38 Mato Pacheco
Mato  Pacheco

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Claremont, Calif.

High School:
Claremont HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 176

Position:
CB

Experience:
RS


AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Challenging for playing time as a cornerback... Joins the program for the first time when 2016 preseason drills begin.

2016: Completed a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coaches Coco Jarin and Mike Collins), soccer and track and field at Claremont (Calif.) High... An honorable mention All-Inland Valley and a first-team All-Palomares League football honoree as a senior... Was in on 52 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, intercepted one pass and broke up six others... As a junior, was third on his team in tackles with 62 stops and tied for second with two forced fumbles... Team leader with three interceptions and seven pass break-ups... Second-team all-league soccer selection helping his team to a 2015 league championship... Was a sprinter on the track and field team.

MORE ON MATO: Majoring in applied mathematics... Was named to Athlon's 2016 Recruiting All-Name team for football... He was born in Fontana, Calif.