AT STANFORD: Fifth-year senior is expected to hold down the starting job at left cornerback...along with Bo McNally, ranks as Stanford's most experienced player in the secondary with 13 career starts...possibly made the most strides of any Stanford player during spring drills and was selected as the team's most improved defensive player at the conclusion of spring workouts...Pac-10 100-meter champion has the size and speed to be a major factor in the secondary...has career totals of 104 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, two interceptions and 14 pass breakups heading into his senior campaign...continues Stanford's tradition of outstanding two-sport athletes as he has been a four-year mainstay on the Cardinal track team.
2007 (SENIOR): Played in all 12 games and made seven starts at left cornerback...was inserted into the starting lineup for the second game of the season against San Jose State and started seven straight games through the Oregon State game...finished with 45 tackles, including 26 solo stops...led the team in passes defended (9) and pass breakups (8)...intercepted one pass and had one tackle-for-loss...had a career-high eight tackles, including five solo efforts, in the season-opener against UCLA...had a career-best four pass breakups the following weekend against San Jose State...his lone interception came in the fourth quarter at USC which helped set up the game winning drive...also had a career-high six solo tackles against the Trojans....along with Jay Ottovegio, earned the Phil Moffat Award honoring the team's top special teams player.
2006 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games and made six starts at cornerback...earned first team All-Pac-10 honors as a specialist with outside coverage on punt returns his specialty...was named the winner of the Deswarte-Eller Award as the team's most outstanding sophomore and earned the Phil Moffat Award for the most outstanding defensive special teams player at Stanford's year-end awards banquet...was also one of four captains as selected by his teammates...finished sixth on the team in tackles (52) and led the team in pass breakups (6)...had a career-high three pass breakups at Notre Dame...had tackles-for-loss at Oregon State and vs. Arizona...provided one of the most exciting moments of the season when he returned an interception 72-yards for a touchdown against Arizona...marked the fourth-longest interception return in Stanford history...had a career-best eight tackles against Washington State...tied his career-high with five solo stops at Oregon and Washington.
2005 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games on special teams and as a reserve in the secondary...made seven tackles, including four solo efforts, totaling one each in seven different contests.
2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not see game action.
TRACK AND FIELD: Two-sport athlete who has participated in track and field throughout his Stanford career...school record-holder in the 100m with a time of 10.39 seconds...holds Stanford's indoor record in the 60m with a time of 6.83 seconds...2008 Pac-10 champion in the 100m...two-time (2005 and '08) NCAA qualifier in the 100m...earned a berth on Team USA at the 2005 Junior Pan Am Games...set a Stanford record in the 100m when he was clocked at a time of 10.39 to finish fourth in the 2005 Pan American Games in Windsor, Ontario...finished second in the 100m at the 2005 U.S. Junior National Track and Field Championships. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Bay Area product who graduated from Pinole Valley High School...was a three-sport standout who lettered in soccer and track in addition to football...SuperPrep All-Far West selection as a defensive back following his senior season...named to Tacoma News Western Top 100 list...included on the Bay Area's Cream of the Crop athletes following his senior season...also earned first team all-league honors as a senior after registering 72 tackles, two forced fumbles, one interception return for a touchdown and a pair of kick returns for TDs...was also a three-year letterwinner in soccer...outstanding track performer who finished third in the 200m at the 2004 California State Meet with a time of 21.17...turned in his career-best of 21.07 in the prelims...finished third in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200m at the 2004 Golden West Championships...won the 100 and 200m at the 2004 Junior Olympics...member of the National Honor Society and National Honor Roll...also was listed on Who's Who Among American High School Students...science, technology and systems major.