meter dash) and 22.5 (200), and also lettered once in baseball (outfielder).
ACADEMICS—He is majoring in sociology at Colorado. An honor roll student in high school, as he owned a 3.3 grade point average.
PERSONAL—He was born September 15, 1986 in Los Angeles. His hobbies include pencil sketching and drawing, as well as playing basketball, lifting weights and with his dog (Isis). A great uncle (Harrison Diggs) played quarterback at Alcorn, and his cousin (Robert Otis) played offensive guard at California in the 1980s. He was the last player to sign in the 2004 recruiting class, as he joined the fold in late spring.