Parents are Mark and Carol Sanders ... served an LDS Church mission in Fort Worth, Texas ... nicknamed "Lunchroom" by former offensive line coach, Roger French ... recruited by Colorado State, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, Texas, USC and Nebraska.
In 1999: Redshirted
A three-time all-league selection ... named all-county and all-state as a senior at Jurupa Valley High School ... a member of the all-academic team as a senior ... led team to a 10-2 record ... a three-time letterwinner.
1999 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted prior to serving a Church mission in Texas.
2002 | Freshman Year
Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman ... saw action at guard in six games during the season.
2003 | Sophomore Year
Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in six games during the season ... participated in spring drills.
2004 | Junior Year
Earned letterman honors ... started at left guard in all 11 games during the season ... helped anchor an offensive unit that averaged 24.3 points, 105.8 yards rushing and 279.5 yards passing per game ... participated in spring drills.