There are returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans... Heads into 2018 fall camp as a center hopeful... Played in 16 games and has three starts at left guard in his first two active seasons... Has playing experience on both sides of the ball... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2015... First joined the team for 2015 fall drills.
2017: Saw action in all 13 games and was the starting left guard in the Fresno State game (10/7)... Used primarily as a lineman on kick scoring opportunities... Pressed into action as a reserve defensive lineman in midseason... Finished the season with five tackles in three games... Was the third Spartan to play offense and defense in the same game during the season... Played on offense, defense and on special teams in the San Diego State (11/4) and Nevada (11/11) contests... Season-high two tackles in the San Diego State and Colorado State (11/18) games.
2016: Played in three games and was the starting left guard for the New Mexico game (10/1) and the starting right guard against Hawai'i (10/8)... First game action of the season was as a reserve against Portland State (9/10).
2015: Completed a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 CalHiSports.com fourth-team all-state honoree for Freedom High (Coach Kevin Hartwig) in Oakley, Calif.... Played left tackle each of his three varsity seasons... A 2014 San Francisco Chronicle second-team All-Metro honoree... A two-time All-Bay Valley Athletic League offensive line selection receiving second team all-league honors as a junior and first-team recognition as a senior... Concluded his high school career at the 2015 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Tampa, Florida.
MORE ON DOMINIC: A history major... Would like to become a sports agent... Lists Nas, Tupac and Frank Sinatra among his favorite singers and "Godfather I," "I Am Legend," and "Step Brothers" among his favorite movies... He is a native of Walnut Creek, Calif.