2006: One of the Bears' top reserve wideouts ... played in nine games, including a start against UCLA, missing some time with a hamstring injury ... had a nine-yard reception against Minnesota and added another catch in the Arizona game.
2005: Saw action in 10 games ... caught four passes during the season, including a 44-yarder against Sacramento State in the opener ... grabbed a 24-yard pass at New Mexico State and had a 12-yard reception in the comeback-win over Washington State ... credited with a four-yard reception against Brigham Young in the bowl game.
2004: Appeared in five games and made one catch, a three-yard play at Arizona ... provided depth as a kick returner, although did not field any kickoffs or punts in a game.
2003: Redshirted while working on the scout teams.
High School: A two-time Oakland Tribune/ANG Newspapers first-team wide receiver who snared 55 passes for 1,156 yards (21.0 avg.) and 19 touchdowns as a senior ... set school career marks for receptions (166), receiving yards (3,154) and TD catches (40) ... also the national winner of the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the best wide receiver in high school football two straight years ... a SuperPrep All-Far West choice who also earned Oakland Tribune/ANG Newspapers second-team notice at defensive back in 2002 ... PrepStar also pegged him an All-West Region choice ... earned first team honors as a senior and second team as a junior on the San Francisco Chronicle All-Star team ... as a junior, corralled 65 passes for 1,210 yards and 15 TDs ... burst onto the prep scene as a sophomore, collecting 46 passes for 788 yards and six TDs ... rated the No. 7 wide receiver on the West Coast by PacWestFootball.com ... ran track, earning all-league first team notice in both his junior (100m, 200m) and senior years (200m, 400m) ... his 48.04 in the 400m was the second fastest time of the year in 2003 in the NCS.
Personal: Born June 8, 1985, in Danville, Calif. ... son of Michael and Lisa DeSa ... legal studies major.
DeSa's Career Receiving Stats