AT COLORADO: This Season (Soph.)—Enters the fall listed as a reserve tight end.
2005 (Fr.-RS)—He did not see any game action, though he did dress for seven games including the Big 12 Championship and the Champs Sports Bowl.
2004 (Fr.)—Redshirted; he practiced the entire year at tight end. He joined the team as a walk-on for preseason practices, and stayed late after almost every practice with former walk-on quarterback Casey Brown and the two would work together for up to a half hour.
HIGH SCHOOL—He lettered once in football. As a senior, he reeled in three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown, helping Montbello capture the Denver Public League championship. Under coach Oliver Lucas his team was 10-2 that year, while he lists the biggest moment of the season when he scored a touchdown against Denver South in what was later tabbed the DPS “Game of the Year.” He also played baseball (right field) one season.
ACADEMICS—He is a journalism and mass communication major at Colorado, as he has designs on being a sports anchor someday. He was a consistent honor roll student in high school, and was also a Young Life Leader, member of the Mile High Flight program and Colorado Association of Black Journalists.
PERSONAL—Born January 1, 1986 in Denver. His hobbies include watching sports and reading the Bible; he coordinates his own off-campus Bible study groups and in conjunction with the Young Life Organization, does ministry work every weekend for high school students in Montbello. A distant cousin (James Williams) played linebacker at Mississippi State and went on to play for New Orleans, Jacksonville and San Francisco in the NFL. He interned in the summer of 2005 in the sports department at KMGH-TV in Denver.