43 - Jarred Pereira|
|Hometown:||American Canyon, Calif.|
|Previous School:||Santa Rosa JC|
2009 Season: Appeared in six games, starting two at middle linebacker…tallied 22 tackles during the year, including five solos…highest output came at Cal Poly where he had eight stops…had five tackles against Eastern Washington and four against Idaho State…also had one TFL and forced a fumble against EWU.
Prior to Sacramento State: Played his sophomore season at Santa Rosa JC in 2008...as a middle linebacker, he was named first team all-NorCal Conference after finishing eighth in the state with 90 regular-season tackles...also added 9.5 tackles-for-loss, one sack, one interception, one forced fumble, and recovered two fumbles...he twice tallied 15 tackles in a game during the season and served as a team captain...ended the season with 13 tackles against Sierra JC in the PremierWest Bank Bowl...also shines in the weight room where he bench presses 450 pounds and squats 565 pounds...played his freshman season at Solano JC in 2006 and redshirted during the 2007 season.
High School: Graduated from Vintage HS in Napa, Calif., in 2006...named first team all-county and first team all-Monticello Empire League as a senior...left Vintage as the all-time leader in three sack categories (single-game, single-season and career sacks)...had 75 stops, including 13.0 sacks as a senior...his sack total led the MEL...recorded four sacks against Armijo HS as both a junior and senior for his single-game high...played three seasons of baseball as a center fielder.
Personal: Born 1-5-88...majoring in criminal justice...parents are Al and Tracey Pereira.