A walk-on who has seen brief action the past three seasons ... while his collegiate action has been limited mostly to special teams play, enters August training camp as Ryan Riddle's backup on depth chart at defensive end ... also possible long snapper ... 2003 ... played in eight games last season, appearing in four of the Bears' last five contests . secured two tackles during the year, including a half sack at Arizona State . 2002 ... only appearance came in season-opening 70-22 victory over Baylor at Memorial Stadium ... 2001 ... saw action in just one game, vs. BYU in the season's second contest ... 2000 ... redshirted while working with scout teams.
Earned all-league honors as a junior and senior at Central Catholic HS ... also named the league Defensive Player of the Year ... helped his team to a pair of section titles ... played first base and pitcher on his high school's baseball team ... full name is John Daniel Cafaro ... father, John, played football at San Diego State ... mother is Vian ... lists surfing and being a Giants fan among his off-field activities ... born Dec. 3, 1981 in Modesto, CA . interdisciplinary studies major.
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