UTAH: Former minor league baseball player walked on in 2014 and was awarded a scholarship.
2015–Played in one game (Colorado) … one carry for one yard … lettered. 2014–Redshirt … saw time at defensive end in the first two games against Idaho State and Fresno State before a season-ending injury … did not record any statistics.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Spent three seasons (2011-13) in the Houston Astros organization after being selected in 29th round of the 2011 MLB Draft … lettered in football and baseball at Bishop Amet HS (Calif.) as a senior … did not play his junior season after transferring from Glendora HS … first-team all-Serra League and second-team all-area as a senior wide receiver … nominated to the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl … in seven games, made 29 catches for 392 yards with five touchdowns … second-team all-CIF as a senior in baseball, helping lead Bishop Amet to the 2011 CIF championship … MVP of the 2011 Hard 9 National Baseball Classic … all-CIF baseball player as a sophomore at Glendora HS … second-team all-state underclass as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Son of Wallace Gonzalez and Veronica Raines … father was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1988 and played four years in the minors … two brothers and two sisters … sociology major … full name is Wallace Gonzalez III … born Feb. 11, 1993.