Aaron James Monroe Francisco … an all-state and all-league selection as a senior … helped lead Kahuku (HI) High School to a state championship as a senior … earned a trip to the Hawaii All-Star game … prep alma mater Kahuku High is the alma mater of three other current NFL players: Carolina DT Ma’ake Kemoeatu, Pittsburgh G Chris Kemoeatu, and Jacksonville G Chris Naeole.
Signed as a rookie free agent in 2005, attended training camp and was released on 8/22. Re-signed to the practice squad on 9/5 and was promoted to the 53-man roster on 10/12. Saw action in 11 games on special teams. Had a break-out season in ‘06, being named an alternate to the Pro Bowl after leading the team in special teams tackles. Signed a four-year contract extension on 12/30/06.www.azcardinals.com