Walk-ons Jocquez Kalili and Ty'Jason Roberts surprised with scholarships at team meeting Thursday.
New cornerbacks coach David Lockwood appreciates the effort of his defensive backs during camp
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two years at Mesa Community College in Arizona ... Thunderbirds finished 9-2 and were Valley of the Sun bowl champions in his sophomore season.
ARIZONA: Walked on to the Pac-12 school as a RB in 2014 and redshirted season in Tucson.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas ... Played one season at RB, WR and DB for coach Scott Staudinger ... Graduated holding school record for most rushing yards in a season and game, most touchdowns in a season and game and most points scored in a season and game ... Named first team all-state by Nevada Preps after rushing for 1,633 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior in 2013 ... Conference coaches named him Offensive MVP in the Southwest League ... Also ran track (100, 200, 4x100 and 4x200) for the Diamonbacks ... Played his freshman season in Texas.
PERSONAL: Jocquez Kaloha Ikaika Kalili was born in New Orleans ... The son of Johnnie Green and Kuulei Kalili...Has five siblings.