Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
Golden Bears and Cardinal resume nation's 10th-longest running rivalry Saturday at Stanford Stadium
CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Has played in six games off the bench over the last two seasons of his first three campaigns with the program from 2009-11, posting six tackles.
2012: Left the team prior to the 2012 training camp ... recorded two tackles, 1.0 sack and one pass breakup in the spring game.
2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in two home games off the bench against Presbyterian and Utah, recording two tackles against the former.
2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Saw his first collegiate action, playing in four games off the bench (vs. UC Davis, vs. Colorado, at Nevada, vs. Arizona State) ... contributed four tackles, including a career-high three stops at Nevada and one vs. Colorado.
2009: Redshirted ... did not play ... selected Scout Team Player of the Year on defense ... named the nation's No. 41 freshman linebacker prior to the season by Phil Steele.
MILPITAS HS: Tabbed a three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout ... ranked as the nation's No. 24 inside linebacker and No. 77 overall player by ESPN, while checking in at No. 123 nationally on Tom Lemming's list ... earned All-Region accolades from SuperPrep and Prepstar ... Rivals listed him as the No. 41 prospect among the nation's outside linebackers ... earned a four-star rating from Tom Lemming's recruiting service and was listed as his No. 8 outside linebacker prospect nationally ... a three-time All-Central Coast Section and All-De Anza League choice ... also earned De Anza League Defensive Player of the Year honors twice in his 2006 sophomore and 2007 junior campaigns before being named MVP of the entire league as a 2008 senior ... posted 124 tackles with 3.0 sacks and two blocked kicks as a senior for a 9-2 squad that captured a share of the De Anza League title before being knocked out in the first round of the playoffs ... named the San Francisco 49ers High School Player of the Week on October 16, 2008, after recording 15 tackles and 3.0 sacks in a 42-35 win over Los Gatos ... finished with 173 stops as a junior, including seven games of at least 13 tackles, and a total of 12.0 sacks ... also participated in track and field.
PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Tyler Fanua ... born November 5, 1991 ... parents are Sam and Doreen Fanua ... major is American studies.
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LAST UPDATED: August 19, 2012