|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Mira Mesa HS|
2013 Season: Appeared in 11 games and started the final nine at cornerback…recorded 35 total tackles, including 26 solos during his first active season with the team…also added eight pass breakups and recovered a fumble…highest tackle output came against Southern Utah where he had six…made five stops against Weber State and Northern Arizona…had three PBUs against Montana and two at Portland State.
2012 Season: Redshirted during the season…originally commited to Sacramento State in the spring of 2011…did not enroll at the University until the spring semester of 2012.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Mira Mesa HS in San Diego…earned first team all-Eastern League honors in 2010 as a receiver and was a second team selection at cornerback…helped lead the team to a pair of league titles during his career…tallied 84 tackles during his senior season, including 63 solos…had at least five tackles in 11 of the team’s 12 games, including a season high 11 against Grossmont in the section playoffs…also had seven interceptions and 13 pass breakups…was a member of the track team which won the league title in the 4x400 relay.
Personal: Plans to major in communication studies…twin brother, Nicholas, is also a member of the Hornet team…parents are Caesar and LaDon Payne.