USD Football 1999

USD FOOTBALL IN THE 1990'S: "SUCCESS ON THE FIELD & IN THE CLASSROOM" RECORD: ♦ 6 Winning Campaigns ♦ Overall Record of 52-37-1 (58.9%) CONFERENCE: ♦ Jumped to NCAA Division I-AA in 1993 ♦ Member of Pioneer Football League (PFL) ♦ 27 First Team All-PFL selections ♦ 17 Second Team All-PFL selections ♦ 24 PFLAll-Academic selections ♦ 40 PFL Players of the Week ALL-AMERICANS: ♦ Jeb Dougherty selected NCAA Division I-AA All-America in 1996 ♦ Doug Popovich selected AFCA 3rd Team All-America in 1995 ♦ Robert Ray selected NCAA Division III All-America in 1992 Three Sports Network All-Americans Five First Team GTE Academic All-Americans ♦ ♦


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Three Second Team GTE Academic All-Americans Two National Strength & Conditioning Association All-Americans The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame has recognized a Torero football player every year Two Toreros have been named Burger King National Scholar-Athletes of the Week



95% Football Graduation Rate

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61 of USD's current school records have been established since 1990

Team ranked #2 in Net Punting in 1994 NCAA I-AA


Table ofContents ----------] USD TOREROS 1999 MEDIA GUIDE

FOOTBALL STAFF (619) 260-4740

A Decade of Torero Excellence:

Inside Front Cover

Head Coach:

Kevin McGarry (4th Year; 22nd Overall)

Page I Page 2 Page 3

Table of Contents: 1999 Team Outlook:

Assistant Coach : Assistant Coach: Assistant Coach : Assistant Coach : Assistant Coach: Assistant Coach: Assistant Coach: Assistant Coach: Assistant Coach:

Bob Tompson (3rd Year) Greg Quick (1st Year) Mike Rish (16th Year) Kelly Jeffrey (2nd Year) Tim Antongiovanni ( 1st Year) Jason Des Jarlais (1st Year)

Head Coach Kevin McGarry: USD Assistant Coaches: USD Alphabetical Roster:

Pages 4-5

Pages 6-7 Mike Stadler-Dylan Ching 'A Special Connection': Page 8 USD AII-PFL Returners: Page 9-10 Meet The Toreros: Pages I 1-16 USD Strength & Conditioning: Page 17 NonConference Opponents: Page 18 Pioneer Football League: Page 19 PFL Opponents: Pages 20-21 Final 1998 Statistics: Pages 22-23 All-Time USD Award Winners: Page 24 All-Time USD Records: Pages 25-29 I-AA Torero Leaders: Pages 30-32 Academic Support Program: Page 33 University Profile: Page 34 San Diego, ' America's Finest City': Page 35 People To Know At USD: Page 36 Tom Iannacone, Dir. of Athletics: Page 37 Athletic Department Staff: Page 38-39 USD GTE/Academic All-Americans : Page 40 Primary Media Outlets: Inside Back Cover 1999 Schedule: Back Cover USD ATHLETIC DIRECTORY (619) 260-4803 Assi stant A.D./Senior Woman Administrator: Wendy Guthrie Associate A.D. for Athletic Development: Brian Fogarty Assistant A.D./Marketing & Promotions : Renee Wiebe Director of Facilities: John Martin Transportation: John Cunningham Director of Intramurals/Recreation : Gary Becker Assistant Intramural Director: Noah Stanley Director of Academic Support: Mike Matoso Director of Summer Camps: Mary Johnson Adm. Assistants: Georgia Gordon, Pauline Thonnard, Joan Wolf, Jennifer Milo Head Athletic Trainer: Carolyn Greer, M.A., A.T. , C. Assistant Athletic Trainer: Suzi Higgins, M.A. , A.T., C. Strength/Conditioning Coach: Steve Brown Women's Volleyball: Jennifer Toms Men 's & Women 's Cross Country: Rich Cota Director of Athletics: Tom Iannacone Associate Athletics Director: Dan Yourg

Shayne Ganz (1st Year) Kenny Stills (1st Year) Rob Chatham (1st Year)

Administrative Assistant:

Sandie Hughes


Director: Home Phone: Assistant: Student Assistants: Fax Phone: USD HotLine: Press Box Phone: SID E-Mail Address: WebSite Address:

Ted Gosen (619) 486-3284 Ryan McCrary Katy Carnes & Anthony Aguilar

(619) 260-2990 (619) 260-2323 (619) 260-2982

The 1999 USO Football Media Guide was published by the Sports Information Department. Credits: Ted Cosen, Editor and Layout Brock Scott (Scott Photo), Photography

Kings Printing, Inc., Printing QUICK FACTS


1949 5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110-2492 Dr. Alice B. Hayes Mitch Malachowski 6,800 Toreros Columbia Blue, Navy & White USD Torero Stadium (Capacity 4,000; Built in 1961)



Women 's Soccer: John Cossaboon Men's Soccer: Seamus McFadden Men 's Basketball : Brad Holland Women 's Basketball : Kathy Marpe Women 's Swimming: Mike Keeler Baseball: Rich Hill Golf: Frank Cates Women 's Tennis: Sherri Stephens

WHAT IS A TORERO? A Torero is a Mexican Bullfighter. Prior to 1963, the USD nickname was the ''Pioneers." The origin of the university's Torero nickname is unknown, but the founding father of USD, Bishop Buddy, was quite fascinated with Mexican history and it is believed that the unique nickname is a result of his influence.

Men's Tennis: Tom Hagedorn Men 's Rowing: Brooks Dagman Women's Rowing: Leeanne Crain Softball : Lin Adams USD Team Physicians:William P. Curran, M.D.; Heinz HQenecke, M.D. ; Robert A. Kaplan , M.D.; Robert Button, M.D.

Season Outlook

2 TOREROS LOOK TO GET BACK TO WINNING WAYS IN 1999 With fifty-four returning players and sixteen starters back from last year's 2-8 club, fourth year coach Kevin McGarry is optimistic that the Toreros wi ll get back to their winning ways in 1999. Hit with a rash of season– ending injuries, the '98 Toreros were forced to play a number of freshmen and sophomores throughout the season; game-day playing experience that will only benefit this year's club. "We think we have a great nucleus of players returning," said coach Kevin McGarry. "We have a lot of hard workers who believe in them– selves, and our senior leadership is excellent."

Headlining the Torero offense will be the return of two First Team All– Pioneer Football League performers in senior QB Mike Stadler (47 TD passes over the past two seasons) and senior WR Dylan Ching (135 career receptions for 2,380 yards and 30 TOs) . Last season Stadler led the PFL in total offense (212.7 ypg) while finishing with passing numbers of 158- for-311 for 2,031 yards and 17 TOs. His favorite target was Ching who hauled in 63 passes for 915 yards and 12 scores. Ching led the PFL in receptions per game (6.30), receiving yards per game (91.50), scoring (7.40 ptpg) and all-purpose running (132.20 ypg). In addition to Ching, Stadler will have quality targets in wideouts Bobby Doherty (23 for 256 yards, 2 TD) and Khalid Maxie (13 for 155 yds), sophomore TE Matt Guardia, and a host of outstanding newcomers. The Torero running attack will be spearheaded by the return of junior tailback Oscar Arzu (628 yards, 2 TD), along with FB David Lembo, who sat out last season with a knee injury. Pass protection and running lanes for the Torero offense will come from its offensive line which returns OG Aaron Garrison, a 1997 2nd Team All-PFL selection who sat out last year with a knee injury; senior OG Kona Nakanelua (6-1, 300), center Sean McCarney (6-1, 265), and junior tackles Christos Renner (6-2, 263) and Chris Lamb (6-4, 285). The Torero defense, which returns seven starters, will be paced by its secondary. Leading the way will senior CB Kaeo Gouveia, a First Team All-PFL performer last year after tallying 42 tackles, 3 fumble recoveries, 4 interceptions and 7 pass break-ups. He enters his senior campaign with 10 career interceptions and needs just 2 this year to set a new USD defensive record. He is joined by junior safety Kyle Slusser, the team's top tackler with 85 stops and 6 interceptions; senior safety Wade Van Dusen (44 tackles), and sophomore invert Brian Luman, who totaled 22 tackles and 4 interceptions in just six starts. The defense will also be bolstered by the return of sophomore LB Bryan Baxter (72 tackles, 4 QB sacks), junior DT Anthony Banovac (6-1, 260) and junior DT Vaheh Keshishian (5-11, 265), who was the recipient of the team's 1998 Strength Coaches Award. The return portion of special teams should be in good hands with Dylan

Ching, Khalid Maxie and Oscar Arzu all returning. Ching averaged 24.6 yards on kickoff returns and 8.0 yds for punts; Maxie 20.3 and 12.8 in the same categories; and Arzu returned 15 kickoffs for a 20.6 average. The kicking game, which was a Torero weakness in '98, should be improved with some quality recruits. USO's 7-game home schedule should work in the Toreros advantage. Highlighting the home slate is their October 2nd meeting with the Yale Bulldogs of the Ivy League. "USO vs. Yale in football represents a milestone for our program and for the university," said Tom Iannacone, USD Director of Athletics. USO's other home tilts include Whittier (Sept. 11), Cal Lutheran (Sept. 18), PFL opponents Butler (Oct. 16) and Drake (Oct. 30), and finishing up with Stony Brook (Nov. 6) and Wagner (Nov. 13; Homecoming). "We're happy to be playing in front of our fans and travelling less this year," added head coach Kevin McGarry. "We're excited about Yale coming to town. It is definitely the direction we want our program going in." USO opens the 1999 season on the road at Azusa Pacific, the 1998 NAIA National Champions; with the ir two other road games set for Dayton (Oct. 9) and Valparai so (Oct. 23).

Head Coach Kevin McGarry



4th Season as Torero Head Coach 22nd Season on USD Coaching Staff

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Kevin McGarry enters his fourth year as head coach of the University of San Diego football program. With 54 returners and 16 starters back from last season, McGarry is optimistic the Toreros will get back to their winning ways. In 1997 he directed the Toreros to an 8-3 overall mark and a school best second place finish in the Pioneer Football League with its 4-1 mark. The 1997 campaign was USD's best showing since moving to the NCAA Division I-AA ranks and the PFL conference in 1993. The '97 club became only the fourth USO squad to achieve at least eight victories in 35 years of Torero football, and it was the program's most victories since the 1981 season. The team 's 33.6 points per game average ranks

second all-time in USD football.

Kevin McGarry Record

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The tenth coach to direct the Torero football program since its start in 1956, Kevin is the first USD graduate to head the position. McGarry enters the 1999

Year 1998 1997 1996

PCT .200 .727 .400 .452

L 8 3 6 17

season with a career mark of 14-17.


McGarry is no stranger to USD football. Prior to his stint as head coach in 1996, he was an assistant coach at the University ofSan Diego for eighteen seasons,



including the last fourteen as the defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. ______ _______. He becameafull-timeassistantforfootball in 1985--his first seven years (1978-84) were split between football, women's softball (head coach) and as an elementary school teacher. In addition to his on-the-field duties, Kevin was also responsible for recruiting and as liaison for the USD Football Alumni Club.

"Kevin's years of experience at USO have prepared him well for this position," stated Tom Iannacone, Director of Athletics. "He clearly understands the role of the football program within the mission of the university ." Over the past twenty-one seasons with Kevin on the coach ing staff, USO has accumulated an overall record of 115-91-3 , including fifteen seasons with records of .500 or better. Of the nine USO football players that have been named GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-Americans since 1981, eight have come from the defensive side of the ball , including seven defensive backs. In 1987 the Torero defense set a school record for shutouts in a season with four, and the team gave up just 100 points in ten contests and finished 6-3-1. Prior to joining the USD coaching staff in 1978, Kevin was a two– year letterwinner on the USO football squad ( 1976-77), earning co– Defensive Player of the Year honors in 1977. He played two years (1974-75) at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California, earning Most Val uab le Player honors in 1975. He received both his Bachelor ofArts in Education ( 1979), and his Master's Degree in Education Admi nistration (1985) from the Univer– sity of San Diego. He is currently on a leave of absense from USD 's Doctoral program in Education. Kevin and his wife, Mary Ann, reside in Scripps Ranch and have four chi ldren: twi ns Pat and Mike ( 12 year-olds), Timbo (9- years-old), and Matt (3-year-old).

Assistant Coaches


GREG QUICK Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line Coach - - 1st Year

Greg brings a wealth of coaching experience to USO where in hi s fi rst season he wi ll be the Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line coach. The past five seasons he was head coach at St. Norbert College, an NCAA Di vision Ill program in De Pere, Wi sconsin . Included in hi s 2 1-25 career mark was a 6-3 fi ni sh and a tie for the North Di vision title in 1994; a 5-4 record with a North Di vision runner-up fin ish in 1996 . Last season the Green Knights fini shed 5-5 overall. Pri or to St. Norbert, the Painesv ille, Ohio nati ve was head coach at the Uni versity of Chicago, where he rebuilt the program, culminating in a 5-5 record in 1993, the most wins since the Amos Alonzo Stagg team of 1929. His teams led the NCAA Di vision III in total rushing yards hi s last two seasons. Other coaching stops have incl uded Claremont-Mudd Coll eges (Def. Coor.; 1988-89), Edi nboro Uni versity (Def. Coor. ; 1986-88), New Mex ico State (LB 's; 1985-86), Heidelberg Coll ege (Off. Coor. ; 1984- 85), St. Edward HS (Def. Coor. ; 1983-84), and Emporia State (Def. Coor. ; 198 1-83 and Off. Line; 1979-8 1). An accompli shed motivational speaker, Quick has deli vered hi s "Quick Success" message to numerous businesses and organi zations. Greg and hi s wife Jeannie have been marri ed 20 years and have six children : Phil , Nate, Bonnie, Ben, Brittany and Corey. The Quick Famil y res ides in the Scripps Ranch area of San Diego. BOB TOMPSON Defensive Coordinator & Linebackers Coach - - 3rd Year

Bob begins hi s first year as USD's full -time assistant where he will be defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. In addition to hi s coaching duti es, he will pl ay a major role in USD's recruiting efforts. Tompson coached USO quarterbacks fo r two seasons ( 1996, 1997) before taking a positi on as quarterbacks/wide receivers coach last season at Marietta Coll ege in Marietta, Ohio. Pri or to USO he was defensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Montcl air Prep HS in Van Nuys, Californi a for two seasons ( 1994, 1995). The 1994 squad won the CIF Champi onship. Pri or to Montcl air he held coaching positions at Occ idental College ( 1993); head coach at Bishop Montgomery HS ( 1992); head coach at Pius X ( 199 1); head coach at Danie Murphy HS ( 1990); quarterback/ wide receiver coach at Occ idental ( 1988, 1989) where they were two-time SCIAC Champs; and wide receiver coach at Nevada ( 1983-84), where they won the Big Sky title in 1983. Bob earned hi s B.S. degree in Physica l Educati on & Health in 1982 from Western Michigan (he played wingback for four years); and more recentl y earned hi s M.Ed. (emphasis in P.E.) from Azusa Pacifi c. Bob and hi s wife Jeannette have one son, Jami e (age 7). MIKE RISH Wide Receivers Coach - - 16th Year

Mike is beginning hi s 16th season on the Torero staff. After coaching the running backs last season, Mike return s to coach the receivers, a position he handl ed hi s first fo urteen years on staff. Mike pl ayed fo r USO from 1979-83 where he posted career numbers that make him one of the best receivers ever to play at USO -- IOI receptions, 18 touchdowns and 1,722 receiving yards. He held the school marks in all three career receivi ng departments from 1983 th rough 1997; thi s past season current Torero receiver Dylan Ching surpassed him. In 1983 he was selected the team's scholar-athlete by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. In the Toreros nati onally-telev ised game between Occidental in 1982, Rish was named the CBS Chevrolet Pl ayer of the Game. Mike graduated from USO with an Accounting degree in 1984. He is the Vice President for Secondary Marketing fo r Guil d Mortgage Company in San Diego.

KELLY JEFFREY Quarterbacks Coach - - 2nd Year

Kell y begins hi s second season with the Toreros where he will again coach the qu arterbach. Pri or to USO he was running backs coach for two seasons at Northern State Uni versity in South Dakota. During the 1994 and 1995 seasons he was receivers coach at Dickinson State Uni versity. He earned hi s Health and Phys ica l Educati on degree from Dickinson in 1996, and later earned hi s Master of Science degree in Phys ical Educati on from Northern State in 1998 . He pl ayed qu arterback fo r Southern Oregon between 1990-93 where hi s teams won two league titles in the Mt. Hood Co lumbi a Football Assoc iati on.

Assistant Coaches


TIM ANTONGIOVANNI - Running Backs Coach/1st Year Tim begins his first season with the Toreros where he will coach the running backs. Tim is no stranger to USD football where he played for four seasons ( 1992-95) as a wide receiver and running back . A 1996 USD graduate, Tim earned hi s degree in Psychology. The past two seasons he taught Hi story at Frazier Mountain High School in Lebec, Californi a; and hi s coaching duties there included head varsity baseball coach and offensive line/defensive line coach fo r football. During the 1996-97 season he was freshman running back coach and head junior varsity baseball coach at Garces Memorial High Schoo l, hi s alma mater, in Bakersfi eld, Californi a.

JASON DesJARLAIS - Defensive Line Coach/1st Year Jason begins hi s first season with the Toreros where he will coach the defensive line. Prior to USD he was defensive line coach for three seasons; the last two at Humboldt State, and at Western Montana College in 1996. A two-time All-America defensive lineman at Western Montana Co ll ege, Jason helped lead hi s team to three Frontier Conference Champi onships. In 1994 and 1995, Western Montana Coll ege was the NAIA national runner-up. From Ronan, Montana, Jason prepped at Ronan High School where he was a three-sport letterman. After graduating from Western Montana in 1997 with a B.A. in Education, Jason went on to earn his Master of Science degree from Humboldt State in 1999.

SHAYNE GANZ - Tight Ends & Special Teams /1st Year Shayne begins hi s first season with the Toreros where he will coach the tight ends and spec ial teams, and ass ist Coach Quick with the offensive line. His broad coachi ng background incl udes stin ts at Orange Coast Coll ege ('96-98; Secondary/Special Teams), Pasadena City Coll ege ( 1995; Secondary) , and Orange Hi gh School ( 199 1-94; Def. Coordinator, Receivers and Ru nning Backs). A nati ve Californi an, Shayne graduated from the Uni versity of Phoeni x (Business) and went on to earn hi s Master's in Educati on/Phys ica l Educati on from Azusa Pac ific University. He played two years of football at Cypress College in 1976-77. From 1979 th rough 1996 he was a professional baseball umpi re, call ing games at all collegiate levels, as well as games for the minor leagues between 1988-89. Shayne currentl y teaches P.E. at Point Loma Nazarene Un iversity. Hi s wife Susan is PLNU's head athl etic trainer and a professor in their Sports Med icine/Physical Education Department.

KENNY STILLS - Inverts Coach/1st Year Kenny begins hi s first season with the Toreros where he wi ll coach the inverts on defense. He comes to USD from Menlo College where he was secondary coach the past two seasons. From Oceanside, he prepped at El Camino HS ( 1977-8 1); pl ayed two years at El Camino Co ll ege ( 198 1- 83); and fini shed hi s coll eg iate career at Wisconsi n ( 1983-85) where he was a All -Big Ten perfo rmer. He was an 8th round draft pick by the Green Bay Packers in 1985, and pl ayed in their organi zation until 1990. He pl ayed his last two seasons in the NFL with Minnesota ( 1990-9 1). After retiring in '9 1, he spent three years with the Mil waukee Mustangs of the Arena League where he was assistant GM and handl ed color commentary for the games. Kenny and Annette res ide in Oceanside with their son, Ken Jr. (7).

ROBERT CHATHAM - Secondary Coach/1st Year Rob begins hi s first season with the Toreros where he wi ll ass ist head coach Kevin McGarry with the secondary. From nearby La Mesa, Rob is a 1992 graduate of Heli x High School where he pl ayed both offensive line and linebacker on the football team. Whil e attending Califo rni a Lutheran ( 1992-96) in Thousand Oaks, Rob pl ayed fo r the Kingsmen football team (offensive line/special teams) between 1992 and 1994. He graduated in 1996 with a double major (Marketing/Political Science), and just recentl y earned hi s law degree from Boston Uni versi ty. Outs ide of football he is a USA Hockey certified ice hockey official.

1999 USD Alphabetical Roster



WT 233 220 180 315 158 250 195 215 265 205 190 280 220 250 300 190 215 217 175 235 246 180 ]80 215 260 165 160 235 245 265 165 255 187 185 170

YR JR so JR so FR JR JR so SR so FR FR so so FR FR SR so FR FR so

HT 6-1 6-3 5-8 6-2 5-8 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-1 5-9 6._1 6-0 5-10 5-10 5-10




Matt Altmyer Brian Anderson

35 91 37 71 23 57 80 45 77 10 67 48 50 69 46 20 19 95 92 84 31 13 97 17 26 54 59 74

Alta Loma/Alta Loma (Ricks College)


Oscar Arzu Bob Ballard

Baldwin Park/Sierra Vista Lucerne Valley/Lucerne Valley

Marvin Banks, Jr. Anthony Banovac

Los Angeles/Inglewood


David Barlow Bryan Baxter

Aurora, CO/Regis Jesuit

Hollister/San Benito

Josh Bird

Danville/San Ramon Valley

Andy Blumen Keith Brown

El Cajon/Grossmont (Southwestern College)

27- 0


Huntington, NY/Harbor

Mike Brumbelow


Joshua Calista

Woodland/Christian Brothers

Brandon Camacho


San Bernardino/Arrowhead Christian Acad.

Ernie Carrasco

Oxnard/Channel Islands Boulder, CO/Fairview

BJ Carter


Dylan Ching David Colella Adam Combs

Lahaina, Maui, HI/Kamehameha Schools



San Bernardino/Aquinas

36- D



Tommy Coughlin

6-2 6-2 6-3 5-7 6-2 6-3

Bentonville, AR/Bentonville

Matt Craig Kevin Davis

Eureka/St. Bernard Fontana/Etiwanda


JR so FR so so FR JR FR JR FR SR FR so SR so FR JR so so so JR FR so JR FR so JR FR

Jason DeMello Mike DiPasquale

Kaneohe, HI/Kamehameha Schools Wichita, KS/Wichita Collegiate School Orange County/Brea Olinda (Redlands)

Justin Dixon

Bobby Doherty Tim Duerr Scott Felber Shaun Felber Matt Froehlich Aaron Garrison Jason Geisler Kaeo Gouveia Matt Guardia Jared Guichard Matt Hackett Bill Foulk Ira Gerlich Joseph Herrera Jeff Iwashita Tom Jackson Seamus Keith Ryan Kennedy Vaheh Keshishian Casey Hayes

5-10 5-10

Dallas, TX/Dallas Jesuit El Segundo/El Segundo


Newman/Orestimba Newman/Orestimba



Milpitas/Milpitas (San Jose City College) Capo Beach/Santa Margarita Catholic

6- ST


66 14

6-1 6-0 6-0 5-8 6-2 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-1



Camarillo/Adolfo Camarillo Seattle, WA/Seattle Prep Kailua, HI/Kamehameha Schools

11- 0 27- D


235 205 185 215 250 188 205 200 275 265 170 220 285 315


89- D

San Diego/Christian High


Walnut Creek/ orthgate (Los Medanos)


The Dalles, OR/The Dalles High

65 22 16 51 78 56 41 79 70


Torrance/Torrance Kapahulu, Hl/Iolani





Imperial Beach/Mar Vista Sonoma/Sonoma Valley Maple Valley, WA/Tahoma Fairview, UT/North Sanpete Las Vegas, V/Durango Orange County/Servite Pacoima/Ullesys S. Grant Glendale/Hoover





5-11 5-11 5-10

Nick Kowalski

7- D

Adam Krametbauer



Chris Lamb Michael Lee

6-4 6-3

1999 USD Alphabetical Roster






WT 250 205 235 245 190 185 198 195 205 215 185 190 265 303 195 183 170 305 238 180 320 215 195 150 230 255 190 245 263 190 185 195 205 220 275 200



Omaha, NE/Millard West

Philip Lee




Mesa, AZ/Mesa

David Lembo Nick Litchney Seth Litchney

7- 0

FB/TB 5-11

6-0 6-2

Alliance, OH/St. Thomas Aquinas Alliance, OH/St. Thomas Aquinas Irvine/Rancho Santa Margarita

58 53 24


Chris Long



Kevon Lowry Brian Luman

21- D Invert 5-7

Corona/Centennial Ashland, OR/Ashland San Ramon/California West Linn, OR/West Linn Escondido/Orange Glen Denver, CO/Cherry Creek

6- D

Invert 5-11

Ryan Lutz

38- D Invert 5-11


Phillip Mamula John Masnica Matt Maurer Khalid Maxie Sean McCamey Sean McCrary Terrance Menefee Wesley Morgan Kona akanelua Anthony Nash Rafael Ocampo Mychal Odom Byron Palmer Dylan Mora Mark Pappas Stephen Pasion Dustin Powell Chad Power Tony Putman Kevin Reade Christos Renner

11- D

6-3 6-4 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-8 6-1 5-9 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-0 5-7 6-4 6-2

87 15




Chicago, IL/Loyola Academy

63 76



Oceanside/Tri-City Christian School

Cleveland Hts., OH/Cleveland Hts. (San Mateo)

32- 0 42- 0


El Cajon/El Cajon Valley

25 72 40

San Jose/Gunderson (West Valley JC)

Kaneohe, HI/St. Louis School

Chicago, IL/Englewood Tech. Prep. Academy

2- ST



Long Beach/Robert A. Millikan

98 86



San Pedro/San Pedro (Harbor JC) Ewa Beach, HI/James Campbell


44 75 29 47 62 30 18 21 96 90 9


Danville/San Ramon (Chabot JC)


Seaside, OR/Seaside

6-2 6-2

Long Beach/St. John Bosco Henderson, NV/Green Valley

Alex Rohr

32- D Invert 5-11

Denver, CO/Regis Jesuit Alta Loma/Alta Loma

Kyle Slusser


Lee Smith

Invert 5-11

Rancho Santa Margarita Catholic

6-2 6-0 6-2 6-1 5-7 6-1 5-9 5-9 6-0 5-6 6-0

Mike Stadler

El Cajon/El Cajon Valley Paso Robles/Paso Robles Chino Hills/Ruben S. Ayala

Charlie Stansbury

Harry Sze

Michael Tabata

Portland, OR/Jesuit

Joe Tatum

38- 0

240 225 170 182 160 195 160 174 187 210 185 172 260 210

Los Angeles/Montclair Prep

Adam Thomas


Los Osos/Morro Bay Palmdale/Palmdale

Johnathan Thompson

36- 0

Phillip Thrash Zack Toyofuku Stanford Tuupo Fred Valdovinos Michael Vallerga Wade Van Dusen

34 88


FR JR JR so SR JR JR so so so


Honolulu, Hl/Iolani


Menlo Park/Menlo School Prep

12 13 49


Bend, OR/Mountain View El Cajon/Granite Hills


Alika Vasper

42- D Invert 6-1

Honolulu, HI/Kamehameha Schools


Christopher Walker

2 1

5-9 5-9 6-3

Pasadena/La Canada Rubidoux/Rubidoux Redwood City/Sequoia San Marcos/San Marcos


Will Withers Rya n Zierolf

55 52


Michael Zimmerman


Stadler to Ching -- 'A Special Connection' Seniors Mike Stadler and Dylan more season when he established himself Ching enter the 1999 football season as as the starting quarterback during camp. USD's most potent quarterback-receiver 1997 was a break-out year for both play– tandem in the history of the program. ers, as well as the team, as the Toreros They both begin their fourth and final went on to finish 8-3 and 4-1 in the PFL, season as career Torero leaders in their good for second place. Both players respective areas earned First Team All - Stadler owns passing PFL honors -- Stadler records for attempts threw 30 touchdowns, (577),completions(31 I), including three PFL touchdowns (4 7) and games with 5 TDs; and passing yards (4,324); Ching hauled in 48 balls Ching owns the career for 915 yards and 12 receiving marks for re- TDs. ceptions ( 135), touch- Eac h player downs (30) and yards credits the other for (2,380). Ask each of making them better on them what it means to the playing field . them and they both say "Dylan takes a lot of they would trade in all pressure off of me and the individual records for the team," said Mike a Pioneer Football Stadler. "I know if I League title, something get the ball in the gen - they will be gunning for era l area, he'll pull it in the 1999 campaign. in. And he usua lly will Both players ar- get a large chunk of rived at USD in 1996; yards after the catch ." however the routes they "Mike puts the took to get here were very ball where I can get it different. Stadler prepped at nearby E l but nobody else," chimes in Dylan Ching. Cajon Valley HS where he was a three- "He makes my receptions easy because sport lettermen. Drafted by the San Di- most of his passes are right on." ego Padres in the 34th round of the 1992 The biggest game that stands out June draft, he went on to play four years in both players minds was the team's as a catcher in the Padres and C leveland come-from-behind 39-30 win over Drake organizations. A college degree is what in 1997. Down 2 1-7 at the ha lf, Ching prompted him to go back to school , how- fought off the flu and hooked up with ever hi s love for competition is what got Stadler for four second hal f scores of 36, him back on the gridiron. I , 27 and 33 yards. He was the team's third Both players stri ng quarterback hi s feel that their connec- first season whi le learn- tion on the field has also ing to hit open receivers strengthened their instead of gunning down friendship off of it. For potential base-runners. the first time , Ch in g Dylan Ching stayed in San Diego this grew up in Lahaina on past summer, and the the beautiful island of twoplayersgotachance Maui , Hawaii. He to spend a lot of time learned how to surf long together. before he ever got a foot- "We worked out ball in his hands. His a lot and tossed the ball mother was a World around," said Ching. Champion surfer back in "But we also had a good the late l 970's. Once he time golfing, going to reached middle school, thebeach,andjusthang- however, he opted for ing out." team sports like baseball Both players are and football, and left surf- excited for the upcom- ing behind for his recre- L;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;:;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;:;;;;;;;;;;;;.a ing season, especially ation time. playing a seven game home schedule that People started to take notice of includes Yale and Drake. Ching the second half of hi s freshman Added Stadler, "We're excited season when he turned in some big games, about our team. We have a lot of key including a 3-TD contest versus Dayton. players back and feel we can make a run Stad ler's tum didn't come until his sopho- at the PFL Championship." NOTE:


The following list of plays are passes from Mike Stadler to Dylan Ching that either resulted in a touch– down or went for 50 yards or more: 70 yard TD vs. Azusa Pacific 3rd quarter, 9-06-97 22 ya rd TD vs. Saint Mary's 3rd quarter, 9-13-97 55 yards vs. Cal Lutheran 2nd quarter, 9-27-97 55 yard TD vs. Evansville

4th quarter, 10-04-97 51 yards vs. Butler 2nd quarter, 10-11-97 21 yard TD vs. Butler 4th quarter, 10-11-97 45 yard TD vs. Butler

4th quarter, 10-11-97 36 yard TD vs. Drake 3rd quarter, 10-25-97 l yard TD vs. Drake 3rd quarter, 10-25-97 27 yard TD vs. Drake 4th quarter, 10-25-97 33 yard TD vs. Drake 4th quarter, 10-25-97 ll yard TD vs. Valparaiso 4th quarter, 11-01-97 24 yard TD vs. Whittier 2nd quarter, 11-08-97 42 yard TD vs. Wagner 4th quarter, 11-15-97 28 yard TD vs. Azusa Pacific 4th quarter, 9-05-98 15 yard TD vs. Butler 1st quarter, 9-12-98 26 yard TD vs. Butler 2nd quarter, 9- 12-98 5 yard TD vs. Butler 3rd quarter, 9-12-98 9 ya rd TD vs. Redlands 1st quarter, 9-19-98 8 yard TD vs. Cal Lutheran 4th quarter, 9-26-98 68 yard TD vs. Central Conn. 2nd quarter, 10-03-98 37 ya rd TD vs. Central Conn.

3rd quarter, 10-03-98 30 yard TD vs. Butler 3rd quarter, 10-10-98 4 yard TD vs. Drake 3rd quarter, 10-24-98 29 ya rd TD vs. Dayton 1st quarter, 11-14-98 8 yard TD vs. Dayton 4th quarter, 11-14-98

The above 26 completions covered 760 yards (29.2 yards per catch), with 24 ofthe receptions going for touch– downs that covered 654 yards (27.3 yards per catch average) ... I 2 of the touch– downs came in the fourth quarter!

USD All-PFL Returners


MIKE STADLER enters his fourth season with the USD football program, and his third year as the starting quarterback ... if the last two seasons are any indication, the 1999 season should be outstanding ... with his senior campaign ahead ofhim, he already owns USD career passing records for attempts (577), completions (311), touchdowns (47) and yards (4,324) ... over the past two years he has thrown for 4,318 yards and 47 TDs ... he has twice been named First Team All-Pioneer Football League and PFL All-Academic ... he is coming off a 1998 campaign which saw him lead the PFL in total offense (212 .7 ypg) while completing 158-of-3 l l for 2,031 yards and 17 TDs ... in '98 season finale against Dayton, Stadler set season-highs for attempts (44) and completions (23), finishing with 294 yards passing and 2 TDs ... in 1997 (team went 8-3; 4-1 PFL) he tossed a schoo l- best 30 touchdowns, breaking the old mark of21 (1973) while being named USD's #18 Offensive Player of the Year ... he blistered PFL opponents in 1997 for 1,303 yards and 20 TDs over a 5-game span (averaging 260 yards and 4 TDs per league contest, and connecting on 74.6 percent of his passes) ... he turned in 5 TD performances against Evansville, Valparaiso and Drake ... he was named the PFL Offensive Player of the Week after his performances against Evansville (20-of-31 for 283 yards) and Valparaiso (20-of-28 for 357 yards) ... in the 39-30 come-from-behind victory over Drake he threw

Mike Stadler

6-2, 205 lb. Sr. Quarterback 997, 1998 1st Team All-PFL

four of his touchdowns in the final two periods, all completed to Dylan Ching .. . his biggest nonconference outing came at Cal Lutheran where he finished l 7-of-36 for 309 yards and 2 scores (at halftime he was 9-of-16 for 226 yards and 2 TDs) .. . in the season finale against Wagner he completed l l-of-18 for 162 yards and2 TDs .. . in 1996 Stadler was the Toreros third-string QB and finished the year with just one completion on four attempts ... prior to USD he spent four years playing professional baseball as a catcher (two years in the San Diego Padres organization and two years with the Cleveland Indians) ... he was drafted by the Padres in the 34th round of the 1992 June draft .. . Mike----------------------------– preppedlocallyatEICajonValleyHigh where Stadler Career Passing Stats: he was 1st Team All-Grossmont in football, r:;: Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards basketball and baseball ... the past two sum- 1997 ~M l~~ 1~ :~~~ ~g:~ mers he has worked at the UC San Diego 1996 4 1 1 .250 6 Hospital in the Radiology Department. Total 577 311 23 .539 4324 Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry. TD 17 30 0 47 I.Ji 68 vs. Central CT; TD 71 vs. Valparaiso; TD 6 vs. Saint Mary's 71 vs. Valparaiso; TD

DYLAN CHING, who enters hi s fourth and final year with the USD football team, has already made his mark in the Torero record books ... entering his senior campaign, the two-time 1st Team All-PFL performer already owns all the Torero career receiving records -- receptions (135), yards (2,380) and touchdowns (30) ... individual marks he owns include receptions in a game (10 vs. Cal Lu, 1998 ; all in the 2nd half); TD passes caught in a game (4 vs. Drake, 1997) and TD receptions in a season ( 12, 1997 & 1998) .. . in 1998 he led the PFL in receptions (63), yards (915), TDs (12), scoring (74) and all-purpose running (132.2 yards per game); and also tallied five games of 100+ yards receiving ... he was USD's Offensive & Special Teams Player of the Year ... with his 28 yard TD reception in game one against Azusa last season, Ching surpassed current Torero assistant Mike Ri sh (18 TDs) for career TD receptions ... he earned PFL Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 3) after netting 123 return yards (65 on 3 punt returns & 58 on two kickoff returns) ... as a sophomore he led Torero receivers with 915 yards and 12 touchdowns, #20 finishing second on the team with 48 catches ... he was the team 's top receiver in 5 contests, and surpassed 100 yards receiving in five games ... twice he hauled in 7 receptions ( 134 yds vs. Evansville; 148 yards vs. Butler) ... he caught 5 TDs of 36 yards or longer, with a best of 70 yards against Azusa ... in recording his 4 TD receptions against Drake in 1997, Ching was weakened by the flu as USD fell behind 21-7 at

Dylan Ching

5-10, 215 lb. Sr. Receiver 1997, 1998 1st Team All-PFL

intermission against the Bulldogs on Oct. 25th; in the 2nd half he came out and caught four TDs from Stadler of 36, 1, 27 and 33 yards ... in 1996 as a freshman he was selected to the Second Team All-PFL squad after leading the Toreros in receiving ... hauled in 24 receptions for 550 yards (22.9 yards per catch) and 6 touchdowns, finishing third on the team in scoring with 38 points ... majority of big games came in second half of season .. . snared 3 balls for 140 yards with a 55-yard TD against Evansville .. . hauled in 2 passes for 83 yards against Whittier, including a 66-yard TD ... caught a 53-yard TD pass in first quarter at Azusa Pacific ...

in final game of season against Dayton, caught 4 passes for 113 yards with 3 going for TDs, including a 75-yard TD bomb ... heavily re– cruited out of Kamehameha High School where he was 2nd Team All-State in football and baseball ... hometown is Lahaina, Maui (HI) ... enjoys surfing ; his mother (Laura Blears) was a world surfing champion in the

Ching Career Receiving Stats: Year Rec. Yards Ave. 1998 63 915 14.5 1997 48 915 19.1 1996 24 550 22.9 Total 135 2380 17.6

TD 12 12 6 30

Lone 68 vs. Central CT; TD 70 vs. Azusa Pacific; TD

75 vs. Dayton; TD 75 vs. Dayton; TD

late 1970's. Major: Business.


All-PFL Returners

Kaeo Gouveia returns for his fourth and final season with the Toreros where he will start at cornerback ... he earned Ist Team AII-PFL honors in 1998 after finishing with 42 tackles (32 unassisted), 3 fumble recoveries, 4 intercep– tions and 7 pass break-ups ... the 1998 USO Defensive Player of the Year, Gouveia owns IO career interceptions and needs two for new Torero mark ... in 1997 he finished 5th in tackles (66) and first in interceptions (5) ... he earned PFL Defensive Player of the Week honors in the Toreros last two games against Whittier (2 interceptions including 46 yard return for TD) and Wagner ( 11 tackles; 2 interceptions for 30 yards) ... he also tallied 10 stops against Evansville and Valparaiso ... he was named a San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for November ... he played a decent amount his

Kaeo Gouveia #27 SR CB

freshman year ( 1996) at cornerback and was a key contributor ... finished 14th on the team in tackles with 16 (5 solo) .. . he played in 9 games with 3 starts .. . he tallied4 tackles (1 solo) at Butler ... he chipped in 3 tackles in win at Azusa Pacific ... had a big interception against Valparaiso in the first quarter that ended their drive, and ultimately was a key play in team ' s 10-7 PFL victory ... from Kailua, Hawaii, prepped at Kamehameha High School where he lettered in both football and baseball ... in football was 2nd Team All-State and 2nd Team All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu ... twin brother (Kelii ) plays footba ll at La Verne. Major: Business Administration.

Kyle Slusser returns for his third year with the Toreros and hi s second as a starter in the Toreros secondary at safety ... last year he earned 2nd Team All-Pioneer Football League honors after leading USO in tackles (85; 53 unassisted) and interceptions (6) ... he twice earned PFL Defensive Player of the Week honors -- on Sept. 26th against Cal Lu he tallied 9 tackles, 2 interceptions and 1 forced fumble; on Oct. 3rd vs. Central Connecticut he recorded IO tackles (9 unassisted), l fumble recovery, l interception and 1pass break-up ... he also posted 14 tackles (Fairfield) and 13 tackles (Dayton) ... in I997 he appeared in 8 contests finishing with 13 tackles and l interception ... also recruited by UC Davis, Western Michigan, Cornell and Brown ... prepped at Alta Loma High

Kyle Slusser #9 JR Safety

School where he was a four-sport lettermen in football, soccer, baseball and track ... in football senior year earned L.A. Times All-Inland Empire; AII-CIF, All-Inland Valley and All-Mt. Baldy League honors ... Major: Liberal Arts; Minor: Mathematics.

Aaron Garrison returns for hi s senior year after sitting outlast year's campaign recovering from a torn ACL knee injury ... in 1997 he earned 2nd Team All-Pioneer Football League honors after anchoring the Torero offensive line that helped USD's offense to 3,848 yards of total offense (1,363 rushing; 2,485 passing) ... during '97 season, played in first four games before injurying knee; he mi ssed the Evansville and Butler games, then returned to play the rest of the season ... prior to USO he played the 1996 season at Grossmont JC where he was a First Team All-Conference selection ; and played his first collegiate year at West Hills JC in 1995 where he started every game at defensive end ... a native ofOceanside, California, Aaron prepped at Oceanside Hi gh School where he lettered in varsity football for three years ... he was All-League his senior year and was selected to play in the Annual Hi gh School All-Star game the summer after hi s graduation ... Major: Sociology.

Aaron Garrison #66 SR OG


Meet The Toreros

Oscar Arzu returns for his third year with the Toreros ... last season he appeared in 10 games with 6 starts at tailback ... hi s team-leading 628 yards rushing was hi ghli ghted by hi s 214 yard outburst in the team's 42-30 road victory at Wagner College on Sept. 12th (he earned PFL Offensive Player of the Week honors) ... he gained 11 9 yards in season fin ale vs. Dayton, including a 60-yard ru sh ... in 1997 appeared in six games, finishing with 17 carries for 52 yards (3 .1 yards per carry average) ... hi s two best outings came in Pioneer Football League contests -- he ru shed 8 times for 29 yards with a long of 7 yards in Torero win over Evansville, and he ru shed for 15 yards against Valparaiso on two carries with a season-long scamper of 14 yards ... from Baldwin Park, California, Oscar prepped at Sierra Vista Hi gh School where in hi s senior year he finished second in the state in rushing with 3,320 yards and 44 touchdowns ... born and li ved in Beli ze until he was nine years old ... first time he played organized footba ll was at hi gh schoo l level ... chose USD for strong academics. Major: Electrical Engineering.

Oscar Arzu #37 JR TB

Anthony Banovac returns for his third year with the Toreros where he is expected to see considerable playing time at defensive tackle ... last season he tallied 13 tackles (6 unassisted) with two quarterback sacks (-11 yards) and four tackles fo r loss (- 14 yards) ... in season opener against Azusa Pacific he came in and posted 4 stops with two tackles going for losses ... prior to USD he prepped at Crespi High School where he was a three-sport letterwinner in football, basketball and baseball ... his senior year in football the team went 12-2 and posted a state ranking of No. 2 ... senior year earned the team's Most Inspirational Award, and junior campaign was the recipient of the Iron Man Award ... also recruited by West Point, Utah State and Hawaii ... Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry.

Anthony Banovac #57 JR DT

Bryan Baxter returns for his second year with the Toreros where he wi ll start at inside linebacker ... he earned hi s first start against Cal Lu and wen t on to start the final

7 games of the season, finishing second on the team in tackleswith 72 (4 1 unassisted) ... he had at least 9 stops in each of the final six games, netting 9 tackles three times (Central Conn ., Butler & Valparaiso), 12 tackles twice (Fairfield & Drake), and a team-best 2 1tackles in season final against Dayton where he tallied IO unassisted tackles; four going for losses ... he prepped at San Benito HS in Hollister, CA ... earned 2nd Team All-Central Coast Section honors and Monterey Bay All -League recognition ... two-time MVP Defensive Player of the Year for both team and league ... also lettered in wrestling where he was a state qualifier and earned 3rd Team All-Section and I st Team All-League honors ... Major: Undeclared.

Bryan Baxter #45 SO LB

Josh Bird returns for his fourth and final year with the Toreros where he will again see playing time on the offensive line ... has made travel squad last two seasons, and saw playing time in majority of 1998 season in a reserve role ... has improved tremendously in weight room where he squats 495 lbs. ... from Danvill e, California, he prepped at San Ramon Valley High School where he earned First Team All-East Bay Athletic League honors as an offensive lineman ... senior year was also selected a Team Captain and was the recipient of the team's 'Coaches Award' ... chose USD for quality education, football program and location of school ... also recruited by St. Mary's, Will amette and Pomona ... hobbies include golf and fishing ... Major: Business Administration.

Josh Bird #77 SR OL

Matt Craig returns for his second year with the Toreros where he wi ll move to

the defensive line after playing tight end (7 starts) last season ... prior to USD he prepped at St. Bernard Hi gh School in the Humboldt-Del Norte League ... team was CIF State runner-up three straight years ('95, '96, '97) ... junior year team went I 0-2 and earned a state ranking of No. 9 ... senior year was All-County Offensive Tackle and Outside Linebacker after finishing second on the team in tackles ... junior year was team Offensive Lineman of the Year and earned All -Country Honorable Mention honors at right tackle ... besides footba ll , also lettered in golf where he was selected the team captain ... chose USD for educational opportunities and football ... also recruited by Air Force, Colorado School of Mines and Pomona Pitzer ... Major: Electrical Engineering.

Matt Craig #92 SO OT

Matt Guardia returns for hi s second season with the Toreros where he will again see action on offense as a tight end ... last year as a freshman he earned two starts and played

in last three games of the season, hauling in 8 passes for 154 yards ( 19.3 yards per catch) and I touchdown , a 25- yarder against Valparai so ... hi s single-season long reception came in the last game versus Dayton of 42 yards; in that game he had a team-best 6 catches for 98 yards ... he caught a 3 1-yarder against Drake in game #8 ... from Rocklin , California, he prepped at Jesuit High School where he earned All -Metro League honors as both a tight end and linebacker ... hi s teams advanced to the section playoffs three years with hi s sophomore team winning the Section Championship .. . he also lettered in baseball ... Major: Business Administration.

Matt Guardia #82 SO TE

Meet The Toreros

12 Chris Lamb returns for hi s junior season with the Toreros where he will again compete for a starting position on the offensive line at tackle ... last season he started for the Toreros the majority of the season ... pri or to USO he prepped at Servite High School where he helped hi s team to an 11-2 mark and runner-up fi ni sh in the State Championship game ... seni or year he earned All-League recogniti on in the Golden West League and was Team Captain of the offensive line ... he also earned Honorabl e Mention All-League statu s as a basketball player ... hi s dad (Bob) pl ayed football at the Uni versity of Washington, and hi s brother (Marc) pl ayed at Montana and with the New York Giants ... also recruited by Boise State, Montana, Idaho and DePaul ... Major: Business/Law.

Chris Lamb #79 JR OL

David Lembo enters hi s third season with the Torero offensive unit -- he sat out the 1998 campaign after injuring hi s knee in football camp ... a two-year letterman, Dav id backed

up Jared Keo at fullback in 1997, appearing in 9 games with 136 yards on 30 carries (4. 5 yards per carry average) ... he busted loose for a 27 yard gain against Azusa Pacific, fini shing the game with 41 yards on 7 carries ... caught a 4-yard TD pass from Mike Stadl er against Wagner ... in 1996 he appeared in 6 games, fini shing with 26 yards (long of JO yards vs. Cal Lu) ... he prepped at Mesa High Schoo l in Mesa, Arizona -- hi s senior year the football team went I 0-0, won the East Vall ey Conference and fini shed first in the state rankings ... he was a First Team All – State selection ... baseball team won two East Valley Conference titl es and twice he was named Honorable Menti on All -State. Major: Business.

David Lembo #7 JR FB

Chris Long enters hi s third season with the Toreros ... he switches to fullback after two seasons in the secondary ... last season he started 7 games and appeared in all I

IO contests ... he fini shed fifth on the team with 46 tackles (26 unassisted) ... he posted 3 quarterback sacks (- I 6 yards) ... in first start at Cal Lutheran responded with 6 tackles and I QB sack ... season-best 11 tackles against Drake ... also tallied 8 tackl es (Fairfield) and 7 tackles (Dayton) ... prepped at Santa Margarita Catholic Hi gh School where he helped hi s team to a 13- 1 mark and state ranking of 5th ... team won both the Seaview League title and Di vision 5 Championship ... earned All -League honors and Coaches Award ... also recruited by St. Mary's, Whittier and Cal Lutheran Major: Business.

Chris Long #24 JR FB

Brian Luman enters hi s second season with USO after starting every game at defensive back hi s freshman year ... fini shed 9th on the team in tackles with 37 (23 unass isted) and

ti ed for second on the team in interceptions with 4 ... in hi s first collegiate start against Wagner he tallied 4 tackl es and had one interception ... against Redl ands he posted season-best marks of 8 tackl es and 2 interceptions ... he prepped at Ashl and High School in Ashl and , Oregon where he helped lead hi s team to a I 0- 1 mark hi s seni or year ... was a Ist Team All-Southern Oregon Conference selection and 3rd Team All-State pi ck ... he also lettered in track where he earned Ist Team All-Conference and 2nd Team All-State recogniti on ... thi s past summer was a featured dancer with the State Ballet of Oregon; he has danced since 1990 ... also recruited by Will amette, Oregon and St. Mary's ... Major: Math; Minor: Business.

Brian Luman #6 SO Invert

Khalid Maxie enters hi s fo urth season with the Toreros and second year with

the receiving corp .. . in 7 contests last season he fi ni shed with 13 receptions for 155 yards ( I 1.9 yards per catch) with a long of 41 yards versus Drake ... he averaged 12.8 yards on 11 punt returns and 20.3 yards on 8 ki ckoff return s ... in 1997 he played in all 11 games as a DB fini shing with I4 tac kl es, 2 fumbl e recoveri es and 2 pass break-ups ... posted 4 stops against Saint Mary's ... in I996 as a freshman saw action on both sides of the ball at defensive back and wide receiver ... in five games caught 5 passes fo r 4 1 yards with a long of 12 versus Saint Mary's .. . defensively fi ni shed with 6 tackles, I pass defl ection and I intercepti on ... he returned the interception 20 yards in win over Cal Lu ... in season fin al, caught 2 ball s against Dayton for 12 yards ... prepped at Montclair HS where he was a two– time All-Mt. Baldy League selection at both receiver and defensive back .. . was a CIF qualifier in both wrestling

Khalid Maxie #3 SR WR

and track. Major: Educati on;

Minor: Leadership.

Sean Mc Carney enters hi s seni or season where he will compete for the starting center spot on the offensive line ... Sean has been part of the Torero foo tball program the past two seasons after transferring from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota ... in the weight room he ranked second overall when combining four lifts -- clean (28 1), jerk (300), squ at (405 ) and bench (300) .. . from Chicago, Illinois, he prepped at Loyola Academy and played on teams that were crowned both Prep Bowl Champs (seni or year) and State Champions (sophomore year) ... also recruited by Dayton, Drake, Tufts and Valparaiso ... chose USO fo r its small classes, quality academics and strong athletics program ... Major: Biology; Minor: Chemi stry.

Sean McCamey #63 SR OL

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