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51  Dek Bake
Dek Bake

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Cordova

Last College:
Fresno City College

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 272

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Experience:
1L

Major:
Human Development & Family Studies


Solid return in spring drills ... worked back in with the ones and twos and will figure into the main rotation on the defensive line ... began career as a defensive end, but was quickly moved to tackle to utilize talent and guarantee playing time ... will compete with Ken Scott for starts.

2005 - Sat out with an injury ... was scheduled as a permanent fixture in the defensive line rotation.

2004 - Saw significant action off the bench and had two starts ... finished the season with 27 tackles, two and a half tackles for loss, one and a half sacks and a quarterback hurry ... made two solo tackles in the bowl win over California ... stuffed Cal QB Aaron Rodgers on 1st-and-goal from the Tech 1 ... had one tackle against Oklahoma State ... assisted on four tackles at Texas A&M ... picked up the start and registered two tackles in win at Kansas State ... recorded a career-high six tackles against Texas, all solo ... logged first sack against Nebraska ... also had two tackles and a tackle for loss ... had two assisted tackles at Oklahoma and a quarterback hurry ... returned to action at Kansas after missing two games due to injury ... best game of short Tech career with five tackles, including a tackle for loss ... missed TCU contest ... sat out New Mexico game nursing injury ... made start in first Division I game against SMU ... finished with three tackles.

Junior College - Fresno City College in Fresno, Calif. ... Four-Star recruit (JCFootball.com) ... Three-Star Recruit (Rivals.com) ... National Top 300 (Max Emfinger Recruiting) ... All-USA Ironman First Team (JUCO Football Network) ... No. 1 JUCO defensive end prospect in the nation (JCFootball.com) ... No. 3 JUCO defensive end prospect in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... No. 25 JUCO overall prospect in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... 2003 Preseason All-American (JCGridwire.com) ... All-Valley Conference selection in 2003 ... helped lead team to 9-2 mark ... made 48 stops, including 12 tackles for loss and five sacks last season ... also had two passes broken up and 14 quarterback hurries ... team ranked 10th in total defense at 254.3 yards per game in the California Community College Football Conference (CCCFC) ... also recruited by Arizona State, Kansas State and UCLA ... 4.8 in the 40 ... Junior College Coach: Tony Caviglia.

High School - Cordova High School in Sacramento, Calif ... two-way all-city player (offensive tackle, defensive line) ... recruited by Fresno State out of high school.

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