2006: Earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 ... played in nine of 12 games during the season, missing the Oklahoma, Fresno State and UCLA games after breaking a bone in his foot during the opener vs. San Jose State ... started once at tight end, vs. Stanford ... had a season-high three receptions for 36 yards (also a season-high) at California ... had two receptions for 17 yards in the season-opener vs. San Jose State ... one catch for nine yards vs. Oregon State.
2005: Played in all 11 games, starting 10 ... registered three catches for 23 yards vs. Cal ... caught first career TD at Oregon, one of two catches for 15 yards ... set new career highs with four catches for 50 yards vs. USC ...named a Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection.
2004: Played in nine games, mostly on special teams ... switched from linebacker to tight end in 2004 ... earned first start against Arizona ... made offensive debut at USC, catching first-career pass for eight yards ... best game was against Cal, with three catches for 20 yards ... earned honorable mention to the Pac-10's All-Academic Team.
2003: Redshirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Mother's name is Cassandra Yate ... played defensive end, linebacker and tight end for the Mounties ... made 172 tackles, eight sacks, four fumble recoveries, and two interceptions from his linebacker position ... caught 17 passes for 197 yards as a tight end ... all-Olympic League pick ... team reached the second round of the Southern Section VIII playoffs as a senior ... helped team to a 7-4 record as a senior ... team was 9-2-1 as a junior ... selected by the Tacoma News Tribune for its Western 100 Team ... named to PrepStar's all-region team ... rated the No. 78 player in the Far West (California, Nevada, Hawaii) by SuperPrep ... ranked No. 44 among defensive ends by Rivals.com ... named to PrepStar's All-American team.