DSU Football BIO
64 Cade Pedro

2018: Phil Steele Preseason All-MEAC Third Team selection

2017: Pre-season All-MEAC Second Team selection … missed the last seven games due to a knee injury suffered in week four contest against Norfolk State (Sep. 23)  … starting guard in first four games … helped paved the way to 301 total yards (161 yards rushing/140 yards passing) vs. FBS West Virginia (9/16/17)

2016: Starter in all 11 games as a true freshman … key member of front line that produced two of the MEAC's top 5 rushers (#3 Mike Waters; #5 Brycen Alleyne) in 2016 ... key to DSU’s No. 6 MEAC ranking in rushing yards per game in 2016 (128.7 ypg), the team's best league finish in eight years … helped lead Hornets to season-high 332 yards rushing, 174 by Brycen Alleyne & 154 for Mike Waters, vs. Florida A&M (Oct. 15) … earned high marks for performance in DSU’s 252-yard rushing total at Howard, highlighted by career-best 224 yards by Waters (Nov. 19)  

High School: Two-year varsity letterman at Kamahameha High School … All-Honolulu Star-Advertiser  Honorable Mention as a senior … also earned two varsity basketball letters … 3.0 grade point average. 

Club/AAU: Competed for OTB Basketball for three years … helped lead team to Las Vegas Silver  Championships in 2012 and ’13.

Personal: Son of James and Leianne (“Lay-Anne”) Pedro … has two sisters, Kylee, 24, and Halee (“Hal-Lee”) ,15; and one brother, Wyatt, 22 … full name is Cade Mahikoa Pedro … great-great grandfather Chick Daniels was a famous Waikiki beachboy who gave surf instruction and outrigger canoe rides along with Olympic great Duke Kahanamoku … Chick Daniels entertained celebrities on Waikiki Beach, including Shirley Temple, Doris Duke and Elvis Presley with his ukulele and song … great grandfather Joseph ”Sonny” Nicolas was a famous Hawaiian musician who entertained many on famous “Hawaii Calls” radio program … Nicholas recorded with many greats, including Don Ho and Kui Lee … career plans include owning a sports marketing company … Special Olympics volunteer … member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … also considered offers from Southern Oregon and  Western New Mexico … born 3/2/98 in Honolulu, HI. … last name is pronounced “PEE-dro”

Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 300
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kailua, Hi.
High School: Kamehameha HS
Experience: High School
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