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.
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 [+]