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San Marcos, CA 92069
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PALOMAR COMETS

MARVIN BETTS

NO. 3

CORNERBACK

5-10, 175, Age 19, Sophomore

Oceanside High School

4-YEAR COLLEGE: Signed with New Mexico State.
2005 SEASON: Started at corner and has 7 interceptions to lead the team. .. Returned the picks 75 yards. ... Also returned 5 unts for 113 yards, an average of 22.6 yards a return, and 1 touchdown. ... Had an unassisted tackle in the Comets' 37-34 season-opening victory at West Los Angeles on Sept. 3. ... Intercepted a pass in the end zone to stop a Los Angeles Harbor drive on Sept. 10. Also had 2 tackles (1 solo) and broke up 2 passes. ... Came up big to help lead the Comets over Orange Coast 40-32 on Sept. 17. Returned a punt 66 yards for a touchdown and also intercepted 2 pass, returning them 5 and 45 yards. Also contributed 3 solo tackles in the game. ... Recorded 2 solo tackles vs. Santa Ana on Sept. 24. ... Had 3 solo tackles and broke up 3 passes in the Comets' near-upset of nationally No. 4-ranked El Camino on Oct. 1. ... Intercepted 2 passes Oct. 15 at Riverside Community College, returning 1 of them 22 yards. ... Had 2 solo tackles and broke up a pass Oct. 22 as the Comets led nationally No. 4-ranked Fullerton in the fourth quarter before losing 23-14. ... Had 2 tackles, a sack, a tackle for a loss and a 16-yard punt return as the Comets routed Pasadena City College 36-7 on Oct. 29. ... Contributed 6 solo tackles and intercepted a pass against Long Beach City College on Nov. 12.
2004 SEASON: Returned two interceptions for 15 yards for the Comets.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was an All-Avocado League selection as a senior as Oceanside won the league title. ... As a junior, helped the Pirates win the 2002 CIF-San Diego Section Division II championship, when the Pirates knocked off Helix and 2004 Heisman Trophy finalists Reggie Bush and Alex Smith 42-14 in the finals at Qualcomm Stadium,. ... Played for coach John Carroll, father of current Comet Tom Carroll..
ACADEMICS: Graduated from Oceanside High School in 2004. ... Undecided major at Palomar.
PERSONAL: Born March 16, 1986 in San Diego. ... Son of Michael and Toshiko Betts. ... Has two brothers, Victor (21) and James (17). ... Lives in Oceanside.

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