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Roberto Wallace

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oceanside, Calif.

High School:
Oceanside High

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
05/10/1986

Experience:
2L

Roberto Wallace

A talented player, who will be one of the leaders in the wide receiving corps ... Played in all but one game in 2008, after logging minutes in nine outings in 2007 ... Missed 2005 and 2006 due to injury ... 2008 team most improved offensive player.

2008: Played in 11 games, earning the starting nod nine times ... Third on the team in receiving yards with 405 ... Made two catches, including one for his first career touchdown, in the opener with Cal Poly ... Career-best four catches for 40 yards with a long of 14 yards at Notre Dame ... One catch for seven yards at San Jose State ... Three catches for a career-best 47 yards with a long of 22 yards in the win over Idaho ... Career-long 34-yard catch at TCU and also attempted his first career pass ... DNP (inj.) vs. Air Force ... Returned vs. UNM, catching two passes for 27 yards ... Starter against CSU, making two catches for 30 yards ... Career bests in both catches (7) and receiving yards (66) at Wyoming ... Four catches at BYU and three for 47 yards vs. No. 8 Utah ... Made two receptions for 33 yards in the win over UNLV.

2007: A reserve in eight contests and a starter versus New Mexico ... Tallied the first six catches of his career for 72 yards ... Played in his first career outings against Washington State and ASU, but did not log a reception ... First career catch in the win over PSU for nine yards ... First career start against New Mexico, finishing with a career-best three catches for 20 yards ... Two catches for a career-best 43 yards, including a long of 31, in the win over Wyoming ... Had one tackle at Air Force ... Missed the final two games.

2006: Did not play after having shoulder surgery.

2005: Redshirted his first year on campus.

High School: One of the top 50 receiving prospects in the country, according to Rivals.com ... Listed as the 59th-best prospect in the state of California, regardless of position ... Scout.com considered him the No. 63 player in California ... Was an all-region selection by PrepStar and SuperPrep magazine ... An all-league and all-CIF selection after catching 46 passes covering 867 yards with six touchdowns for the CIF champion Oceanside Pirates ... Averaged 18.8 yards per reception as a senior ... Had 23 catches for 353 yards as a junior.

Personal: Born May 10, 1986, in Panama City, Fla. ... Son of Roberto Wallace, Jr., and Elvia Wallace ... Legal guardian in U.S. was his aunt, Demaris Davis ... Grew up playing soccer and did not start playing football until his junior year at Oceanside after relocating to the U.S. from Panama ... Is a social science major.

WALLACE'S CAREER STATISTICS

Receiving

Year

G

No

Yds

TD

Avg.

2007

9

6

72

0

12.0

2008

11

31

405

1

13.1

Totals

20

37

477

1

12.9

Career Highs: Receptions: 7 at Wyo. (11/1/08); Receiving Yards: 66 at Wyo. (11/1/08); TD Reception: 1 vs. Cal Poly (8/30/08); Long Reception: 34 at TCU (10/4/08).

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