East Carolina Returns 15 Starters, 48 Lettermen
Junior College: Helped the Rustlers to a 7-4 record during final campaign and a Central Championship Bowl victory with a 51-36 triumph over Long Beach City ... Golden West posted a 3-1 Southern California Central East Conference mark as a sophomore and won its last four contests ... A key member of an offensive line that allowed the unit to average 29.4 points per game in 2011 ... Offense averaged 128.2 rushing yards a contest and 227.7 aerial yards per tilt ... Helped the offense score 30 or more points in six of 11 games ... During freshman year, team posted a 6-4 record and won its final three games ... Squad went 3-2 in league tilts to place third ... Part of a squad that averaged 24.1 points as well as 226.2 passing yards and 101.9 rushing yards per game ... In conference contests, averages were upped to 28.8 points and 258.4 passing yards a contest ... Paved the way for 14 total rushing touchdowns ... Played for head coach Nick Mitchell.
High School: A key contributor to a Valencia program that gained a playoff berth and compiled an 8-3 record as a senior ... Squad went 4-1 in Empire League play in 2008 to claim second place ... Named to the All-Empire League Second Team Offense following final campaign ... A member of a line that helped the offense to 30 or more points in five games ... As a junior, guided the Tigers to an 8-3-1 mark and a 3-1 record in the Empire League, good for a second-place tie ... Team captured a pair of playoff victories, topping Savanna 58-28 and Irvine 38-14, before falling to Cypress 28-21 in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section semifinals ... Squad earned a share of the Empire League championship during sophomore year ... Played for head coach Mike Marrujo ... Also played baseball for the Tigers.