Football, USATSI Gallery -- 11/8/14
Big cornerback who is expected to see his first collegiate action in 2015 ... Is listed as the No. 3 left cornerback behind a pair of upperclassmen heading into the fall season.
2014: Played in all 13 games off the bench during his freshman season, mostly on special teams ... Recorded four tackles, including three solo stops ... Saw his first collegiate action in the opener vs. Northern Arizona without recording a stat ... Also played statless time at No. 21/23 North Carolina, at Oregon State, vs. UNLV, at Fresno State, at New Mexico, vs. Hawai‘i, at Nevada, vs. Idaho and at Boise State ... Recorded his first two tackles (and solo stops) vs. Air Force ... Had a solo tackle vs. San José State ... Finished with a solo stop vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl.
2013: Redshirted as a true freshman, where he was named SDSU's Special Teams Scout Player of the Year.
High School: A defensive back, who played his prep ball at Dominguez High School with fellow Aztec Malik Smith ... As a senior was named a first-team all-CIF pick, first-team all-league, first-team Press-Telegram and first-team all-Long Beach Dream Team ... Helped the Dons capture two league championships ... Three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN ... Scout.com ranked him as No. 89 in the country among cornerbacks, while ESPN had him 96th ... 247Sports.com ranked him at No. 80 ... Also an all-league performer in track & field.
Personal: Born April 11, 1995, in Carson, Calif. ... Son of Charlean Ward ... Received offers from Arizona, Hawai'i and Nevada, and drew interest from Colorado, Oregon State, UCLA and Washington State, among others ... Is still deciding on a major.