MW Names 39 Aztecs to Fall All-Academic Team
Rocky Long named Mountain West Coach of the Year
SDSU-Air Force postgame quotes
SDSU Football news conference quotes
FB: Colin Lockett named MW Special Teams PoW
Transfer from Oregon State who is eligible to play at SDSU right away after graduating from OSU in the spring ... Strong quarterback with a cannon of an arm ... Finished spring practice tied atop the two-deep at quarterback with Adam Dingwell ... Is a fourth-team preseason all-MW pick by Phil Steele Magazine ... Brings experience and depth to the quarterback position, where NFL Draft pick and Arizona Cardinal Ryan Lindley had started the previous four seasons at San Diego State.
At Oregon State: Started 14 games as a sophomore and junior with the Beavers ... Was 13-for-25 for 104 yards in 2011 after suffering a broken wrist in the final game of the 2010 season, missing most of the spring practice while rehabilitating from offseason surgery ... Prior to the 2010 season Bruce Feldman of ESPN.com wrote about him - "short of Ryan Mallett, I haven't seen another quarterback playing in college right now with a stronger arm" ... In 2010, passed for 2,401 yards and 18 touchdowns with a 59.9 completion percentage and 127.3 passing efficiency ... Started 2010 with 129 pass attempts without an interception and was the last starter in the nation to throw a pick ... Had at least two touchdown passes in seven games during the 2010 season ... Was 14-for-27 for 232 yards and a touchdown (136.3 pass efficiency rating) in four games off the bench as a freshman in 2009.
High School: Rivals.com rated him the 20th-best pro-style quarterback following the 2007 season ... Ocean League MVP as a senior after passing for 1,860 yards, 20 touchdowns and four interceptions ... 1,945 yards, 19 touchdowns and four interceptions as a junior ... For his three-year varsity career he threw for 5,383 yards ... Had a school-record six touchdown passes in a 2005 game ... Three-year team captain ... Participated in the OSU summer football camp in 2007 ... National Honor Society member at Santa Monica HS.
Personal: Born Nov. 1, 1990, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Son of Jeannie and Michael Katz.