Ryan Cacanando
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hercules, Calif.

High School:
Sacred Heart Cathedral HS '98

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 250

Position:
DT

Major:
Managerial Economics

2001: Started all 13 games at right tackle... Finished 12-14-26 on final tackles chart... Had 5 tackles for 17 yards, including 1.5 sacks for 17 yards... Credited for solo 10-yard sack of Marcus Brady midway through first quarter vs. Northridge... Forced a fumble vs. Cal Poly... Recovered QB Ryan Landingham?s fumble (forced by Steve Soares) early in the Causeway Classic win over Sacramento State.

2000: Played in all 13 games... Posted 12 tackles (5 solos, 7 assists)... Had 2 solos and an assist vs. West Chester... Also recorded a tackle for a 2-yard loss in that game.

1999: Appeared in every game except Central Washington home date... Had 9 tackles (4 solos, 5 assist)... Recorded first quarterback sack in NCAA playoff vs. Central Oklahoma... Took down Brett Manning for a 5-yard loss on that play late in the game... Had 2 solo tackles at New Haven, 2 assists vs. Humboldt for season-highs.

1998: Redshirted.

SACRED HEART PREP ?98: Honor roll student all four years... Earned outstanding academic achievement award... Twice named most dedicated football player... Two-year captain... Team went 9-0-1 in ?96, 10-0 in ?97.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 19, 1980 in San Francisco, Calif.... Age 21 throughout 2002 season... Managerial economics major... His father, Pablo, was a volleyball standout in the Philippines... Would change his sport by making height less important... Has visited the Philippines every four years since he was in the first grade... Collects Hawaiian shirts... Dream vacation: Florence, Ala.? presumably sometime in early December.