As a freshman (2005): Redshirted ... Practiced with the scout tea.
High School: A graduate of Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, Calif. ... Was named first-team All-San Gabriel Valley as a senior offensive lineman ... Earned varsity letters in football and basketball for the Lancers ... Coached in football by Mike DiFior.
Personal: Older brother, Cesar, is also an offensive lineman for the Jayhawks and started eight games during the 2004 season as a redshirt freshman ... Son of Ben and Lupe Rodriguez.