Missed the entire 2008 season with an injury, an injury that will also sideline him for the 2009 season... moved to the wide receiver position in 2008 after playing in the defensive backfield in 2007... made a successful transition in the spring, catching three passes in the 2008 Spring Game, one for a touchdown... also a special teams standout, returning punts for the Rams... started his freshman campaign at receiver and was moved to free safety.
2008: Missed entire season with an injury.
2007: Appeared in 11 games in the defensive backfield and on special teams as a sophomore... recorded 12 total tackles, five solo, including one for loss... also broke up three passes... returned 17 punts for 139 yards (8.2 yards/return), both team highs... made three tackles, including one for loss, in the shutout of Marist... also had three stops, one solo, and broke up a pass in the Lehigh win... had two tackles and broke up a pass in the win at Georgetown... also made two stops versus Albany... returned five punts for 57 yards in the Lafayette game, including a season-best return of 20 yards.
2006: Appeared in ten games as a freshman, starting seven... started three games at wide receiver and four at free safety... registered 20 total tackles, 13 solo, and had one pass deflection... caught five passes for 56 yards (11.2 yards/reception) and one touchdown... made a season-high eight tackles, six solo, against Colgate... recorded seven stops, three solo, versus Lafayette... had three solo tackles at Lehigh... hauled in three passes for 25 yards in the win at Albany... made two catches for 31 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown pass, at Columbia.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Norco High School in Norco, California... a four-year letter winner with the football squad... a First Team Press-Enterprise All-Riverside County and All-CIF selection at defensive back... helped Norco to the 2005 Division 5 title... appeared in the Inland Empire All-Star Football Classic... named team MVP...named Offensive Player of the Year... had eight interceptions and five touchdown catches as a senior... graduated with honors.
Personal: Born March 17, 1988... son of Debbie and Jose Santiago... majoring in Accounting.