1997 Graduated Senior Bios
Anthony Bookman RB, 1994-97 Grand Prairie, Texas
Completed his career as the No. 3 rusher in school history with 2,523 yards ... He also finished fifth on the Cardinal's all-time career all-purpose running chart with 3,874 yards ... Had 17 rushing touchdowns, fifth best all-time at Stanford ... Also accounted for 629 yards on 28 kickoff returns and 179 yards on 18 punt returns ... Started 33 games in his career ... Shared the starting running back position from '95-97 with Mike Mitchell ... Second-Team All-Pac-10 in 1995 when he rushed for 872 yards, which ranked as the ninth best single season in school history ... Competed on the Cardinal Track & Field team for four years, running the 100m and 200m ... Signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears.
The 1997 Season: Led the team in rushing with 800 yards, seven touchdowns and a 6.6 per carry average ... Had four 100-yard rushing games, including three in a row ... Season-best was a 150-yard, two-TD effort vs. Oregon ... In three consecutive weeks, he gained 120 yards vs. Oregon State, 150 vs. Oregon and 142 against Notre Dame ... He also gained 115 at Washington State ... Had four touchdown runs of over 58 yards, including a 70-yard TD run vs. Arizona State, 67-yarder vs. Oregon, 60-yard TD run against Oregon State and a 58-yarder against Notre Dame ... Shared the starting running back position with Mike Mitchell.
The 1996 Season: Started 11 of the Cardinal's 12 games, gaining 274 yards rushing on 82 carries while recording 13 receptions for 152 yards ... He also had three kickoff returns for 80 yards and five punt returns for 50 additional yards ... His best game of the season occurred in the Sun Bowl vs. Michigan State ... He gained a team-leading 103 yards on 11 carries, including runs of 47 and 38 yards ... During the season, his biggest plays were a 43-yard pass reception vs. Washington State, a 30-yard pass play vs. Oregon and a 27-yard run against the Ducks.
The 1995 Season: Named Second-Team All-Pac-10 after rushing for 872 yards, catching 20 passes for an additional 221 yards and accounting for 1,178 all-purpose yards ... He was fifth in the Pac-10 in rushing (79.3 ypg) and seventh in all-purpose yards (107.1 ypg) ... His 872 yards rushing ranks as the ninth best single season effort in school history ... Earned Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 11 following the Washington State game ... He not only rushed for 123 yards against the Cougars, but he accounted for 235 all-purpose yards (73 yards on punt returns, 39 receiving yards) ... Anthony posted four 100-yard rushing games in '95 - all resulting in Cardinal wins ... He gained 133 in the season opener at San Jose State, 113 in game #2 at Utah , 111 yards at Arizona State and 123 at WSU ... Named Stanford's Offensive Player of the Game at the St. Jude Liberty Bowl.
The 1994 Season: The Anthony Bookman story in 1994 is the tale of a freshman running back who was listed third on the depth chart in game one and by all measure expected to fill a role and contribute to a very experienced offense ... But, by game four at Notre Dame, injuries forced the Cardinal to insert Bookman into the starting lineup and by season's end, he had put together one of the most productive campaigns of any freshman running back in Stanford history ... He wound up starting six games and rushing for a team-leading 577 yards and seven touchdowns ... He also caught eight passes for another 94 yards, returned 17 kickoffs for 341 yards (20.1 average) and returned five punts for 44 yards ... His 1,056 all-purpose yards and 105.6 yards per game average both led the team ... He was sixth in the Pac-10 in all-purpose running, 10th in rushing and fifth in kickoff returns ... Only Darrin Nelson, who rushed for 1,069 yards his freshman season in 1977, has accounted for more rushing yards and all-purpose yards as a freshman than Bookman ... He carried the ball 12 times for 30 yards and caught two passes for 21 yards in his starting debut at Notre Dame ... After an injury forced him to miss the following week's game at Arizona State, he came back strong over the next four to assert himself as the team's top rushing threat ... In those four games (against USC, Oregon State, UCLA and Washington), he rushed for 423 yards on 74 carries (5.8 average) and scored six touchdowns ... He had 73 yards on 10 carries and one TD vs. USC and 93 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns at Oregon State the following week ... He had his first 100-yard rushing day at UCLA (Oct. 29) when he totaled 138 yards and one TD on 21 carries ... He also had a 70-yard run vs. the Bruins ... Against Washington, in a game won by the Cardinal 46-28, Bookman had 119 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries ... Winner of the Josten's Trophy as the team's top freshman.
In High School: A consensus First-Team Prep All-American in 1993 ... Anthony was one of the most highly-touted preps in the nation after proving he had the speed and athletic ability to play at the highest level ... He starred as a wide receiver in high school, but Stanford recruited him as a running back ... A First-Team All-American selection by ESPN, Super Prep Report, Blue Chip and Tom Lemming's Report ... Blue Chip named him to their Dream Team while also ranking him as the sixth best wide receiver prospect in the country ... Named to the All-Southwest Team by Lemming and Super Prep ... Bookman was tabbed as the seventh best recruit in the state of Texas by Super Prep ... Statistically, he recorded 57 career receptions for 1,183 yards (20.75 average) and 16 touchdowns, he rushed for 1,977 yards and scored 16 more touchdowns on 339 carries (5.9 average) and he compiled 910 yards and scored six TDs as a kick and punt return specialist ... As a senior, he gained 997 yards rushing and scored eight touchdowns on 161 carries (6.2 average) while also catching 11 balls for 143 yards and three TDs ... During his junior season, he rushed for 736 yards and six scores while chalking up 29 receptions for another 649 yards (22.4 average) and nine TDs ... Named his District's Offensive MVP following his junior and senior seasons ... Named to the Texas Super Team after his senior year ... Also chosen First-Team All-Area following his junior and senior seasons ... He was the MVP of his Area as a senior ... Named the District Sophomore of the Year as well ... In track, he was the 1994 district champion in the 100 meters ... His bests were 10.38 in the 100m and 21.75 in the 200m.
Personal Information: Born January 11, 1976 ... Political Science major ... Winner of NAACP Youth of the Year Award in his area as a high school sophomore and the NAACP Academic and Religious Award as a junior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Named Who's Who Among High School Students ... Winner of the Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award for excellence in academics and athletics following his sophomore year ... He was also involved - along with teammate Damon Dunn - in tutoring seventh and eighth grade children in the Stanford community as a part of EPASSA (East Palo Alto Stanford Summer Academic program).Bookman's Career Statistics
Year Att Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds Avg TD Lg 1994 129 577 4.5 7 70 8 94 11.8 0 18 1995 181 872 4.8 3 60 20 221 11.1 2 26 1996 82 274 3.3 0 27 13 152 11.7 0 43 1997 122 800 6.6 7 70 10 76 7.6 0 21 Totals 514 2,523 4.9 17 70 51 543 10.6 2 43 Punt Returns: 18-179-9.9-0 Kickoff Returns: 28-629-22.5-0 All-Purpose Yards: 3,874 (No. 5 all-time) Rushing: 2,523 (No. 3 all-time) Receiving: 543 Punt Returns: 179 Kickoff Returns: 629
Jeff Byrd RB, 1994-97 Garden Grove, California
Three-year letterwinner and one of Stanford's most valuable special teams players for three seasons ... Also a backup running back ... Transferred from Columbia University after playing his freshman season there in 1993 ... Redshirted his first season at Stanford in '94, then earned a letter from '95-97.
The 1997 Season: Played on special teams and as a reserve running back ... Recorded two tackles, one forced fumble and one blocked punt ... His blocked punt vs. Arizona was picked up by Frank Primus and returned 21 yards for a touchdown ... Winner of the Phil Moffat as the team's top defensive special teams players.
The 1996 Season: For the second straight season, Jeff was one of Stanford's top special teams player ... He led the team with 10 special teams tackles, eight unassisted ... As a reserve running back, he had nine carries for 33 yards - all coming in the second game of the season vs. San Jose State ... In the Norwest Sun Bowl, he recorded nine carries for a career-best 50 yards, including a 25-yard run.
The 1995 Season: One of the team's top surprises during the '95 campaign, Jeff came on to become perhaps the team's best special teams player ... He finished the year with 14 total tackles (10 unassisted), all on special teams ... He was voted by his teammates as the team's best defensive special teams player ... Recorded a season high three special teams tackles at Arizona State ... Against Oregon State, he recorded two unassisted special teams tackles, recovered a fumble on a punt that led to a touchdown and carried the ball two times for one yard - the first and only carries of his Stanford career.
The 1994 Season: Did not play as a reserve running back.
At Columbia: Reserve running back as a freshman ... He played the first three games of the season, but an ankle injury forced him to miss the remainder of the year ... In his second game, he scored a touchdown vs. Colgate, thus earning the distinction as the first freshman in Ivy League history to score a touchdown (freshmen were not eligible to play football in the Ivy League prior to 1993).
In High School: Enjoyed a record-breaking career at Rancho Alamitos High School in Orange County ... He rushed for 4,343 yards and 65 touchdowns during his junior and senior seasons ... He was named the Garden Grove League MVP, First-Team All-State (medium schools), First-Team All-Orange County and First-Team All-CIF as both a junior and senior ... He broke the Orange County record for most career points with 404 ... As a senior, he rushed for 2,596 yards and scored 36 TDs, which not only led the state but set a new Orange County record ... He was named the Orange County Athlete-of-the-Year and the Muscular Dystrophy Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year in the county following his senior year ... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year as a senior ... All-West Region by Blue Chip and among the state's top-100 recruits by Cal-Hi Sports ... As a junior, he rushed for 1,747 yards and 29 touchdowns ... Named to the county's All-Academic team after his junior and senior seasons ... Played varsity baseball for three years and varsity basketball for two seasons ... Named First-Team All-League as a senior in baseball after hitting .507 ... Member of the California Scholastic Federation.
Personal Information: Born December 11, 1974 ... Received a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's in communication.
Greg Comella FB, 1993-97 Wellesley, Massachusetts
Versatile fullback who had the ability to run and catch as well as being an effective blocker ... He started two games as a freshman in 1993 and, when healthy, was an integral part of the Cardinal offense ... His '94 season was cut short due to a knee injury (he redshirted that season), but he came back to once again earn a spot in the starting lineup ... He rushed for 498 yards and caught 48 passes in his career ... Had 19 career touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns - both among the school's all-time best ... Signed a free agent contract with the New York Giants.
The 1997 Season: Shared the starting fullback position with Jon Ritchie ... Carried the ball 22 times for 92 yards (4.2 ypc) and three touchdowns ... Also caught nine passes for 80 yards ... Began the season by rushing for 40 yards on five carries, including a season-best 32-yarder, vs. San Jose State ... Scored two touchdowns in game #3 at Oregon State ... His second touchdown came on a two-yard run with 27 seconds remaining in the game, giving Stanford a 27-24 victory.
The 1996 Season: Missed the first three games of the season due to a knee injury and was limited throughout much of the year ... But, when healthy, he was an integral part of the Cardinal offense ... He registered 115 yards on the ground and two touchdowns along with four receptions ... Scored his first TD of the season against USC in game nine ... He scored on a two-yard run with 1:54 remaining in the game to put Stanford on top 21-20 ... A week later, he scored on a one-yard run against Washington State ... Had a season-high 45 yards rushing in the Big Game vs. Cal, including a career-best 33-yard run.
The 1995 Season: Greg came back strong in 1995 following his knee injury in '94 ... He finished the year third on the team in rushing with 252 yards and fifth with 14 receptions ... He led the team with nine touchdowns (five rushing, four receiving) and was second in scoring (5.4 ppg) ... When Stanford got inside the 10-yard line, Greg became a very valuable weapon for the Cardinal ... He was impressive in the season opener at San Jose State - his first game back from his knee injury - as he carried the ball nine times for 32 yards and one touchdown ... He followed that game by carrying 15 times for 56 yards and one TD in game #2 at Utah ... In game #3 vs. Wisconsin, Greg scored two TDs on short receptions ...His one-yard TD reception in the third quarter tied the score at 17-17 and his eight-yard reception with 2:59 remaining in the game gave the Cardinal a 24-24 tie ... Had an impressive game at USC when he carried the ball six times for 39 yards, including a six-yard TD run with 2:57 remaining that put Stanford on top 30-25.
The 1994 Season: Began the year as the Cardinal's starting fullback, but he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the season opener at Northwestern ... He rushed six times for 17 yards and one touchdown while catching three passes for 34 yards before his injury ... He suffered an anterior crucial ligament injury to his right knee, forcing him to miss the remaining 10 games of the year.
The 1993 Season: Finished the season by starting the last two games of the year and giving notice that he was the fullback of the future ... Accounted for 538 yards in all-purpose running, including 320 yards on 18 kickoff returns (17.8 average), 189 yards on 18 receptions (10.5 average, three touchdowns) and 29 yards rushing on 12 carries (2.4 average, one touchdown) ... After playing a reserve role through the first nine games of the year, Greg moved into the starting lineup in game #10 at Oregon and game #11 vs. California ... In his first start at Eugene, he scored two touchdowns and helped Stanford to a 38-34 win over Oregon ... He scored on a five-yard pass from Steve Stenstrom and a one-yard run ... He also had 80 yards on three kickoff returns, including a 40-yarder ... The following week in The Big Game, he recorded a season-high seven receptions for 71 yards, including a 23-yard TD pass from Stenstrom ... His first career touchdown came against Arizona State when he took a short pass from Stenstrom and, with some speed and nifty running, turned it into a 61-yard touchdown play.
In High School: Named the 1992 Massachusetts Player of the Year by USA Today ... Named to Super Prep's All-America team as an athlete because he played both linebacker and running back his senior season at Xaverian Brothers High School in Massachusetts ... Rushed for 1,094 yards and 21 touchdowns while averaging 9.4 yards per carry a year ago ... Also caught 28 passes for 398 yards ... Accounted for 2,360 all-purpose yards as a senior ... In his career, he had over 3,800 all-purpose yards and 40 touchdowns ... recorded 95 tackles, six QB sacks, five fumble recoveries and six interceptions his senior season at linebacker ... Honorable mention All-America by USA Today ... Named to the All-East team by Tom Lemming's Report ... Two-time Catholic Conference Player of the Year ... Boston Globe state Player of the Year in '92 ... Named the 1992 Massachusetts Back of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic team selection the past two seasons ... Two-time Division-1A All-Star ... Currently holds the Massachusetts state record for longest touchdown run, which was 94 yards set in 1992 ... Played varsity basketball and ran track his junior and senior seasons.
Personal Information: Born July 29, 1975 ... Psychology major ... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award winner in 1993.Comella's Career Statistics
Year Att Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds Avg TD Lg 1993 12 29 2.4 1 7 18 189 10.5 3 61 1994 6 17 2.8 1 11 3 34 11.3 0 23 1995 63 245 3.9 5 23 14 85 6.1 4 18 1996 38 115 3.0 2 33 4 17 4.3 0 9 1997 22 92 4.2 3 32 9 80 8.9 0 21 Totals 141 498 3.5 12 33 48 405 8.4 7 61
Chris Draft ILB, 1994-97 Anaheim, California
At Stanford: Two-time Second-Team All-Pac-10 selection following the 1996 and '97 seasons ... Starting inside linebacker for three years (1995-97) and four-year letterwinner ... Led the team in tackles in 1997 ... Recorded 316 career tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, six quarterback sacks and two interceptions ... From 1995-97, he started 30 of Stanford's 35 games at inside linebacker ... Selected in the sixth round of the NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears.
The 1997 Season: Missed three games due to a hamstring injury, but still managed to lead the team in tackles with 81 and earn Second-Team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors ... His 10.1 tackles per game average (81 tackles, 8 games) led the Pac-10 Conference ... He was also named Team Captain (along with defensive end Kailee Wong) and winner of the Al Masters Award for leadership and respect of his teammates ... Suffered a hamstring injury in game #2 at North Carolina, forcing him to miss the next three games (Oregon State, Oregon and Notre Dame) ... He came back and started the final six games ... Recorded 18 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one quarterback sack and one interception vs. Washington State (11/15) ... Had 13 tackles against Arizona State (10/18) and 12 vs. Cal - along with an interception and tackle-for-loss - in the Big Game (11/22).
The 1996 Season: Named Second-Team All-Pac-10 after registering 97 tackles, two quarterback sacks, three tackles-for-loss, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and three pass break-ups ... He was 10th in the conference with an 8.8 tackles-per-game average ... Chris began the year by tying a career-high with 16 total tackles vs. Utah ... He had 12 tackles against Arizona State and 11 vs. Oregon State ... He forced fumbles in games at Wisconsin and at Washington and recovered a fumble in the San Jose State game.
The 1995 Season: In only his second year at Stanford, Chris Draft established himself as one of the top young players in the Pac-10 ... Chris began the year as a reserve outside linebacker in the season opener at San Jose State, but in game two he was moved inside as Stanford changed its defensive scheme to play Utah ... He responded by blocking a punt and registering 11 tackles ... He was so impressive in his debut at inside linebacker that the coaches decided to keep him there the next week vs. a run-oriented Wisconsin team ... Once again, Draft responded to the challenge by recording 14 tackles, 10 unassisted ... He went on to have an outstanding season ...He earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors after tallying 103 tackles and four tackles-for-loss ... He finished sixth in the Pac-10 in tackles (9.4 per game) ... He and fellow inside linebacker Mike Hall became the first pair of defensive players to record over 100 tackles in the same season since 1988 ... He had a career-high 16 tackles at Arizona State ... In the St. Jude Liberty Bowl vs. East Carolina, he collected a team-high 11 tackles and one tackle-for-loss ... Voted by his teammates as the team's Most Outstanding Sophomore.
The 1994 Season: One of several freshmen who played a pivotal role for the Cardinal defense in 1994 ... Chris played in all 11 games and started three at three different positions ... He finished the year with 35 total tackles, four tackles-for-loss and two quarterback sacks ... He started game two vs. San Jose State at strong safety, game three vs. Arizona at outside linebacker and game nine vs. Washington at defensive end ... He was impressive in his collegiate debut at Northwestern, where he recorded three tackles and one quarterback sack in limited playing time ... His first start came a week later against the Spartans ... He was again impressive in recording seven total tackles and one QB sack ... He totaled seven tackles and one tackle-for-loss in his start against Washington.
In High School: Chris was considered one of the top prospects in the nation in both football and baseball out of Valencia High School in Southern California ... In football, he was a consensus First-Team All-American while in baseball, he was ranked among the top 25 players in the nation ... An All-American selection in football by Super Prep, Blue Chip and Lemming's ... He played running back and linebacker ... Honorable mention All-American by USA Today ... Long Beach Press-Telegram First-Team Best in the West and Tacoma News Tribune Western Top 100 ... Rushed for 1,367 yards and 19 touchdowns on 200 carries in addition to 65 total tackles and 10 quarterback sacks ... Cal-Hi Sports First-Team All-State as a linebacker ... Named Orange County Back of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Co-Player of the Year by the Register ... CIF Division-6 Player of the Year ... First-Team All-CIF as a linebacker ... As a junior, he was named First-Team All-Orange League, Orange League Back of the Year, CIF Division-6 Co-Player of the Year, First-Team CIF-Division-6 as a linebacker and First-Team All-County as a linebacker ... He had 115 tackles and eight sacks while rushing for 1,600 yards and 18 TDs on 234 carries ... In baseball, he hit .440 in league and over .400 overall while playing centerfield as a junior ... College Sports Magazine selected him to their list of the top 25 prospects in the country ... He was named First-Team All-League following his junior year.
Personal Information: Born February 26, 1976 ... Economics major ... A reserve outfielder on the Cardinal baseball team in 1995 and '96 ... In his two years on the baseball team, Stanford finished second in the Pac-10 twice, advanced to the NCAA Regionals both seasons and the College World Series once (1995).Draft's Career Statistics
Sack/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int 1994 21 14 35 2/9 4/12 0 1995 55 48 103 0/0 4/6 0 1996 67 30 97 2/5 3/6 0 1997 63 18 81 2/12 8/21 2 Totals 206 110 316 6/26 19/45 2Damon Dunn WR, KOR, 1994-97 Arlington, Texas
Four-year letterwinner who was a starter at wide receiver as a junior and senior (1996, '97) and a four-year starter as the team's kickoff return specialist ... Set school records for most kickoff return yards (1,950), most kickoff returns (73) and most kickoff returns for touchdowns (3) ... Second all-time on The Farm in kickoff return average (26.7) ... Two-time First-Team Academic All-Pacific-10 Conference (1996, '97) ... Recipient of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Post-Graduate Scholarship following the '97 season ... Scored 12 touchdowns in his career: four as a receiver, three on kickoff returns and five on running plays ... Caught 95 balls in his Cardinal career for 1,071 yards (11.3 ypc) ... Tied a school record with a 100-yard kickoff return vs. Arizona State in 1994 ... 1995 First-Team All-Pac-10 as a kickoff return specialist ... 1996 honorable mention All-Pac-10 ... Member of the Cardinal Track & Field team for four years ... He ran the 100m and 200m ... Signed a free agent contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The 1997 Season: Named First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 and winner of a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Post-Graduate Scholarship ... Damon started a wide receiver and was the team's top kickoff return specialist ... He caught 54 passes - second on the team - for 578 yards (10.7 ypc) and averaged 27.0 on 21 kickoff returns (566 yards) ... The 566 kickoff return yards ranked sixth on Stanford's single season chart ... He also scored two touchdowns on reverses - a 21-yarder vs. San Jose State in game #1 and a nine-yarder in game #10 at Washington State ... Scored on an 80-yard touchdown pass from Chad Hutchinson vs. Oregon ... Had nine-reception games vs. California (9-73) and Arizona (9-71) ... His longest kickoff return was an 89-yarder at Washington State.
The 1996 Season: Damon enjoyed an outstanding season in 1996 as Stanford's starting wide receiver and top kickoff return specialist ... He set two school records for kickoff returns and established himself as a quality wide receiver with big-play capability ... He finished his first season as a starter with 35 receptions for 452 yards (12.9 ypr) and two touchdowns to go along with two rushing attempts for 57 yards and one TD ... As a kickoff return specialist, Damon had 16 returns for 433 yards and one touchdown - that coming on a 93-yard return vs. USC in game #9 ... He set school records for most kickoff return yards in a career with 1,384 and most kickoff returns for touchdowns with three ... Along with the 93-yard kickoff return for a TD, Damon scored on a 58-yard pass from Chad Hutchinson (vs. Washington State) and a 37-yard run on a reverse play vs. Cal in the Big Game ... In the Sun Bowl against Michigan State, he scored a touchdown on a 27-yard reverse play and had four receptions for 63 yards, including a 44-yarder ... His 27.1 kickoff return average ranked third in the Pac-10 and 11th in the nation ... Against Oregon, Damon recorded career-highs with eight receptions for 115 yards and his first career receiving touchdown - that coming on a 27-yarder from Chad Hutchinson ... Named the Pac-10 Special Teams Player-of-the-Week after his 93-yard TD return in the USC game ... Named First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 and honorable mention All-Pac-10 as a return specialist.
The 1995 Season: Damon emerged as one of the nation's premier kickoff return specialists in 1995 ... He was also used as a backup flanker for the Cardinal ... He was named First-Team All-Pac-10 as a return specialist after averaging 28.4 yards per return ... That mark placed Damon third on Stanford's all-time single season list ... Damon and fellow kickoff return specialist Marlon Evans combined to not only set a school record for kickoff return average at 26.3, but they helped Stanford finish #1 in the Pac-10 and #2 nationally ... His season average of 28.4 placed him #1 in the Pac-10 and #3 in the nation ... Damon began the season in fine fashion as he took the first kickoff of the year against San Jose State 91 yards for a touchdown - Stanford's first score of the season ... He was named the Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week after that performance ... Had a 47-yard return vs. Oregon State ... Damon also recorded five receptions for 29 yards, including three for 22 yards at USC ... Named Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10.
The 1994 Season: Damon made his mark as a kickoff return specialist in 1994 ... Although he received limited playing time at flanker, his numbers as Stanford's number-one kickoff return man placed him among the best in school history ... He had 17 returns for 412 yards and one touchdown - an average of 24.2 ypr ... Those numbers placed him first in the Pac-10 and 21st nationally ... The 24.2 ypr also put him eighth in the Cardinal record book for season kickoff return average ... Damon tied a school record by returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Arizona State (October 8) ... It was only the second time in school history that a player returned a kickoff 100 yards for a TD (the other was Bob Bryan vs. San Francisco in 1950) ... Damon also had one reception for 12 yards and two punt returns for 10 yards.
In High School: An All-American wide receiver from Sam Houston High School in Arlington, Texas ... He was named First-Team prep All-American by Super Prep and Blue Chip Magazine ... Lemming named him to the All-Southwest Team, as did Super Prep and Blue Chip ... He was tabbed as the second best wide receiver in the state by Blue Chip ... He recorded 54 receptions and caught eight TD passes his senior season to go along with over 1,500 yards in all-purpose running ... He was also an outstanding return specialist ... He scored three touchdowns on returns as a senior ... Named First-Team All-District, All-Area and All-Metro following his senior season ... Has recorded bests of 10.4 in the 100m and 21.8 in the 200m.
Personal Information: Born March 15, 1976 ... Public Policy major ... Member of the National Honor Society ... His dad, the late Mike Lockett, was the starting fullback for the University of Texas in 1977 ... That team, with Earl Campbell as its Heisman Trophy winning running back, went undefeated during the regular season before losing to Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl ... Damon was a licensed Baptist minister who preached at local churches in the Stanford community ... He was also involved in tutoring seventh and eighth grade children in the Stanford community as a part of EPASSA (East Palo Alto Stanford Summer Academic program) ... Active in speaking to elementary school children on a variety of topics, including goal-setting, academic success, drug education.Dunn's Career Statistics
Year Rec Yds Avg TD Lg KOR Yds Avg TD Lg 1994 1 12 12.0 0 12 17 412 24.2 1 100 1995 5 29 5.8 0 17 19 539 28.4 1 91 1996 35 452 12.9 2 58 16 433 27.1 1 93 1997 54 578 10.7 2 80 21 566 27.0 0 89 Totals 95 1,071 11.3 4 80 73 1,950 26.7 3 100
Kadar Hamilton SS, 1994-97 Culver City, California
Started at strong safety as a freshman in 1994 and again as a senior in '97 ... Special teams player all four years ... Four-year letterwinner ... Started 19 games in his Cardinal career: eight in '94 and all 11 in '97 ... Accounted for 149 tackles in his career.
The 1997 Season: Returned to the starting lineup at strong safety after a two-year stint as a reserve ... Finished fourth on the team with 65 tackles, including 51 unassisted tackles ... Also had five tackles-for-loss ... Recorded nine tackles in games vs. North Carolina and Notre Dame.
The 1996 Season: Kadar played a reserve role at strong safety while also being an outstanding member of Stanford's special teams ... He recorded 19 total tackles, 17 of which were unassisted ... He played in every game during the '96 season and started one - that coming in game #8 at UCLA ... He had a season-high seven tackles vs. Oregon State and five against Arizona State ... In the San Jose State game, Kadar blocked a punt which went out of the end zone and was ruled a safety for Stanford.
The 1995 Season: Used in a reserve role at strong safety ... Valuable member of Stanford's special teams ... Accounted for five total tackles in 1995.
The 1994 Season: By the third game of the season, Kadar had earned the starting spot at strong safety ... He remained in the starting lineup for the next eight games, then missed the Big Game due to an injury ... He wound up fourth on the team - and tops among freshmen - with 60 total tackles, including 41 unassisted ... He started more games in '94 than any freshman on the team ... In his first career start vs. Arizona, he registered eight total tackles ... Had a season-high nine tackles against USC ... Recorded his first collegiate interception at Arizona State.
In High School: Blue Chip Magazine named him a First-Team All-American and rated him as the sixth best defensive back prospect in the Western Region ... Kadar played both running back and defensive back at Loyola High School ... He rushed for 1,205 yards on 164 carries (7.8 average) and scored 16 TDs while playing in one of the toughest high school leagues in the nation ... He was named the Co-MVP of the Del Rey League, First-Team All-Del Rey League as a running back, First-Team All-CIF and First-Team All-Central City by the Los Angeles Times ... Super Prep named him to their All-Farwest Team ... Kadar accomplished all this despite playing just one year of high school football in California ... He played at The Webb School in Knoxville, Tenn., as a junior and at Berkeley Prep in Tampa, Fla., as a sophomore ... Played baseball at Loyola as a junior and senior.
Personal Information: Born August 24, 1976 ... Economics major ... His father, Ray, graduated from the University of Oklahoma, then played nine years in the NFL with the New England Patriots (1973-81) as a nose guard and went on to become a coach in the NFL.Hamilton's Career Statistics
Sacks/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int BrUp 1994 41 19 60 0/0 0/0 1 2 1995 0 5 5 0/0 0/0 0 1 1996 17 2 19 0/0 0/0 0 0 1997 51 14 65 0/0 5/17 0 1 Totals 190 40 149 0/0 5/17 1 4
Carl Hansen DT, 994-97 Houston, Texas
Enjoyed an outstanding career at Stanford University ... A three-year starter on the defensive line ... Started 34 games in his Cardinal career, including the last 33 consecutive games from 1995-97 ... Tallied 133 total tackles, 30 tackles-for-loss, 20.5 quarterback sacks and two interceptions ... Two-time honorable mention All-Pac-10 (1996, '97) ... First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 in 1997 ... Played defensive end in 1994 and '95 and defensive tackle in '96 and '97 ... Selected in the sixth round of the NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
The 1997 Season: Among the Pac-10 leaders in tackles-for-loss (9-41) and quarterback sacks (6-28) ... Finished the year with 41 total tackles, one pass deflection, one blocked kick and one fumble recovery ... Had six tackles, four tackles-for-loss and one quarterback sack against Oregon State ... He registered six tackles and a blocked field goal vs. Arizona State ... Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and First-Team Academic All-Pac-10.
The 1996 Season: Moved from defensive end to tackle in '96 and turned in another outstanding season ... He was second on the team and tied for eighth in the Pac-10 with 6.5 quarterback sacks ... He was also second on the team with 11 tackles-for-loss ... Recorded 39 total tackles, 25 of which were unassisted ... Had an outstanding game in the Sun Bowl vs. Michigan State when he registered eight total tackles, two quarterback sacks and two tackles-for-loss ... He had two sacks vs. Cal in the Big Game and against San Jose State in game two ... Intercepted a pass in game three at Wisconsin ... Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10.
The 1995 Season: One of the pleasant surprises in 1995 was the play of Carl Hansen ... Expected to play a key role for Stanford on the defensive line in '95, Carl came on to become one of the top young players in the Pac-10 ... He earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 after starting the final 10 games of the season ... He moved into the starting lineup in game #3 at left defensive end for the injured Jason White, but after White returned from his injury three games later, Hansen had made it clear that he belonged in the starting lineup ... He started the final seven games at right defensive end ... He finished the year with 41 total tackles and a team-leading eight quarterback sacks and 10 tackles-for-loss ... He ranked fourth in the Pac-10 in quarterback sacks ... Carl also had an interception, that coming in game #7 vs. UCLA ... He had five tackles, two quarterback sacks and two tackles-for-loss in Stanford's upset win at Oregon ... He followed that performance by recording a career-high 10 tackles at Arizona State ... A week later, he had seven tackles, two QB sacks and two tackles-for-loss vs. Washington ... At Washington State, he again had five tackles, two sacks and two tackles-for-loss.
The 1994 Season: Converted from offensive tackle to the defensive line ... Played in 10 games, starting one, and recorded two total tackles ... He started game six vs. USC (October 15) at defensive end ... Also played on special teams.
In High School: Excelled on both sides of the ball at Stratford High School in Houston ... Earned First-Team All-American recognition as an offensive lineman by Super Prep and Blue Chip ... Named Second-Team All-American as offensive lineman by USA Today ... Selected to the All-Southwest Team by Lemming and Super Prep ... Blue Chip ranked Carl as the third best offensive lineman in the Southwest ... Named the Defensive Lineman of the Year in his District as a senior as well as being a First-Team All-District choice as both an offensive and defensive lineman ... Recorded 60 total tackles as a senior, along with six quarterback sacks and two blocked kicks ... All-Greater Houston offensive lineman as a senior ... Member of the Texas high school all-star team following his senior season ... Second-Team All-District offensive lineman following his junior season ... Also competed in track ... His best event was the discus, where he earned All-District honors as a junior with a best of 172-0 ... Two-time TAC, AAU national javelin finalist.
Personal Information: Born January 25, 1976 ... English majorHansen's Career Statistics
Sacks/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int BrUp 1994 0 2 2 0/0 0/0 0 0 1995 26 15 41 8/46 10/52 1 2 1996 25 14 39 6.5/58 11/63 1 0 1997 31 10 41 6/28 9/41 0 1 Totals 92 41 133 20.5/132 30/156 2 4
Tommy Hanson TE, 1993-97 Benicia, California
Four-year letterman who was a backup tight end for three years before earning the starting spot in 1997 ... Recorded 18 career receptions for 212 yards and two touchdowns.
The 1997 Season: Started the first nine games of the season at tight end ... Led all Cardinal tight ends with 12 catches for 135 yards (11.3 ypc) and one touchdown ... The TD came on a three-yard pass from QB Chad Hutchinson in the season opener vs. San Jose State ... Had three receptions for 36 yards against ASU and three catches for 28 yards vs. USC ... Had a season-long 32-yard reception vs. Arizona and a 31-yarder vs. Arizona State.
The 1996 Season: Stanford's #2 tight end behind Greg Clark ... Started two games when Clark was out due to injury - vs. Washington and Washington State ... Recorded five receptions for 39 yards, including two for 16 yards vs. Arizona State and one each against San Jose State, Wisconsin and UCLA ... Played a lot of football in two tight end alignments.
The 1995 Season: One of three tight ends used by the Cardinal in '95 ... Recorded just one reception, a three-yard pass play in the season opener at San Jose State ... Saw most of his playing time in two and three tight end situations ... Also played on special teams.
The 1994 Season: Stanford's #2 tight end behind Tony Cline ... Used mainly in two tight end situations ... Recorded one reception in '94, that coming on a 38-yard touchdown pass from Steve Stenstrom in game two vs. San Jose State ... Also played on special teams.
The 1993 Season: One of only six freshmen who redshirted the '93 season.
In High School: A Blue-Chip All-American tight end from nearby Benicia High School ... He recorded 52 receptions for 786 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Also started on the defensive line ... He had 22 tackles-for-loss, nine QB sacks, four fumble recoveries and two blocked punts ... Named to the All-Far West team by Super Prep ... First-Team All-State (medium schools) as a multi-purpose player following his senior season ... First-Team All-Diablo Football League as both a tight end and defensive lineman ... First-Team All-Area, All-East Bay and All-Contra Costa County ... Second-Team All-League as a defensive end his junior year ... Three-year varsity basketball player as well ... First-Team All-League, All-Contra Costa County and All-Area after his junior year in which he averaged 20 points and nine rebounds a game ... Averaged over 20 points per game his senior season while earning several post-season honors ... ... California Scholastic Federation member ... National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Scholar.
Personal Information: Born June 19, 1975 ... Economics major.
Jon Haskins ILB 1994-97 Sarasota, Florida
Started 33 games in his Cardinal career, including 23 straight in 1996 and '97 at inside linebacker ... One of team's top tacklers in '96 and '97 as he recorded 173 total tackles during this time ... Finished his career with 250 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, 11 quarterback sacks and one interception return for a touchdown ... Part-time starter as a freshman and sophomore in 1994 and '95 and full-time starter as a junior and senior ... Two-time honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection as a junior and senior ... Selected in the seventh round of the NFL draft by San Diego Chargers.
The 1997 Season: Started all 11 games at inside linebacker ... Second on the team with 73 total tackles, including one sack and six tackles-for-loss ... He returned an interception 22-yards for a touchdown in the season opener vs. San Jose State ... Among the conference leaders with an average of 6.6 tackles per game ... Had 10 tackles vs. UCLA and California, nine tackles against Washington State and eight vs. Notre Dame and Arizona
The 1996 Season: In his first full season in the starting lineup, Jon led the team in tackles with 100 and was ninth in the Pac-10 with a 9.1 tackles-per-game average ... Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 recognition ... Had four games of more than 10 tackles: 13 vs. San Jose State, 12 vs. UCLA, 11 vs. Oregon State and 10 at Washington ... He also accounted for seven tackles-for-loss and three quarterback sacks ... Started all 12 games at inside linebacker.
The 1995 Season: Started three games at inside linebacker and played in all 12 ... He had a season-best seven tackles in the season opener against San Jose State ... With Stanford playing a different defensive scheme against run-oriented Oregon State, Jon started and posted a career-high four tackles-for-loss ... He started game #10 at Washington State when Chris Draft was hampered with an injury ... Also an excellent special teams player.
The 1994 Season: Began the year as a backup to Brian Batson at the left outside linebacker position, but after Batson went down with an injury, Haskins was called on to start game five at Arizona State ... He remained in the starting lineup the final seven games of the season ... He finished fifth on the team with 48 total tackles ... He also had two quarterback sacks and four tackles-for-loss ... Recorded a season-high nine tackles and one QB sack vs. UCLA ... Had eight tackles against USC and Oregon.
In High School: Considered one of the top prep linebacker prospects in the nation in '93 ... A consensus First-Team All-American selection out of Riverview High School in Florida ... Named First-Team All-American by Super Prep, Lemming's Report, Max Emfinger, Blue Chip Magazine and Scholastic Coach ... Second-Team All-American pick by USA Today ... Chosen to the All-Southeast Team by Lemming's, Blue Chip and Super Prep ... Academic All-American by Emfinger ... Recipient of the 1994 Florida Scholar-Athlete Award, sponsored by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association ... Super Prep ranked him the 11th best prospect in the state following his senior season, #18 in the nation at linebacker and #4 in the state at linebacker ... The Atlanta Constitution selected him to their Super Southern 100 ... He was also named First-Team All-Area and Second-Team All-State ... As a senior, he collected 121 total tackles in 11 games to go along with two interceptions - one returned for a touchdown - 21 tackles-for-loss, five quarterback sacks, two blocked field goals, six caused fumbles and five fumble recoveries ... Selected to play in the state's North-South All-Star football game last summer ... Played strong safety and outside linebacker as a junior ... He was named Second-Team All-Area as a defensive back following his junior season ... He recorded 103 total tackles and 15 tackles-for-loss in 1992 ... Outstanding athlete who participated in baseball, basketball and track in high school ... In baseball, he was a three-year letterwinner ... He hit .320 and led the team in stolen bases as a junior while helping his team win the state championship and finish with a number-seven national ranking by USA Today ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Florida Academic Scholar and Advanced Placement Scholar.
Personal Information: Born October 6, 1975 ... Economics and history major.Haskin's Career Statistics
Sacks/ TFL/Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int 1994 31 17 48 2/19 4/23 0 1995 17 12 29 1/1 6/19 0 1996 57 43 100 7/18 3/12 0 1997 46 27 73 1/8 6/15 1 Totals 151 99 250 11/46 19/69 1
Corey Hill CB, 1994-97 Tucson, Arizona
Started 22 games in his Cardinal career, including 10 as a senior in 1997 ... Recorded four interceptions and 148 total tackles ... Part-time starter in '95 and '96 before becoming a full-time starter in 1997 ... Four-year letterman.
The 1997 Season: Starting left cornerback in 10 of 11 games ... Finished the year fourth on the team with 51 total tackles ... He also had two interceptions, four tackles-for-loss, one quarterback sack and three pass breakups ... In the Big Game vs. Cal, he intercepted a Justin Vedder pass and took it back 41 yards for the first touchdown of the game ... His other interception came against Arizona State ... Had a career-high nine tackles against Notre Dame ... Had eight tackles, one quarterback sack and two tackles-for-loss at Oregon State.
The 1996 Season: Corey shared the starting duties at right cornerback with Alistair White, starting seven games and playing in all 12... He finished the regular season with 45 tackles and 10 pass breakups ... The 45 tackles was the best among Cardinal cornerbacks and his 10 pass breakups was second on the team to Leroy Pruitt's 16 ... Recorded the first two interceptions of his career: at Wisconsin in game three and at Oregon State in game six ... He had five tackles and four pass breakups in game 10 vs. Washington State.
The 1995 Season: Although he was categorized as a reserve cornerback, Corey was one of the team's top defensive backs in 1995 ... He finished the year with 40 total tackles, 35 of which were unassisted ... Corey started five of Stanford's 12 games, two at cornerback and three when the defensive scheme called for a fifth defensive back in the starting lineup ... Recorded season-highs of eight tackles in two games - vs. Oregon State and Washington State.
The 1994 Season: A reserve cornerback and key member of Stanford's special teams ... He finished the year with 12 total tackles and one tackle-for-loss.
In High School: A consensus First-Team All-American who came to Stanford as one of the most highly sought-after preps in the country ... He was named to virtually every All-America team, including Blue Chip's Dream Team ... Played running back and defensive back in high school ... Blue Chip ranked him as the seventh best defensive back prospect in the country and the top DB prospect in the west ... He was chosen First-Team All-American by Super Prep, Blue Chip and Lemming's Report ... Also a Scholastic Sports Coaches Association First-Team All-American ... Honorable mention All-American selection by USA Today ... Named to the All-West Team by Lemming's and Super Prep ... Member of the Tacoma News Tribune's Western 100 ... Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West First-Team ... Rushed for 1,031 yards and 25 TDs while accounting for 413 yards and three more touchdowns on 28 receptions as a senior ... He had 64 assisted tackles, 42 unassisted tackles and three interceptions ... He was a two-time First-Team All-State, All-Conference and All-City selection ... He started at defensive back for three years and at running back his junior and senior seasons ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born February 5, 1977 ... Economics majorHill's Career Statistics
Sacks/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int BrUp 1994 8 4 12 0/0 1/2 0 0 1995 35 5 40 0/0 0/0 0 3 1996 34 11 45 0/0 0/0 2 10 1997 43 8 51 1/6 4/18 2 3 Totals 120 28 148 1/6 5/20 4 16
Derek Hubbard TE, 1995-97 Fresno, California
Transferred to Stanford in 1995 after a two-year stint at Fresno City College ... Played for the Cardinal in 1995, then redshirted the '96 campaign before returning to action for the '97 season ... Used as a backup tight end.
The 1997 Season: Reserve tight end who caught three passes for 44 yards (14.7 ypc) ... Saw most of his playing time in two and three tight end situations.
The 1996 Season: Redshirted the '96 season.
The 1995 Season: One of three tight ends who saw playing time ... Was used mainly in two and three tight end situations and special teams.
In Junior College: Earned All-America honors while playing for Fresno City College in 1993 and '94 ... Super Prep named him to their All-America team and ranked him 30th on their list of the top-100 junior college players in 1994 ... Honorable Mention All-America selection by Max Emfinger's Bluechips Magazine ... He was also a First-Team All-Conference and All-West Region selection ... He recorded 27 receptions for 513 yards (19.0 average) and five TDs ... Chosen to the Junior College Academic All-America team ... Started seven games and caught 14 passes during his freshman season.
In High School: As a senior at Fresno High School, Derek earned First-Team All-League honors while starting at free safety ... He led the team with six interceptions ... Led his HS team in tackles while starting at strong safety his junior season.
Personal Information: Born October 29, 1975 ... Political Science and philosophy major.
Chad Hutchinson QB, 1995-97 Del Mar, California
Two-year starter for the Cardinal football team (1996, '97) and three-year starting pitcher for Stanford's baseball team (1996-98) ... Signed a professional baseball contract with the St. Louis Cardinals in July, 1997 after being chosen in the second round of the '97 Major League Baseball Draft ... Gave up two years of football eligibility ... In football, he completed 379-of-627 (.604) for 4,235 yards, 20 touchdowns and 22 interceptions ... He ranked seventh all-time in passing, fifth in career completion percentage, seventh in career completions, eighth in career attempts, ninth in total offense (3,784 yards) and 11th in career touchdown passes ... In baseball, he went 25-11 with a 4.80 ERA and 299 strikeouts ... He ranks tied for eighth all-time in wins and sixth in strikeouts ... Chosen in the first round of the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves, but he turned down a lucrative offer to play baseball and football at Stanford.
The 1997 Season: Started all 11 games at quarterback, completing 189-of-315 for 2,101 yards, 10 touchdowns and 10 interceptions ... Threw four TD's in Stanford's 58-49 win over Oregon, tying him with five others for eighth on Stanford's single game chart ... In that Oregon game, he completed 21-of-31 for a season-high 340 yards and no interceptions ... His other 300-yard game came in the season opener when he completed 18-of-36 for 302 yards and one TD vs. San Jose State ... Played just one play in game #10 at Washington State before injuring his thumb ... Returned the next week to play one of his best games of the season vs. Cal in the Big Game ... He completed 21-of-25 for 194 yards and one TD.
The 1996 Season: In his second year in the Cardinal football program, Chad Hutchinson became Stanford's starting quarterback on September 3, 1996 - just four days before the season opener against Utah ... He finished the season completing 190-of-312 for 2,134 yards, 10 touchdowns and 12 interceptions ... His best game was no doubt the season finale in the Sun Bowl vs. Michigan State ... He earned Most Valuable Player honors after completing 22-of-28 for 226 yards and one touchdown ... During Stanford's five game winning streak to end the season, Chad completed 95-of-142 (.670) for 1,050 yards and seven touchdowns ... In Stanford's seven wins in 1996, he completed 139-of-203 (.685) for 1,598 yards and nine touchdowns ... In his first collegiate game at Utah, Chad went 23-for-40 for 265 yards, one TD and one interception ... He was 17-for-20 for 183 yards and one TD vs. San Jose State in leading Stanford to its first win of the season ... Win number two came against Oregon in overtime, a 27-24 decision at Stanford Stadium ... He completed 27-of-41 for a career-high 365 yards and one TD ... He suffered a sprained thumb in week seven vs. Arizona State, causing him to miss practice the following week while his status was uncertain ... He came back, however, to play perhaps his best game to date at UCLA ... With the Cardinal's backs to the wall, Hutchinson led Stanford on a 10-play, 80-yard drive in the final minutes to pull out an impressive 21-20 win over the Bruins ... Hutchinson went seven-for-seven in the drive, which culminated on a 10-yard TD pass to Brian Manning with 58 seconds remaining in the game
The 1995 Season: Redshirted the '95 season.
In Baseball: A starting pitcher for the Cardinal baseball team the past three seasons ... He went 10-5 in '98 with a 4.89 ERA and 115 strikeouts in 99.1 innings ... Has twice been chosen in the Major League Baseball Draft ... The Atlanta Braves made him their first choice in the June '95 draft and the St. Louis Cardinals chose him in the second round last June ... Compiled a career record of 25-11 ... He is tied for eighth all-time at Stanford in wins and sixth in strikeouts with 299 ... He went 8-4 with a 5.76 era in '97 while striking out 114 in 106.1 innings of work ... He led his team to the Pacific-10 Southern Division championship in '97 and '98 ... A First-Team Freshman All-American and Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 in 1996 after compiling a 7-2 record and a 3.51 ERA ... He was Stanford's number-two starter in the pitching rotation ... He finished fourth in the Pac-10 in ERA, seventh in wins and tied for sixth with 70 strikeouts ... He was among the league leaders in innings pitched (84.2), complete games (4), strikeouts per nine innings (7.50) and hits per nine innings (9.21) ... Helped Stanford finish with a 41-19 overall record, a second place Pac-10 finish and an appearance in the NCAA West Regionals.
In High School: Tremendous two-sport athlete who starred in both football and baseball at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, Calif. ... After being selected in the first round in the '95 Major League Draft, he turned down a $1.5 million offer by the Atlanta Braves to attend Stanford ... Hutchinson burst onto the national scene following his junior baseball season and his senior year in football, his first as a quarterback ... He was named First-Team All-County, First-Team All-CIF Division II, and Second-Team All-CIF his senior year in football ... He completed 85-of-183 for 1,441 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... Selected as the captain of the county's All-Academic team ... In baseball, he was tabbed the number-one high school prospect in the nation by Baseball America prior to his senior season ... He was named the 1995 Gatorade California High School Baseball Player of the Year ... As a junior, he went 12-2 with a 1.38 ERA ... Also hit .360 with five home runs and 42 RBI as a first baseman ... He was named Second-Team All-American, First-Team All-State and was the CIF Player of the Year in baseball following his junior season ... He won three of his team's four playoff games in 1994, including a no-hitter in the quarterfinals ... Member of the California Scholastic Federation and the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born February 21, 1977 ... Political Science major ... Father, Lloyd, played right field for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Game-by-game with Hutchinson in 1996 Opponent PA PC Pct Yds Int TD Utah 40 23 .575 265 1 1 San Jose State 20 17 .850 183 1 1 at Wisconsin 35 18 .514 161 2 0 at Washington 21 12 .571 148 1 0 Oregon 41 27 .659 365 0 1 at Oregon State 34 17 .500 171 2 1 Arizona State 7 3 .429 17 1 0 at UCLA 32 22 .688 268 2 2 USC 35 20 .571 166 1 0 Washington St. 22 15 .682 206 1 1 at California 25 16 .640 184 0 3 *Michigan St. 28 22 .786 226 1 1 Totals 312 190 .609 2,134 12 10 * Sun Bowl stats do not count towards season and career totals Game-by-game with Hutchinson in 1997 Opponent PA PC Pct Yds Int TD San Jose State 36 18 .500 302 2 1 at North Carolina 34 16 .471 191 2 1 at Oregon State 26 19 .731 171 1 1 Oregon 31 21 .678 340 0 4 Notre Dame 38 26 .684 192 0 0 at Arizona 39 22 .564 225 0 2 Arizona State 35 20 .571 214 2 0 UCLA 36 18 .500 197 2 0 at USC 14 8 .571 75 1 0 at Washington St 1 0 .000 0 0 0 California 25 21 .840 194 0 1 Totals 315 189 .600 2,101 10 10 Hutchinson's Career Statistics Year G/GS PA PC Pct Yds Int TD Tot Off 1996 12/12 312 190 .609 2,134 12 10 1,899 1997 11/11 315 189 .600 2,101 10 10 1,885 Totals 23/23 379 627 .604 4,235 22 10 3,784
Jimmie Johnson WR, 1995-97 Fremont, California
Played on the football team for three years (1995-97) and the track team for four seasons (1994-97) ... A reserve wide receiver ... Caught 12 passes for 142 yards ... Pac-10 track champion in the 200m ... Walked on to the football team in 1995.
The 1997 Season: In his third season on the football team, Jimmie enjoyed his most productive campaign by catching 11 passes for 125 yards (11.4 ypc) and one touchdown ... His touchdown reception came on a 35-yard pass play from QB Todd Husak vs. UCLA ... He also had a 25-yard reception vs. Oregon State and a 20-yard catch against San Jose State.
The 1996 Season: A reserve wide receiver ... Caught one pass for 17 yards vs. Arizona State.
The 1995 Season: As a first-year walk-on, Jimmie did not receive any playing time while filling a role as a backup at wide receiver.
In Track: One of the mainstays for the Cardinal Track and Field team for four years (1994-97) ... Competed in the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters and on the 1600m relay ... Had the team's best times in the 100, 200 and 400 in 1997 ... At the 1997 Pac-10 Championships, he took first in the 200 (20.95) and fourth in the 100 (10.61) ... Placed second in the Pac-10 in the 400 meters in 1996 while recording a personal best time of 46.17 ... He was also a member of Stanford's 1600m relay team which took third at the '96 Pac-10.
In High School: Played football for four years, ran track three years and played two years of varsity basketball at Mission San Jose H.S. in nearby Fremont, California ... Played quarterback in football as a freshman, sophomore and junior, but was converted to wide receiver as a senior ... Named Second-Team all-league as a wide receiver following his senior season ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born September 17, 1976 ... History and Political Science double-major.
Blaine Maxfield C, 1996-97 Magna, Utah
Played football for two seasons at Stanford after transferring from Ricks College in 1995 ... Backup center in '96 and '97 at Stanford.
The 1997 Season: Backup center behind Mike McLauglin ... Started the Notre Dame game when McLaughlin was moved to guard.
The 1996 Season: Received limited playing time as a reserve center.
In Junior College: Blaine played at Ricks College in Utah in 1994 and '95 ... He earned J.C. All-America honors in '95 as a center ... First-Team All-American by Super Prep, First-Team All-Conference and First-Team All-Region in 1995 ... Academic All-American for two years at Ricks ... Led Ricks to an 11-0 record and a #2 national ranking his freshman season in 1994.
In High School: A 1990 graduate of Cypress High School in Utah ... First-Team All-Region and Second-Team All-State center as a senior in HS ... Played basketball and track in high school as well ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born August 21, 1972 ... Organizational behavior major ... Blaine went on a Mormon Mission in Guatemala from 1991-93 ... One of only two married players on the team (Mike McLaughlin is the other) ... He and his wife, Jennifer, have a daughter, Shayla (born 12-18-95).
Mike Mitchell RB, 1993-97 Phoenix, Arizona
One of the all-time great running backs in Stanford football history ... He finished his career as the school's number-four all-time leading rusher with 2,446 yards and number-six all-time in all-purpose yards with 3,699 ... His 23 career touchdowns tied him for seventh place on The Farm and his 21 rushing TDs placed him fourth on the career TD rushing chart ... A member of the Cardinal football program for five seasons ... He used his redshirt season in 1994 after suffering an injury in the third game of the year ... Along with his rushing yards, he caught 78 passes for 654 yards ... Had nine, 100-yard rushing games in his career.
The 1997 Season: Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 after rushing for 597 yards on a team-leading 152 carries ... He also had 17 receptions for 118 yards ... Shared time at the running back position with Anthony Bookman ... Rushed for over 100 yards on three consecutive weeks: vs. Oregon State (18-102), Oregon (24-109) and Notre Dame (29-135) ... Recorded a career-high with 29 carries against the Fighting Irish to go along with two rushing touchdowns and five receptions for 37 yards ... In his final game for Stanford (vs. California on November 22), he suffered injuries to both his knees on the same play ... He suffered ligament damage to his right knee and a patellar tendon injury to his left knee, forcing him from the game in the second quarter.
The 1996 Season: Enjoyed his best season on The Farm in 1996 ... Mike earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors after rushing for 809 yards on 164 carries and catching 23 balls for 207 yards ... He led the team in rushing and was fifth in the Pac-10, averaging 73.5 yards per game ... He had three, 100-yard rushing games, all of which were Stanford victories ... He carried the ball 20 times for 121 yards and two TDs in Stanford's 27-24 overtime win over Oregon ... Against USC, he had his biggest day of the season when he gained 147 yards on 22 carries and scored one touchdown ... In the Big Game, Mike gained 127 yards on 24 carries while scoring one TD on a pass reception ... He had six runs of 24 yards or more, including a career-best 56-yarder vs. Oregon State and a 52-yarder against USC ... He also had a 57-yard pass reception against Oregon State.
The 1995 Season: Coming off an injury plagued 1994 season, Mike entered the '95 campaign healthy and ready to assume his spot as one of the league's best ... But, after an impressive beginning at San Jose State in the season opener, Mike suffered a dislocated elbow and was forced to miss the next two games ... After the injury, it was thought that Mike would miss 4-6 weeks, but he came back quickly and wound up turning in an excellent 1995 campaign ... He finished with 593 yards and six touchdowns (4.6 ypc) to go along with 12 receptions for 113 yards ... He had his best game of the season in the regular-season finale when he rushed for a season-high 138 yards and two touchdowns vs. Cal in the Big Game ... He finished eighth in the Pac-10 in rushing, averaging 65.9 yards per game ... In his first game back from the injury, Mike rushed for 57 yards on 11 carries in Stanford's 28-21 win at Oregon ... He gained 75 yards on 18 carries against UCLA ... At ASU, playing in front of his hometown crowd, he rushed for 63 yards and one TD and had one key reception for 19 yards.
The 1994 Season: Mike began the season putting up All-America numbers, but an injury to his left ankle in the third game of the season vs. Arizona (Sept. 24) kept him out of action for the remainder of the year ... He wound up with 323 yards on 43 carries (7.5 average), four touchdowns and eight receptions for another 62 yards in a little over two games ... His injury was diagnosed as a severely sprained left ankle ... He did not start the season opener at Northwestern (Sept. 10), but still managed to gain 136 yards on 21 carries with one TD and four receptions for 32 yards ... The following week vs. San Jose State, he carried the ball 21 times for 176 yards and three touchdowns, including a 52-yard TD run in the first quarter ... For his performance against the Spartans, Mitchell was named the Pacific-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Week ... He suffered his injury in the first quarter against Arizona after carrying the ball just one time for eight yards.
The 1993 Season: Turned in an outstanding freshman campaign ... He led the team in all-purpose running, averaging 85.7 yards per game, and kickoff returns, where he averaged 23.2 yards on 25 returns ... He also rushed 47 times for 124 yards and three touchdowns and caught 18 passes for another 154 yards ... His kickoff return numbers are among the best in Stanford football history ... He was third in the Pac-10 in kickoff return average ... Scored his rushing touchdowns vs. Washington (1-yard run) in his first collegiate game, against Oregon State (1-yard run) and at USC (2-yard run) ... Recorded a season best six catches vs. the Trojans ... His season highs were 11 carries (for 24 yards) vs. Oregon State, 28 yards rushing (on six carries) vs. Notre Dame and 62 yards receiving (on four receptions) against San Jose State.
In High School: A consensus high school All-American from Brophy Prep in Phoenix, Arizona ... Blue Chip Magazine ranked him the number-one prep running back prospect in the nation ... He was named All-American by Blue Chip, Tom Lemming's Report, Super Prep, ESPN, Parade Magazine and USA Today ... He was named Super Prep Farwest Offensive Player of the Year, Blue Chip Western Region Player of the Year and Arizona State Player of the Year by USA Today ... Lemming ranked Mitchell among the top four running backs in the country while Super Prep listed him third best in the nation ... Set a state rushing record by gaining 5,670 yards and scoring 76 touchdowns during his prep career ... As a senior, he rushed for 2,201 yards on 234 carries while scoring 29 TDs ... He had 1,998 yards and 24 TDs as a junior and as a sophomore, he gained over 1,500 yards and scored 24 touchdowns ... Arizona 5-A state Player of the Year in 1991 and '92 ... Two-time Phoenix Player of the Year ... Three-time First-Team All-State, All-Conference and All-Region ... Named to the Long Beach Press Telegram's Best in the West and the Tacoma News Tribune Western Top-100 ... Also competed in track in high school.
Personal Information: Born December 16, 1974 ... African-American Studies major with a minor in political science.Mitchell's Career Statistics
Year Att Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds Avg TD Lg 1993 47 124 2.6 3 12 18 154 8.6 0 27 1994 43 323 7.5 4 52 8 62 7.8 0 16 1995 129 593 4.6 6 22 12 113 9.4 0 22 1996 164 809 4.8 4 56 23 207 9.0 2 57 1997 152 597 3.9 4 30 17 118 6.9 0 28 Totals 535 2,446 4.6 21 56 78 654 8.4 2 57 All-Purpose Yards: 3,699 (No. 6 all-time) Rushing: 2,446 (No. 4 all-time) Receiving: 654 Punt Returns: 0 Kickoff Returns: 599
Jon Ritchie FB, 1995-97 Mechanicsburgh, Pennsylvania
Transferred to Stanford in January, 1995 after playing his first two seasons (1993, '94) at the University of Michigan ... After redshirting the '95 season, he played for the Cardinal his final two years of eligibility (1996, '97) ... Mainly used a blocking fullback, but very effective when given the opportunity with the ball ... Had 26 career carries at Stanford for 123 yards (4.7 ypc) and one touchdown ... He also caught 12 passes for 87 yards and three touchdowns ... Selected in the third round of the NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders.
The 1997 Season: Carried the ball 17 times for 95 yards (5.6 ypc) while also catching nine passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns ... He shared the starting fullback assignment with Greg Comella ... Scored on an 11-yard pass play from Chad Hutchinson in game #2 at North Carolina ... His other TD came on a nine-yard pass from Hutchinson vs. Oregon ... His longest run of the season was a 24-yarder vs. Arizona State ... Named First-Team Academic All-Pacific-10 Conference.
The 1996 Season: Jon began the year as an inside linebacker, but was switched back to fullback - his original position - prior to the start of the season ... Moved from fullback to inside linebacker during the spring and was expected to play a key role for the Cardinal at ILB in '96 ... But, when injuries to two fullbacks occurred during fall camp, Ritchie was moved back to fullback ... He then suffered a serious hamstring injury and was limited during fall camp and into the first few weeks of the season ... After receiving some playing time in the season opener vs. Utah, Ritchie strained the other hamstring and was lost for the next week ... He did not play at 100 percent in any game during the season ... He did, however, show flashes of his ability... For the season, he rushed nine times for 27 yards and one TD and caught four passes for 26 yards and another touchdown ... He had seven carries for 24 yards and one TD vs. Washington State in game 10 and a five-yard touchdown reception vs. Cal in the Big Game ... In the Sun Bowl, he had five receptions for 37 yards, including a eight-yard TD pass from Chad Hutchinson.
The 1995 Season: Forced to sit out the '95 season after transferring from the University of Michigan in January ... Participated in spring drills ... Made the switch from fullback to inside linebacker late in the year.
At Michigan: Played on the Wolverine football team in 1993 and 1994 ... Slated to be Michigan's starting fullback in 1995 had he remained in Ann Arbor ... During his two seasons, he gained 120 yards on 33 carries and scored two touchdowns while catching two passes for 13 yards ... Career best game was vs. Purdue in 1993 when he carried nine times for 36 yards and one TD ... Named Academic All-Big-10 in 1994.
In High School: Jon was considered one of the top prospects in the nation when he graduated from Cumberland Valley High School ... He was not only a consensus All-American, but one publication ranked him as the #1 prep fullback in the country ... First-Team All-American selection as a senior by Blue Chip, Max Emfinger, Tom Lemming, ESPN, Super Prep and Scholastic Coach ... Member of Blue Chip Illustrated Dream Team and Pennsylvania Big 33 team ... Emfinger ranked him as the #1 fullback prospect in the nation ... Super Prep tabbed him eighth best athlete and ninth best running back in the country ... USA Today Second-Team All-American ... Honored by The Sporting News and the U.S. Army R.O.T.C. for outstanding athletic and academic achievement ... Led Cumberland to the state championship with 1,925 yards on 298 carries and 29 TDs as a senior ... Averaged five tackles per game as a senior playing the "monster" position ... Accounted for 4,062 rushing yards, 700 receiving yards, 5,017 all-purpose yards and 68 touchdowns during his three-year prep career ... Cumberland posted a 38-2-1 record in his three seasons ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born September 4, 1974 ... English major ... Interests include playing the guitar and writing lyric songs ... Also plays the piano and classical saxophone.
Ritchie's Career Statistics at Stanford Year Att Yds Avg TD LG Rec Yds Avg TD Lg 1996 9 28 3.0 1 11 4 26 6.5 1 18 1997 17 95 5.6 0 24 8 61 7.6 2 15 Totals 26 123 4.7 1 24 12 87 7.3 3 18
Bryan Werner DE, 1993-97 Yorba Linda, California
Started 28 games for Stanford at defensive end, including 22 of 23 in 1996 and '97 ... Two-time First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 ... Had 100 total tackles, 8.5 quarterback sacks and 21 tackles-for-loss in his Cardinal career ... He sat out his first season at Stanford (1993) after surgery on his left foot sidelined him for the year, then played significantly in 1994 - starting six games - before injuries forced him into limited duty in 1995 ... Full-time starter in '96 and '97.
The 1997 Season: Started all 11 games at defensive end ... Finished the year with 33 total tackles, 1.5 quarterback sacks, four tackles-for-loss, one interception and two fumble recoveries ... Named First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 and First-Team CoSida District-8 Academic All-American ... Named the winner of Vardell Award, given to the Stanford football player for excellence in academic performance ... Recorded a season-high six tackles vs. USC ... Intercepted a pass in the season opener vs. San Jose State ... Recovered fumbles vs. Oregon and Washington State.
The 1996 Season: For the first time in his Cardinal career, Bryan enjoyed an injury-free season ... And it paid dividends for the Stanford defense ... Bryan turned in an outstanding season and was one of the main reasons for the Cardinal's improved defensive front ... He was one of the unsung heroes of the Stanford defense, accounting for 48 total tackles, sixth best on the team, 10 tackles for loss - tied for second on the team - and five sacks, good for third best on the club ... Had 10 tackles and one sack in Stanford's loss at Oregon State ... Also recorded seven tackles in the season-opener vs. Utah ... Finished the season by tallying two sacks in the Big Game vs. Cal ... Named First-Team Academic All-Pacific-10 Conference.
The 1995 Season: Suffered through an injury-riddled season ... Bryan played in just five games, recording five total tackles
The 1994 Season: Bryan began the 1994 campaign healthy and recovered from foot surgery and immediately earned a spot in the starting lineup ... While his injuries did slow him a bit during the season, he nevertheless played in 10 games and started six ... He recorded 24 total tackles, two quarterback sacks and five tackles-for-loss ... In his Cardinal debut at Northwestern (Sept. 10), he was impressive in chalking up five tackles, one quarterback sack and one tackle-for-loss ... His best game of the season came on September 24 vs. Arizona when he recorded eight tackles, six unassisted, and two tackles-for-loss.
The 1993 Season: Had surgery on his left foot in September, forcing him to miss the entire season.
In High School: After recovering from a serious ankle injury, Bryan returned to football his senior season at Esperanza High School and proved to be one of the top prospects in the nation on the defensive line ... Super Prep Magazine named him to their All-America team ... He was an All-West selection by Tom Lemming's Report, All-Far West by Super Prep and a Tacoma News Tribune Western Top-100 ... He accounted for 70 tackles and 11 tackles-for-loss as a senior ... Named First-Team All-Academic in his conference and Second-Team All-State ... All-CIF ... L.A. Times All-Orange County ... Bryan was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in the eighth grade and suffered a serious injury to his left ankle ... He underwent four operations and was unable to play football until his senior year ... National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete award ... National Merit Scholarship winner ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Born May 18, 1975 ... Human Biology major ... His brother, Matt, graduated from UCLA in 1994... He played on the Bruin football team for four years and was a starter on the defensive line in 1992 and '93Werner's Career Statistics
Sack/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int 1994 14 10 24 2/9 5/17 0 1995 3 2 5 0/0 2/13 0 1996 34 14 48 5/36 10/43 0 1997 21 12 33 1.5/9 4/11 1 Totals 72 38 110 8.5/54 21/84 1
Alistair White DB, 1993-97 Glendale, Arizona
Played all four positions in the defensive secondary in his career ... Started 16 games, including seven at cornerback and nine at free safety ... Registered 106 total tackles and seven interceptions ... Alistair came to Stanford as a flanker, the position he played his first two seasons (1993, '94), was then switched to strong safety in 1995 and cornerback in '96 ... He began the '97 season as a starting cornerback, but wound up starting the final nine games of the year at free safety.
The 1997 Season: Started the first two games of the season at cornerback and the final nine at free safety ... After Tim Smith went down with an injury, Alistair moved over to the free safety spot in game three and remained there the remainder of the season ... He finished the year with 42 total tackles, two fumble recoveries and one interception ... Had an interception, fumble recovery and four tackles vs. Oregon ... Also had a season-high six tackles vs. USC and Washington State.
The 1996 Season: Began the year starting at cornerback alongside Leroy Pruitt, but an injury forced Alistair from the lineup in game five vs. Oregon ... He continued to receive extensive playing time while sharing the position with Corey Hill ... Wound up starting five games at corner and playing in 11 of Stanford's 12 games ... Alistair finished the season with 41 total tackles and three interceptions ... He recorded a career-high 11 tackles vs. San Jose State ... Had seven tackles against Wisconsin ... His interceptions came against Washington, Arizona State and UCLA ... In the Norwest Sun Bowl, he had four tackles and one interception.
The 1995 Season: Alistair began the year as a flanker, but was moved to strong safety during fall workouts ... He responded brilliantly to his new position and made an immediate impact on the Cardinal defense ... He finished the year playing in all 12 games at strong safety ... He accounted for 23 tackles and three interceptions ... His first interception was one of the biggest plays all season for the Cardinal ... Leading 27-20 at Utah, the Cardinal had their backs against the wall when the Utes drove to the Stanford three yard line with under a minute to play ... On a third-and-goal from the three, White intercepted a pass at the two with 13 seconds remaining to seal the victory for Stanford ... Two weeks later at Oregon, White's second interception led to a Cardinal touchdown and a 14-7 lead ... At USC, White's interception in the first quarter led to a Stanford TD and a 16-0 lead.
The 1994 Season: A reserve wide receiver who received limited playing time.
The 1993 Season: One of six freshmen who did not play in 1993.
In High School: An All-American selection by Blue Chip Magazine and Tom Lemming's Report following his senior season at Glendale High School in Arizona ... Named to the All-Far West Team by Super Prep and a Tacoma News Tribune Western Top-100 ... Recorded 35 receptions for 673 yards and six touchdowns ... Also rushed 25 times for 356 yards and five TDs ... Named First-Team All-State and All-Division ... As a junior, he had 31 receptions for 637 yards and seven touchdowns as well as two kickoff returns for TDs (95 and 93 yards) and one rushing score ... Second-Team All-State and First-Team All-Division as a junior ... Played soccer for four years in high school ... A four-year starter and two-time All-Division player in soccer ... An All-Division selection in baseball his junior season ... He hit .361 and was 18-for-18 in stolen bases ... Played centerfield.
Personal Information: Born March 19, 1975 ... Political Science major.
White's Career Statistics Sack/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int 1995 13 10 23 0/0 0/0 3 1996 28 13 41 0/0 1/2 3 1997 35 7 42 0/0 0/0 1 Totals 76 30 106 0/0 1/2 7
Anthony Willis NT, 1994-97 Missouri City, Texas
Played a valuable role on the Cardinal defense line as the backup nose tackle for three seasons ... Earned three letters.
The 1997 Season: Backup nose tackle who played in all 11 games ... Recorded six total tackles, one quarterback sack and two tackles-for-loss.
The 1996 Season: Started three games at nose tackle when Pete Swanson was unavailable due to injury ... Started games four-six vs. Washington, Oregon and Oregon State ... Recorded eight total tackles, one tackle-for-loss and a half-sack ... Had a season-high four tackles and was credited with a half-sack against Oregon.
The 1995 Season: A backup nose tackle ... Recorded three total tackles ... Played in seven games in 1995.
The 1994 Season: Redshirted the '94 season.
In High School: Although he played in just three games his senior season, Anthony still managed to show that he was one of the best recruits in the nation ... Super Prep and Blue Chip named him a First-Team All-American ... He broke the fibula in his right leg prior to '93 campaign and was forced to miss the first eight games of the season ... In three games, he recorded 18 tackles, three quarterback sacks and two fumble recoveries ... Named to the All-Southwest Team by Lemming and Super Prep ... Following his junior season, in which he was a First-Team All-District selection, he was a pre-season All-American and pre-season All-State pick ... Three-year starter on the defensive line ... Two-time captain of his high school team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Congressional Scholar nominee, National Science Merit Award winner and the Houston Chronicle Sophomore of the Year in the state of Texas. Personal Information: Born January 17, 1976 ... Political Science and African-American Studies major
Kailee Wong DE, 1994-97 Eugene, Oregon
At Stanford: Finished his career as one of the top defensive lineman in school history ... He became the sixth Cardinal defensive lineman to be named First-Team All-America which he earned following the 1997 season ... Two-time team MVP and two-time First-Team All-Pacific-10 Conference (1996, 1997) ... Started 37 games for Stanford from 1994-97, including the final 23 in '96 and '97 ... Recorded 172 total tackles, 50 tackles-for-loss and 26 quarterback sacks ... Selectedin the second round (51st pick overall) of the NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
The 1997 Season: Named Football News First-Team All-American, First-Team All-Pacific-10 Conference and Team MVP ... Kailee became the first Cardinal defensive lineman since 1976 to earn First-Team All-America honors ... He was among the final 12 for the Lombardi Award and among the final 15 for the Football News Defensive Player of the Year award ... He led the Pac-10 in sacks with 12 (-77 yards) and tackles-for-loss with 22 (-110 yards) ... He also had two safeties, one blocked kick, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, three pass deflections and 47 total tackles ... His safeties came in back-to-back games against Oregon and Notre Dame ... His best games came against the toughest opponents ... He had eight tackles, 2.5 sacks and three tackles-for-loss at #7 North Carolina, two sacks, four tackles-for-loss and a safety vs. Notre Dame and eight tackles, 1.5 sacks and three tackles-for-loss against UCLA ... He also had two sacks and three tackles-for-loss at USC.
The 1996 Season: Kailee turned in one of the finest seasons for a Cardinal defensive lineman by accounting for 63 total tackles, 21 tackles-for-loss and 12 quarterback sacks ... He was named First-Team All-Pacific-10 Conference, honorable mention All-America and team MVP ... He finished tied for second in the Pac-10 in sacks and third in tackles-for-loss ... He came on strong over the final five games (including the Sun Bowl), chalking up 34 total tackles, 14 tackles-for-loss and 7.5 sacks ... In the Norwest Sun Bowl, he was named the game's Defensive MVP after recording 10 tackles, three tackles-for-loss and two quarterback sacks ... He had at least one sack and one tackle-for-loss in all but two games ... He even recorded his first career interception ... In the Big Game vs. Cal, Kailee picked off a Pat Barnes pass and raced untouched 53-yards into the end zone for a touchdown ... He was a dominant player in several games, including the UCLA contest in which he had eight tackles, three tackles-for-loss and 2.5 quarterback sacks, USC (six tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one sack) and California (six tackles, three tackles-for-loss, one sack, one interception return for a TD), to name a few ... He was named the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week following the Cal game.
The 1995 Season: Valuable member of Stanford's defensive front, Kailee started seven games in '95, tallying 39 total tackles, one quarterback sack and five tackles-for-loss ... He started the first five games of the year at right defensive end ... Had perhaps his best two games of the season vs. teams from his home state of Oregon ... Against the Ducks, playing in front of his hometown crowd in Eugene, Oregon, he was an integral part of Stanford's defensive success as he registered six unassisted tackles and one tackle-for-loss ... Against Oregon State, he recorded a career-high eight tackles and two tackles-for-loss ... He had five tackles in each of the first three games of the year vs. San Jose State, Utah and Wisconsin ... Later in the season at Washington State, Kailee had four tackles, one quarterback sack and one tackle-for-loss.
The 1994 Season: Started seven games in 1994, six at left defensive end and one at right outside linebacker, which was a hybrid outside linebacker-defensive end position ... He finished the year with 23 total tackles, one quarterback sack and two tackles-for-loss ... He was also credited with one fumble recovery and three pass deflections ... Had a season-high four tackles, one quarterback sack and one pass deflection vs. Arizona State (Oct. 8) ... He started at outside linebacker in game two vs. San Jose State, then started at defensive end in games vs. Notre Dame, Arizona State, Oregon State, UCLA, Oregon and California.
In High School: Played outside linebacker and running back in high school, but was considered one of the top linebacker prospects in the nation ... Super Prep ranked him as the 10th best prep linebacker in the country a year ago ... A First-Team All-American selection by Super Prep and Blue Chip Report ... Member of the Tacoma News Tribune's Western Top 100 and the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West ... All-West selection by Lemming's and All-Northwest by Super Prep ... Super Prep named him their Defensive Player of the Year in the Northwest ... Midwestern League MVP following his senior season ... First-team All-State and All-Midwestern League as both a linebacker and running back ... Named the state's Offensive Co-MVP in 1993 ... He rushed for 1,658 yards - setting a league record - and scored 21 touchdowns ... In his junior and senior seasons, he gained over 3,000 yards rushing ... As a junior, he was First-Team All-League as a linebacker and running back, Third-Team All-State as a linebacker and Honorable Mention All-State as a running back ... Played varsity basketball for three years.
Personal Information: Born May 23, 1976 ... Economics major.Wong's Career Statistics
Sack/ TFL/ Year UT AT TT Yds Yds Int 1994 10 13 23 1/2 2/6 0 1995 23 16 39 1/3 5/18 0 1996 48 15 63 12/90 21/115 1 1997 38 9 47 12/77 22/110 0 Totals 119 53 172 26/172 50/249 1