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A left-footed kicker, who earned the starting job right away on field goals and kickoffs ... Regularly puts the ball in or out of the back of the end zone on kickoffs ... Improved his accuracy throughout the year and has made eight consecutive field goals entering 2011 ... Preseason first-team all-league selection by Athlon Sports and Lindy's.
2010: Earned second-team all-MWC honors, becoming the first Aztec place-kicker named first- or second-team all-league since 1985 ... Had a league-best 28 touchbacks on kickoffs and averaged 67.4 ypk. ... Tied for 19th nationally in field goals per game and was first in the MWC ... Also No. 2 in the league in scoring behind Ronnie Hillman, tying for 37th nationally (8.1 ppg.) ... His 105 points scored were eighth in SDSU history ... Made 17 field goals to tie for third in SDSU single-season history, while his 77.3 percentage was sixth ... SDSU's starting place-kicker against Nicholls and also handled kickoffs ... Made 2-of-3 field-goal attempts, hitting his first as an Aztec from 44 yards out and later adding a 27-yard effort ... Two field goals for the second outing in a row at New Mexico State (25, 32 yards) ... Also posted six touchbacks on his eight kickoffs against the Aggies ... Nailed four more kickoffs into the end zone at No. 25 Missouri, while also making his only field-goal attempt from 25 yards ... Two field goals (20, 37 yards) in the victory vs. Utah State ... Missed his only FG attempt at BYU from 43 yards out ... Made two of three attempts in the upset of Air Force ... Career-best three field goals at New Mexico, the most in a single game by an Aztec since 2005 ... Connected on attempts of 36, 31 and 30 yards, while also averaging a season-high 70.0 yards per kickoff with four touchbacks ... Made each of his two field goals and logged his second consecutive game with a 70.0 kickoff average ... Made a 31-yarder against New Mexico ... Was 2-for-2 in field goal attempts against UNLV, including a career-long 53-yarder ... Converted five extra points against Navy.
At Southwestern: Played two years at Southwestern College ... An all-conference selection ... Was 10-for-13 on field-goal attempts, highlighted by a conversion of 55 yards ... Had 26 kickoffs sail into or out of the end zone in 2009, with four or five reported to have gone through the uprights.
High School: Prepped at Castle Park High in nearby Chula Vista, where he also excelled in soccer (two-time MVP of soccer team) ... Had a career-long field goal of 64 yards.
Personal: Born March 27, 1988, in Tijuana, Mexico ... Son of Alma Alvarado and Abelardo Perez ... Chose San Diego State over North Carolina State, Kentucky and Idaho ... Majoring in anthropology.
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