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8 Justin Priest
Justin  Priest


Sacramento, CA

High School:
Oak Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 212




Toreros' outstanding season comes to an end with loss at North Dakota State

Jonathan Petersen becomes all-time FCS sack leader with 3 sacks against Bison


Toreros (10-2) take on No.2 seed North Dakota State (10-1) on Saturday

San Diego making second consecutive trip to Fargo for 2nd round action


Nineteen Toreros named to the 25th All-PFL Teams

League-high ten USD players earn first team honors led by Jonathan Petersen


Justin Priest Named Torero Student-Athlete of the Week


Toreros knock off No. 25 NAU Lumberjacks 41-10

San Diego to face North Dakota State on December 2nd in Fargo


USD Football vs Western New Mexico

USD Football vs. Western New Mexico 9/3/16

  • Fourth year player will start on offense at wide receiver
  • In 2016 ranked fourth on the team with 30 receptions for 361 yards (12.0 yards per reception) and 4 touchdowns
  • In team's playoff win over Cal Poly he hauled in 4 balls for 47 yards, including a diving 8-yard TD reception in the end zone
  • A week later against North Dakota State he caught 4 balls for 38 yards
  • In 2015 was selected All-PFL Honorable Mention
  • Played in all 11 games and finished third on the team in receptions with 37
  • Totaled 533 receiving yards (14.4 yards per catch) and found the end zone three times
  • Against Stetson hauled in 4 balls for 103 yards with a long of 48
  • Closed out season with 6 receptions for 90 yards in win over Butler
  • In 2014 was named USD's Most Outstanding 1st Year Player
  • Appeared in 11 contests
  • Finished season with 5 receptions for 84 yards (16.8 yards per catch) and 3 touchdowns
  • In FCS playoff game at Montana he hauled in two balls for 38 yards with each going for a touchdown (11 & 27 yards)
  • Also caught a 5-yard TD against Valparaiso
  • Has been named to PFL Academic Honor Roll three times (2016, 2015 & 2014)
  • Attended Oak Ridge HS where he played for coach Eric Cavaliere
  • Senior year totaled 16 touchdowns and 1,037 yards receiving
  • Named 1st Team All-Delta River League, 1st Team All-Metro and team offensive MVP
  • Team finished 12-2
  • Junior year earned All-DRL honorable mention
  • Also lettered two years in basketball and three years in track
  • Born on February 12, 1996 in Sacramento, California
  • Son of Jennifer and Allan Priest
  • Chose USD for football program, good education and amazing school
  • Also recruited by Cal Poly, Sacramento State, Southern Oregon and Willamette
  • Enjoys golfing, boating, going to the beach, watching movies, and hanging out with friends
  • Member of 3-time USD Intramural Softball Championship Team
  • Member of reigning Intramural Basketball Championship Team
MAJOR: Finance
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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