Cal Football BIO
Damariay Drew
Player Profile:
Damariay Drew 1250479
Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Livermore, CA
High School: Butte College/Livermore HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Drew was a significant contributor in the Cal defensive backfield as a redshirt freshman in 2013 when he played in all 12 games with three starts and contributed 52 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss (-6 yards), three pass breakups, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble. He continued his strong play during 2014 spring practices including the spring game when he had six tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (-4 yards).


Career Stats
Game Logs: 2015 | 2013

Cal Career (2012 – Present)
► Has played in 12 games with three starts all as a 2013 redshirt freshman with career totals of 52 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss (-6 yards), three pass breakups, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble
► Ranks tied for first among Cal’s active career leaders in forced fumbles, tied for second in fumble recoveries, and tied for third in pass breakups
► Recorded career highs of 11 tackles and his lone career fumble recovery in his first career start vs. Ohio State, 1.0 tackle for loss (-6 yards) vs. Portland State, one forced fumble at Oregon and one pass breakups on three different occasions vs. Portland State, at Oregon and at UCLA all as a 2013 redshirt freshman
► Changed to his current uniform No. 7 beginning with 2012 spring practices after spending the 2011 season as No. 13
Sophomore (2014)
► Listed at No. 2 at one safety position on the preseason depth chart
► Had six tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (-4 yards) in the spring game
Freshman (2013)
► Played in all 12 games with three starts and recorded 52 tackles to rank seventh on the team while adding 1.0 tackles for loss (-6 yards), three pass breakups (tied for fourth on team), one fumble recovery (tied for second on team) and one forced fumble (tied for second on team)
► Recorded a career-high 11 tackles and his first career fumble recovery in his first career start vs. Ohio State
► Had six or more tackles five times, adding nine stops at Stanford, seven in back-to-back contests vs. Oregon State and at Washington, and six along with 1.0 tackle for loss (-6 yards) and his first career pass breakup vs. Portland State when he earned Cal’s Defensive Player of the Week honors
► Registered four tackles both at Oregon and at UCLA, also picking up his first career forced fumble at Oregon and pass breakups in both contests
► Also recorded three tackles vs. Washington State and one vs. Northwestern
► Missed the majority of the team’s spring practices including the spring game due to injury
Freshman (2012)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
Livermore HS (2008-11)
► A two-way starter for much of his career
► Played in both the California Prep All-Star Game and the Holiday Classic All-Star Game between the top talent from Sacramento and the East Bay following his 2011 senior season, picking up 51 yards receiving, 37 rushing yards and 2.0 sacks on defense in the latter
► A fourth-team All-State selection of ESPN High School California and also a member of the Bay Area News Group’s Cream of the Crop and a first-team All-East Bay Athletic League pick as a senior
► Had a huge senior campaign statistically on both sides of the ball, rushing for 1,291 yards (with 99 or more yards in nine of 10 games) and 17 TDs over 157 rushes on offense to lead the team in scoring with 102 points
► Added a team-high 79 tackles, 7.0 sacks, one interception, two passes defended and two forced fumbles on defense as a senior, while also returning nine kicks for 249 yards and an average of 27.7 per return
► Had solid junior numbers in 2010 when he earned the first of two first-team All-EBAL selections, leading the team in scoring with 84 points while rushing for 931 yards and 10 TDs on 115 carries and adding 15 catches for 217 yards and two TDs on offense
► Also contributed 91 tackles, two interceptions, two passes defended and a fumble recovery on defense as a junior, as well as nine kick returns for 297 yards and a 33.0 average
► Named a MaxPreps U.S. Air Force Player of the Week in back-to-back games during his 2009 sophomore campaign, rushing for 122 yards on 35 carries and making 12 tackles with one interception to earn the first award before picking up 336 all-purpose yards in the next game, including 11 rushes for 197 yards and three TDs, while adding a receiving and a kick return TD
► Posted solid numbers as a 2009 sophomore with 62 rushes for 456 yards and four TDs, as well as nine receptions for 115 yards with one TD
► Also had an 80-yard kick return as a sophomore and a 26-yard completion on his lone pass attempt

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2012)
► Listed as a three-star recruit according to Rivals and 247Sports, while Scout gave him two
► Ranked as the No. 48 athlete in the nation by 247Sports, while Scout had him as the No. 124 safety
► Scout also had him as its No. 62 overall player in California
► Full name is Damariay Ravon Papa Drew
► Born November 5, 1993
► Intended major is sociology

Drew's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 11 (vs. Ohio State, 2013)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (vs. Portland State, 2013)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 6 (vs. Portland State, 2013)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (at Oregon, 2013)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (vs. Ohio State, 2013)
Fumble Return Yards: 0 (vs. Ohio State, 2013)
Long Fumble Return: 0 (vs. Ohio State, 2013)
Pass Breakups: 1 (three times, last at UCLA, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 0 (vs. Ohio State, 2013)

Last Updated
August 8, 2014

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