Palomar Comets Football
Rancho Buena Vista (Class of 2006)
PERSONAL: Actual name is Christopher
Calvert. ... Born Feb. 24, 1988, in Oceanside. ... Son
of Dorothy and Donnell Calvert.
SEASON: All-Southern Conferende honorable mention
and was voted as the Comets' Most Improved Player.
... Started at corner for the Comets. ...
Had 44 tackles (31 solo), three interceptions, and
forced two fumbles fumbles and broke up three passes. ... Contributed an assist in season-opening 21-19 victory
over Southwestern on Sept. 6. ... Contributed three
tackles (two solo) in a 37-7 victory over San Diego Mesa
on Sept. 20. ... Had three tackles (two solo) as the
Comets outlasted College of the Desert 47-41 in four
overtimes on Sept. 27, handing the Roadrunners their
first regular-season loss since the 2006 season. ...
Contributed two tackles (one solo) and broke up a pass
vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4. ... Had his best game to date
on Oct. 11 vs. Saddleback, when he recorded six tackles
(five solo) and forced a fumble at the Palomar 1-yard
line, preventing a Gaucho touchdown. ... His two
first-half interceptions helped set the tone as the
Comets took a 35-0 halftime lead and won 38-14 at Santa
Ana on Oct. 18. Also had five tackles (four solo) and
broke up a pass against the Dons. ... Had five tackles
(two solo) in a 20-7 victory over Long Beach City
College on Oct. 25. ...Intercepted a pass and had three
tackles (two solo) against Fullerton on Nov. 1. ... Led
the team with eight tackles (seven solo) in a 41-14
victory over Orange Coast on Nov. 8 to end the regular
season. Forced a fumble in the game and also contributed
a half-tackle for a loss. ... Had eight tackles (six
solo) and broke up a pass in 38-33 victory over Cerritos
in the Golden Empire Bowl on Nov. 22 as the Comets
finished the season with an 8-3 record.
SEASON: Had 10 tackles, one for a loss, and broke
up a pass in a back-up role for the Comets as a
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: All-Avocado League as both a junior and
senior at Rancho Buena Vista High under coach Tom Haman.
... Played two seasons on the varsity as a starter. ...
Had 70 tackles (44 solo) as a senior in 2005. ... Had 12
tackles (8 solo) against Fallbrook on Nov. 4, and
11 tackles vs. both San Pasqual on Sept. 23 and 11
vs. Poway onOct. 7. ... Had 32 tackles (18 solo)
as a junior in 2004.
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORT: Wrestling ... Third-place finisher
in San Diego County in his weight class.
ACADEMICS: Kinesiology major
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)