Parents are Anthony and Carol ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Torreon, Mexico ... majoring in speech communications.
At Rio Americano High he was all-league, all-city and All-Northern California ... nominated for prep All-American ... lettered twice in football and wrestling ... coached by Max Miller (Cal-Davis).
1979 | Freshman Year
Quickly secured the backup center spot with the varsity.
1980 | Sophomore Year
Again saw varsity playing time as a backup.
1983 | Junior Year
Alternated as starter with Robert Anae throughout the season ... was offensive lineman of the game vs. Baylor and Wyoming.
1984 | Senior Year
Drafted in the first round by the New England Patriots ... Third-team All-America by Associated Press and honorable mention All-America by the Football News ... played in the Senior Bowl ... All-WAC first team ... injured in the Baylor game and missed the entire Tulsa game.