33 USD football players maintained a 3.0 GPA during the 2012 fall semester
2012 Capital One Academic All-District VIII
2012 PFL All-Academic First Team Defense
2012 Buchanan Watch List - The Sports Network
2012 The Sports Network FCS Preseason All-America First Team
2012 College Sporting News FCS Preseason All-America First Team
2012 Preseason All-PFL First Team
2011 AP FCS All-American
2011 PFL Defender of the Year
2011 USD Defensive MVP
2011 PFL Defensive Player of the Week
2011 PFL All-Academic First Team
FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team (x3)
USD: Final year for Torero who will start at defensive end... Last season started all 11 games... Tied for 8th with 39 tackles (18 solo)... Team best 7 sacks (-44 yards) along with 8.5 tackles for loss (-49 yards)... Added 6 hurries, 5 pass break-ups and 1 forced fumble... Season-best 8 tackles (5 solo) with 4 sacks (-28 yards) in final game at Marist that helped clinch a share of the PFL title for the second straight season... Chipped in 7 tackles at Harvard... In 2011 made the move to defensive end from the secondary... Finished with 57 tackles (35 solo), 15 sacks (-99 yards), 19.5 tackles for loss (-125), six quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries (one for TD), one forced fumble, one interception and one blocked kick... Ranked 4th in the FCS in sacks (1.36) and 10th in tackles for loss (1.77)... Named a 2011 AP FCS All-American and the PFL Defender of the Year... Earned team Defensive MVP honors... Tabbed PFL Defensive player of the week in USD's 55-14 road victory at Valparaiso (seven tackles, four sacks and an interception)... Put together a season-high 11 tackles (3.5 sacks) against Dayton.... Named to his third FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team and first PFL All-Academic First team ... Sat out with a redshirt year in 2010... In 2009 played in secondary and finished with 13 tackles in 10 games of competition... Season-high four tackles in final game against Southern Utah (Nov. 21)... Two stops in three other contests.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Folsom HS...during his senior season for the Bulldogs, he had 83 tackles, 6 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, and an interception... Selected to the All-Conference team for his efforts, as well as being named the Most Improved... Three-time letterman in lacrosse, even being named an All-Northern California performer.
PERSONAL: Born on August 8, 1991 in Carmichael, CA... Parents are Jerry and Susan Oliaro of Folsom, CA... Earned USD First Honors Dean's List... Also recruited by Cornell, Columbia, UC Davis, Cal Poly, Georgia Tech, and Johns Hopkins... Took part in mission trip to Mexico... Hopes to be an orthopedic surgeon after graduation from USD.
Head football coach Dale Lindsey of the University of San Diego spoke with local media this afternoon after the team's first practice with the returners only. Below is a video of these interviews. Read More [+]
The USD Torero football team, under the direction of second-year head coach Dale Lindsey, will report to camp on Tuesday, August 12th. Coach Lindsey and his staff are expecting 110 student-athletes... Read More [+]
The 2014 Torero Football Welcome Tailgate is August 23rd at Manchester Practice Field. Enjoy a complimentary BBQ and sneak a peek at the 2014 Torero Football team. The BBQ begins at noon; the... Read More [+]
(San Diego, Calif.) - Former USD quarterback Mason Mills (Coronado, Calif.) has signed a professional contract with the Winnnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Mills, a 2013 Walter... Read More [+]
San Diego's Reggie Bell has earned a spot on the 2014 CFPA Watch List, as announced by College Football Performance Awards. Bell is a repeat selection to the CFPA Watch List as he was named to the ... Read More [+]