Despite a record day from Mason Mills, the Toreros couldn't hold on to a fourth quarter lead
USD: Second season with Toreros where he will once again compete for playing time at wide receiver.. Turned in a solid freshman campaign appearing in all 11 games and earning six starts... Ranked fourth on the team with 26 receptions for 312 yards (12.0 average) and 1 TD (Harvard)... Season-best 8 receptions for 99 yards at Drake... Had at least one catch in 10 of 11 games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom, CA where he played for Coach Chris Jones... In his senior season broke a California state record with 152 catches and 1899 receiving yards... Was honored as an All State selection and helped his school win its first playoff game in school history...His junior year had 35 catches for 617 yards and was named to the Sierra Valley Conference First Team.
PERSONAL: Born June 4, 1994 in Placerville, CA... Son of Steve and Kim Smith... Came to USD for its academic reputation, location, and the football coaching staff... Also recruited by Fresno State, San Diego State, Wyoming, Sacramento State, UC Davis, Cornell, Princeton, Brown, and Yale... Enjoys working with special needs children... His father played hockey at the University of Arizona.
Head Coach Dale Lindsey was named to the College Sports Journal All-Freshman Team as their Coach of the Year, the publication announced on Friday. Lindsey led the Toreros to an 8-3 overall record... Read More [+]
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh have known each other for a long time -- by Carroll's estimation, the two probably first met when Carroll... Read More [+]
The academic honors keep piling up for seniors Robbie Beathard and Blake Oliaro. They recently were selected to the FCS Athletics Directors Association (ADA) Academic All-Star Team. 43 players were... Read More [+]
USD seniors Robbie Beathard (San Diego, Calif.) and Blake Oliaro (Folsom, Calif.) have been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I football first team as selected by the... Read More [+]
Seven members of the Torero football team were named to the PFL All-Academic Team, the league office announced Wednesday. Quarterback Mason Mills, defensive end Blake Oliaro, linebacker Troy... Read More [+]
The University of San Diego football team had 19 players selected by PFL coaches as all-league selections the PFL announced Tuesday morning. Senior defensive end Steve Gargiulo, senior running back... Read More [+]
Senior quarterback Mason Mills (Coronado, Calif.) has been named the 2013 Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Year after leading San Diego to an 8-3 record this season. Mills, who was ... Read More [+]
After an emotional week the University of San Diego wrapped up their 2013 season with a 23-13 win over Drake. Senior quarterback Mason Mills threw for three touchdowns and 287 yards on 29 of 47... Read More [+]
(San Diego, Calif.) - USD senior defensive end Steve Gargiulo was named a Pioneer Football League co-defensive player of the week following his outstanding performance in the team's 23-13 season-e... Read More [+]