The No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart following 2009 spring drills ... A veteran player, who got to start one game a year ago ... Transferred to San Diego State in time to participate in 2008 spring drills.
2008: Played in four contests in his first season on The Mesa ... Threw for 206 yards ... Perfect 2-for-2 (12 yards) in his debut in the fourth quarter of the Idaho game ... Completed six of his 17 passes for 61 yards at TCU with a long of 34 yards ... Made his first career start against Air Force, completing 18 of his 35 pass attempts for 128 yards, including a long of 20 ... First career rushing TD against the Falcons from a yard out ... Came in during the fourth quarter at UNM, attempting two passes ... Did not play in the final five games.
At Southwestern: Spent the last season at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif., under head coach Ed Carberry ... Completed over 53 percent of his passes for 2,087 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Named the Pacific Coast Conference athlete of the week on Nov. 11, after leading his team with 306 yards passing to a 20-17 victory over previously unbeaten Antelope Valley ... Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.
At Tulsa: Originally signed with the University of Tulsa, redshirting as a true freshman, before seeing action in three games and completing his only pass attempt in 2006.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Aliso Niguel High School, lettering three years in football ... As a prep, was a three-year letterwinner, helping the Wolverines to a 10-2 record and a CIF quarterfinal appearance in 2004 ... Completed 216 of his 350 passes for 2,988 yards and 28 touchdowns to earn conference MVP honors his senior season ... Team captain as a senior.
Personal: Born July 2, 1987, in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Son of Kurt and Michelle Westling ... Father coaches football and basketball at Aliso Niguel High School ... Aunt, Donna Bell, works in the SDSU athletic business office ... National Football Foundation scholar-athlete ... Majoring in communications with a minor in sociology.
WESTLING'S CAREER STATISTICS
Career Highs: Attempts: 35 vs. Air Force (10/11/08); Completions: 18 vs. Air Force (10/11/08); Passing Yards: 128 vs. Air Force (10/11/08); Long Pass: 34 at TCU (10/4/08).