One of the club's most improved defenders ... started the team's first four games at middle linebacker and also opened at outside linebacker against UCLA last year . a relentless player who runs well and seems to have a nose for the football ... took a quantum leap in 2002, contributing not only on special teams but also as a reserve linebacker ... has undergone corrective knee surgeries twice at Cal, most recently Nov. 24 after the Big Game . missed spring practice this year while he rehabbed the knee, but is expected to be fully recovered for August training camp . listed No. 2 behind Wendell Hunter at middle linebacker on the current depth chart ... 2003 . corralled 31 tackles (including 15 solo), forced one fumble and recovered another in playing in all 13 regular-season games . tore his right knee cartilage on the first play of the Big Game, however, and missed the team's Insight Bowl game ... stormed out of the gates to make eight tackles in the 2003 curtain-raiser against Kansas State, a tackle total that remained his season high . also nagged five tackles against Colorado State and checked in with three-stop jobs against Southern Miss, Utah, Illinois, UCLA and Arizona State . 2002 ... appeared in all 12 games for the Bears ... had 27 tackles (19 solos) . his paramount effort came in Corvallis when he pocketed a season-high five stops against Oregon State ... also collected three tackles in victories over Washington and UCLA ... 2001 ... had four solo tackles on the year, including two at USC ... 2000 ... redshirted.
High School/Personal: Earned PrepStar All-America honors as a senior with 79 tackles, including 10 for loss, despite missing part of the season with a knee injury ... named the Desert Valley League's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior with 125 tackles and 4 sacks ... nickname is "Ox" ... received 2003 second team Pac-10 All-Academic honors after gaining honorable mention status in 2002 ... parents are Edward and Nancy Tremblay ... born April 7, 1982 in Los Angeles, CA . American studies major.
Tremblay's Career Statistics Year UT AT TT Loss Sacks Int BR 2001 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 2002 19 8 27 0.5-1 0-0 0 0 2003 15 16 31 2.5-5 .5-2 0 1 Totals 38 24 62 3-6 .5-2 0 1