Parents are Merlin and Georgia...full name is Richard, but goes by Rick...served an LDS mission to New York City...recruited by Weber State and Idaho State...December, 1988, married Jamie Kimmel, a student trainer...a health education major.
Played as both an offensive and defensive lineman at Mountain View High...was two-time all-region...team was region champ...coached by Austin McNaughton (BYU).
Played two years for Ricks College.
1988 | Redshirt Year
Alternated with first unit at nose guard during spring practice...switched to center, then back to nose guard in the fall...redshirted.
1989 | Junior Year
Had three tackles and a hurry in brief action as a defensive tackle and nose guard.