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Aggressive offensive lineman, who has started 33 outings in his career, the most of any current Aztec ... 2012 preseason all-MW first team by Lindy's Sports and second-team by Phil Steele ... Three-year starter at right guard ... Helped SDSU post back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing campaigns.
2011: Starter in all but one contest ... Was a 2011 preseason all-MW second team pick by Lindy's Sports, Phil Steele and Athlon Sports ... 2011 midseason all-MW second team by Phil Steele ... Starter at right guard for the 22nd consecutive contest in the win over Cal Poly ... In the starting lineup at Army and against Washington State, Michigan, TCU, Air Force, Wyoming and New Mexico ... Missed the Colorado State game with an injury, ending a streak of 29 consecutive contests with a start ... Came back to start in the final four outings, including the New Orleans Bowl.
2010: Started all 13 outings at right guard.
2009: Part of the 2008 recruiting class, who enrolled at SDSU in time for the 2009 spring semester ... Did not play in the team's first four contests ... Starter in his first career game in the win over New Mexico State at right guard ... Also a starter vs. BYU, Colorado State, New Mexico, TCU, Wyoming, Utah and UNLV ... Received the team's outstanding freshman award.
High School: A two-time first-team all-county selection at Yucaipa High School under coach Scott Pearne ... Helped the Thunderbirds to a 7-4 overall record and a third-place league finish as a senior ... Anchored an offensive line that helped the team rush for over 240 yards in an outing in 2007 and advance to the playoffs for the second year in a row ... Citrus Belt all-league first-team honoree each of his final two seasons ... First-team all-area by the Press Enterprise in 2007 ... Two-time captain ... Member of the inland all-star team at the inaugural Southern California Bowl ... Also competed in track and field, throwing the shot put and discus ... League champ in the shot put as a junior.
Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1990, in Fontana, Calif. ... Son of Mathew Embernate and Valerie Monroe ... Is a social science major.