Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#18 David Lopez
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Sabino HS
Experience: Junior College

Arizona: 1L... Expected to contend for a rotation role in 2012... Played in eight games in 2011... Had tackles against Northern Arizona and UCLA... Joined the program in mid summer...

Career: 8 Games played, 1+1 - 2 tackles

Junior College: Cerritos College, 2010... Earned JC Gridwire All-America honors his sophomore year, along first team All-America citation by the JC Athletic Bureau and first team All-California Region 4 honors... Led the Falcons to a 9-3 record while compiling 107 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, forcing two fumbles and recovering two fumbles... Earned second-team all-league honors his freshman year, with 61 tackles and two sacks...

High School: Garfield High School, Los Angeles, 2008... Was named LA city section player of the year after helping Garfield to the city title... Had 159 tackles and nine sacks as a senior... All-league honors as both a linebacker and tight end... League defensive player of the year as a junior with 126 tackles and five sacks...

Personal: Academic major is history... Son of Jesus and Maria Del Rosario-Lopez... Has six brothers, three who played football in California colleges...