Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . 2005 -- Was in his first season at Tulsa after transferring from Santa Ana Junior College . . . played in all 13 games . . . did not have a pass reception . . . Overall -- A consistent and reliable player . . . a good role player in multiple tight end packages.
Junior College -- Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Santa Ana Junior College . . . had career totals of 35 receptions for 454 yards and three touchdowns . . . caught 29 passes for 379 yards and three TDs his sophomore season . . . had six catches for 75 yards in his first season . . . earned second-team all-conference honors as a sophomore . . . was a team captain in his final season, and earned the Coaches Award for offense . . . junior college coach was Geoff Jones.
High School -- Was a two-year letterwinner at Mater Dei High School . . . was a started at offensive tackle as a senior, and also played defensive end . . . helped lead his team to a 10-4 mark as a senior and to the CIF Division I finals, while as a junior his team posted a 9-4 record and advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Division I finals . . . played tight end as a junior and caught one pass for 15 yards . . . was a Serra League honorable mention selection as a senior . . . high school coach was Bruce Rollinson.
Personal -- Enjoys surfing and playing golf and the guitar . . . favorite NFL team is the Oakland Raiders . . . his favorite NFL player is Jeremy Shockey . . . favorite TV show is "Family Guy" . . . the most memorable place he has visited is Ground Zero in New York City . . . the three words he uses to best describe himself are "quiet, ambitious and caring" . . . lists playing the University of Oklahoma on the road during the 2005 season as his biggest sports thrill, in addition to winning a championship ring in 2005 . . . in 20 years, he would like to be a battalion chief for the Los Angeles Fire Department . . . his favorite sport to play besides football is golf . . . parents are Richard and Joyce Roupoli . . . his father is an assistant chief for L.A.P.D. . . . majoring in communication . . . born March 28, 1985.
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