Ryan Foltz
Ryan Foltz

Player Profile
Westlake, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225



Business Administration

A two-time, first-team Pac-10 All-Academic choice during his career ... also a member of the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District squad as a senior ... earned his bachelor's degree in business administration in the spring of 2005 and competed in the fall as a graduate student in education.

2005: started all 12 games for the Bears in 2005 and finished fifth on the team with 55 total tackles, including 42 solo stops ... season high in tackles was nine at New Mexico State . also had eight stops against Washington State . credited with 2.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage for 21 yards in losses in the shutout against Arizona . had pass break-ups against Washington State and USC ... received the team's Frank J. Schlessinger Coaches Award for achievement in athletics, academics and community service ... earned his bachelor's degree in business administration in 2005 and competed as a graduate student in education his senior season.

2004: Made five starts for the Bears at outside linebacker, sharing the post with Francis Blay-Miezah ... tied for 13th on the team in tackles with 25 ... recorded at least one tackle in all 11 games he played in ... notched a three-yard tackle for loss at Oregon State ... five tackles vs. Arizona State, three of them solo, were a season-high ... broke up two pass plays during the year.

2003: Although his work was strictly on special teams and as a reserve linebacker, he made significant contributions to the Bears ... pumped out 29 tackles (including 20 solos) in 11 games.

2002: Appeared in all 12 regular-season games on special teams, managing to register one tackle on the year (vs. Arizona, Nov. 16) ... hampered by a foot arch strain during the season.

2001: Redshirted his first season with the Bears.

High School: An excellent all-around athlete who starred on both sides of the football in high school ... caught 49 passes for 990 yards and 12 TDs in part-time duty as a receiver his senior season ... named the Ventura County Defensive Player of the Year by the Los Angeles Times ... voted the Marmonte League Defensive MVP as a senior ... earned PrepStar All-America honors, ranking as the No. 11 secondary prospect in the West ... also earned SuperPrep All-Far West honors, rating as the No. 100 prospect in the region ... an all-league volleyball player.

Personal: Parents are Jeff and Lisa Foltz.

Foltz' Career Defensive Stats

2002 12-0 1-0-1 0-0 0-0 0/0 00-0
2003 11-0 20-9-29 0-0 0-0 0/0 00-0
2004 11-5 14-11-25 1-3 0-0 0/0 20-0
2005 12-12 42-13-55 4.5-25 0-0 0/0 20-0
Totals 46-17 77-33-110 5.5-28 0-0 0/0 40-0