Ryan Sharp
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eureka, Calif.

High School:
Eureka HS '01

Last College:
College of the Redwoods

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 255

Position:
DT

Major:
Sociology

2004: ALL-GFWC FIRST TEAM... Won team's JIM FERRIER AWARD as outstanding transfer... Started all 10 games at left DT... Finished 3rd on team with 49 total tackles (18 solo, 31 assists)... Also among team leaders in tackles for losses (8-for-26) and sacks (3.0-for-17)... Won team's Defensive Player of the Week award in each of the first two weeks... Had 2-5-7 tackles chart, including 2 for losses of 7 yards, at Weber State... Recorded career-high 9 tackles (3-6) at Cal Poly... Had one pass break-up, stopping Western Oregon's Denny Bies in 1st quarter... Also forced two fumbles and posted first Aggie sack (12 yds) in that game.

2003: Did not play.

COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS: Twice earned first-team Mid-Empire Conference honors as a defensive end... Posted 9 sacks as a freshman then added 6 more as a sophomore... Team went 9-2 in 2001... Earned Vice President honors both years.

EUREKA HS '01: Captured first-team All-Humboldt County accolade as a senior... Recorded 13 sacks that year... Moved from offensive guard as a sophomore to linebacker as a junior to D-line as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 18, 1983 in Fortuna, Calif.... Majoring in political science... Parents are Bruce & Susan Sharp... Career highlight was tallying 3 sacks against Healdsburg HS during North Coast Section playoffs... Would change his sport by requiring that all games are played in air-conditioned domes... Presumably will look forward to Aggies' trips to North Dakota State's Fargodome.