Dominic Oliver Season 2024

Weight250 lbs
HometownSan Jose, Calif.

Made the move to defensive end from linebacker midway through the 2022 season ... Is an excellent pass rusher ... Continues to add to his 6-3 frame ... Enters the season as a backup to Wyatt Draeger at one of the two defensive end positions.

Played 11 games ... Made two tackles, including a sack ... Also had a quarterback hurry ... His first tackle of the season was an eight-yard sack against Nevada on Oct. 21 ... Also recorded a tackle at Colorado State on Nov. 11.

Had one tackle in 11 games off the bench ... Played just 14 snaps ... Did not play in the opener against Arizona on Sept. 3 ... Had a solo tackle in his first career three snaps off the bench the following week vs. Idaho State on Sept. 10 ... Played statless time in six snaps at No. 14/15 Utah on Sept. 17 and in three snaps vs. Toledo on Sept. 24 ... Did not play again on defense until playing two snaps at New Mexico on Nov. 18 ... The only other game he missed besides the opener with Arizona was Nov. 5 vs. UNLV.

Redshirted his first year at San Diego State.

Two-year varsity performer at Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif., where the Warriors’ 2020 campaign was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic … Played on the defensive line and at wide receiver, helping Valley Christian High to a 22-5 (.815) record over a two-year span, highlighted by a West Catholic Athletic League championship in 2019 to go with consecutive berths in the CIF Central Coast Section finals … The Warriors additionally appeared in the Division I-A NorCal regional championship in 2018 … Garnered second-team all-WCAL accolades as a junior after posting 62 tackles, including 29 solo stops and 15 tackles for a loss, according to MaxPreps … Also finished with 5.5 sacks, four passes deflected and two fumble recoveries that season … Played varsity baseball as a prep sophomore … Was rated a three-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN … Earned a scout grade of 83 by 247Sports and a 73 by ESPN … Was ranked 98th on Rivals’ top 100 recruits in California.

Dominic Joseph Oliver was born Oct. 10, 2003, in San Jose, Calif. ... Son of Temmet and Elena Oliver ... Chose the Aztecs after weighing offers from Arizona, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai’i, Kansas, Nevada, San José State, Tulane, UNLV and Wyoming, among others ... Plans to major in journalism ... In his spare time enjoys bible study, working out, poetry and spending time with this family.

Tackles: 1 at Colorado State (11/11/23), vs. Nevada (10/21/23), vs. Idaho State (9/10/22)
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Nevada (10/21/23)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Nevada (10/21/23)