2008: Made his first career catch - a 7-yard grab - against Washington on senior day ... began his career at Illinois before returning to the Bay Area to play at Cal.
2006 & 2007: Did not see any action.
2005: Sat out to fulfill NCAA transfer guidelines after returning to the Bay Area from the University of Illinois.
2004: A redshirt during his season in Champaign.
High School: Started all 13 games as a senior on both sides of the ball ... averaged 20 yards-per-catch on 17 receptions ... defensively recorded 65 tackles and collected three interceptions ... earned the Iron Spartan Award ... Contra Costa Times' "Cream of the Crop" No. 15 recruit in the East Bay ... team was three-time USA Today national champion, with a 151-game winning streak ... also lettered in baseball.
Personal: Born August 23, 1985 ... son of Pat and Laurie Stroud ... American studies major ... has one younger brother, Jeff.