Tyré Ellison and Dasarte Yarnway Have Survived Visitacion Valley
Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
Gold tops Blue, 21-20, in front of 8,812 enthusiastic fans at Edwards Stadium.
Several highlights on both offense and defense during extended team session.
CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in six games off the bench over the final three season of his four campaigns with the program from 2009-12, rushing 19 times for 65 yards and a touchdown ... also made one tackle.
2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in two of the team's first three games off the bench vs. Southern Utah and at Ohio State but left the team prior to the end of the season ... did not record any statistics other than participation ... mixed in some time at fullback along with his normal tailback duties during spring practice ... rushed six times for seven yards and caught two passes for 16 yards in the spring game.
2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in one game off the bench vs. Presbyterian and rushed 11 times for 36 yards and a touchdown (all career highs) ... missed most of the season due to injury.
2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Made his debut both as a backup tailback and on special teams, playing in three games off the bench before suffering a season-ending injury during practice ... rushed eight times for 29 yards and recorded one tackle ... had five rushes for 22 yards (both season highs) in the season opener vs. UC Davis, including a career-long rush of nine yards ... added three rushes for seven yards and also had a tackle vs. Colorado.
2009: Redshirted ... did not play.
SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL HS: A SuperPrep All-American choice as a 2008 senior ... tabbed a four-star prospect by Rivals and Scout, and the top-ranked recruit from the Central Coast Section ... rushed for 4,898 yards and 59 touchdowns over his final three prep seasons ... named the San Francisco Player of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and was also a first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League pick as a senior ... finished his senior campaign with 2,180 rushing yards and 24 touchdowns on the ground, leading his squad to its first playoff appearance in 40 years and first CCS title ever, and earning second-team All-State recognition from MaxPreps and third-team honors from Cal-Hi Sports ... named the Athlete of the Week by the San Francisco Chronicle on Nov. 5, 2008 ... rushed for 1,410 yards and 19 touchdowns as a 2007 junior after a 1,308-yard campaign with 16 rushing TDs in his 2006 sophomore season ... listed at No. 22 by Rivals among the top running back prospects in the country, while checking in at No. 26 on the organization's top 100 list of California players ... also a member of the Rivals250 national list ... in his final game as a senior, rushed for 230 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries, pushing his squad past rival Sacred Heart Prep ... claimed All-State underclass honors as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Full name is Lonbaye Dasarte Yarnway Jr. ... born June 12, 1991 ... parents are the late Lonbaye Sr. and Tinniziee Yarnway ... scheduled to graduate from Cal in May of 2013 with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies.
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LAST UPDATED: April 22, 2013