|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Mira Mesa HS|
2013 Season: Appeared in the first five games of the season before suffering a shoulder injury at Weber State…started every game in which he appeared…made 13 tackles in that span, including 1.0 TFLs and a half sack…had five tackles at Arizona State, including five solos…added six stops against Southern Oregon…recovered a fumble at Weber State.
2012 Season: Appeared in all 11 games while alternating starts with Trevor Kelly...recorded 22 tackles, including 10 solos, 3.5 tackles-for-loss and a sack...tallied five tackles at Eastern Washington for his season high...also had three tackles against Cal Poly and Montana State...recorded a 10-yard sack against Northern Colorado.
2011 Season: Played in nine games on the interior of the defensive line as a true freshman…ended the year with eight tackles, including four solos…had two stops against Northern Colorado and Portland State…recorded three tackles-for-loss for a combined six yards.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Mira Mesa HS in San Diego…as a senior, he was the Eastern League Defensive Player of the Year and a first team all-San Diego Section selection…recorded 110 tackles, including 83 stops…had 10-plus tackles in three games…season high was 13 against Dorsey…also had 10 against Scripps Ranch and Grossmont…tallied five sacks for a combined 39 yards.
Personal: Majoring in communication studies…parents are Roy and Annette Castro.