Rick Upcraft

Rick Upcraft

Defensive Line

Rick Upcraft

Defensive Line

Coach Upcraft begins his 13th season on the Mater Dei coaching staff. This will be his 4th season with varsity and currently coaching defensive line. He spent 7 season as the defensive coordinator for the freshman team. Rick attended Apple Valley High School, where he played offensive line and middle linebacker. He then continued his football career at Victor Valley Community College, where he was a team captain and defensive player of the year in 1998. Coach Upcraft continued his college education at Long Beach State and received his degree in biology education. Rick resides in Mission Viejo with his wife Tina, his daughter Peyton and a baby on the way.

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Austin Failou | Oregon
Andrew Failou | Oregon
Nathan Logoleo | UTEP
Samuela Tuihalamaka | Oklahoma State