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    Danny Beck
    Danny Beck

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    High School:
    Mountain Vista

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 200

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Experience:
    RS

    Bats-Throws:
    Right-Left

    2008
    Beck will be in the mix as a member of the Trojans' bullpen in his 2008 freshman season.

    High School
    He was a three-sport star at Mountain Vista High in Highlands Ranch, Colo...along with being a baseball pitcher and right fielder, he was the quarterback on the football team and played point guard on the basketball team...earned all-state and all-conference baseball honors in his senior season after batting .433 with four home runs and 23 RBI while pitching 24 innings with a 3.5 ERA and 39 strikeouts...earned all-conference baseball honors as a junior...earned all-state football honors in his senior season...member of the honor roll all four years and also was a National Merit Scholar.

    Personal
    He is majoring in business administration...parents are Susan and Don...his father played one season (1976) on the baseball team at Michigan State...has one brother, Ryan, and one sister, Lindsay...lists T.J. Rubley, former NFL quarterback, as his biggest sports hero after serving as a mentor and coach...favorite movies are Bull Durham, Collateral and Lord of War...favorite television shows are Seinfeld and Pardon the Interruption...enjoys listening to Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Tom Petty and Pepper...involved in USC's Best Buddies Program, where he is paired with a mentally disabled student and mentors them throughout the school year...birthdate is Feb. 11, 1989.