Ryan Bua
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Ryan  Bua

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Union City, Calif.

High School:
James Logan HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 224

Position:
LB

Major:
Hydrology


11/21/2017

UC Davis collects 10 All-Big Sky and specialty awards

Keelan Doss and Jake Maier named Big Sky Offensive and Newcomer of the Year; Wesley Preece joins that duo on one of three all-conference teams; five Aggies receive honorable mention

11/18/2017

Aggies' second-half surge leads to thrilling Causeway Classic

UC Davis scores 26 unanswered points; running backs trio helps team post season-high total

11/15/2017

Football crosses Causeway for annual rivalry game

Join other UC Davis football fans at Athletics' pregame tailgate in Lot 7, which will begin at noon

11/08/2017

Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale

Pregame ceremony will honor program's 14 seniors; halftime event will feature Ken O'Brien as he becomes the first member of the Aggie Pride Wall

11/01/2017

Aggies seek third straight win vs. Idaho State

UC Davis will head to Pocatello, Idaho, for the first time since 2012

2017: BIG SKY CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION… Named a starter in all 11 games of his senior season… Finished as the team’s defensive leader with a total of 93 yards including a career-high 16 tackles against Cal Poly, the most in the program’s Division-1 era… Posted 43 solo and 50 assisted tackles, and 3.5 tackles for a loss of 6 yards… Finished seventh in conference for total tackles and third in fumbles recoveries… In his 16-tackle performance in the season’s homecoming game, he recorded eight solo and eight assisted tackles… Had three more games with over eleven tackles apiece… Had 3 solo and eight assisted tackles versus Eastern Washington… Closed the season with 12 tackles (six solo) in his senior night versus Southern Utah and another 11 (two solo) in the Causeway Classic… Led the team in fumble recoveries with three… Returned the fumble recovery for 17 yards at San Diego State… Also recorded a quarterback hurry at Idaho State.

2016: Saw action in the final six games of the season, earning starts against Northern Colorado, Portland State and Montana State... Finished with a total of 42 tackles (32 unassisted)... Picked up 7.5 tackles for loss, costing opponents a total of 51 yards... Also recorded 4.5 sacks for 42 yards, highlighted by two sacks against Sacramento State to close the year... The Causeway Classic (11/19) ended 2016 with his best defensive performance of the season with eight unassisted tackles, two assisted tackles and two sacks for a loss of 22 yards... Also had sacks against Southern Utah, Northern Colorado and Portland State.

2015: Played the first three games of the season before missing the remainder of the year with injury... Received medical hardship waiver to retain junior status... Despite limited action, still posted 10 total tackles (5 unassisted)... Sacked Hawaii's Max Wittek for an 8-yard loss on the Rainbow Warriors' opening series, resulting in a fumble that UH recovered... It was his first career sack... Had a one-yard TFL in the game as well and finished with five tackles.

2014
: Played in all 11 games, starting back-to-back games against Montana State and Montana... Collected 33 tackles, including 15 solo... Had a career-high nine tackles (7 solo) versus the Bobcats and then added five assisted stops at Grizzly Stadium the next week... Posted four solo tackles at Portland State.

2013: Saw action in all 12 games, finishing freshman season with four total tackles... Had a solo stop at Nevada in second game before picking up three tackles at Northern Colorado.

JAMES LOGAN HS '13: Finished with a 152 tackles, an interception, two fumble recoveries and forced four fumbles during his senior season in 2012... Had 112 tackles as a junior... Two-time team captain and team defensive MVP... Selected to the All-Metro, All-East Bay and Maxpreps All-Northern California first teams as a senior... First-team All-MVAL during junior campaign.... Earned Coaches Award as a sophomore... Was also a pole vaulter and 400-meter run for track and field team.

PERSONAL: Born in San Ramon, Calif... Parents are Paul Bua and Kelly Bua... Posted the highest GPA on his high school football team in 2012... Graduated with a 3.78 GPA, earning Principal's Honor Roll Award... James Logan Most Outstanding Scholar-Athlete winner as a senior... U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete... Sports hero is Pat Tillman... Would like to visit Gettysburg, Pa... Named team captain in six of the 10 years he played organized football growing up... If not for football, would play water polo because "I hear it's an intensely physical sport."

Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2013 12 2 2 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 11 15 18 33 1.5 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3 5 5 10 9.0 9 1.0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016 6 32 10 42 7.5 51 4.5 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 11 43 50 93 3.5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 0
Totals 44 97 85 182 14.5 72 5.5 50 0 0 0 1 3 17 0