UCLA -- P.J. figures to compete for playing time at both guard positions as well as on special teams ... Possesses good quickness and power.
2006 -- Saw action in all 13 games, primarily on special teams ... Played on offense versus Utah, Stanford and Arizona ... He was a regular on the PAT/FG unit.
2005 -- Did not appear in a game as a sophomore.
2004 -- Saw limited action as a reserve guard ... Played two snaps at the conclusion of the victory over Arizona.
2003 -- Did not see action in his first year in the program.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Earned three varsity letters as an offensive lineman at Agoura HS in Agoura Hills, CA for coach Charlie Wegher... Outstanding run blocker with fine quickness ... Played tackle as a junior before moving inside ... Max Emfinger six-star selection as an offensive guard ... PrepStar All-American ... SuperPrep All-FarWest (No. 83 prospect) ... All-West selection (No. 74 prospect) by Tom Lemming ... A four-star selection by rivals.com ... Rated No. 12 nationally among offensive guards by rivals.com ... No. 46 prospect in West according to rivals.com ... TheInsiders.com three-star selection ... Ranked No. 65 OL nationally and No. 15 in West by PacWest Football.com ... Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Named L.A. Daily News All-Area second team offense ... Played in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... Graded over 80% on his blocking assignments as a senior guard ... Named Offensive Lineman of the Year for the Marmonte League as a senior ... Named second-team all-league as a junior ... Also lettered three years in track (discus) for coach Kristen Marsillo ... Selected for all-league track honors after his junior season.
PERSONAL -- Full Name: Patrick James Irvin ... Born: January 1, 1985 in Torrance, CA ... Parents: Danny and Melinda Irvin ... Has one brother, Joshua ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as being the time he recovered a fumble during his sophomore season which helped clinch a win in a CIF playoff game ... Lists longtime NFL star Bruce Matthews as the player he admires the most ... Hobbies include snowboarding and wakeboarding ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2004 ... History major.