2002 Spring Football Roster

Here's a breakdown by position of the spring practice Football roster. The players listed here are in no particular order, and include only players eligible to play in the spring.

Quarterback

Andrew Walter, 6-5, 219, So., Grand Junction, CO (Grand Junction)
Chad Christensen, 6-2, 199, RS-Fr., Scottsdale, AZ (Desert Mountain)
Andy Goodenough, 6-4, 214, Jr., Corvallis, OR (Palomar JC)


Running Back

Mike Williams, 6-0, 200, Jr., Lakewood, CA (Mayfair)
Hakim Hill, 6-0, 211, RS-Fr., Iowa City, IA (City)
Cornell Canidate, 5-9, 190, RS-Fr., Phoenix, AZ (Alhambra)
Jermaine McKinney, 5-11, 219, Jr., Mission Viejo, CA (Capistrano Valley)


Fullback

Mike Karney, 6-0, 257, Jr., Kent, WA (Kentwood)
Darrell Turner, 6-0, 253, Sr., Bellflower, CA (Mayfair)
Joseph Aboussie, 5-9, 239, RS-Fr., Wichita Falls, TX (Wichita Falls)


Wide Receiver

Shaun McDonald, 5-9, 172, Jr., Phoenix, AZ (Shadow Mountain)
Justin Taplin, 6-0, 190, Sr., Tempe, AZ (Tempe)
Daryl Lightfoot, 5-9, 162, So., Phoenix, AZ (Maryvale)
Matt Miller, 6-1, 165, RS-Fr., Mesa, AZ (Mountain View)
Lorron James, 6-1, 200, RS-Fr., Bloomfield Hills, MI (Brother Rice)
Joe Bleymaier, 5-10, 174, RS-Fr., Boise, ID (Bishop Kelly)
Moey Mutz, 6-1, 175, So., Livermore, CA ()


Tight End

Mike Pinkard, 6-5, 264, Sr., Thornton, CO (Thornton)
Frank Maddox, 6-3, 249, Jr., Celina, TX (Celina)
Lee Burghgraef, 6-5, 228, RS-Fr., Corona, CA (Norco)
Matt Cooper, 6-5, 247, Sr., Pleasanton, CA (Amador Valley)


Offensive Line

Left Tackle

Regis Crawford, 6-3, 302, Jr., San Diego, CA (Morse)
Chad Rosson, 6-5, 289, RS-Fr., Moreno Valley, CA (Canyon Springs)


Left Guard

Tim Fa'aita, 6-1, 315, Jr., Daly City, CA (City College of SF)
Brandon Macias, 6-6, 295, So., Hacienda Heights, CA (Los Altos)
Gino Benedetti, 6-4, 246, RS-Fr., San Francisco, CA (St. Ignatius Prep)


Center

Tony Aguilar, 6-3, 283, Jr., Superior, AZ (Superior)
Grayling Love, 6-3, 285, RS-Fr., Sacramento, CA (Valley)
Geoff Van Loo, 6-5, 270, So. Phoenix, AZ (Sunny Slope)


Right Guard

Drew Hodgdon, 6-3, 287, So., Palo Alto, CA (Palo Alto)
Adrian Ayala, 6-4, 291, So., Ventura, CA (St. Bonaventure)


Right Tackle

Damien Niko, 6-5, 285, Jr., Apache Junction, AZ (Mountain View)
Ricardo Carlos, 6-7, 293, RS-Fr., La Puente, CA (Nogales)


Defensive Line

Defensive End Brian Montesanto, 6-5, 259, Jr., Simi Valley, CA (Royal)
Jimmy Verdon, 6-4, 265, So., Pomona, CA (Pomona)
Josh Brayer, 6-4, 217, RS-Fr., Glendale, AZ (Mountain Ridge)


Defensive Tackle

Phil Howard, 6-3, 272, Sr., Scottsdale, AZ (Scottsdale CC)
James Beal, 6-1, 275, Sr., DeSoto, TX (DeSoto)
Chad Howell, 6-4, 270, Jr., Mesa, AZ (St. Mary's)


Defensive Tackle

Shane Jones, 6-3, 285, Jr., Antelope, CA (Sacramento CC)
Josh Kirkwood, 6-3, 259, RS-Fr., Phoenix, AZ (Maryvale)
*Khoa Nguyen, 6-2, 303, Sr., Tucson, AZ (Eastern Arizona JC)
*Danny Masaniai, 6-2, 326, Sr., Pago Pago, American Samoa (Samoana)


* Injured, awaiting NCAA medical hardship decision sometime in May

Defensive End

Terrell Suggs, 6-3, 242, Jr., Chandler, AZ (Hamilton)
Jared Wolfgramm, 6-4, 225, So., Tempe, AZ (Tempe)
Nick Baker, 6-2, 236, RS-Fr., Lakewood, CO (Lakewood)


Linebacker

Josh Amobi, 6-2, 219, Sr., Phoenix, AZ (Shadow Mountain)
Solomon Bates, 6-2, 261, Sr., Moreno Valley, CA (Canyon Springs)
Ishmael Thrower, 6-2, 215, Jr., Sacramento, CA (Sacramento CC)
Andy Nsubuga, 6-1, 215, Jr., Tucson, AZ ()
Mason Unck, 6-3, 228, Sr., Ogden, UT (Bonneville)
Connor Banks, 6-2, 228, So., Richmond, CA (St. Mary's)
Barton Hammit, 6-0, 217, So., Dallas, TX (Plano East)
Tyrone Bowers, 5-10, 225, Jr., Santa Barbara, CA ()


Cornerback

R.J. Oliver, 5-9, 172, So., Escondido, CA (Escondido)
Adrian Thomas, 6-0, 186, Jr., Albuquerque, NM (E. New Mexico)
Courtney Sterling, 5-7, 166, RS-Fr., DeSoto, TX (DeSoto)
Lamar Baker, 5-10, 196, So., Avondale, AZ (Agua Fria)
Emmanuel Franklin, 5-11, 183, So., Houston, TX (Jones)
O.J. Hackett, 5-10, 155, Sr., Fontana, CA (Chaffey College)


Safety

Jason Shivers, 6-1, 190, So., Phoenix, AZ (South Mountain)
Riccardo Stewart, 5-10, 194, So., La Verne, CA (Bonita)
Alfred Williams, 6-1, 203, Sr., Irvine, CA (Irvine)
Michael Holloway, 6-0, 201, So., Los Angeles, CA (Saint Paul)
Brandon Falkner, 6-0, 200, Sr., Peoria, AZ (Peoria)
Joey Smith, 5-11, 198, RS-Fr., Phoenix, AZ (South Mountain)
Brett Hudson, 6-2, 205, Jr., San Diego, CA (Grossmont JC)
Patrick Wilson, 5-10, 194, Sr., Glendale, AZ (Ironwood)


Special Teams

Punt Returns

Justin Taplin, 6-0, 190, Sr., Tempe, AZ (Tempe)
Daryl Lightfoot, 5-9, 170, So., Phoenix, AZ (Maryvale)
Shaun McDonald, 5-9, 168, Jr., Phoenix, AZ (Shadow Mountain)




Kickoff Returns

Mike Williams, 6-0, 193, Jr., Lakewood, CA (Mayfair)
Justin Taplin, 6-0, 190, Sr., Tempe, AZ (Tempe)
Daryl Lightfoot, 5-9, 170, So., Phoenix, AZ (Maryvale)
Shaun McDonald, 5-9, 168, Jr., Phoenix, AZ (Shadow Mountain)
Hakim Hill, 6-0, 210, RS-Fr., Iowa City, IA (City)
Cornell Canidate, 5-9, 175, RS-Fr., Phoenix, AZ (Alhambra)
Matt Miller, 6-2, 180, RS-Fr., Mesa, AZ (Mountain View)


Punter

Brian Biang, 6-0, 203, Sr., Hacienda Heights, CA (Los Altos)
Tim Parker, 6-0, 185, Jr., Chula Vista, CA (Southwestern College)


Placekicker

Mike Barth, 6-0, 213, Sr., Phoenix, AZ (Mountain Pointe)
Greg Pieratt, 6-1, 178, Sr., San Diego, CA (Patrick Henry)


Long Snapper

Jay Breckenridge, 6-2, 227, Sr., Bisbee, AZ (Bisbee)


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