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Anthony BabidaAnthony
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/San Diego, CA  
Position: Punter  
Athletic Awards: MVP Special Teams
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Every aspect
 
My greatest mentor is: Tony G, Michael Babida
 
Where do I see myself in five years: A winner
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker
 

 

 

Sergio BaileySergio
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Olympian/San Diego, CA  
Position: Wide Receiver  
Athletic Awards: 2012 Offensive Player, 2013 Offensive Player, First Team "O" 2012 and 2013  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The competitive atmosphere  
My greatest mentor is: God and my family  
My favorite athlete is: DeSean Jackson  
Where do I see myself in five years: I see myself graduated from a university and continuing on in my Business career
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: One of the cleanest legends  

One thing people may not know about me is that: I am very humble

 

 

 

Aaron AaronBeasley
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Cypress Falls/Houston, TX  
Position: Wide Receiver  
Athletic Awards: District Runner Up Hurdle Runner, State Runner Up Football, All-District Special Teams  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: It feels just like my high school team  
My greatest mentor is: Vince Gilreath  
My favorite athlete is: LaDainian Tomlinson  
Where do I see myself in five years:  As a professional football player or as a trainer  
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The greatest  
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a better basketball player  

 

 

Eric BeckettEric
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Willingboro/Willingboro, NJ  
Position: Defensive Back  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The hard work and dedication that is put forth  
My greatest mentor is: Jesus  
My favorite athlete is: Myself  
Where do I see myself in five years:  In the NFL  
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great player  
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm the youngest in my family  

 

 

 

John BoydJohn
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Valhalla/El Cajon, CA  
Position: Offensive Line  
Academic Awards: UT All-Academic Team 2012-2013, NCAA Qualifier  
Athletic Awards: Rivals.com Pre-Season National Tight-Ends Watch List  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The athletic facilities  
My favorite athlete is: Rob Gronkowski  
When do I see myself in five years: Attending Grad school  

 

 

Connal BrownConnal
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Olympian/Chula Vista, CA  
Position: Defensive Back  
Athletic Awards: Second Team All-League, Team Captain  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The Competitiveness  
My greatest mentor is: My father  
My favorite athlete is: Brian Dawkins  
Where do I see myself in five years: An officer in the Marines  
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A strong leader  
One thing people may not know about me is that: My mother isn't in my life  

 

 

Kevin BrownKevin
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Valhalla/El Cajon, CA  
Position: Defensive Back
 
Academic Awards: SWC Honor Roll, Dean's List
 
Athletic Awards: Union Tribune All-Academic Team
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The camaraderie
 
My greatest mentor is: My older brother Joshua Thorton, and my strength coach, Andre Hernandez
 
My favorite athlete is: Sean Taylor
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Traveling the world
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A dedicated player
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I ready plenty of novels
 

 

 

Andres BurgoinAndres
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Otay Ranch/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Kicker  
Athletic Awards: Best Special Team Player
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The competitiveness and the teamwork
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Nick Novak
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In law enforcement
 

 

 

David BurrellDavid
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Breman/Chicago, IL  
Position: Defensive Back  
Athletic Awards: First Team All-Conference  

What I like most about football at Southwestern: The way everyone competes

 
My greatest mentor is: My father and Ralph Biah  
My favorite athlete is: Deion Sanders and Randy Moss  
Where do I see myself in five years: Playing professional football  
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The best competitor, and a guy who completes every down  
One thing people may not know about me is that: I love to play around with my little brother, even though it might seem as though we don't get along. I love that kid  

 

 

Gabriel CasillasGabriel
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: All-League, San Diego Alex Spanos All-Star, Best Lineman
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: They want to get you out
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Cain Velasquez
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduated and making six figures
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The best ever
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I am the best ever
 

 

 

Raymond ClapperRay
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Chula Vista/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: All-Conference 2013
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The new stadium and facilities
 
My greatest mentor is: Joe Green
 
My favorite athlete is: Israel Paopao
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The hardest worker
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I love soccer
 

 

Lance CornishLance
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Southwest/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: Triathlete
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The team
 
My greatest mentor is: My O-Line coach, Coach Love
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Owning a local business
 

 

 

Arturo CoronadoArturo
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Southwest/National City, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: There is a lot of competition
 
My greatest mentor is : My dad
 
My favorite athlete is: Mike Tolbert
 
Where do I see myself in five years: As a police officer
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great player who never quits
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I am a hard worker
 

 

 

Kody DownesKody
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Palo Verde/Blythe, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The winning tradition
 
My greatest mentor is: My mom
 
My favorite athlete is: Demarcus Cousins
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Taking Coach Carberry's job
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The smartest and hardest worker
 

 

 

David EguizaDavid
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father, and my grandparents
 
My favorite athlete is: Calvin Johnson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Working my dream job
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The real check burner
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I was born without the ability to smell
 

 

 

Jack FlatauJack
Freshman

High School/Hometown: El Camino/Oceanside, CA
 
Position: Kicker, Punter
 
Academic Awards: 2011 Scholar Athlete of the Year, member of the National Society of High School Scholars
 
Athletic Awards: School record and San Diego CIF section record- Longest Punt (85 yds), School record- Longest Field Goal (52 yds), 2012 Kicker of the Year for Avocado League
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The camaraderie and competition
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father
 
My favorite athlete is: Bo Jackson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduated and flying in the Navy
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great teammate and person
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: Competed in Track and Field at high school
 

 

Divanuel FloresDivanuel
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Olympian/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Linebacker  
Athletic Awards: High School Leadership award, two All-Star games, three time First Team All-League Linebacker
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: How the team is like a family
 
My greatest mentor is: My father and William Flores
 
My favorite athlete is: Ray Lewis
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Owning my own business and turning up
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A player who gave it my all
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I am Superman
 

 

Jeffrey FrenchJeffery
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Roseville/Roseville, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The competitiveness
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Charles Woodson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In a stable career or playing football at a higher level
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A humble player
 

 

 

Sean FuimaonoSean
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/Bonita Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: 2010-2011 Defensive Lineman of the Year, 2011-2012 MVP, 2012-2013 Defensive Lineman of the Year
 
What I like most about football at southwestern: The experience with new players
 
My greatest mentor is: My brothers
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL or working
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker
 

 

 

Will GalvezWill
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Falcon/Peyton, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Academic Awards: Academic Honor Roll
 
Athletic Awards: First Team All-Conference, Team Offensive MVP
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The intensity in the weight room and on the field
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father
 
My favorite athlete is: Derek Jeter and LaDainian Tomlinson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Successfully living with a degree in Kinesiology
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker and leader, on and off the field
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I am Irish and have cousins who live in Ireland
 

 

 

Shane GamaShane
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Orange Lutheran/Chino, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: Named to two All-Star games, B26 West Coast Bowl, 59th Brea Lions Club OL North South Football Game
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The camaraderie  built with teammates, especially within the offensive line
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Jake Matthews
 
Where do I see myself in five years: With my Bachelors and a steady job
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A champion
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I was in the Honors Choir at my high school for two years
 

 

 

Travis GardnerTravis
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA

 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: 2010 CIF
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The environment and the energy
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Lebron James
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Hopefully working and being able to provide for myself
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: an athlete with great hands
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm pretty shy
 

 

 

David GonzalezDavid
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Chula Vista/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The work ethic, and Coach Monarrez knows what he's doing
 
My greatest mentor is: Monarrez, praise the Lord
 
My favorite athlete is: Eithier Cabrera, and Antonio Gates
 
Where do I see myself in five years: At a university or in another country enjoying life
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Someone who likes to compete
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I look mean, but I'm a nice guy
 

 

 

Thomas GrantThomas
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Willingboro/Philadelphia, PA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: I like the dedication and seriousness of the team
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Sugar Ray Robinson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: As a college graduate with a family and steady job
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The man who may not have the most talent, but always gives his all
 

 

 

Darren HallDarren
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Academic Awards: Dean's List
 
Athletic Awards: First Team All-Conference, All-CIF
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Coach Carberry
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and grandparents
 
My favorite athlete is: Kobe Bryant, and Calvin Johnson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Playing football still
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great person
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I rap
 

 

 

Jasiri HarrisonJasiri
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Lincoln/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: Student Athlete Award
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The teamwork is noticeable from when you first get there
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: LaDanian Tomlinson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Financially stable and in law enforcement
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: always committed to doing what I was told
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I lead by example
 

 

 

Edward HernandezEdward
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Castle Park/Spring Valley, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: Second Team All-League Grossmont Valley
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The hard work that is put into making a strong team
 
My greatest mentor is: Coach Chris Cartwright
 
My favorite athlete is: Clay Matthews
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduated from a university and heading into a professional career
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A player who worked hard and left everything ton the field
 

 

 

Anthony HerreraAnthony
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Madison/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Kicker
 
Athletic Awards: 2012 High School Kicker of the Year, 2012 Second Team All-League, 2012 Conference High School State Champions
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: That we are a team
 
My greatest mentor is: My parents
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduating college
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great kicker
 

 

 

Kylon HigginsKylon
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Plano East Sr/Little Rock, AR
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: All-District
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: We play at a high level
 
My greatest mentor is: My father and Aaron Cato
 
My favorite athlete is: Randy Moss
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Finding success in my career
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A person who had love for the game anytime I played
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I have a twin sister
 

 

 

Arturo HurtadoArturo
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
Academic Awards: GPA Honor Roll
 
Athletic Awards: Triathlete, Best O-lineman, MVP in baseball
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The team unity, the amazing coaching staff, and the facilities
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Lebron James
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduating from a four year university
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard working student athlete and a role model
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a triathlete
 

 

 

Tony JacksonTony
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Monte Vista/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Tight End
 
Academic Awards: above 3.0 GPA
 
Athletic Awards: All-League Football and Basketball, Triathlete
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Scoring touchdowns
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Lebron James
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Scoring touchdowns on Sundays
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The Man, the Myth, the Legend
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: My favorite color is green
 

 

 

Marquel JonesMarquel
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Lincoln/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
Academic Awards: Honor Roll
 
Athletic Awards: Football MVP
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: I feel at home and very comfortable
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Richard Sherman
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL, or as a dentist
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The best to ever play my position
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I sing to my mom when she has bad days in order to make her smile
 

 

 

Christopher KellyChris
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Clairemont/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: Leadership Award and MVP Offense
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: We work as a team
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: DeSean Jackson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: working for the government. I would also like to be in the NFL after i get picked up after my four years.
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker, and a talented team player
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a pastor's son
 

 

 

Trevor KempTrevor
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/Bonita, CA
 
Position: Linebacker
 
Athletic Awards: Defensive Captain, First Team All-League
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The coaching staff
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Walter Payton
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Being a firefighter
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A leader and a great teammate
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I have A.D.D., A.D.H.D., and visual Perception Disorder
 

 

 

Malik KimbroughMalik
Freshman

High School/Hometown: San Jacinto/Menifee, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: First Team All-League, Player of the Year
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Me being a savage
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: DeSean Jackson
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The greatest to play
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I like to play video games
 

 

 

Michael KingMichael
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Linebacker
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The dedication to the weight room and commitment to practice
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Luke Kuechly, and Tyrann Mathiew
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Either in my last year at a university, or working
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard hitter, and a great athlete with a lot of passion for the game
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I make statements with my shoulder pads
 

 

 

Santana LeomitiSantana
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Olympian/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Linebacker
 
 Athletic Awards: First Team All-CIF, First team MESA League, 2012 Defensive Player of the Year MESA League, Spanos All-Star
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The new facilities and the cheerleaders
 
My greatest mentor is: My father and 2Pac
 
My favorite athlete is: Kobe Bryant
 
Where do I see myself in five years: On my way to the money
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Deadly  

 

 

Aaron LeonAaron
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Castle Park/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
 Academic Awards: 3.5 GPA or Higher Award
 
Athletic Awards: First Team All-League Offense, League MVP, Second Team League- Baseball
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: We work as a team, and every athlete strives to become a better player
 
My greatest mentor is: My brother
 
My favorite athlete is: Michael Jordan and Brian Dawkins
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the U.S. Customs
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker, a leader on and off the field, and someone who everyone looked up to
 
 One thing people may not know about me is that: My girlfriend lives in Sonora, Mexico
 

 

 

Alfred LlamasAlfred
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Castle Park/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: Player of the Game vs. Mira Mesa
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The coaches actually care about the players
 
My greatest mentor: My grandfather
 
My favorite athlete is: Reggie Whit
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Enrolled in a four year university and pursuing a degree in Marine Biology
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Someone who is a leader
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I have a passion for fishing
 

 

 

Hayden LongHayden
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/Bonita, CA
 
Position: Defensive End
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The training program and the chance to play college football
 
My greatest mentor is: My aunt
 
My favorite athlete is: Julius Peppers
 
Where do I see myself in five years: An Oceanographer, and an Oceanic Artifact Recovery Specialist
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: An All-American Linebacker
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I try to spend as much time in the ocean as i do on land by spearfishing and freediving
 

 

 

Lucas MartinezLucas
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Mater Dei/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Linebacker  
Academic Awards: Honorable Mention- High School
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Running around on the field, and working out as a team
 
My greatest mentor is: My brothers
 
My favorite athlete is: Ray Lewis
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduated from college and working
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A respected player
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a hard worker and am persistent when I want something
 

 

 

Donald McCuddyDonald
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Bonita Vista/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Linebacker  
Athletic Awards: Defensive MVP
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Everything  
My favorite athlete is: Lawrence Taylor
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Someone who made it out of places most people don't
 

 

 

Kevin MillsKevin
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Valhalla/El Cajon, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: How hard we all work
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Percy Harvin
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Possessing a college degree
 
When I retire from football. I want to be remembered as: A hard worker
 

 

 

Michael MolinaMike
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Chula Vista/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: High School MVP, College All-State Defensive End Freshman Year, College All-Conference Defensive End
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The hard work and friendship
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Patrick Willis
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Coaching or playing football
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker, a good leader, and a good friend
 

 

 

Tyler MorenoTyler
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Yuma Catholic/Yuma, AZ
 
Position: Linebacker  
Athletic Awards: All-State Linebacker, Football State Champion, All-Section Linebacker, Defensive MVP
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father
 
My favorite athlete is: Ray Lewis and Joe Namath
 
Where do I see myself in five years: A college graduate
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker
 

 

 

Dominic MorganDominic
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Saint Agustine/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
Athletic Awards: 2013 High School Returner of the Year
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The support system is very dependable, and the amount of resources to succeed is quite impressive
 
My greatest mentor is: Frank Buncom III has been my football and life mentor since I was eight
 
My favorite athlete is: Kobe Bryant, he is the most hardworking athlete I have ever witnessed
 
Where do I see myself in five years: I see myself finishing up my Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. In the upcoming years, I see myself earning my Masters
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A leader and great student athlete
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I work hard for everything I want and was never handed anything
 

 

 

Shannon NicksonShannon
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Mount Miguel/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Running Back
 
Athletic Awards: Rookie of the Year
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The competition
 
My favorite athlete is: De'Anthony Thomas
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduating college after majoring in business, and then having my own business
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A leader, a good teammate, and a great student
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a hard worker and never give up on something I want
 

 

 

Leonardo PangcoLeonardo
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Mater Dei/National City, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Academic Awards: National Honor Society, High GPA Honors
 
Athletic Awards: Union Tribune Scholar Athlete, Scout Team Player of the Year
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The team is like a close family that always wants to make each other better
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother, father, and sisters
 
My favorite athlete is: Larry Fitzgerald, and Anquan Boldin
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Working for a big time computer company and owning a house and car
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The hardest working player on the team
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I am a longtime musician
 

 

 

Isaraeiu PaopaoIsaraelu
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Oceanside/Oceanside, CA
 
Position: Quarterback  
Athletic Awards: Silver Pigskin Winner, Player of the Year for San Diego, three time CIF Champion
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: My teammates
 
My greatest mentor is: my family
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great leader and a winner
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: Basketball is my first love
 

 

 

Luis Perez
SophomoreLuis

High School/Hometown: Otay Ranch/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Quarterback  
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The coaches and the knowledge I've gained from them
 
My greatest mentor is: My father and grandfather
 
My favorite athlete is: Aaron Rodgers
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Finishing up my degree at SDSU to be a physical therapist
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A har worker, and a great person who never gives up
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a bowler
 

 

 

Gustavo RamirezGustavo
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Willingburo/Willingburo, NJ
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Academic Awards: Graduated top 10% of my class, Honor Society at Cheyney University
 
Athletic Awards: Second Team All-Conference
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The determination the coaches have to make everyone great
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Kobe Bryant and Jevan Kearse
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Playing in the NFL or being in the FBI
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Someone who gave their all on the field
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I love to swim
 

 

 

Junior RamirezJunior
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Olympian/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
Academic Awards: Vice President's Honor Roll List
 
Athletic Awards: 2011 Metro Pacific Second Team All-League, 2012 MESA League First Team, 2012 Alex Spanos All-Star, 2012 Sportsmanship Award
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The ability to work hard and improve everyday
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Victor Ramirez
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Working as a high school psychologist
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The person who never gave up, no matter how difficult obstacles became
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I was born the same day as my brother, only two years apart
 

 

 

Davin ReynoldsDavin
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Duquane/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: Football and track awards
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: It is full of opportunity
 
My greatest mentor is: Chad Johnson, Meek Mill, Larry Ritz, and De'Sean Jackson
 
My favorite athlete is: Antonio Brown
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Working for a business related company, or in the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Different  
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm fearless
 

 

 

Diego RodriguezDiego
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Montgomery/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Running Back
 
Academic Awards: High GPA
 
Athletic Awards: 2010 and 2011 MVP
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The team
 
Where do I see myself in five years: With a family, and making a lot of money
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great player
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a good person
 

 

 

Estevan RodriguezEstevan
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Lincoln/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: CIF Champion, 2013 Division III
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The coaching staff
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: LaDanian Tomlinson
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The person who never gave up
 

 

 

Ceaser SalcidoCeaser
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Chula Vista/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: It is better than high school, and has great coaches
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother, father, and football caches
 
My favorite athlete is: Marshall Lynch
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Hopefully at a university, or in the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great player and good person
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I like to help others if needed
 

 

 

Shareef ShabazzShareef
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Ginn Academy/Queens, NY
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
Academic Awards: 3.6 GPA, Honor Roll, Harvard Book Award winner
 
Athletic Awards: All City First Team
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Great team spirit
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father
 
My favorite athlete is: Deion Sanders and LeBron James
 
Where do I see myself in five years: As a successful business man, starting my own business, and playing in the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker, a great player, and a great teammate
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm really good in basketball and boxing
 

 

 

Messai SmallMessai
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Monte Vista/Spring Valley, CA
 
Position: Defensive Line
 
Athletic Awards: Wrestling CIF Champion, football team captain, wrestling captain
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern:  I like the fact that I feel at home
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother , and Ray Lewis
 
My favorite athlete is: Ray Lewis
 
Where do I see myself in five years: At a four year university, playing the sport I love
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A good person, a hard worker, and a game changer
 
One thing people may not know about me is that:  I am very quiet and keep to myself
 

 

 

Cody SpringsguthCody
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Otay Ranch/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Quarterback  
Academic Awards: 2011-2012 Union Tribune All-Academic Team
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The coaching and the new stadium
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Drew Brees and Johnny Manziel
 
Where do I see myself in five years: A college graduate
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker, a good teammate, a fierce competitor, and someone who had love for the game
 

 

 

Ty StevensTy
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: Being able to compete
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother and father
 
My favorite athlete is: Cam Newton
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Working in a sports related field
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A hard worker
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm commited
 

 

 

Juan StewartJuan
Freshman

High School/Hometown: San Diego/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Wide Receiver
 
Athletic Awards: MVP, Most Inspirational Player
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: How everyone works as a team
 
My greatest mentor is: Ms. Victorino
 
My favorite athlete is: Megatron  
Where do I see myself in five years: An independent man
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: Being remembered is all I can ask for
 

 

 

Xavier TuiteleXavier
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Helix Charter/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive End
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: It's a great football program
 
My greatest mentor is: My mother
 
My favorite athlete is: Levine Toilolo
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as:  A great person on and off the field
 

 

 

Kalvin WatersKalvin
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Grossmont/ San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive End
 
Athletic Awards: First Team, First Team All-East County
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The new facilities
 

My favorite athlete is: DeSean Jackson

 
Where do I see myself in five years: Coaching  
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm a cool kid
 

 

 

Charles WestbrookCharles
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Coronado/Coronado, CA
 
Position: Running Back
 
Athletic Awards: Three time All-League, high school team captain, College Bowl Game MVP, Best College Running Back Award
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The stadium
 
My greatest mentor is: Nathaniel Grant
 
My favorite athlete is: Bryan Westbrook
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In Zion
 

 

 

Joshua WestfallJosh
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Sweetwater/National City, CA
 
Position: Offensive Line
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: My teammates and coaches
 
My greatest mentor is: Bruce Leaupepe
 
My favorite athlete is: Reggie Miller and Kevin Durant
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Moving on from school with at least my Bachelors, working full time, owning my own house and having a family
 
When I retire from football,I want to be remembered as: As a guy who overcame challenges, and whose age and abilities were not limits. I want others to know that through heart and determination any dream is possible. I want others to remember that I joined and played despite the haters and nonbelievers.
 
One thing people may not know about me is that:  Music was my first passion. Throughout high school, I was an athlete and a choir boy. I was even in the SWC choir for a few semesters. I truly enjoy singing, from the stage to my shower
 

 

 

Blake WilsonBlake
Sophomore

High School/Hometown: Eastlake/Chula Vista, CA

 
Position: Linebacker  
Academic Awards: 3.0 throughout high school
 
Athletic Awards: 2011, 2012 First Team All-League, First Time All-CIF, 2012 CIF champion
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The new stadium
 
My greatest mentor is: My father
 
My favorite athlete is: Clay Mathews
 
Where do I see myself in five years: Graduated from a four year and making good  money
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A great person and player
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I love Earth, Wind, and Fire
 

 

 

Devonta WilsonDevonta
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Breman/Chicago, IL
 
Position: Running Back
 
Athletic Awards: Honorable Mention All-State, All-Area Leading Rushing in Southtown Star
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern:  It's a great place to succeed
 
My greatest mentor is: LeBron James
 
My favorite athlete is: Carmelo Anthony
 
Where do I see myself in five years: In the NFL
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: The man with the plan
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I have a twin brother
 

 

 

Isaiah YoungIsaiah
Freshman

High School/Hometown: Helix Charter/San Diego, CA
 
Position: Defensive Back
 
Academic Awards: 3.72 GPA
 
Athletic Awards: Iron Man Award, First Team All-East County
 
What I like most about football at Southwestern: The program here is the best out there. The coaches and the staff are great
 
My greatest mentor is: My whole family
 
My favorite athlete is: Troy Polamalu
 
Where do I see myself in five years: With a Bachelor's degree
 
When I retire from football, I want to be remembered as: A person who left a legacy, and who was a great athlete
 
One thing people may not know about me is that: I'm Samoan
 

 

 

Last updated: 10/17/2014 2:39:41 PM