One of the fastest Bears ... began his career as a receiver but switched to defense in the spring of 2004.
2006: Pac-10 All-Academic First Team selection ... saw action in all 13 games on both special teams and in the secondary ... registered eight tackles on the year, including three (two solo) against Portland State and three (all solo) against Arizona State.
2005: Played in four games overall as a member of the defensive backfield rotation and an important member of the special teams ... finished the season with eight tackles, including four stops in the 28-0 win over Arizona ... had two tackles in the opener against Sacramento State.
2004: Saw action in three games (Washington, Stanford, Southern Miss) ... intercepted a pass in the final minute of the Big Game vs. Stanford, returning it five yards.
2003: Appeared in three games (Southern Miss, UCLA and Arizona), all on special teams.
2002: Redshirted his first year with the Bears. High School: Earned All-West Region honors as a wide receiver by PrepStar ... his team completed only 69 passes, and he caught 35 of them for 713 yards and six TDs ... clocked at 4.50 in 40-yard dash and posted 33-inch vertical jump at Nike Camp.
Personal: Mother is Janet Bamberg ... born Nov. 11, 1984 ... earned his degree in American studies on Dec. 9, 2006.