Velichko caps a college football career with induction into the Hampshire Honor Society.
Quality control coach Fred Guidici and four former Spartans are in a Japanese all-star football game.
Tim Crawley and linebacker/long snapper Mark Amann pick up more academic honors.
Five Spartans received their fourth Academic All-MW recognition.
Seven quarterback sacks and a pair of fumble recoveries are a part of the defense's highlight reel.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: Finished three seasons with the Spartans... Was a linebacker and long snapper... 18 games played and two starts, both in 2016... First joined the program for 2014 preseason drills... 2016 Academic All-Mountain West honoree... Honored in 2015 on National Student-Athlete Day by the National Consortium for Academics & Sports... Pronounces his name Ay-men.
2016: Played in 11 games and started at linebacker for the New Mexico (10/1) and Hawai'i games... Was the team's long snapper in punting situations... Was credited with 35 tackles... Personal single-season best 14 stops vs. New Mexico... Also had six tackles in the season-opener at Tulsa (9/3).
2015: Played in seven games primarily as a reserve linebacker and special teams defender... Credited with nine tackles and one pass break-up for the season... Had a season-high five tackles at Auburn (10/3)... Was in on three unassisted tackles in the win at Hawai'i (10/21)... Received Academic All-Mountain West honors after the 2015 season.
2014: Completed a redshirt season.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons for De Anza College (Coach Dan Atencio)... Was a first-team All-NorCal Conference linebacker in 2013... Team leader in tackles as a sophomore with 71.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Oscar Caballero) and baseball at Willow Glen High in San Jose... A two-time, first-team all-league choice in football... Was an all-league tight end as a sophomore and all-league linebacker as a junior... Credited with 82 tackles and 8.0 tackles for loss as a junior... Concluded high school football career playing in the Charlie Wedemeyer Silicon Valley Youth Classic.
MORE ON MARK: Majoring in business administration... He is a native of San Jose.
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