Mills and Hoekstra honored for performances in win over Dayton
USD: Third-year Torero will compete on defense at the safety position... Last season played in all 11 games... Ranked 12th on the team with 27 tackles (15 solo)... Collected an interception in win over Valparaiso... Season-high 6 tackles in win over Davidson... Added 4 stops against Cal Poly and Dayton... Appeared in two games as a freshman while recording six tackles (four solo).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Ernest Righetti High School where he was a three-year varsity letterman in football and baseball...Senior year earned Pac-7 and Team Most Valuable Player Awards as well as All-CIF, All-County, All-Area and All-League Honors...Also contributed to a Pac-7 League Championship title with 118 tackles and three interceptions...Junior year received Team Most Valuable Player, All-Area, All-County and All-League Honors after tallying 106 tackles and four interceptions...Sophomore year named Team Best Defensive Back with All-League Honors...Totaled 40 tackles and 11 pass deflections...While involved in baseball, earned All-League Honors.
PERSONAL: Born January 29, 1992, in Santa Monica, CA...Parents are Glenn and Mary Miller...Chose to attend USD for great education, location and football program...Also recruited by Cal Poly, UC Davis, Nevada and Colorado...Brother played golf at Cal Poly...Sister currently plays soccer at Cal State Northridge.
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 [+]
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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 [+]