Luck and Etiz Earn First Team Honors; DeCastro and Bademosi Named to Second Team
2011 (JUNIOR): Made valuable contributions on special teams and as a reserve linebacker...credited with five tackles in his seven appearances...made a career-high three tackles and forced a fumble against Washington...first team All-Pac-12 Academic selection.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in one game (Wake Forest) to earn his first varsity letter...made three solo stops against the Demon Deacons.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif....high school coach was Mike Vogt...three-year starter at a linebacker...also captained the squad for three consecutive seasons...first team all-conference performer was named the Tri-River Athletic Conference's (TRAC) Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...also earned first team All-San Joaquin Valley honors...Buchanan Bear Award recipient in 2008...member of the All-valley junior team and second team all-TRAC in 2007...finished with 126 total tackles as a senior, including 21 tackles-for-loss...also had three forced fumbles and four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown...also had seven sacks and four pass breakups...holds Buchanan's career and single-season records for solo and assisted tackles...helped Buchanan to consecutive TRAC titles in 2007 and '08...also lettered in baseball...named class valedictorian...Academic Scholar of Distinction who graduated in the top 1% of his class...B'nai B'rith Student-Athlete of the Year finalist...California Scholarship Federation lifetime member...plans to major in business...parents are Bill and Melanie Etiz...has three brothers, Gary, Adam and Tyler...born in Fresno, Calif...full name is Brent Alexander Etiz...majoring in economics.
Career Highs Tackles:3, twice; last vs. Washington, 2011 Tackles for Loss: 1 vs. Wake Forest, 2010 Sacks: None Interceptions: None