AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans... Has experience as an offensive and defensive lineman... Played in six games in his first two seasons... Begins 2018 fall drills as an offensive line candidate... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2013... Completed a church mission before joining the Spartans for the first time in 2015 preseason practice.
2017: Saw action in four contests, non-conference games at Texas (9/9), Utah (9/16) and BYU (10/28) and the San Diego State (11/4) home game... Credited with an assisted tackle in the Utah game.
2016: Played in two games, Portland State (9/10) and Hawai'i (10/8), as a reserve offensive lineman.
2015: Completed a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Preston Jones) and wrestling at Perry High in Gilbert, Ariz. ... An honorable mention all-district selection as a senior... Played defensive end only as a junior... A qualifier for the 2013 Arizona State High School Wrestling Championships... All wins during the 2013 season prior to the state meet were by pin fall.
MORE ON DEANO: A business management major... Served his church mission following high school in Nashville, Tennessee... A Boy Scout since he was 8-years old... Enjoys watching comedy movies... "Anchorman" is his favorite... He is a native of Mesa, Ariz.
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