Palomar Comets Football
LINEBACKER, SOPHOMORE, 6-1 1/2, 225, 40 TIME: 4.7
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).
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.
SEASON: Had 13 tackles, one for a loss, and forced
a fumble as a true freshman.
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)