2013: Redshirted during his first season at Colorado State.
- Attended Loveland (Colo.) High School, earning six letters in football and track and field.
- A force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball for the Indians, was twice named first-team all-area.
- Earned All-Northern League honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior on the football field.
- As a senior was named first-team all-state and was twice named to the academic all-state team.
- Also had an illustrious track and field career at Loveland High School, placing seventh in the discus throw at the state championships his senior year.
- As a junior took seventh in the shot put at the state championships.
- Named the "Field Athlete of the Year" his junior and senior seasons by the Loveland Reporter Herald.
- 2011's graduating class Valedictorian.
Personal: Given name is Callen Hecker...born Feb. 3, 1993 in Denver, Colo. ...parents are Luke and Tami Hecker...has three brothers, Vincent (26), Mark (24), and Gregory (17)...Vincent played football at Colorado School of Mines...Grandfather Bob Stransky was an All-America running back at the University of Colorado in 1958 before becoming a second round pick in the 1958 NFL Draft...majoring in mechanical engineering at Colorado State...Hometown: Loveland, Colo.
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