Class comprised of 17 student-athletes from eight states
Emerged as a key contributor at linebacker in his first season after transferring in from L.A. Pierce College ... entered fall camp as the projected starter at outside linebacker.
as a junior (2013)
Played in 11 games with one start at outside linebacker ... saw extensive action on special teams ... saw his role at linebacker expanded as the season progressed ... finished the year with 21 tackles (11 solo) ... had 2.5 tackles for loss including a sack ... broke up a pair of passes and was credited with two quarterback hurries ... posted a season-high five tackles in his start against Saint Francis ... had his first career sack against Wagner.
Las Vegas native had 51 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, three forced fumbles and two interceptions at linebacker for Los Angeles Pierce College in 2012 ... had eight tackles, one for a loss and a game-clinching interception against Moorpark ... added nine tackles, and a 61-yard interception return in a win over Victor Valley ... helped Pierce College to the Patriotic Bowl Championship ... team captain ... second team All-Pacific Conference ... coached by Efrain Martinez ... played for back-to-back conference champion Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas where he was coached by Darwin Rost ... uncle Chris DeCristo played linebacker for UNLV from 1980-83 ... major: corporate communication ... date of birth: 8/20/93.