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Ryan Denney

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Current Position: DE
Current Team: Buffalo Bills

Position at BYU: DE
Years at BYU: 1997 - 2001

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Defensive End
6-7, 275,
Thornton, CO / Horizon HS

JUNIOR - (2000): Earned Verizon Academic All-District VIII and Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... started all 12 games at defensive end as a junior ... ranked seventh on the team in total tackles, recording 47 on the season ... ranked fourth on the roster with 31 solo tackles ... registered 14 takedowns for a combined loss of 54 yards, including four sacks for 23 yards ... earned coaches' defensive lineman award for performance against Air Force, recording eight tackles, including three takedowns for a loss ... recorded six unassisted tackles against top-ranked Florida State, including one sack ... tallied a season-high seven stops against Syracuse, including four tackles for lost yardage ... recorded two of the Cougars' four blocked kicks on the season, including one against San Diego State and Colorado State.

SOPHOMORE - (1999): Played in all 12 games for the Cougars as a sophomore...recorded 28 tackles during the regular season, including 10 unassisted and 18 assisted tackles...Produced seven tackles for a combined loss of 34 yards, including five sacks for minus-25 yards...responsible for three quarterback hurries and three pass break-ups... credited with one forced fumble...earned Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors...credited with six tackles at Wyoming, including one for a two-yard loss...produced at least one sack in three of the Cougars' final four regular-season games.

FRESHMAN - (1998): Lettered as a redshirt freshman ... recorded 13 tackles, including six unassisted and seven assisted tackles.

REDSHIRT - (1997):

Before BYU
Prepped at Horizon High School ... a three-year letterman in academics and football, twice in basketball and once in orchestra ... named the Denver Post Defensive Player of the Year ... named to the all-state first team ... selected all-conference on both offense and defense ... led team to a second-place finish in state playoffs.

Born in Denver, Colo. ... parents are Craig and Sheri ... father played at BYU from 1971-73 ... served an LDS mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... recruited by Colorado, Colorado State and Illinois.


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Year     G   UT   AT   TFL   FR   FC   INT   PD   BK   Hur   Sck
1998     8   6    7    0     0    0    0     0    0    0     0
1999     12  10   18   7     0    1    0     3    0    3     5
2000     12  31   16   14    0    0    0     2    2    1     4
Totals   32  47   41   21    0    1    0     5    2    4     9

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