Parents are C. Kay and Viola, both of who attended BYU...married Deana Moon...served a mission to Vancouver, Canada...was a junior college All-American in football at Mesa Community College...majoring in accounting.
At Mesa High he was McDonald's Player of the Year...all-conference for two years and all-state...in wrestling he was all-conference and all-state and runner-up Arizona Prep Champion at 191...football coach was Ben Arredondo (Arizona State).
1979 | Sophomore Year
Made 25 tackles in varsity action...also saw time with the jayvee...intercepted a pass against Weber State when he started in place of the injured Glen Redd...primarily was a backup to Redd throughout the season...saw limited action in the Holiday Bowl.
1980 | Junior Year
Named coaches' player of the game against Utah State and Wyoming...injured his neck against UTEP and consequently missed the remainder of the season.