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Palomar Comets Football 2008

SHANE MELBO

NO. 44 /  OUTSIDE LINEBACKER, SOPHOMORE, 6-1 1/2, 225, 40 TIME: 4.7

HOMETOWN: Escondido,  CA

 

 

 

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL: San Pasqual (Class of 2007)

PERSONAL: Full name is Shane Elliot Amago Melbo. ... Born Dec. 7, 1988 in Poway. ... Son of Wayne and Havelica Melbo. ... Has one brother, Rhett (22).

2008 SEASON: All-Southern Conference honorable mention. ... Started at outside linebacker for the Comets and had 38 tackles (22 solo), a blocked kick, a fumble recovery, two sacks, two tackles for losses and two broken-up passes. ... Had four tackles (three solo) in season-opening 21-19 victory over Southwestern on Sept. 6. ... Had three tackles (two solo) in 16-0 win over Victor Valley on Sept. 13. ... Had three tackles (two solo) in a 37-17 win over San Diego Mesa on Sept. 20. ... Contributed five tackles (three solo) on Sept. 27 as the Comets defeated College of the Desert 47-41 in four overtimes, handing the Roadrunners their first regular-season loss since the 2006 season. ... Contributed six tackles (four solo), one sack and blocked a kick vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4. ... Had four tackles (two solo) vs. Saddleback on Oct. 11. ... Had three tackles (one solo) in a 38-14 win at Santa Ana on Oct. 18. ... Had two solo tackles and broke up a pass in 20-7 win over Long Beach City College on Oct. 25. ... Had a solo tackle vs. Fullerton on Nov. 1 ...  Had a fumble recovery, four tackles, a half-tackle for loss and a broken-up pass in a 41-14 win over Orange Coast on Nov. 8 as the Comets ended a 7-3 regular season. ... Had three tackles in the Comets' 38-33 Golden Empire Bowl win over Cerritos on Nov. 22 at Bakersfield.

2007 SEASON: Had 13 tackles, one for a loss, and forced a fumble as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Was defensive captain for coach Mike Dolan at San Pasqual High, playing for the Eagles during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

ACADEMICS: Business major. Carried a 3.33 grade-point average and was a member of the honor roll at San Pasqual. ... Has a 2.8 grade-point average at Palomar.

(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)

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