Patrick Choudja
Patrick  Choudja


Oakley, Calif.

High School:
Freedom HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Defensive End



Nevada falls to San Jose State, 14-10, in final minute

The Wolf Pack took the lead at 10-7 on Tyler Stewart's 46-yard pass to James Butler with 6:52 left.


Blue tops Silver in the spring game for the Wolf Pack football team.

Defense has the upper hand with specialized spring game scoring format.

Junior (2016):
Will be looked upon as a leader on the defensive line … Has appeared in all 26 games over the last two seasons … Has shown the ability to be a game-changing defensive end as a freshman and sophomore.

Sophomore (2015): Played in all 13 games on the season as a backup to All-Mountain West defensive ends Lenny Jones and Ian Seau … Tallied 10 tackles and one pass breakup … Matched a season-high with two tackles in games against Texas A&M, Wyoming and Utah State … Letter winner.

Freshman (2014): One of 12 true freshmen on the team to see action in all 12 regular season games on the season ... Posted eight tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and one forced fumble in his first season of collegiate football ... Had a breakout game against BYU with a career-high three tackles and one sack while forcing a fumble on BYU's final drive to clinch Nevada's victory ... Saw all of his playing time come in relief at defensive end on the season.

High School
From Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif. ... Was first-team all-league and first-team All-East Bay by the Contra Costa Times ... Named All-Bay Area by San Francisco Chronicle ... Recorded 81 tackles with school records in tackles for loss (25) and sacks (18) to go along with three forced fumbles and 3 PBUs as a senior ... Had 25 career TFLs ... Was second-team All-NorCal ... Named team Defensive Player of the Year ... Earned second-team all-league as a junior.

Born Patrick K. Choudja on April 11, 1996 ... Plans to major in business and communications ... Was also recruited by Washington State, Arizona State, Boise State, Fresno State, San Jose State and Hawai'i.

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