|Getting To Know Trevor Hooper|
At Stanford: Recorded his 100th career solo tackle at Arizona State (10/21/06) ... Played in 40 career games with 29 starts, including all 12 contests in 2006 ... Finished his career with 204 tackles (119 solo, 85 assisted), 3.0 sacks, 6.5 tackles-for-loss, four interception, two fumble recoveries, a blocked kick and 12 pass breakups... Recorded his 100th career solo tackle at Arizona State (10/21/06) ... Writing a weekly column throughout the 2006 football season for the Palo Alto Daily News.
Career Game Highs: Total Tackles - 13, vs. Arizona (10/14/06) Solo - 8, at Oregon (9/2/06) Ast - 8, vs. Arizona (10/14/06) Sacks - 1.0, vs. USC (11/4/06) TFL - 2.0, twice FF - 1, at Oregon State (11/12/05) FR - 1, twice INT - 1, four times.
The 2006 Season: Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors in 2006 ... Finished second on the club with 91 tackles (#6 Pac-10, #83 T NCAA) in 2006, while leading the team with 2.5 sacks, adding 3.5 tackles-for-loss and an interception ... Led or co-led Stanford in tackles four times in 2006 (12, at Oregon, 9/2; 13, vs. Arizona, 10/14; 9, vs. USC, 11/4; 7, at Washington, 11/11) ... Had three double-digit tackle games in 2006 with back-to-back efforts in the first two games of the year (12, at Oregon, 9/2; 10 at San Jose State, 9/9) before getting a third when he recorded a career-high 13 tackles (also a career-high eight assisted tackles) against Arizona (10/14/06) ... Recorded a career-high-tying 2.0 tackles-for-loss and the first solo sack of his career versus USC (11/4/06) and then came back two weeks later with another solo sack versus Oregon State (11/18/06) before picking up his final half-sack of the season at California (12/2/06) ... Got his interception in 2006 at UCLA (9/30/06).
Season Game Highs: Total Tackles - 13, vs. Arizona (10/14) Solo - 8, at Oregon (9/2) Ast - 8, vs. Arizona (10/14/06) Sacks - 1.0, twice TFL - 2.0, vs. USC (11/4) INT - 1, at UCLA (9/30).
The 2005 Season: Began the year as the team's starting free safety and finished the season starting the final five contests ... In between he missed two games and was limited in three others ... Wound up with 40 total tackles, four pass breakups, one blocked kick and a fumble recovery ... In the final four games of the season, all of which he started, Trevor accounted for 28 tackles, including a career-high 10 vs. USC, seven vs. Notre Dame, six vs. Cal and five against Oregon State ... Blocked a PAT in the Big Game vs. Cal.
The 2004 Season: Played a reserve role at strong safety and was a member of the Cardinal's special teams ... Missed the final three games of the season due to injury ... Finished the year with 13 tackles and 0.5 tackles-for-loss ... Season high four tackles vs. UCLA.
The 2003 Season: Earned the starting spot at strong safety ... He started all 11 games and finished fifth on the team with 60 tackles ... He led the team with three interceptions ... Also accounted for three tackles-for-loss, 0.5 quarterback sacks, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup ... Season-high was an eight tackle effort against Washington ... Had seven tackles and an interception in the season finale vs. Notre Dame ... Also recorded seven tackles at BYU and Oregon State ... Returned his first career interception 33 yards against UCLA ... Had an interception and tackle-for-loss against Arizona State ... The Sporting News named him First-Team Freshman All-Pac-10 and Third-Team Freshman All-America.
The 2002 Season: Did not play in 2002 as a true freshman free safety.
In High School: Starting running back and cornerback at nearby Mountain View High School in 2000 and '01 ... Named to SuperPrep's All-FarWest team as a senior ... Santa Clara Valley Athletic League MVP in 2001 and Mid-Peninsula High School All-Star team selection ... As a running back, he gained 1,230 yards on the ground, caught 24 passes for 300 yards and scored 14 touchdowns ... On defense, he accounted for 50 tackles, caused five fumbles and had one interception while leading Mountain View HS to its first SCVAL title since 1995 ... He is the first athlete from his high school to be offered a Pac-10 scholarship ... Played in the Silicon Valley Youth Classic All-Star game in July of 2002 along with current Cardinal teammate Trent Edwards ... Also participated in track and basketball ... Competed in the Central Coast Section semi-finals in the triple jump and long jump following his junior season ... Member of the basketball team for two years.
Personal Information: Urban Studies major ... California Scholastic Federation and Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Recognized by the 2002 National Achievement Scholarship Program for placing in the Top 5 percent of high school African-Americans nationwide ... Won two 2002 African-American Achievement Awards - from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Foothill College.
Getting To Know Trevor Hooper
|I would describe myself as a person as:||Free-spirit, determined|
|What people don't know about me is:||I enjoy all types of music|
|The reason I love football is:||Team chemistry and the physical play|
|I pattern my play after:||Ed Reed|
|My favorite pre-game ritual is:||Listen to music and visualize my responsibilities|
|My greatest athletic moment is:||Starting in the first game of my career|
|The teammate I admire the most is:||Greg Camarillo|
|My favorite stadium in which to play is:||USC|
|The toughest player I have faced in college is:||Matt Leinart|
|A friend from another college football team is:||J.D. Nelson (Oregon)|
|The reason I chose Stanford University is:||The best college in the world and my teammates|
|Since coming to Stanford, I have learned:||Life is good|
|The best thing about Stanford is:||The academic atmosphere|
|My favorite class at Stanford is:||Sleep and Dreams|
|The sports team I followed when I was younger:||49ers|
|When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:||Eddie George|
|The athlete I admire most is:||Michael Jordan|
|The person I admire most is:||My Mom|
|The three people in history I admire most are:||Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King, Gandhi|
|If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:||Corn dogs|
|Favorite TV Show:||SportsCenter|
|My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be:||Our team winning the National Championship|
|Favorite musical group or performer:||Styx, Hooper of the Crusaders (my Dad)|
|If I were not playing college football, I would be:||Studying about the world|
|After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as:||A good example|
|The best advice I ever received was:||Have fun|
|The person who had the greatest influence on my life:||My Mom|
|The place I'd most like to visit:||Greece|
|The favorite place I've visited:||Las Vegas|
|Ten years from now, I'd like to be:||Happy and established|
|My advice to youngsters:||Life is never as bad as it seems, look on the brighter side|
|My most prized possession:||My well-being|
|If I won $1 million, I would:||Invest|
Last Updated: January 10, 2007