2016: Appeared in all 11 games as a linebacker and had 70 tackles. He had a season-high 12 tackles at Jacksonville. He also had one sack for a 10 yard loss vs Davidson.
2015: PFL Academic Honor Roll. Appeared in all 11 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams. ... Finished with 33 tackles (nine solo) and one pass break-up. ... Had career-high five tackles vs. Butler, Oct. 31.
2014: Appeared in five games on special teams and as a reserve linebacker. … Had one tackle, a solo stop for loss against Davidson, Nov. 15.
2013: Injured, did not appear in any games.
Prior to Marist: Played football and boys weight lifting at University High. ... 2012 8A District 3 Champions. ... Was named 2009 and 2012 Defensive MVP, 2012 Cougar Award winner.
General: Born June 12, 1994. ... The son of Ruben Avalos Jr. and Priscilla Rivas. ... Enjoys working out and listening to music.