Parents are Richard and Lila...recruited by San Diego State, Oregon State, Oregon, Washington State, Arizona and California...majoring in agriculture business.
Made all-league, all-area and all-district teams as a senior at Los Banos High...team MVP in '82...named to the Lion's all-star team...as a junior, was team most valuable lineman and made all-league...lettered three times in football and once in track and basketball...coached by Don Toscano.
1983 | Freshman Year
Played with the jayvee.
1984 | Redshirt Year
1985 | Sophomore Year
Backed up Keith McCullough at center.
1986 | Junior Year
Started at center first two games but left New Mexico game early with severe headaches...missed next nine games as suspected brain tumor was finally diagnosed as a cyst...came back to start Air Force and Freedom Bowl games.