Palomar Comets Football
STRONG SAFETY, 6-0, 195
Vista (Class of 2007)
PERSONAL: Full name is Vaaloa Michael Madon.
... Born Dec. 14, 1988 in San Diego. ... Son of Debi and
Tom Madon. ... Has one two brothers (Tiana, 16, and
SEASON: All-Southern Conference honorable mention
starting as a sophomore. ... Had 111 tackles over two
seasons. ... Third on the team with 60 tackles (36
of them solo).
... A big-play defender for the Comets for two seasons,
he also has an interception, a tackle for a safety,
three tackles for losses, a forced fumble and three
broken-up passes. ...
Doubled as a long-snapper. ... Had seven tackles (three solo) in
season-opening 21-19 win over Southwestern on Sept. 6.
... Contributed 10 tackles (seven solo) in a 16-0 victory
vs. Victor Valley on Sept. 13. ... Had six tackles (five
solo) and teamed with Lorenzo Greenwich to tackle San
Diego Mesa's Sean Banks-Bell in the end zone for a
safety in a 37-17 victory on Sept. 20. ... Had four
tackles (three solo), forced a fumble and broke up a
pass on Sept. 27 as the Comets downed College of the
Desert 47-41 in four overtimes, handing the Roadrunners
their first regular-season loss since 2006. ... Had two
solo tackles vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4. ... Contributed 10
tackles (six solo) and broke up a pass against
Saddleback on Oct. 11. ... Had six tackles (three solo)
and intercepted a pass to set up a field goal in a 38-14
win at Santa Ana on Oct. 18. ... Had three tackles (two
solo) and broke up a pass in a 20-7 win over Long Beach
City College on Oct. 25. ... Recorded three tackles (two
solo) vs. Fullerton on Nov. 1. ... Had four tackles, one
for a loss, in 41-14 rout of Orange Coast in the final
game of the regular season on Nov. 8. ... Had five
tackles (three solo), including a half-tackle for a loss
as the Comets concluded an 8-3 season by defeating
Cerritos 38-33 in the Golden Empire Bowl on Nov. 22 in
the Comets' third-leading tackler last season with 51,
including 30 solo. ... Helped key Palomar's 31-23
victory over Mt. SAC, the eventual state runner-up, on
Sept. 15 with eight tackles (five solo), two tackles for
losses, a fumble recovery and a broken-up pass. ... Had
seven tackles (five solo) in a 22-10 win over Orange
Coast on Oct. 13 and also had seven tackles vs.
Fullerton on Nov. 3.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Was an All-Avocado League selection under
coach Danny Williams as a senior at Vista High was
selected to play in the Alex Spanos All-Star Classic....
Started both ways for the Panthers, starting both on
defense and at quarterback from his sophomore season on.
ACADEMICS: Undecided major. ... Had a 3.0 high school
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)