2009: Redshirted ... did not play ... selected as the team's Scout Team Player of the Year on defense ... named the nation's No. 41 freshman linebacker prior to the season by Phil Steele.
HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed a three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout ... ranked as the nation's No. 24 inside linebacker and No. 77 overall player by ESPN, while checking in at No. 123 nationally on Tom Lemming's list ... earned All-Region accolades from SuperPrep and PrepStar ... Rivals listed him as the No. 41 prospect among the nation's outside linebackers ... earned a four-star rating from Tom Lemming's recruiting service and was listed as his No. 8 outside linebacker prospect nationally ... a three-time All-Central Coast Section and All-De Anza League choice ... also earned De Anza League Defensive Player of the Year honors twice in his sophomore and junior campaigns before being named MVP of the entire league as a senior ... posted 124 tackles with 3.0 sacks and two blocked kicks as a senior for a 9-2 squad that captured a share of the De Anza League title before being knocked out in the first round of the playoffs ... named the San Francisco 49ers High School Player of the Week on October 16, 2008, after recording 15 tackles and 3.0 sacks in a 42-35 win over Los Gatos ... finished with 173 stops as a junior, including seven games of at least 13 tackles, and a total of 12.0 sacks ... also participated in track and field.
PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Tyler Fanua ... born November 5, 1991 ... parents are Sam and Doreen Fanua ... major is undeclared but considering Business Administration.