A walk-on who earned a scholarship as a junior and senior ... appeared in 12 games during his career, mostly on special teams.
AS A SENIOR: Appeared in three games (Nebraska, Michigan State and USC) in '01, all on special teams.
AS A JUNIOR: Reserve cornerback for Irish in 2000 ... elevated to scholarship status prior to 2000 season ... played on special teams vs. Texas A&M, Nebraska, Purdue, Navy and West Virginia and also appeared in secondary vs. Navy ... had first career tackle vs. Nebraska and added another vs. Stanford ... made 34 special teams appearances.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in three games in '99 - Pittsburgh, Boston College and Stanford - all on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Lettered two seasons in football playing linebacker and fullback at Elkins High School ... a three-year track and field letterwinner ... set the school record in the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays ... was the treasurer of the NAACP...born 12-31-80 in Houston, Texas ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2002.
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