A solid performer on the football field and in the classroom?finished 2000 spring practice working with the second offensive unit?1999:
Estes did start a game in his first season with the Blazers, but saw action in nine games, backing up starter Brandon Herring ?transferred to UAB prior to start of winter quarter and participated in 1999 spring practice...JUNIOR COLLEGE:
One-year starter and two-year letterwinner for Coach Bill Fisk at Mount San Antonio College? All-Mission Conference?First-Team Academic All-American?Second-Team All-Conference ?started three games at center and seven at guard as a sophomore ?team finished 7-3 in 1998?started three games as a freshman in 1997 when team went 13-0 and won the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship?HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year letterwinner for Coach John Monger at Chino High School ...All-League as a senior...two-year captain...earned numerous academic awards in high school ? PERSONAL:
Born Feb. 4, 1979, in Chino, Calif. ...son of George and Debbie Estes ?a finance major?received a Conference USA Academic Medal of Honor for the 1999-2000 school year?earned Presidential Honors for the spring 2000 quarter?named to Dean?s List for fall 1999 and winter 2000 quarters?also named to UAB Athletic Director?s Academic Honor Roll for fall 1999, winter and spring 2000 quarters.