Big cornerback who has gradually seen more playing time as his career as worn on ... Is listed as the backup to the 2015 MW Defensive Player of the Year Damontae Kazee heading into the season.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in the team's only 14 games in a reserve role ... Had nine tackles (six solo) and a pass breakup ... Came up with two tackles (both solo) vs. San Diego in the 2015 opener ... The two stops tied a career high ... Logged statless time at California ... Came up with his first career pass breakup against South Alabama ... Logged snaps in the backfield and on special teams at Penn State and Fresno State, but did not record a stat ... Came up with two unassisted stops in a reserve role at Hawai`i ... Did not make the stat sheet off the bench at San José State, against Utah State, at Colorado State and vs. Wyoming ... Had a solo stop at UNLV ... Registered two tackles (both solo) vs. Nevada ... Played statless time against Air Force in the MW Championship game ... Had a pair of tackles (one solo) vs. Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
FRESHMAN 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.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Redshirted as a true freshman, where he was named SDSU's Special Teams Scout Player of the Year.
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.
Kalan Emani Montgomery was 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 majoring in social science.
Tackles: 2, five times
Passes Broken Up: 1 vs. South Alabama (9/9/15)