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32 Mario Kurn
Mario  Kurn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Encinitas, CA

High School:
Santa Fe Christian

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
DE

Experience:
3V


10/18/2017

Petersen added to STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

Senior defensive end ranks first in the FCS in both sacks and forced fumbles

10/17/2017

Toreros play at Jacksonville on Saturday

Game stream on ESPN3 and radio broadcast on ESPN 1700AM

10/14/2017

Toreros set new PFL record for consecutive wins with 16 straight

San Diego downed Morehead State 56-27 to improve to 4-2 on season

10/03/2017

Toreros have a bye this week

Return to action October 14th when they host Morehead State at 2:00 p.m.

12/03/2011

Kenny James named USD Football MVP

18 Torero Awards handed out at end-of-season football banquet

10/13/2011

Photos from USD's 42-0 Win Over Davidson

Photos from USD's 42-0 Win Over Davidson.

12/14/2010

2010 USD Football Awards Banquet

Fifteen awards were handed out to members of the USD football team for their performances during the 2010 season.

12/14/2010

USD Football vs. Dayton

Photos from USD's game against Dayton on October 9th, 2010 at Torero Stadium.

12/14/2010

USD Football vs. Valparaiso

Photos from USD's 30-10 win over Valparaiso on October 23, 2010 at Torero Stadium.

09/09/2010

9.4.10 - Football vs. Azusa Pacific

Photos from the September 4th, 2010 football game against Azusa Pacific at Torero Stadium.

  • 2010 USD Most Valuable Player

  • 2010 FCS Leader in Quarterback Sacks

  • 2010 Associated Press FCS Second Team All-American

  • 2010 Sports Network FCS First Team All-American

  • 2010 Buck Buchanan & Ted Hendrick's Award Nominee

  • 2010 All-PFL First Team Defense

  • 2010 PFL Player of the Week (Sept. 12 & Nov. 14)

  • 2010 San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month

  • 2010 PFL Academic Honor Roll

  • USD: Fourth-year player will again start at defensive end for the Toreros... Appeared in all 11 games for the Toreros in 2010... Led entire NCAA Division I FCS players in quarterback sacks with 17... A nominee for the Buck Buchanan and Ted Hendricks Awards, Kurn was named an AP FCS Second Team All-American... Selected USD's Most Valuable Player, he earned All-PFL First Team honors as well... Led the Torero defense with 66 tackles (38 solo), 17 sacks (-118 yards), 27 tackles for loss (-141 yards), 7 quarterback hurries, 5 pass breakups and 2 forced fumbles... Recorded 4 sacks and 8 tackles at Southern Utah... In season finale at Davidson, totaled 3.5 sacks (-28 yards) and 7.5 tackles for loss (-37 yards) in recording a season-best 11 stops (8 solo)... Played in 11 games in 2009, making 33 tackles, including a team-best 4.0 sacks...Had a season-high six tackles at Dayton (Oct. 31)... Made 2.5 sacks at Morehead State (Nov. 14) in 13-7 victory... Appeared in first six games before being lost for season due to injury during 2008... Totaled 5 unassisted tackles in the team's home victory over Azusa Pacific... Chipped in with 3 tackles at Campbell and 2 stops vs. Valparaiso... Recorded a quarterback hurry in wins over Marist and Azusa Pacific.

    High School: Attended Santa Fe Christian HS... Senior year named All-North County, All-Coastal League, and team Defensive Player of the Year... Junior year team won the CIF championship... Also lettered four years in lacrosse, and one year in soccer.

    Personal: Born on July 3, 1990 in San Diego, CA... Parents are Myra and Werner Kurn of Encinitas, CA... Chose USD for campus, people and weather... Also recruited by UC Davis, Cal Poly and UNLV... Is a certified scuba diving instructor.

    Major: Business Administration.

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