33 USD football players maintained a 3.0 GPA during the 2012 fall semester
USD: Final season with Toreros where he will compete on defense with linebackers... Last season played in 10 contests... Chipped in a season-best four tackles in win over Valparaiso... Appeared in three games in 2011... Season-high three tackles in season-opener at Azusa Pacific... In 2010 appeared in 7 games for the Toreros and recorded tackles in three different contests... Is a two-time PFL Academic Honor Roll selection (2010 & 2009)... Redshirted in 2009 and was named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Cathedral Catholic HS... Played two years of varsity football for the Dons... During his senior year, his team went 14-0 while marching towards a Division II California State Championship... Collected 130 tackles and 7 sacks in 2008... Named to 1st-team All-Academic and All-San Diego... Honored as Eastern League Defensive Player of the Year... Also selected to 2nd-team All-State.
PERSONAL: Born on March 26, 1991 in San Diego, CA... Parents are Mike and Susan Downing of Encinitas, CA... Chose USD for its great academics and football program, as well as its good location and values... Also recruited by Stanford and Colorado School of Mines... Lists some of his hobbies as playing basketball and going to the beach... Was a volunteer at the Ronald McDonald house... Hopes to own his own company one day... Earned Dean's List Second Honors and is a Presidential Scholar.
The USD Toreros (1-0; 0-0 PFL), under the direction of second year head coach Dale Lindsey, open up their 2014 Pioneer Football League schedule this Saturday, September 13th, with a road game at... Read More [+]
The USD football team kicked off the 2014 season with an exciting 23-17 win over Western New Mexico. Keith Williams threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start, and running... Read More [+]
(San Diego, Calif.) - The 2014 USD Toreros won their season opener over the visiting Western New Mexico Mustangs by the score of 23-17 before a crowd of 4,064 at Torero Stadium. It marked the... Read More [+]
The USD Toreros (0-0), under the direction of second year head coach Dale Lindsey, open up their 2014 home slate this Saturday, September 6th, against the Western New Mexico University Mustangs (0-... Read More [+]
The Torero football team is 10 days away from their season opener at home on Sept. 6, and season tickets are still available. Fans are encouraged to lock up season tickets before the first game, to... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO - FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) will debut a special college football edition of #SDLive tonight following the Padres vs. Brewers game, featuring USD head football coach Dale Lindsey and... Read More [+]
Two weeks before they host the season opener against Western New Mexico, the Toreros held it's annual scrimmage for alumni and donors. With the passing game accounting for a combined seven... Read More [+]
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 [+]