Sean Cattouse
Sean Cattouse

Player Profile
Chicago, IL

High School:
Hubbard HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218





GAMEDAY: Cal Meets Texas in Holiday Bowl

Bears set to make third Holiday Bowl appearance


Bears Enjoy Full Day of Holiday Bowl Activities

After intense practice, team visits SeaWorld for a few hours.


Cal Meets Texas in Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl

Bears Set To Make Third Holiday Bowl Appearance


Kendricks Earns More All-American Recognition

Several Golden Bears including Kendricks also honored on recently released All-Pac-12 teams.


2011 Team Awards Announced

Keenan Allen selected as team's offensive MVP; Mychal Kendricks and D.J. Holt share defensive MVP honors.

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FEATURES: 2011 Game Program - The Defensive Quarterback

AFTER CAL: Agreed to terms on an undrafted free agent contract with the San Diego Chargers on April 30, 2012 ... participated at the 2012 NFL Combine, recording a time of 4.74 in the 40-yard dash, as well as marks of 6.99 in the 3 cone drill and 4.15 in the 20-yard shuttle, and jumps of 34.0" in the vertical and 9' 6" in the broad ... participated in Cal's 2012 Pro Day.

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): A three-time All-Pac-10/12 selection that played in 49 games from 2008-11, including each of the final 42 contests possible, with 26 starts ... registered 185 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss (-11 yards), 2.0 sacks (-3 yards), seven interceptions that he returned 44 yards, 17 pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and 44 all-purpose yards.

2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors from the league's coaches after recording a career-high 75 tackles to rank third on the team, as well as a team-high-tying two interceptions that he returned 20 yards and two fumble recoveries ... among the Pac-12's per-game leaders in both tackles (5.77, T23rd) and interceptions (0.15, T24th) ... added 1.0 sack (-2 yards), 3.5 tackles for loss (-7 yards) and two pass breakups in 13 games played and 11 starts ... equaled the most interceptions in a game by a Pac-12 player when he had two in the first half vs. Presbyterian that both led to Cal touchdowns, running the first back 20 yards to the Presbyterian four-yard line to set up a one-yard Isi Sofele touchdown run, and giving the ball to Cal at its own 49-yard line on the second to set up a 51-yard touchdown toss from Zach Maynard to Marvin Jones ... recorded a season-high 13 tackles against Stanford, adding 1.0 tackle for loss (-2 yards) and a pass breakup ... other double-digit tackle game came when he posted 10 at UCLA ... had seven tackles both at Washington and vs. USC, adding a fumble recovery against the Huskies ... registered six tackles on four occasions at Colorado, at Oregon, vs. Wasington State and vs. Oregon State ... added 1.0 tackle for loss (-3 yards) against the Ducks, and 0.5 tackles for loss, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup against the Beavers ... had four tackles in each of the final two games at Arizona State and vs. Texas in the Holiday Bowl, three in the season opener vs. Fresno State including a two-yard sack, two against Presbyterian and one vs. Utah ... third-team preseason All-American according to Sporting News ... listed as the nation's No. 5 draft-eligible strong safety prior to the season according to Phil Steele ... a national honors candidate for the Jim Thorpe Award and Tatum Award given annually to the nation's top defensive back ... listed as a first-team preseason All-Pac-12 choice by Sporting News, while checking in on Lindy's second team and Steele's fourth team ... one of Cal's "Players to Watch" according to Lindy's.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Picked up honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors for the second consecutive season, playing in all 12 games with six starts and posting 59 tackles that was second among the team's defensive backs and sixth overall ... added 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard), 1.0 sack (-1 yard), one interception, one quarterback hurry and a team-high-tying seven pass breakups ... among the Pac-10's per-game leaders in tackles (No. 43, 4.9) ... picked up the Berkeley Breakfast Club Award for the Most Outstanding Player in the Big Game on defense after recording a career-high 15 tackles and a pass breakup against Stanford ... also had eight tackles on a pair of occasions vs. Arizona State and at Oregon State, adding his lone interception of the season and a career-high-tying two pass breakups vs. the Sun Devils and one pass breakup against the Beavers ... credited for the first sack of his career for a one-yard loss at Washington State ... first-team preseason All-Pac-10 choice according to both Lindy's and Sporting News, while checking in on the third-team preseason All-Pac-10 squads of Athlon and Phil Steele ... listed by Steele as the nation's No. 20 draft-eligible strong safety and as one of Cal's "Players to Watch" by Lindy's.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): An All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection ... earned the Stub Allison Award given to Cal's Most Inspirational Player ... played in all 13 games and started the final six contests, recording 37 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss (-2 yards), one interception and three pass breakups ... had identical totals of a season-high-tying eight tackles and a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss for one yard vs. both Utah in the Poinsettia Bowl and against Oregon State ... also had an interception against the Beavers ... had four tackles both at Stanford and at Washington ... posted a career-high-tying two pass breakups at Arizona State ... had at least one tackle in each of his last 12 games after not making a tackle in the season opener vs. Maryland.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 11 games with two starts, tying for second on the team with a career-high three interceptions that he returned for a career-high 24 yards and adding 13 tackles ... averaged 0.27 picks per game to rank No. 10 in the Pac-10 ... added five pass breakups for an average of 0.45 per game to rank No. 14 in the Pac-10 ... had a half tackle for loss (-1 yard) ... made his first career start for an injured Brett Johnson in the Big Game vs. Stanford and came through with a season-high five tackles ... also started in the Emerald Bowl vs. Miami, Fla., finishing with three stops and the half tackle for loss (-1 yard) ... all three of his interceptions halted opponents' scoring drives deep in Cal territory ... his first pick came at the Cal six-yard line with the Bears up 24-14 in the fourth quarter vs. Arizona State ... also stopped a UCLA drive at the Cal three-yard line, returning the interception nine yards ... his final pick came in Cal's own end zone vs. Oregon.

2007: Redshirted ... did not play.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 12 prospect in Illinois and the No. 50 safety in the country by Rivals ... selected to the All-Midwest team by SuperPrep ... earned All-Chicago Public Illini-Prairie State, All-City and All-State honors as a senior when he totaled 36 tackles with four interceptions and two blocked kicks ... threw for 1,257 yards while rushing for 800 from the quarterback position in his final prep season ... helped his team to the state semifinals as a junior in 2005 and the Chicago City title during his 2006 senior campaign ... the first Jeff Tedford recruit from the state of Illinois ... the only top-30 prospect of his class in Illinois to venture out of the Midwest to the West Coast.

PERSONAL: Full name is Sean M. Cattouse ... born October 4, 1988 ... parents are Michael and Sally Cattouse ... major is social welfare.



Tackles: 15 (vs. Stanford, 2010)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (six times, last at Stanford, 2011)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 3 (at Oregon, 2011)
Sacks: 1.0 (twice, last vs. Fresno State, 2011)
Sack Yards: 2 (vs. Fresno State, 2011)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (seven times, last at Arizona State, 2011)
Interceptions: 2 (vs. Presbyterian, 2011)
Interception Return Yards: 20 (vs. Presbyterian, 2011)
Long Interception Return: 20 (vs. Presbyterian, 2011)
Pass Breakups: 2 (twice, last vs. Arizona State, 2010)
All-Purpose Yards: 20 (vs. Presbyterian, 2011)

LAST UPDATED: May 16, 2012

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