Senior offensive lineman who has seen action in 2 games this year in reserve duty, seeing the field against Ohio and Kansas ... Lines up at right tackle ... Entered fall camp listed at No. 2 on the depth chart at the right tackle position, after playing multiple positions on the line in 2005.
Junior college transfer who provided a quality presence as a reserve tackle in his first year in the program ... Saw action in 6 games, including 3 of MU's last 5 games of the regular season ... Was a mid-year transfer, and competed in the 2005 spring practice period ... Made a good impression during the spring, and entered fall camp listed No. 2 on the depth chart at left tackle, where he ended the season.
A 3rd-Team junior college All-American offensive lineman by JCGridwire.com who played for two years at Pasadena City College, regarded as one of the top junior college programs in the country ... Also earned 1st-Team all-conference honors as a sophomore for Pasadena City College ... Was a 1st-Team all-conference pick as a sophomore, and also was chosen as his team's offensive player of the year as well as offensive lineman of the year ... Chosen 1st-Team all-area as a freshman at Pasadena City College ... Junior College Coach - Tom Maher.
Played on both offensive and defensive lines at Santa Fe High School, where he was also an all-conference performer in track and field.
Son of Louis & Anita Pintola ... Chose MU over Oregon, Kansas State, Boise State, Arizona State, UCLA and Washington, among others ... Lists hobbies as working out, drawing, working on cars and music ... Wants to pursue a degree in education at Mizzou.