Born in Georgia ... parents are Rochelle and Marion ... brother Rocky played for Texas A & I and brother Stan played for the University of Cincinnati ... recruited by San Jose State, Pacific, Oregon, Virginia, the Air Force Academy, South Carolina State, UNLV and Utah ... majored in communications.
Prepped at Atwater High, where he lettered in football and track ... was all-league and Atwater MVP ... All-Northern California ... coached by Mike Burrows (San Jose St.).
Honorable mention All-America at Merced Junior College ... first team all-league ... had 40 unassisted tackles, 25 assisted tackles, five interceptions, six deflections and three QB hurries.
YEAR SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS SACKS/YDS PI PBU QBH FR FF BLK/K
1987 36 10 46 - - 6 9 - 2 - -
1988 41 14 55 - - 6 6 0.5 - 1 -
1987 | Junior Year
Led the nation in interceptions per game for part of the season ... finished with six interceptions and had nine deflections ... Second-team All-Western Athletic Conference ... WAC player of the week against Texas and UTEP ... had a 31-yard interception for a TD vs. UTEP ... missed three games at left corner at midseason due to ankle sprain ... had knee surgery in the spring.
1988 | Senior Year
First-team All-Western Athletic Conference and First-team All-WAC media ... honorable mention All-America, Associated Press and The Sporting News ... invited to the Hula Bowl, East-West Shrine Game, Japan Bowl, Senior Bowl ... awarded the Dale R. McCann Team Spirit Award ... national Thorpe Award candidate ... WAC player of the week against Texas ... had a 23-yard punt return against Texas for a touchdown ... had a 70-yard interception return for a TD against Texas ...