Ryan Pegnim

Lafayette, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS '99

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 280



2001: Participated in five games as a reserve.

2000: Appeared only against Eastern Oregon.

1999: Redshirted.

DE LA SALLE HS ?99: Named first team All-Metro, second team All-Bay Valley Athletic League as a senior for football powerhouse... Shared team?s Most Valuable Lineman award... Team went 26-0, selected as No. 1 nationally by USA Today in 1998... Four-year Honor Roll student.

PERSONAL: Born July 23, 1981 in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Age 21 throughout 2002 season... Sociology major... Nicknamed ?Cookie Monster? and as such, would title his autobiography ?Cookie Crumbs: Pieces of Life?... Career highlight was De La Salle?s national title in 1998... Sports hero is Will Clark, non-sports hero is Hugh Hefner... Always writes a message to himself on his taped-up hand before every game.