SDSU Football-Brigham Young postgame notes
Turnovers hamper Aztecs in loss to BYU
SDSU Football Poinsettia Bowl press conference
SDSU-No. 19/14 Boise State postgame notes
San Diego State Football-UNLV postgame notes
San Diego State Bowl Game
SDSU football travels up to Idaho to take on the Broncos
Football vs. TCU
Hard-hitting defensive back, who is contending for starting time at the warrior position ... One of seven true freshmen to see action in 2009.
2011: Played in all 13 games in a reserve role, making 22 tackles with 1.5 for a loss ... Made one tackle in the opener against Cal Poly ... Played in each of the next three games (at Army, vs. Washington State and at Michigan), but did not record a stat ... Had two stops against TCU ... Logged defensive snaps at Air Force ... Had three tackles vs. Wyoming ... Made one stop vs. New Mexico ... Had a PBU at Colorado State ... Recorded a career-high five tackles, including a tackle for a loss, vs. Boise State ... Made three stops and blocked a punt at UNLV ... Had four tackles against Fresno State ... Made three stops with 0.5 TFL in the New Orleans Bowl.
2010: Did not compete, utilizing his redshirt season.
2009: Competed in seven outings, primarily on special teams ... First collegiate contest against New Mexico State, ending up with one tackle ... Also had one stop vs. BYU and UNLV ... Two tackles vs. New Mexico and Wyoming ... Season-high three stops on defense against No. 6/4 TCU on Nov. 7.
High School: A 2008 all-Metro football second-team defense selection at Inderkum High School ... An honorable mention all-San Joaquin selection at defensive back by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Football Foundation ... He had 63 tackles, two interceptions and 12 deflections as a senior ... Also amassed 52 tackles, nine pass deflections, four blocked punts, three interceptions and a fumble recovery in 2007 ... Attended the National Underclassmen Combine and was named wide receiver MVP ... Also a member of the track and field team.
Personal: Born Aug. 7, 1991, in Sacramento, Calif. ... Son of Nancy and
Eric Pinkins, Sr. ... Majoring in communications.