Tulsa: A two-year letterwinner . . . received a sixth year of eligibility due to his numerous injuries . . . has been playing wide receiver since moving from linebacker during spring 1998 drills . . . has played in 28 career games . . . has two career starts . . . 1999 ?? Played in eight games and received one starting assignment . . . was in the starting lineup against Texas A&M . . . had a reception in six games, including five straight contests . . . caught seven passes for 76 yards on the season . . . had two receptions for 16 yards against Hawaii . . . had a career-long 22-yard reception against Resno State . . . was named to the WAC's All-Academic team . . . 1998 ?? Played in 11 games . . . received his first collegiate start against SMU . . . made the move to receiver in spring drills . . . was named to the WAC's All-Academic team . . . 1997 ?? Played in only three games . . . sat out most of the season with a dislocated shoulder . . . 1996 ?? Saw playing time in six games . . . totalled three tackles . . . 1995 ?? Was one of a number of freshmen to sit out the 1995 season due to redshirt status . . . moved to linebacker from tight end in the fall. . . Overall ?? Has great size and good speed . . . will be a possession receiver . . . a good route runner . . . mature mentally and understands the game . . . a good athlete and has good toughness.
High School: A two-year letterwinner and starter at Downers Grove South High School . . . was a first-team all-West Suburban Gold Conference selection . . . earned all city honors by the Suburban Life and Downers Grove Reporter newspapers . . . was a second-team all-area selection by the Daily Herald . . . led his team in receiving as a senior with 45 receptions for 700 yards . . . was one of four highly-touted receivers selected to play in the Suburban Coaches All-Star game, as the other three receivers signed to play collegiately at Michigan, Michigan State and Northwestern . . . caught a last minute winning TD pass to defeat #1 ranked Naperville North in the first round of the 1993 state playoffs his junior season. . . helped his team register an 11-1 record as a senior . . . also lettered twice in baseball and once in basketball . . . earned all-conference and all-area honors in basketball his senior season . . . high school football coach was John Belskis.
Personal: Favorite NFL team is the Arizona Cardinals and his favorite NFL player is quarterback Jake Plummer . . . lists Forrest Gump as his favorite movie . . . his father and uncle ran track at the University of Illinois . . . his brother, Armand, ran track at the University of Minnesota . . . enjoys fishing and watching movies . . . the person he most admires is Jackie Robinson . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . has been a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll the last four years . . . earned his bachelor's degree in political science in May 2000 . . . will work towards a master's degree . . . born December 31, 1976.
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