Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
LIVERMORE HS: A two-way starter on defense for much of his prep 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 of 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 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 year, rushing for 122 yards on 35 carries and making 12 tackles with one interception to earn the first one before picking up 336 all-purpose yards the next game, including 11 rushes for 197 yards and three TDs, while adding a receiving and a kick return TD ... solid numbers as a 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 completed a 26-yarder on his lone pass attempt ... 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 ... listed as a three-star recruit according to Rivals and 247Sports, while Scout gave him two.
PERSONAL: Full name is Damariay Ravon Papa Drew ... born November 5, 1993 ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: July 23, 2012