Has made the transition from Canadian to American-style football ... a versatile defender who can play anywhere along the line ... has appeared in 17 games during his Cal tenure . primarily has served as a long snapper for the team ... 2003 . made 12 game appearances ... 2002 . played briefly in both the season opener vs. Baylor and also the Pac-10 opener vs. Washington State, failing to record any tackles in either home game ... 2001 ... appeared in three games for the Bears, but did not record a tackle ... 2000 ... redshirted while working on the scout team.
Played at Notre Dame HS and then John Abbott College, which is similar to a college preparatory school, in Canada ... had seven sacks among 48 tackles as a senior ... also blocked three field goals and one punt ... returned a fumble 35 yards for a TD ... attracted the attention of several top schools before choosing Cal in late June 2000 ... has played soccer and hockey from early childhood ... gave up hockey for football at age 13 ... speaks fluent French and English ... hobbies including golf, hiking and skiing ... parents, Pierre and Elise, are both teachers in Canada ... full name is Louis-Philippe ... born March 13, 1981 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada . already earned his bachelor's degree in earth and planetary science major and is working on a master's in education.