Career Accolades

  • All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention (Coaches)
  • Fourth Team All-Pac-12 (Phil Steele)
  • Three-time Pac-12 All-Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Al Masters Award
  • Jack Huston Award

As a Fifth Year (2023)

  • All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention (Coaches)
  • Fourth Team All-Pac-12 (Phil Steele)
  • Al Masters Award
  • Jack Huston Award
  • Started all 12 games at the linebacker position in 2023
  • Set career-highs across the board in solo tackles (38), total tackles (71), tackles for loss (5), and sacks (1) ... finished second on the team in tackles
  • Posted a new career-high in tackles on four occasions
  • Recorded six tackles, including five solo tackles, at No. 6 USC (Sept. 9) ... matched that total the following week vs. Sacramento State (Sept. 16)
  • Had seven tackles and his first full sack during the Homecoming Reunion Game vs. UCLA (Oct. 21)
  • In the win at Washington State, posted a new career-high in tackles with nine
  • In just over two quarters of play during the 126th Big Game, reached double-digits in tackles for the first time with 10 (Nov. 18) ... added 1.5 tackles for loss and two quarterback hits, both career-highs

As a Senior (2022)

  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in 10 games,  making two starts
  • Totaled 37 tackles, adding one tackle-for-loss, part of a sack and an interception
  • Recorded first career interception at #13 Oregon (Oct. 1) 

As a Junior (2021)

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in 11 games on the season
  • Made 31 tackles with 1.5 TFLs and one QB hurry
  • Returned from injury to have three tackles, one for a loss, against Kansas State (Sept. 4)
  • Had a career-high five tackles against Washington (Oct. 30) and at Oregon State (Nov. 13)

As a Sophomore (2020)

  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honor Roll
  • Did not see action

As a Freshman (2019)

  • Played in four games - eligible to retain year of eligibility per NCAA redshirt rules
  • Made his career debut at UCF (Sept. 14)
  • Finished with seven tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup

Prior to Stanford

  • Prepped at San Ramon Valley (Calif.) under head coach Andrew Becker
  • Four-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN and PrepStar
  • Nation’s 105th-best recruit by 247Sports and 256th by PrepStar
  • Nation’s eighth-best outside linebacker by 247Sports, 19th by PrepStar, 29th by ESPN, 35th by Rivals
  • California’s 19th-best recruit by 247Sports, 33rd by PrepStar, 43rd by ESPN, 56th by Rivals
  • PrepStar All-American
  • 2019 All-American Bowl
  • First All-American in school history
  • 2019 Polynesian Bowl
  • 2018 The Opening Finals
  • All-USA California second team (2018)
  • All-league running back first team (2018)
  • All-league linebacker first team (2018)
  • All-league defensive back first team (2017)
  • All-Bay Area (2017)
  • 1,024 yards and 11 touchdowns on 138 rushes; 179 yards and four touchdowns on 10 receptions as a senior
  • 290 yards and six touchdowns on 28 carries as a junior


  • Son of Julie and Andrew Sinclair
  • Father played football at Stanford
  • Has two older siblings, Alina and Connor
  • Brother, Connor, plays football at Claremont McKenna
  • Mother, sister and both aunts went to Cal
  • Attended numerous Stanford games as a kid
  • Told Richard Sherman after a game that it was his dream to play at Stanford
  • Built his first computer in sixth grade